Daily Archives: April 29, 2013

I’ll Take Conspiracy Theories for $1000, Alex (Jones). Info Wars’ Reporter is Served in Boston. “Alex Jones is YOUR Jim Jones.” NSFW (Potty Talk)

H/T Hot Air via Right Scoop I like to run a clean blog around here and if I had a cleaned up version of this I would put it here instead, but this guy, Boston Marathon Alex Jones reporter ownedwhoever he is, who filleted an Alex Jones acolyte/reporter before a Boston news conference, is one to simply sit back and appreciate–especially out of the earshot of children. The trash talker so thoroughly takes down the conspiracy theory reporter that if that guy had dry panties by the time this was over I’d be surprised. 

In case you don’t know, Jones is the Info Wars website operator who has shopped every kind of wing nut conspiracy theory that the left LOVES such as that 9/11 was an inside job. He’s now out with the theory the FBI or CIA bombed all those people at the Boston Marathon in a ‘false flag’ operation. 

The trash talker seems to believe Jones is a right wing nut, but I must posit here that the only people I’ve ever heard who have bought the Alex Jones line are lefties, from Roseanne Barr to Rosie O’Donnell. You decide. 

Rees Lloyd: April 29, 1975: Vietnam War Infamy

      vietnam fall of saigon nyt      The philosopher George Santayana, famously wrote, in his  book The Life of Reason:
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
            It is apt to remember Santayana’s wise observation in contemplation of April 29, 1975, for what happened on that date in the Vietnam War should be remembered  as a day of infamy, in order to prevent its ever being repeated.
            I note on this April 29, 2013, that my youngest daughter will be in her sophomore high school class in a government school today. There, her liberal progressive politically-correct, cultural-relativist government  NEA mis-educators will make no mention of the significance of April 29, 1975, or the Vietnam War.
Or, if they do, it will be to condemn it.
            They will, as per progressive-liberal self-righteous perversity, also condemn the American veterans sent to fight it, even though those veterans were told and believed they had been sent to war for a noble cause: To defend freedom and prevent the spread of totalitarian communism in Southeast Asia — Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.
            The lies of liberal progressives about what American military men and women did in Vietnam, spouted most prominently by such despicable self-promoting political liars as John Kerry and Jane Fonda, have lingered and lived longer than the truth of how those Vietnam veterans factually ought, and why they fought.
            For those still caught-up on a John Kerry-Jane Fonda propaganda time warp, one curative memoir describing the ignored humanitarian acts of American troops in the Vietnam war is Medal of Honor recipient Maj. Gen. Patrick H. Brady’s “Dead Men Flying—The Legend of Dust Off: America’s Battlefield Angels,” recently published in a new edition by WND Books. (www.WND.com.)
            For my daughter’s generation, then, the Vietnam War is as remote a historical war than was the First World War for my generation; maybe as remote for her generation as the Civil War.
            Her overwhelmingly liberal progressive government teachers in this the era of Progressive Liberal Obamaism, are also overwhelmingly composed of Americans who never served a day in defense of their country.
            They will, therefore, justify  their non-service in that war, Iraq, or Obama’s present war in Afghanistan, by following the liberal progressive John Kerry-Jane Fonda-Barack Obama line that the Vietnam War was a shameful war, a stain on America’s greatness.
            They will condemn it not because it was not fought to win it, which was shameful, but because it was fought at all.
            They will also fail to teach the nation’s children what was particularly shameful about April 29, 1975, an infamy which should never repeated.

This is the Last Helicopter out of Saigon. It stands with little distinction at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, formerly known as Top Gun.
This is the Last Helicopter out of Saigon. It stands with little distinction at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, formerly known as Top Gun.

          It is with a heavy heart that I report on April 29, 1975, because I am a patriot and I love my country; and  I did serve when called, though I was never deployed to Vietnam. It is painful to write of it of April 29, 1975. Therefore, with thanks to William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb, I report it in their words as written in their very valuable “The American Patriot’s Almanac:”

            “The events unfolded half a world away, but the last days of April 1975 were dark ones in American history.  The United States had withdrawn its forces from Southeast Asia, leaving the Communist North Vietnamese army to overrun South Vietnam. On April 29, as North Vietnamese troops encircled Saigon, American officials began a helicopter evacuation to get thousands of U.S. citizens, South Vietnamese allies, and others out of the capital city. On April 30, South Vietnam surrendered.
            “Just days earlier, a similar though smaller-scale evacuation had taken place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, as forces of the Communist Khmer Rouge moved in on that capital.  As U.S. officials fled the country, the American ambassador asked Prince Sirik Matak if he would like to leave. Matak’s response is difficult for Americans to read:
            “ ‘ I thank you very sincerely for your letter and your offer to transport me towards freedom. I cannot, alas, leave in such a cowardly fashion.  As for you, and in particular for your great country, I never believed for a moment that you would have this sentiment of abandoning a people which has chosen liberty. You have refused us your protection, and we can do nothing about it.  You leave, and my wish is that you and your country will find happiness under this sky. But mark it well, that if I shall die here on the spot and in my country that I love, it is no matter, because we are all born and must die. I have last helicopter out of saigon 2only committed this mistake of believing in you.’ ”
            “When the Khmer Rouge seized Phnom Penh, they shot Matak in the stomach.  Unattended, it took him three days to die. During the Khmer Rouge’s four-year reign of terror, some 1.5 million peopled died from execution, starvation, and forced labor.”
            I weep for my country that the words of Prince Sirik Matak ever had to be  spoken by one who believed in us, and was betrayed by us; who died for loving freedom over life, and died because he trusted us Americans. I hear the echo of Matak’s words in the word’s of the late Gen. Norman Swartzkropf who led our troops in the later Desert Storm, the first war against terrorism in Iraq:
“There are some things worth living for. There are some things worth dying for. One of those things is freedom.”
            I pray that Americans will never again have to feel the shame evoked when the words of Matak are remembered. After all these years, I feel my own sense of shame in reading Matak’s words, in that, while I served when called in the Vietnam-era, I was never deployed; and though I could have volunteered to go to Vietnam where others were sent to fight and 58,000 to die,  I didn’t volunteer, and others died in my place in Vietnam defending liberty, there, and here.
            It must be recognized in regard to that infamy exposed in Matak’s words that it was not the American soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen and women, and coast guard who caused that infamy, and “lost the War in Vietnam,” as is so often wrongfully written.
            It was the government that caused that infamy, influenced by such miscreant liars as John Kerry, Jane Fonda, and their liberal clones who vociferously opposed the war in Vietnam — slandering and libeling the Americans who fought it – with righteous indignation until then-President Richard Nixon ended the draft, and thereby took the hot air out of the utterly hypocritical liberal “Peace Movement” (sic), which was not only effectively ended but which did nothing when the atrocities, the war crimes of the communists they supported, brought death to millions in Vietnam, Laos, and the “killing fields” of Cambodia.
            That infamy in Vietnam was caused by the government in Washington, which withdrew American forces from Vietnam and turned the defense of freedom entirely over to the Vietnamese themselves—but then withdrew the funding which was absolutely necessary for the Vietnamese to defend themselves against totalitarian communism and sealed their doom, and the doom of freedom.
Vietnam War Hero, Norman Schwarzkopf
Vietnam War Hero, Norman Schwarzkopf
            If there is any doubt as to that reality, the truth of it is passionately and devastatingly detailed by one of America’s greatest living military heroes,  Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton (USN, ret), seven years and seven months a prisoner of war in Vietnam, in the epilogue in the new edition of his classic book, “When Hell Was In Session.” (WND.books.)
            Thus, on this anniversary date of the infamy in Vietnam beginning on  April 29, 1975, I pray that my daughter’s generation and her descendents  will learn, know, and remember the words of Matak when Americans broke trust and abandoned the cause of liberty, so that my daughter and those following generations will not be “condemned to repeat” that infamy as George Santyana warned.
            May they be taught and remember, too, the simply stated but profound truth expressed by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf in this era’s war against terrorism:  
“There are some things worth living for. There are some things worth dying for. One of those things is freedom.”
(Rees Lloyd is a longtime civil rights lawyer, veterans activist, and a member of the Victoria Taft Blogforce.)

DayLight Disinfectant: S’Mack Down! “Crazy Sheriff” Richard Mack Takes it to Gun Grabbers in Clark County!

sheriff mackVideo H/T Daylight Disinfectant 

Former Sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, Richard Mack, issued a rhetorical slap down of the gun grabbers at a raucous speech Saturday night at the Clark County, Washington GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner. The man whom the left loves to mock and who comes off as if he couldn’t care less, also issued a lambaste to the GOP: You should be more like the Constitution Party. He noted Republicans walking out on his speech.

Here’s Daylight’s video and then head over to his page to see links to Mack’s full speech and his appearance at the Coffee Villa open carry event in Orchards earlier in the day.