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Critics call WTC tower name change unpatriotic

March 28th, 2009 . by TexasFred

Critics call WTC tower name change unpatriotic

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the name, the symbolism of the Freedom Tower as an American response to the Sept. 11 terror attacks was hard to miss.

The original architect designed a twisting form he wanted to imitate the Statue of Liberty, with a spire that rose to the deliberate height of 1,776 feet to recognize the year of American independence. Politicians called the tower proof of the country’s triumph over terrorism.

Former Gov. George Pataki said visitors to the iconic skyscraper “will know our determination to overcome evil” in a 2003 speech that first gave the Freedom Tower its name.

The tower - still under construction with a projected completion date of 2013 - no longer has the same architect, design or footprint on the 16-acre site. And this week, the owners of ground zero publicly parted ways with the Freedom Tower name, saying it would be more practical to market the tallest building in New York as the former north tower’s name, One World Trade Center.

Critics called the name drop an unpatriotic shedding of symbolism by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Some newspaper editorials blasted the agency for years of missed deadlines and changing plans for the site.

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One World Trade Center is not going to be a memorial, it’s nothing more than a commercial venture, one that is designed to make money for it’s builders and developers. Once upon a time, when passions were running high and patriotism was the order of the day, FREEDOM TOWER had a great ring to it. It made most of the American people feel proud, like they were personally doing something to defy those that brought the Twin Towers down, defy them and their terrorist masters.

In this time of uber-PCness, more accurately, the Obama administration, patriotism is pretty much a thing of the past for approximately 50% of this nation. Live and let live, forgive and forget, a few verses of Kumbaya, read a list every so often and what the hell, it’s a done deal, patriotic duty met.

But others privately repeated fears that have plagued the building as negotiations with major corporations to take up space in the tower came and went: that the 102-story Freedom Tower’s name could make it more susceptible to future attacks than a symbol of defiance against it.

Lets make this crystal clear for the politically correct and mentally challenged appeasement artists among us. The very rebuilding of that tower makes it a target, a HUGE target, regardless the name it bears.

When the president of THIS nation declares that there is no more War on Terror and directs the effort to be called the Overseas Contingency Operation, when the president of THIS nation reaches out a hand to the Iranians, to the very people that are still doing everything in their power to bring death and destruction to America, when the president of THIS nation, along with his evil minions, makes every effort to turn this nation into a socialist haven, when the president of THIS nation forces a bill through the congress that mandates mandatory service for our youth, in an organization frighteningly similar to the Hitler Youth, when the president of THIS nation declares that he wants a civilian defense force that is equal in power and capabilities of our armed forces, and to have FULL CONTROL of that civilian force, what else can you expect?

To be quite honest with you, I am totally surprised that the damned project hasn’t been renamed ‘Our Worshipful Leader Obama Towers’. And don’t be at all shocked if it’s NOT named in his honor before it’s all over…

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VA says 10 colonoscopy patients have hepatitis

March 27th, 2009 . by TexasFred
VA says 10 colonoscopy patients have hepatitis

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Veterans Affairs department says 10 people have tested positive for infectious liver disease since they were exposed to contaminated colonoscopy equipment.

The 10 are among thousands of patients who have been warned to get blood tests since being treated at VA facilities in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Miami and Augusta, Ga. All three sites failed to properly sterilize equipment between treatments.

VA spokeswoman Katie Roberts said Friday that four Tennessee patients have tested positive for hepatitis B. Six have tested positive for hepatitis C, a potentially life-threatening form of the viral infection that can cause permanent liver damage.

She says the VA will make sure they get treatment even though it’s not known if the infections came from colonoscopies at its facilities.

SOURCE: VA says 10 colonoscopy patients have hepatitis

The only thing I have to say regarding this travesty is, I expect we are only seeing the tip of the iceberg! You can read more on these disgraceful actions here: Unsterile equipment used on Miami veterans

EDIT TO ADD: 03-27 14:57:19 VA: 16 colonoscopy patients have infections Now the numbers are climbing!

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Federal criminal complaint contends Obama ineligible

March 26th, 2009 . by TexasFred

Ex-officer alleges prez used ‘contrivance, concealment, dissembling and deceit’

An ex-military officer has raised the stakes in the ongoing dispute over Barack Obama’s eligibility to be president, filing a criminal complaint against the “imposter” with the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Retired U.S. Navy officer Walter Francis Fitzpatrick III, who has run a campaign for two decades to uncover and try to correct what he believes are criminal activities within the military, accused the president of “treason.”

In his complaint addressed to Obama via U.S Attorney Russell Dedrick and Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward Schmutzer, Eastern District, Tennessee, Fitzpatrick wrote: “I have observed and extensively recorded invidious attacks by military-political aristocrats against the Constitution for twenty years.

“Now you have broken in and entered the White House by force of contrivance, concealment, conceit, dissembling, and deceit. Posing as an impostor president and commander in chief you have stripped civilian command and control over the military establishment.”

He cited the deployment of “U.S. Army active duty combat troops into the small civilian community of Samson, Ala.,” and said, “We come now to this reckoning. I accuse you and your military-political criminal assistants of TREASON. I name you and your military criminal associates as traitors. Your criminal ascension manifests a clear and present danger. You fundamentally changed our form of government. The Constitution no longer works.

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I identify you as a foreign born domestic enemy,” That part has me rolling. I am guessing that Fitzpatrick has just joined the rapidly growing list of Domestic Terrorists. You know the ones I’m talking about. The REAL, loyal, patriotic Americans that have the guts to stand up and call a spade a spade! Those of us that are fighting every way we can to rectify the disaster that inhabits the Oval Office and threatens the very fabric of this nation.

I am proud to wear the title of Domestic Terrorist. If by standing up for this nation, and doing what I personally believe to be the RIGHT thing causes some to view me as a Domestic Terrorist, then I have done my job well. If by standing FOR the constitution of this nation, and by my willingness to defend said constitution I am a Domestic Terrorist, so be it! I wear that title proudly!

There is a destructive strain of PCness that is coursing through the veins of this nation. That PCness is going to destroy our once great nation. There are many supposed, so-called, self proclaimed Conservative bloggers that are too damned afraid of offending our enemies. They are afraid to stand and fight. They prefer *reasoned discourse* and they wish to engage in *logical debate* with the libber-pukes that are destroying this nation.

You can’t have reasoned discourse and logical debate with those on the libber-puke left, they have no reason or logic to debate with. They are appeasers and spenders, ‘Throw some more money at it, it’ll be OK’, or that one Obama himself hatched by reaching out to Iran. The idiocy of that would have been hilarious had it not been so disgustingly repulsive!

There is nothing I hate more than the asshats that call themselves Conservatives, and then think that they can talk their way out of everything. I don’t want to fight, I don’t like to fight, I never have, but once in a while a REAL patriot is left with no choice save to engage the enemy and fight to the death. That time is fast approaching, the time for talk is long past. Many in this nation have no use for the appeasers of the RNC and the gutless asshats of the RNC as they try to repair the ills of this nation with *reasoned discourse*!

Feint heart ne’er won fair lady. Those words are still true today folks. And to those faux conservatives that don’t have the balls to take a hard stand, to those appeasers and asshats that think they can reason with the libber-pukes of this nation, YOU are as much a danger to America as the libber-pukes themselves.

I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me LIBERTY or give me DEATH. ~Patrick Henry~

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Obama Scraps ‘Global War on Terror’ for ‘Overseas Contingency Operation’

March 25th, 2009 . by TexasFred
Obama Scraps ‘Global War on Terror’ for ‘Overseas Contingency Operation’

The Obama administration has ordered an end to use of the phrase “Global War on Terror,” a label adopted by the Bush administration shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

In a memo sent this week from the Defense Department’s office of security to Pentagon staffers, members were told, “this administration prefers to avoid using the term ‘Long War’ or ‘Global War on Terror’ [GWOT.] Please use ‘Overseas Contingency Operation.’”

A spokesman for the Office of Management and Budget, from whom the direction reportedly came, told the Post there was no guidance given from the agency and that it was merely the “opinion of a career civil servant.”

The Obama administration’s rhetoric has paralleled this idea, having used the “Global Contingency Operation” phrase for a month prior to the e-mail being sent.

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OK, I am going to say it. I will likely be labeled a *Domestic Terrorist* for this, but that’s good too, as I will address a bit further in this post.

Barack Hussein Obama is the most stupid, gutless, America hating poser to EVER inhabit the Oval Office. He is totally incompetent. He is truly the ‘Teleprompter President’, he surrounds himself with the most incompetent bunch of uber-liberal tax cheats imaginable and now he’s concerned with the way it sounds to call a terrorist a terrorist!

‘Overseas Contingency Operation’?? What the hell are you talking about? Here’s a clue for you and your clueless bunch of idiots that have taken this nation to the brink of destruction, it’s call WAR, and it’s a WAR on TERROR, and your gutless political correctness is NOT going to appease the enemies of this nation.

People like Obama, and those that support him, are more concerned with TRUTH TELLERS like me and the thousands, if not MILLIONS, of other Conservative bloggers in this nation than they are with defeating our enemies and protecting our nation. They are so concerned that they have labeled us as Domestic Terrorists. Obama and Company don’t have the guts to call the enemies of this nation TERRORISTS, they don’t have the guts to call our efforts against these enemies a WAR on TERROR, but they have the audacity to call me, and people like me, Domestic Terrorists.

Along those same lines, our enemies captured on the field of battle are no longer referred to as ‘enemy combatants’, U.S. Guantanamo inmates no more enemy combatants. I guess it’s more PC to call them ‘our future allies’ than it is to actually call them what they are, American hating scumbags that need to be shot!

I don’t believe that Obama and Company have ANY desire to protect this nation. It is my express belief that all they intend to do is appease our enemies as they try to use cowardly and PC BS to work their way out of any confrontation that may present itself!

Personally, I don’t care what our enemies think of us, they are our enemies, we already know what they think. Our enemies didn’t hold us, or our military might, in very high regard. PCness will not change their opinion one way or another. Obama and Company need to remember this:

It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” ~Machiavelli~

Since it is more than obvious that our enemies don’t love us, would it not be expeditious to instill in them a morbid FEAR of us as well? Obama and Company must go!! I say again, save America, Impeach Barack Obama!

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