Whining by liberals continues
Columnist Tom Teepen's recent column is merely a continuation of his left-leaning and biased positions on any and everything remotely connected to politics.
This time he's moaning about President Bush's having his attorney general, Alberto Gonzalez, fire nine U.S. regional attorneys last year. Teepen's treating this as if it's the crime of the century and urging others to do the same.
He falsely states that, traditionally, "attorneys, once appointed, are then left politically unmolested to conduct their offices professionally."
Perhaps Tom isn't old enough to remember how incoming presidents have handled this for decades.
Maybe, like so many of his fellow liberal, Republican-hating media cohorts, he has forgotten what Slick Willie Clinton did in March of 1993. Slick had his brand-new attorney general, Janet Reno, demand the resignations of all 93 U.S. attorneys. This, incidentally, included attorney Jay Stephens, who was on the verge of indicting a corrupt Democratic congressman, Dan Rostenkowski of Illinois. It would be interesting to check the archives and see how indignant Teepen was 15 years ago, when the "culprit" was a liberal Democrat.
I'd suggest that readers of Teepen's writings do a little fact- checking before assuming that the guy's on target in his columns. He usually isn't.
Candidates incite unthikable acts
At a recent Sarah Palin Rally, we heard the words, "Kill him!" when she was speaking of Sen. Barack Obama. At a John McCain rally the same day, we heard in response to a question by John McCain, "Who is the real Barack Obama?" "Terrorist!" The thing that amazed me was not that these things were yelled out by attendees of the McCain-Palin rallies, but that neither of these nominees stopped their rallies to challenge those incendiary comments.
This tells me everything I need to know about the persons on the ticket on the Republican side. No honor, no affinity for the truth, and absolutely no moral compass. I will not vote for anyone who shows such disregard for the truth and inciting people to say or do the unthinkable. I just want to say to Sen. McCain, "Have you no decency, sir?"