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Breitbart V. Van Jones: “Bring it on Punks”

In Can You Hear Me Now?, Civil Lefts, Disappearing Ink on 24/03/2011 at 20:57

Andrew Breitbart (LIFE.com)

It is a comedic slight of history that Andrew Breitbart grew up on the mean streets of West L.A. rather than those of Flatbush or Dorchester. He has the irreverence of Muggs McGinnis and the cutting literacy of Norman Mailer, although the conservative web mogul is almost certainly not what Mailer had in mind when he thought of The New Journalism.

Nevertheless, Breitbart, a former progressive, is a street fighter, an in-the-trenches journalist provocateur who has become the bane of the New Left. While Glenn Beck received the accolades, it was Breitbart who kneecapped Van Jones, sending Obama’s communist-Truther advisor skulking out of the White House after a midnight resignation.

You gotta love this guy.

While Beck tends toward the “special,” Breitbart gives off at least the illusion that he’ll meet you in the alley to settle the matter — whatever the matter. It was Breitbart who offered $100,000 for even a snippet of footage that would show that tea party activists either spat on black members of Congress or uttered racial slurs at last year’s protest on the Capitol steps. There have been no takers to date.

Breitbart also supported James O’Keefe’s first forays into citizen journalism, resulting in Congress’s defunding of ACORN. He has since supported pro-lifer Lila Rose and another O’Keefe outing in their exposés of Planned Parenthood.

The aforementioned are a mere smattering of incidents that have propelled the Left to target Andrew Breitbart. He is one of the few conservatives in the country who can lather progressives into a vitriolic rage on the level of Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh.

And wouldn’t you know it, Van Jones is behind the latest attack.

Color of Change — don’t you just love these lefto names — an activist group co-founded by Jones, is calling for a boycott against the Huffington Post for publishing two recent entries by Breitbart.

Andrew Breitbart is a liar and a race-baiter,” wrote the organization. “Breitbart targets key people and institutions within our community, in particular those who have dared talk about the reality of racism and race in this country — Shirley Sherrod, the NAACP, President Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus. And he targets those that seek to increase Black political participation, like ACORN.”

By way of outing Color of Change, they are the group who immediately took up the cause of the Jenna Six, the black teenagers convicted of viciously beating white student Justin Barker, at a Louisiana high school in 2006.

Talk about race baiting. This outfit makes Al Sharpton look like the George Jefferson when it comes to fostering racial animus.

Van Jones is the ultimate race-baiter and this latest attack on Breitbart is just one of many in his quest to silence the free press and bring down democracy. While we have no particular love for the HuffPo, we all must resist the Left’s attempts to silence anyone with whom they disagree.


It’s a Wrap: Week in Review

In Weekly Rant on 12/03/2011 at 22:23

The revelation that most American conservatives can read without moving their lips has come as a shock to the radical left. It has been long overdue but, after all, it is they who have not been paying attention.

In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker finally came to the game after reading Left Coast Ledger. Just kidding. But Walker must have been listening to someone who understands trade unionism and radical leftist strategy.

Less than a week into the fleebaggers’ boycott Greta Van Susteren inadvertently gave Walker the solution. She suggested that Walker could outmaneuver the AWOL Democrats by separating out budgetary measures and pass his collective bargaining legislation without a quorum. It took the legislature another two weeks but they finally got the message.

We also suggested that he wage warfare against the AWOL senators by fining, penalizing and cutting off their staff budgets. The slomos in the legislature finally did fine them as well.

At any rate someone got the message and the Governor has signed a bill that essentially ends collective bargaining privileges for state government employees. Now if they strike he should fire them and replace them with non-union employees, which will effectually break the unions.

Then the fine folks at NPR fell for wunderkind journalist James O’Keefe’s sting, and showed the world that public broadcasting is indeed liberally biased. O’Keefe, who is rapidly becoming a national treasure, will now go through a seemingly never-ending public scourging by the liberal media and blogosphere, while the Obama administration scrambles to continue funding public radio and television.

These groups—the ACORNS, the Planned Parenthoods and public broadcasting networks—are arms of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party; without them the left is seriously hampered in its efforts to socialize the nation.

Kudos to Andrew Breitbart for standing behind O’Keefe and pro-lifer Lila Rose in their efforts to uncloak the cultural Marxist agenda by exposing these government-funded front groups. Breitbart is right in his assertion that left wing bias in media cannot be stopped, but we sure as hell shouldn’t have to fund it.

Bill Maher actually got something right this week. Maher hates God. I don’t know if his dad molested him when he was a kid or what, but the guy definitely has a father problem. But this week that hatred actually turned for good when he told Muslim Democratic representative Keith Ellison that the Quran is a “hate-filled holy book” that inspires terrorism.

Ellison went on a fake crying jag during his opening testimony before the King committee Thursday, while pointing out that one Muslim firefighter at the WTC gave his life saving Christians. Ellison’s motive was not lost on anyone who has been on the planet for the last 10 years. We are unduly picking on Muslims. But Maher didn’t let him off the hook. “Obviously there is something going on, that they’re getting from the Quran,” said the host on his “Real Time with Bill Maher.”

That’s about it for this week.

Pray for Japan.

New Pigford Documentary: Another Multi-Billion Dollar Grift

In Bowling for Dollars, Civil Lefts, Disappearing Ink, Obamarama on 12/02/2011 at 18:46

Grifter in Chief

Further evidence of fraud by Andrew Breitbart in the Pigford reparations scandal should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following the story. Now Lee Stranahan, whom Breitbart brought in from the Huffington Post to double check his facts, is on board with an upcoming documentary that will expose organizational wrongdoing in the case.

In other words, not only did thousands of un-entitled claimants file for damages, but they may have been encouraged and told how to successfully file those fraudulent claims by the organizations that set up the scam.

Stranahan and Breitbart presented a video at a CPAC presser yesterday that will eventually become part of a larger documentary; it includes undercover audio that indicates a conspiracy to commit fraud by the head of at least one Democrat-supported nonprofit.

Rep. Michele Bachmann introduced Breitbart who in turn brought on Stranahan and GOP Rep. Steve King from Iowa. King, who has been investigating Pigford II since 2008, has been smeared as a racist by the left for describing the scheme as a Trojan horse for slavery reparations.

Does any of this sound familiar?

A disturbing pattern is emerging here that indicates far more than the multibillion-dollar Pigford theft of taxpayer dollars. Put it together with the massive 2009 ACORN scandal and recent revelations of corruption within Planned Parenthood, and we begin to see a much-repeated, criminal modus operandi within Democrat-supported nonprofits.

Stranahan—who is not a conservative—has laid out a scathing indictment against Pigford II; he has not only exposed widespread corruption on the part of lawmakers and liberal nonprofits, but also suggests further intentional disregard by the national media, after similar abuses were expose in the ACORN and Planned Parenthood scandals.

More shockingly, it appears that President Obama himself may have been knowingly involved in this fraud from the very beginning, as a United States senator. Lots of luck making it stick but it certainly appears that way.

With the revelation this week by former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel that he supports slavery reparations, and President Obama’s outright prevarication to Bill O’Reilly that he is not for wealth redistribution, it is clear that this administration will stop at nothing to promote its socialist agenda.

In 1972, a couple of cub reporters at the Washington Post brought down an American presidency for a little two-bit burglary at the Watergate; you’d think a multibillion-dollar grift by this president would at least attract a sidebar.