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Michele Bachmann: Obama Is Planning to Do Medical Experiments on Migrant Kids

Good freaking grief
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Well, it’s crazy day in the right wing universe and the xenophobic insanity over migrant children just keeps getting worse.

Now Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann is weighing in on the religious right radio program Wallbuilders Live, with a new theory, that is her theory, which is hers, that President Obama is sneaking all these children into the US so the evil liberal medical community can grab them and use them for medical experiments.

This is real, by the way, not from one of those “satirical” fake websites. She really said this. Gah.

MS Attorney General Says Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Paid a Pastor to Lie About Thad Cochran

Pay-to-lie scheme exposed
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Today in Mississippi, Attorney General Jim Hood told the Clarion-Ledger that his office is investigating “political blogger” Charles C. Johnson (who is NOT ME), after a self-proclaimed pastor admitted to the AG’s office that he was paid by Johnson to lie about participating in a vote-buying scheme.

Right wing hatchet man Charles C. Johnson

Hood said he wasn’t sure of the blogger’s name but that he was the one who posted a video. When asked if it was Charles C. Johnson of gotnews.com, Hood said he believed it was.

Hood said Stevie Fielder claims he was paid $2,000 to lie on a recording where the Meridian man said campaign staffers with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran asked him to pay people to vote for the incumbent. Fielder told Hood’s office he was not asked to do that and had not done that.

Fielder later recanted most of what he told Johnson and what Johnson reported on gotnews.com.

According to Hood, Fielder says he was told what to say by the political blogger and others involved in recording the video.

Maybe now that he’s being relentlessly exposed as a dishonest hack, people will stop paying attention to this buffoon, and I can take a rest from pointing out that Charles C. Johnson is NOT ME.

(But knowing how the right wing echo chamber works, this will probably just boost his credibility in that closed system.)

Related:
Former Breitbart/Daily Caller Blogger Pays Bogus Source for Bogus Anti-Cochran “Scoop”

Rep. Louie Gohmert Says: Migrant Kids Are Lying About Fleeing Violence; They Actually Want to Rape Our Women

Hateful xenophobia rampant
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Yes, the looniest member of Congress is at it again, spreading hateful xenophobia and freakish conspiracy theories to the right wing base. Last week on a conference call with the “National Emergency Coalition” (a right wing group dedicated to spreading fear about migrant children, led by theocratic nutcase E.W. Jackson), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) announced that the children coming across the border are not really fleeing violence in their home countries — they’ve been “coached” to say this.

According to Rep. Gohmert, these children are actually coming to America because they want to murder us and rape our women. Yes, really; that’s exactly what he said.

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Twitchy: “Jew-Hating Bitch Pelosi” Says Hamas is a Humanitarian Group (A Lie)

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Exhibit A

A screenshot:

CNS also reported as Pelosi: Qataris Have Told Me ‘Hamas Is a Humanitarian Organization’ which is more accurate.

What Rep. Nancy Pelosi really said with context:

PELOSI: Well, we all — war is a deadly thing. And I have many Palestinians who live in my district and I am hearing them regularly about how their families are affected who live in the region. It’s a terrible thing. But let me just say that any missile that comes from someplace has a return address. And if Israel is responding to that address, then that’s a shame that the Palestinians are use — are rumored to be using children and families as shields for their missiles.

Should we all try to, first of all, avoid conflict, the Hamas initiated this. So again, this has to be something where we try to have the two-state solution, that we have to support — we have to support Abbas and his role as a leader there. We have to support Iron Dome to protect the Israelis from the missiles. We have to support the Palestinians and what they need. And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization, maybe they could use their influence to…

(CROSSTALK)

CROWLEY: The U.S. [thinks they’re a terrorist] organization though, correct, do you?

PELOSI: Mmm-hmm.

CROWLEY: Yes.

PELOSI: We’ve had that discussion.

As you can see Nancy Pelosi did not say Hamas is a “humanitarian organization,” only that the Qataris see them as such. This is also the same perception of Hezbollah being seen as a “humanitarian organization” in many parts of the Middle East. There’s no getting around the reality of such perception whether we agree with them or not. When we negotiate treaties, cease fires, etc, we are given such conditions whether we agree with them or not. The same was true during the Cold War in our negotiations with the Soviets and other communist satellite states.

I happen to not think they are a humanitarian organization and in fact a terrorist group as listed by the State Department. That said, if we are to negotiate with Qatar we can’t get around their own perception regardless of how we think.

It is also important to note that Pelosi states that Hamas is responsible for this latest conflict and relates strong support for Israel.

Factcheck Conclusion

Pants on fire.

Related:

Nancy Pelosi on Israel - Wikipedia

Pelosi reaffirms that “America and Israel share an unbreakable bond: in peace and war; and in prosperity and in hardship”. Pelosi emphasized that “a strong relationship between the United States and Israel has long been supported by both Democrats and Republicans. America’s commitment to the safety and security of the State of Israel is unwavering,…[h]owever, the war in Iraq has made both America and Israel less safe.” Pelosi’s voting record shows consistent support for Israel. Prior to 2006 elections in the Palestinian Authority, she voted for a Congressional initiative disapproving of participation in the elections by Hamas and other organizations defined as terrorist by the legislation. She agrees with the current U.S. stance in support of land-for-peace. She has applauded Israeli “hopeful signs” of offering land, while criticizing Palestinian “threats” of not demonstrating peace in turn. She states, “If the Palestinians agree to coordinate with Israel on the evacuation, establish the rule of law, and demonstrate a capacity to govern, the world may be convinced that finally there is a real partner for peace”.

During the 2006 Lebanon War, Pelosi voted in favor of Resolution 921 on the count that “the seizure of Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah terrorists was an unprovoked attack and Israel has the right, and indeed the obligation, to respond”. She argues that organizations and political bodies in the Mideast like Hamas and Hezbollah “have a greater interest in maintaining a state of hostility with Israel than in improving the lives of the people they claim to represent”. Pelosi asserts that civilians on both sides of the border “have been put at risk by the aggression of Hamas and Hezbollah” in part for their use of “civilians as shields by concealing weapons in civilian areas”.

In September 2008, Pelosi hosted a reception in Washington with Israeli Knesset speaker Dalia Itzik, along with 20 members of Congress, where they toasted the “strong friendship” between Israel and the United States. During the ceremony, Pelosi held up the replica dog tags of the three Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah and Hamas in 2006 and stated that she keeps them as a “symbol of the sacrifices made, sacrifices far too great by the people of the state of Israel”.

Pelosi Statement on House Resolution in Support of Israel’s Right to Self-Defense
By: Nancy Pelosi
Date: July 11, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the House passed Congressmen Steve Israel and Tom Cole’s bipartisan H.Res. 657 by unanimous consent earlier today:

“With Israel’s citizens once again under assault, our bipartisan resolve to stand by Israel is firm and unwavering. I am pleased the House acted unanimously to reaffirm our support for Israel’s right to defend itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from Hamas.

“No family should be forced to endure constant threats to their lives or the persistent fear of rocket attacks. We call on Hamas to cease their attacks on Israel and stop endangering Palestinian civilians by using them as human shields.

“Congress will continue to monitor this situation closely. Our hearts go out to all the innocent civilians wounded and killed in these latest hostilities on both sides, and we continue to hope and pray for a swift and peaceful conclusion to the conflict.”

Update - Nancy Pelosi: Qataris have told me ‘Hamas is a Human Rights Organization’

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UPDATE at 7/29/14 9:36:03 pm by Gus


We now find Twitchy backtracking on their original smear of Nancy Pelosi:

Editors note: The original headline was intended to be a partial quote, partial paraphrase of a tweet from David Horowitz but it was clumsily written and misleading. It has been corrected.

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Update Screenshot

You’ll note that it still maintains the original title of “‘Jew-hating bitch Pelosi’ says Hamas is a humanitarian group” from the first Twitter posting.

UPDATE at 7/30/14 9:33:41 am by Gus


And from Twitchy:

Note from the managing editors: The original title of this post did not make clear that it was quoting David Horowitz and we apologize. Twitchy does not endorse that kind of language in politics, and in fact, the site has a long record of condemning it on both sides of the aisle.

We regret that this post was published when a managing editor was not available to review and correct it, and again, we apologize.

In addition, the original headline misrepresented what Pelosi said. Here is the relevant portion of the CNN transcript:

PELOSI: Well, we all - war is a deadly thing. And I have many Palestinians who live in my district and I am hearing them regularly about how their families are affected who live in the region. It’s a terrible thing. But let me just say that any missile that comes from someplace has a return address. And if Israel is responding to that address, then that’s a shame that the Palestinians are use - are rumored to be using children and families as shields for their missiles.

Should we all try to, first of all, avoid conflict, the Hamas initiated this. So again, this has to be something where we try to have the two-state solution, that we have to support - we have to support Abbas and his role as a leader there. We have to support Iron Dome to protect the Israelis from the missiles. We have to support the Palestinians and what they need. And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization, maybe they could use their influence to -

(CROSSTALK)

CROWLEY: The U.S. (INAUDIBLE) organization though, correct, to you? [Twitchy’s transcript of this portion: “The U.S. thinks they’re a terrorist organization though, correct? Do you?”]

PELOSI: Mmm-hmm.

CROWLEY: Yes.

PELOSI: We’ve had that discussion.

Breitbart Distorts Obama Quote on American Muslims, Commenters Spew Bigotry and Hatred

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Over the weekend, President Obama issued the following press release on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, at the close of Ramadan:

As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families. This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate. While Eid marks the completion of Ramadan, it also celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity and reinforces the obligations that people of all faiths have to each other, especially those impacted by poverty, conflict, and disease.

In the United States, Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy. That is why we stand with people of all faiths, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to their communities.

On behalf of the Administration, we wish Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration. Eid Mubarak.

Here’s how breitbart.com reported it:

On Sunday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle released a statement thanking Muslim Americans for their many “achievements and contributions… to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.”
The comments were made to mark the celebration of Eid-al-Fitr, a time of spiritual renewal for Muslims which comes at the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. The Obamas said in their statement that Eid “celebrates the common values that unite us in our humanity” and “welcomed their commitment to giving back to their communities.” The International Business Times reports that during Eid, Muslims join in Islamic prayer, while saying “Allahu Akbar,” or “God is Great,” and feasting.

The statement further reads that the administration “wishes Muslims in the United States and around the world a blessed and joyous celebration.” The letter ended with salutation of “Eid Mubarak,” which roughly means “blessed celebration.”

The headline was enough to unleash the bigot brigade:

Contributions??? You mean like INSULTING everyone by putting a mosque at GROUND ZERO?

How about thanking Christians and Jews for THEIR contributions to this country - you know, like FOUNDING it? Ah, that’s right…that would offend our Jihadist-in-Chief!

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Some of the muslim “contributions” are:
1. 9-11.
2. Benghazi.
3. The Boston Marathon.
4. Nidal Hasan.
5. Muhammad & Malvo.
6. Daniel Pearl.
7. Lee Rigby (I know he was British).
Feel free to add a few of your own muslim “contributions” to the US.

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It’s not Muslims with the significant intellectual contributions, it is the Persians with a few things to brag about. Persians are responsible for the majority of all notable Islamic achievements in literature, art, government, science, theology, education, philosophy, and architecture.

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Well, that and all of the technology and science they got from the Byzantines and the Ptolemaic Greeks in Egypt. It became Muslim when they were forced to become Muslims or have their heads cut off.

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inquisition mo-ham-head style

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why would Muslims follow a guy that’s called Mo Ham head? I thought they hated pork.

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All of our bullets should be coated in bacon fat.

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Exactly! People should read the Koran and a little history. They would realize what BS the Islamic “contributions” to the world are in fact

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Islam was created by a lunatic pedophile

And on and on it goes, down the intellectual toilet that is breitbart.com, and American movement conservatism.

On a somewhat related note is the following plea:

Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, Moderates, and the politically apathetic - if you stay home in November like you did in 2010, people who reflect the above mentality will be elected - chronically misinformed, deranged, and demented. I know many of you aren’t thrilled with Democrats and President Obama, and there is good reason to feel that way. But if you express your dismay by sitting this election out, our government could be in the hands of dangerously unstable people.

I will step off the soap box now.

More: Obama: Muslims Built ‘The Very Fabric of Our Nation’

Hat tip: Alan Colmes

Glenn Beck: Obama Invites Impeachment Threats Because “The Black Thing Is Over”

“The birther thing is over” too
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Today on his radio show, Glenn Beck showed off those powerful reasoning faculties for which he’s famous, with a theory that President Obama is actually inviting all this crazy talk about impeachment in order to pass immigration reform. How does impeachment talk help pass immigration reform? He leaves that as a thought exercise for you, dear viewer.

But Beck does articulate a clear reason why Obama is now moving on to the impeachment thing — because “the birther thing is over, and the black thing is over.”

Yes, the raving freakazoid nut sandwich comes through again.

Sarah Palin’s Word Scramble of the Day: WaPo a “Bunch of Wusses”

“I challenge you to lift a finger”
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The half-governor is ranting about impeachment again, and today she demands that the Washington Post get on board the Impeachment Express, just like they did in the good old days with Richard Nixon, or risk being “a bunch of wusses.”

Of course, if Palin had been around when Nixon was President, she would have been totally on his side, denouncing the “lamestream media” for persecuting this hero of conservatism. But let’s just gloss over that inconvenient appetizer, and get right to the word salad main course.

The list of Obama abuses and impeachable offenses is long. I challenge you to lift a finger and help protect democracy, allow justice for all, and ensure domestic tranquility by doing your job reporting current corrupt events fairly. If not, you prove yourselves incompetent and in bed with Obama, not caring one iota about media integrity.

Those running the Washington Post’s show now, compared to those during the Nixon era, are too afraid of being uninvited to the permanent political class’ cocktail parties and petty gossip fests, making you all a bunch of wusses. I challenge you to get to work.

- Sarah Palin

One More Problem With That 1976 Holocaust Denial Edition of Reason

Namely, an ad for a neo-Nazi book.
Wingnuts • Views: 15,722

Enough has been written on the “who is who in Holocaust denial” edition of the Reason magazine:

Awful: Reason Magazine’s 1976 Holocaust Denial “Special Issue”
Reason Magazine Addresses That 1976 “Holocaust Denial Edition”

What follows is just a little footnote to that story.

On p.53 of that issue we see an ad for “The Veritas Reading Club”, a subsidiary of Devin-Adair Publishing Company. An assortment of various crackpot books is presented (Darwin was wrong! The Czar and his family weren’t executed! Coming race war in South Africa! etc.). One of the books on the list is Wilmot Robertson’s (John Humphrey Ireland’s pseudonym) The Dispossessed Majority.

Here’s a copy of the 1996 edition:
archive.org

On page 161 we learn that the author is a hardcore Holocaust denier.
On page 191 he faults Jews for everything, from communism to integration.
On page 234 he recommends deporting all blacks to Africa.

Lest you think that the earlier editions were somehow more moderate, one researcher described the 1972 edition of this book as “the new bible for the American racist right”.

David Duke called it “the most important book since the Second World War”.

Robertson-Ireland also published the infamous neo-Nazi magazine Instauration, which constituted regular “updates” to the book:

For those who approve of eugenics, historical revisionism, and discussions of the racial makeup of populations, the writing of Instauration was very pleasing. But many would characterize the publication as promoting racism and Holocaust denial. Instauration also published numerous articles arguing that Christianity was a contrived religion. [wiki]

All the issues of the magazine are available online, so it’s easy to verify that they are full of the most vulgar white supremacist and antisemitic tripe.

Hat tip: Randall Gross, Jaunte.

Stunning: Tea Party GOP Congressman Mistakes Senior US Government Officials for Foreigners

Brought to you by the Tea Party
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Rep. Curt Clawson (R-Florida) thoroughly embarrassed himself in Congress yesterday — and inadvertently revealed a streak of bigotry — by mistaking two senior US government officials for representatives from the Indian government, apparently because of their Indian names and dark skins.

It’s another moment brought to us by the Tea Party. This was Clawson’s first day on the Asia and the Pacific subcommittee, after winning a special election to replace Trey Radel, who was forced to resign after his conviction for cocaine possession.

Watch the video above for this unbelievably awkward yet very revealing exchange.

Breitbart “News” Pushes Debunked ISIS FGM Story, Commenters Call for Genocide of Muslims

Torrents of hate speech follow fake story
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That bogus story about the ISIS Islamist group ordering all women to get circumcised has been debunked since early this morning, but at Breitbart “News” it’s still on their front page without any sign that it’s fake.

JIHADISTS IN IRAQ ORDER WOMEN UNDERGO GENITAL MUTILATION

That’s their whole story in the screenshot above, but at Breitbart “News” they make their money by inciting the worst right wing knuckle-draggers on the planet, and they react as expected with horrifying amounts of bigotry and hatred, threats of violence, calls for genocide, incoherent rants against Barack and Michelle Obama, and some of the worst spelling and grammar you’ll ever read.

Warning: the comments quoted below are very sick and disturbing — but make no mistake, this is the business model for many right wing media sites these days.

I wouldn’t mind doing a little genital mutilation of these Men Of God and see how they like it. Islam is a Pestilence.

[…]

Islam is a degenerate religion.

[…]

May America slaughter ten million pigs and spray the blood over the dead bodies of every Muslim in the world. Pigs are not filthy, Muslims are filthy. To hell with people who eat with their right hand because they use the other one to wipe their butt. Do you guys realize how backward and gross this society is? They archaic and disgusting on all levels—physical, social, religious, sexual. I hope the civilized world soon consolidates the will to take care of them once and for all.

[…]

well, another win for our muslim president.

[…]

Mecca delenda est!

[…]

What do you expect from such 7th century followers of satan?

[…]

Islam is a disease and we should work to cure the world of it.

[…]

Indeed, their belief structure—religious or otherwise—is sick beyond belief…on par with Nazism. They only reason these animals get away with it is because their perverse ideology is classified as “religion.” I don’t care if it’s called religion, philosophy, fanaticism or whatever… They need to be dealt with, just like America dealt with Hitler and the Empire of the Sun. Muhammad was a violent, vile pervert. Anybody who follows that religion is rotten to the core. No PC police here… I refuse to say, “Islam is great, it’s just those who twist it.” B.S. Islam itself—at its core—is filthy and perverse.

[…]

All part of Obama and the Democrat parties war on women

[…]

Time to hunt these diseased sons of pigs down and butcher them.

[…]

If this bit of barbarism doesn’t demonstrate the need to wage total war on Islam, nothing ever will. A new holocaust awaits, whether we want it or not.

[…]

Hey Barry, this is what happens when Aholes like you Do Nothing.
You are an Abomination, and many Citizens in The USA are Disgusted with you.
Forget as a failure as a President, but you Are also a Failure as a man, father and husband.
You surely are One Disgusting Individual as are your administration members including the complicit silent and Propaganda main stream media.
You did nothing when ISIS was on the move andtyou continue to do nothing.
You Always do Nothing.
You are Nothing.
All you do is Bully America Domestically because you are a Pathetic person who is incapable of leading anything more than a neighborhood, if that.
The Two Time Barry Voters are also partly to blame for all of these Atrocities.

[…]

F’n barbarians….. the only thing that is going to stop these guys is a bullet between the eyes. But Obammy is too busy playing golf.

On and on it goes like this, for more than 1800 comments so far. I had to stop because I was starting to feel ill, but this is just a tiny selection from this nauseating torrent of hate speech. And the only comments that seem to be getting deleted by their “moderators” are from… you guessed it… liberals.

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Some Scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.