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Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Original post made on Feb 24, 2009

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 9:40 AM

Comments (47)

Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 24, 2009 at 7:13 pm



Great to have her back, a breath of fresh air and good luck with the book, I hope it sells 1 million copies.


Posted by Big Al, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2009 at 8:03 pm

Perhaps she can shed some light on what it's like to work with war criminals,
and how thougt provoking this must be. Did she ever question her actions, or did
she truly believe in what she was doing while serving the citizens of this country and
the world?


Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 24, 2009 at 8:18 pm



1/Please provide the conviction verdicts for war crimes regarding Rices co-workers
2/American civil servants are sworn to serve the interests of Americans not foreigners
3/You claim that powerful women can only write cook books, what a pathetic fossil-like position, you must not have a wife,woman friend, daughter or sister-- just as well


Posted by Big Al, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2009 at 8:38 pm

War Crimes? Proof? Why does Rumsfeld have to be so careful when travelling abroad?

Are we not citizens of the world Sharon? [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]


Posted by Sissy, a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:14 pm

The whole war was a crime- based on false pretexts, and so on, in case you forgot,
or had a momentarty lapse of reason- don't forget- this is high treason.


Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:36 pm

well big fat al- you still have not provided proof of your allegations against Rice.
You have now insulted Rice Oprah and other black women, wimped about about some kumbia UN farce and tried to fool people that you are fertile or in any way potent--dream on.

Reasonable people, however, may disagree with Rices policies without sinking into a sewer of racism and sexism.

As a Stanford Alumna I am proud of Rices contribution to our country and look forward to her contributions at Stanford moving forward.


Posted by Big Al, a resident of another community
on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:01 pm

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Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:15 pm

[Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]

Rice was born in the south and beat racism and sexism without bitterness, the radical left hate her because she is not a compliant black woman but has a mind of her own. A Republican mind.
I knew her at Stanford, she did more for Conservative Asian women than any of the radical fellow travelers.

Now she is back she will continue to support diversity of thought.


Posted by Big Al, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Touched a nerve?

No, you just have a lot of nerve to suggest that she has ANYTHING to teach the students/

Diversity of thought? Does being a black woman mean you have diverse thoughts?
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Posted by Terry Martin, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:53 pm

Welcome home, and thank you.


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:55 pm

Whatever else her life achievements and honors, history will forever remember Condoleeza Rice as a co-criminal in the generation of a war based on lies. The attack on 9/11 was cynically spun into the war in Iraq. This was no mere policy blunder, or a failure of the best and the brightest. It was a carefully crafted campaign in which falls "guys" were setup, CIA was ordered to provide cover, then said cover was used ala "but they told us?".

She was an integral part of the cabal which pulled off this crime. Former top prosecutor Bugliosi (author of Helter Skelter) has himself called for prosecution of Bush and Co. for the crime of murder and has offered to serve for any attorney who can file.

Rice belongs in the docket with the rest.

Thousands of American citizens were angry over 9/11 and joined the service only to end up dying for a lie. These deaths won't even go down in history as some historic lesson which learned from (or thought we did) as with Vietnam. More like a hiccup of history.
Thousands more have suffered permanent and horrible injuries.

And it doesn't stop there. She was a key player in advocating and facilitating the routine use of torture and illegal detainment.

She also oversaw a State Dept. neutered by the Defense Dept., she left a ghost town of a Cabinet Dept.

History will not absolve her for any of this.


Posted by sherman, a resident of another community
on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:24 am

Not to sound consolidating but I happen to agree with both Al and Sharon on this one. Have we as Americans learned anything about what happens when a Party driving ineffective policies, and or non-intervention stances do to our society?
I hope that a pendulem is not not swing hard the other way, in terms of what is being spent, but I think there is a larger picture going on here.
It plays itself out everyday in our markets, where we eat and shop and do business. We see it in that sense, in that when businesses stop being market driven what happens. Sales slump, prodution dwindles and eventually employees are let go, and/or the business goes belly up.
On a larger sense, our strength as a nation lies in its ability to recognize how market forces changes our abilities as a group, to be competitive. While we are listening to bail-out promises and see where our money is going, lets not get to caught up in the smaller battles.. but ask ourselves larger questions. Like, "Are we making progress on how we generate energy?", "Should we for now, nationalize our banks", "What are we doing to promote creativity towards national issues at our Universities?", "What ways can be escalate the creation of jobs and/or job loss", and one of my favorites, "Why cannot we stop the market-gain share of Toyota and other foreign owned automobile companies in the next 24 months?"
Is just that conversations about how who was involved or why we are still at war with Iraq,seems so distracting to these larger issues. Even though I'm upset for the same reasons as those who feel mislead, of course. However in the meantime, why in heavens name we are not marching hard on recognizing we as a society are dropping the ball on being globally competitive! Right now its in focus by this administration, and I question myself tonight, what am I going to do about helping solve America's problems.


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 25, 2009 at 3:08 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Amazing the way Bush senior faked the invasion of Kuwait and the UN opposition to Saddam's rule, isn't it? We need to open up a few of Al's Pal's rape rooms to put uppity women in their place.
Regular readers know I was prepared to commit a war crime to help save the lives of my buddies, and so I don't take tossing that designation around for overtime parking to be enlightening. The mantra of ignorance born of a lack of understanding of the fundamentals of representative government does, as Shakespeare wrote, make the judicious grieve.


Posted by andreas, a resident of Ventura
on Feb 25, 2009 at 8:20 am

It is illegal under international law for a country to attack another country. That is a war crime. Torture is also illegal and a war crime. Bush, Cheney, Rice, etc. should stand trial for war crimes. It is shameful and immoral that Rice is at Stanford. Palo Alto police should arrest Rice for war crimes.


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 25, 2009 at 12:05 pm

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The other country attacked was Kuwait, and the United Nations uncharacteristically justly condemned that attack and approved both the first and the second war. Like in my U.N.war, the U.N. then characteristically sat on its hands and left the dirty work to us, the Brits and the Frogs. At the time of Desert II, Iraq was not a sovreigh country, but technically a UN protectorate on probation. andreas, your ignorance is torture to me.


Posted by Local Boy, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Feb 25, 2009 at 4:01 pm

The shame of Stanford returns. Yes, that IS how she will be remembered, I don't care what bs job she gets in the meantime.


Posted by A war opponent, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 25, 2009 at 4:47 pm

I would guess that those who support Rice have never served in the military or ever would volintarly.

Also they would probably prefer to never pay any taxes for the 3 trillion war or for any war.

They are the ones who have probably made millions of $$ or 10's of millions for themselves. These wars are created to make the rich richer and to protect foreign countries that they pledge their allegance to.

Rice should spend the wrest of her life working at the local VA hospital, serving the vet's in the humblest of ways. Mopping floors, cleaning toilets, wiping the behinds of those who have lost their limbs, etc.

There are probably 50,000 seriously disabled vet's who need to be taken care of and who better than those who planned this war years ahead of 9/11 and used this to execute it.


Posted by andreas, a resident of Ventura
on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:14 pm

An FBI translator has been leaking information about what she heard as a translator: international narcotics traffic on a massive scale involving members of Congress, theft and sale of nuclear secrets by State Department officials, ignored warnings about 9/11, and so on. The Bush Administration covered it up.

Web Link


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

"I would guess that those who support Rice have never served in the military or ever would volintarly [sic] A war opponent.
At least in my case you would guess wrong. My 5 years service, including a year in Korea, Combat Infantry Badge and 5 battle stars, and my grandson's 2 tours as a mud marine in Fallujah call you out. Your opposition to war makes you a friend of Saddam and other monsters.


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 25, 2009 at 11:43 pm

I am tired of people playing the "military card" for spin, politics and such.

Millions of people have served in the military and their conduct before, during, and after is all over the map. Just the other day I watched part of a TV program showing how law enforcement is very concerned about the very substantial problem that many servicemen are active gang members (and people freaked when I had volunteering suggestions for the guys shooting in Menlo Park).

But it is a bit weird when an entire upper echelon of leaders push the whole "Project for a New American Century" (Bush, Rumsfeld, Cheney, Bennett, Perle) and to a "man" everyone of them supported the Vietnam War in their youth and ALL ducked out of any real military service. Then they "grow up" and consciously spin a set of well crafted lies and a web of deceit in order to send thousands of young men to die in Iraq.

I grew up being taught that, just as one example, Douglas MacArthur was some sort of hero (I was born during the Korean War). Go read "The Coldest Winter" and see what that idiotic buffoon ("Duck Out Doug") did during the Korean War. He was determined to start a war in order to return the Nationalists to power in the Mainland. He ran his own empire and was a power unto himself. He sent thousands of troops north, ignoring an avalanche of credible reports that the entire area was crawling with Chinese troops. The resultant route and retreat was the biggest defeat for our country yet...until the entire war defeat of Vietnam.

Imagine a man is outside his house and sees an intruder about to harm his wife and children. Can you imagine if he just yelled "I will return" and then leaves to call the police. And later uses it for PR spin!


Posted by Skeptical, a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 26, 2009 at 6:46 am

And the liberal venom continues to be spewed...

You've taken the White House and the Congress. The country is being mortgaged to implement your New Great Society goals aka old socialist goals. It's everything you've dreamed about for a generation. It should be a blissful time for you. But it's not enough. That venom must be expelled or your heads will explode. What better target than those who tormented your existence in the past administration. And after them, gun owners, then conservative talk show hosts, then car drivers, then meat eaters, and finally those who have the nerve to procreate. So much to do.
Ms. Rice served her country honorably (as did I in the military). I welcome her return.


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 26, 2009 at 8:56 am

The country was already mortgaged to pay for the NeoCon Chicken Hawk agenda. Those cowards also kept that cost off the official budget as they lined their and their friends pockets.

No I doubt Obama's agenda will be enough. To really cleanse ourselves of the past we need to insure that the unconstitional excesses and crimes of the past 8 years can never be done by any other administration. Justice should be served on those criminals, including Rice.

Your paranoid agenda is quite comical though. As well as your once again playing that military card.


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:59 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Hey, nonynony, I was responding to a challenge that no one with combat experience supported Dr. Rice.
I fought in Korea, and Mac is number one on my piss list - as soon as I can get to his grave. #2 is Ike, #3 Carter. There were very few MacArthur lovers at Kunu Ri, where I saved Charlie Rangel's life. Ask Charlie how cold and wet he was that night.


Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 26, 2009 at 1:15 pm

Ea Mus


Are you talking about these guys---and girlsWeb Link

Get some pride in our troops


Posted by YouShouldKnow, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 27, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Ironic. Read of Obama in commentary all over the net and one would think he has been canonized. The fact that he is black puts some commentators into near hysteria while writhing in (pleasure?) their liberal guilt.

Ms. Rice is an accomplished black woman, yet here I see comments reviling her, discrediting her.

I've watched Obama very carefully the last few days and have come to the conclusion he is an empty suit. I have been hoping for the best, and am realizing it's just not there. Sam Vankin is correct, his arrogance and haughty demeanor in no way can be attributed to one of great accomplishment or higher intelligence. (Not that those two behaviors denote character). He is a modern day snake oil salesman. A narcissist. His charisma led him to attract powerful behind the scenes players who could 'make' a President, and did. Add to that the corruption of a Republican senator, corrupt Illinois politics, an intensely disliked Presidential administration and the desperation of people wanting CHANGE, any change, well, Obama is an inexperienced community organizer, hundred something day Senator who was in the right place at the right time, had the right skills that led him in the left direction.

No matter what you think about the Bush administration, and there is much that was awful in that, Ms. Rice herself has accomplished more than Obama to date, has more experience in World politics, and did it with more intelligence and altruism for her country than Barack Obama.

Welcome back Ms. Rice!


Posted by Perspective, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:03 pm

Ms Rice had worked more, run more, and accomplished more by the age of 40 than BHO has to date, yet.

I am amused to see the furthest left Bush haters trying to deny her property rights ( don't "let" her buy here!). Can you imagine the absolute media OUTCRY if anyone tells Raines, or BHO, or what's his name, the Education Sec..."You can't buy here!" ?

I hope you traditional Dems are paying attention to what has taken over your party.

Who wants to join Libertarians?


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 27, 2009 at 2:07 pm

Neo con chicken hawk.

Pfft. That old line? Hawk can peck the eyes out of Moose.

Who wins?


Posted by YouShouldKnow, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:17 pm

Perspective? Has there really been commentary saying she should not be 'allowed' to buy here? This, from the 'enlightened'? Such hypocrisy!

Actually, I thought she already co-owned a home in the area. Regardless, I would like to read where these liberal buffoons were dictating where and what she can do. If it's in the commentary above, I apologize, I attempted to re-read it but my eyes glazed over.

All this anger and vitriol over the war. I hate this war too, makes me sick as it should any compassionate person, but in reality what can we do? There has always been war, always will be war. It's human nature.

People say it's Americans waging war. The French hold themselves so superior in their attitude toward war, yet even their history past and present is one of violence as relates to greed and power. Moose likes to quote history, so shall I. The Hundred Years War, in one battle alone in 1415 (St. Crispins Day) left 11,000 Frenchmen dead, slaughtered actually. So many skirmishes over property, power. Then, Joan of Arc, Gilles de Rais and George Bush (he is the Official Person to blame for EVERYTHING, or The Patron Saint of War) liberating Orleans for what was perceived (by Joan at least) as a more moral cause...how does that differ from what is happening now with allegations this war is about oil, greed, revenge? How do you blame that on one administration when it is apparently the fate of mankind over the entire history of man on this planet to fight over things noble and not so noble?

We can think ourselves enlightened all we wish, but what has really changed in all this time? Pretty much just the sophistication of the weaponry.

All we can do is try to lessen casualties, keep trying to negotiate peace, (a process in which Ms. Rice has been very active) and hope that at some point, as all things change, so will the intrinsic nature of man.


Posted by colorado, a resident of another community
on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:46 pm

Hey Noun eats a moose, long time no hear (your stupidity that is) and I see you brought your special needs friends with you. Big fat al is it? and wall-e.
Oy.
Palo Alto: God help you. So many clueless, angry, Bush hating libs.

When I saw that big Obogus balloon float, complete with HALO flying through the air, I thought fer sure-- that must be in CALIFORNIA, who knew Germans also think him the Messiah.
barf. Noun, when they start selling chia brains I intend to purchase one for you.


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 27, 2009 at 6:09 pm

No one ever suggested or even hinted that Rice should be denied "property rights" in Palo Alto, or wherever. This is just an obvious ploy to spin the stated recognition that Rice is essentially a war criminal into a supposed stance akin to denying a black person the ability to buy a house. Rumsford for the sole black Neocon spin.

Gee I just don't know how to respond to some of the so very enlightened and considered responses! Could a hawk really peck the eyes out of a moose? I know a Wolverine can kill an elk, but....and a Chicken Hawk at that? I'll just have to watch more Nature shows to find out.

History will tell what Obama does and does not accomplish. I for one am overjoyed to see that the tax rates for the rich are getting jammed up their behinds, and only hope that trend gets going more.

But so far Obama hasn't committed the murder conspiracy that Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld, Rice, etc., the band of merry chicken hawks did. If that is accomplishing more than Obama did then less is more.

And beyond that Rice has not one diplomatic success to speak of. The State Dept. was eviscerated as she was "a dept. of one". As a scholar I doubt she even comes close to Obama's. Oh but wait she went to Stanford (ooh awe oooh awe).

Already Obama's impact diplomatically (people all over the world are ecstatic both that Bush is out and Obama is in) overshadows anything Rice has ever done (or probably even dreamed of).


Posted by YouShouldKnow, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm

Of course other leaders are pleased Obama is in office. Why wouldn't they be? When your enemy has a weak leader it makes you stronger. And the happiness of those still experiencing the sugar rush of the koolaid? Well, sugar crashes can be debilitating. Guess we'll have to wait and see.


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 27, 2009 at 8:02 pm

I wasn't referring to leaders of other countries---though some of them may be joining in the general elation, but the general populations of countries all over the world.

You really think that Obama is a weak leader? Already he's assembled the Congress and addresses the Republican as if he's their teacher in 3rd grade. I wish he'd make a few go sit in the corner and wear dunce caps, but I guess not his style.

I don't profess to "Know the soul" of the man. I am not GW Bush staring deep into the eyes of Vladimir Putin after all (I wish I could insert a web link of gay love between those two here). But I'm betting he'll get a chance to demonstrate. History has shown that you can't have this much widespread economic meltdown without also having profound social unrest and upheaval. My sense is that Obama's temperment and intelligence will rise to the occasion. But I'd rather have Howdie Doody in office in these times than the past bunch of bungling fools. I mean, even if I agreed with all their goals, they made an unbelievable mess of what they tried to do. It was like the last eight years was a layered cake with atrocious policies and actions layered with a level of incompetence and buffoonery which was embarrassing from even a purely nationalistic level.


Posted by TwoSides, a resident of South of Midtown
on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:10 am

If Obama addresses Republicans like they are third graders, then he truly is a malignant narcissist. He has not accomplished so much that he can rightfully put himself above others. If he is a man of character, then he wouldn't talk down to others in the first place. You do not get things accomplished and bring two parties together by denigrating and patronizing.

He is President because he is a puppet with many strings.


Posted by Roomate, a resident of South of Midtown
on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:12 am

ISN'T IT AMAZING THAT OBAMA IS SENDING 17,000 TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN.
I MEAN REALLY, ISN'T THAT AMAZING? OBAMA SAID "HEY I DIDN'T VOTE FOR THE IRAQ 'INVASION'."

WHERE'S THE LIBERAL OUTCRY? WHERE'S THE LIBS WHO SCREAMED WE NEED TO GET OUR TROOPS OUT OF IRAQ and HOME? AND NOW 17,000 SOLDIERS ARE BEING SENT TO A PLACE OF OBAMA'S CHOOSING. HOW DID THAT HAPPEN SO FAST?
WHERE'S THE AMERICAN VOICE NOW? WHY DON'T I HEAR MURTHA YELLING? OR OBAMA SUPPORTERS SAYING WHAT THE???

ARE ANY OBAMA VOTERS EVEN SLIGHTLY AMAZED AT THIS? OR IS IT OK WHEN A SOCIALIST PRESIDENT SENDS OUR TROOPS TO THE MIDDLE EAST, JUST NOT OK WHEN A REPUBLICAN DOES IT after an attack on US SOIL.

MORE LIBERAL IRONY AND HYPOCRISY.


Posted by Roomate, a resident of South of Midtown
on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:18 am

AND, CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN??? I think the following info is significant and should be made readily available to the American population. Our newly elected President is on a roll and I think perhaps defining his intentions more clearly. Please read below:

Points to be taken seriously and that are very scary. Soon we'll see suicide bombers in the good ol' USA . "Change we can believe in", at least! Obama mentioned "the Muslim world" in his inauguration, but nothing about " Israel "...then... By executive order, President Barack Obama has ordered the expenditure of $20.3 million in migration assistance to the Palestinian refugees and conflict victims in Gaza . The "presidential determination" which allows hundreds of thousands of Palestinians with ties to Hamas to resettle in the United States was signed on January 27 and appeared in the Federal Register on February 4. President Obama's decision, according to the Register, was necessitated by "the urgent refugee and migration needs" of the "victims." Few on Capitol Hill took note that the order provides a free ticket replete with housing and food allowances to individuals who have displayed their overwhelming support of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in the parliamenta ry election of January 2006.

Let's review some of Barack Obama's most recent actions since he was inaugurated about a month ago: * His first call to any head of state as president was to Mahmoud Abbas, leader of Fatah party in the Palestinian territory. * His first one on one interview with any news organization was with Al Arabia television. * He ordered Guantanamo Bay closed and all military trials of detainees halted. * He ordered all overseas CIA interrogation centers closed. * He withdrew all charges against the masterminds behind the USS Cole and 9/11. * Today we learn that he is allowing hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refuges to move to and live in the US at American taxpayer expense. Anyone else seeing a pattern?

Here's a recap of the FIRST two weeks: 1. The American people elect a black president with a total of 42 daysexperience as a U S Senator from the most politically corrupt state inAmerica whose governor is ousted from office. The President's first officialact is to close Gitmo and make sure terrorists civil rights are notviolated. 2. The U.S. Congress rushes to confirm a black Attorney General, EricHolder, whose law firm we later find out represents seventeen GitmoTerrorists. 3. The CIA Boss, Leon Penetta with absolutely no experience, has Adaughter Linda we find out, that is a true radical anti-American activistwho is a supporter of all the Anti-American regimes in the westernhemisphere. 4. We got the most corrupt female in America as Secretary of State;bought and paid for. 5. We got a Tax Cheat for Treasury Secretary who files his own Taxes. 6. A Commerce Secretary nominee who withdrew due to corruption charges. 7. A Tax cheat nominee for Chief Performance Officer who withdrew undercharges. 8. A Labor Secy nominee who withdrew under charges of unethical conduct. 9. A Secy HHS nominee who withdrew under charges of cheating on histaxes. And that's just the first two weeks. . . but who's counting. America is being run by the modern-day Three Stooges ~ Barrack, Nancy,and Harry ~ and they are still trying to define stimulus. Stimulus is where the government gives a smidgen of your tax dollarsback to you making you feel so good about yourself [stimulated]that you wantto run out to Wal-Mart and buy a new Chinese-made HDTV and go home and watchTelemundo!

Let's not forget his first week sneaky late Friday night bill signing,
overturning a Bush Executive order that stopped OUR TAX MONEY from going overseas to pay for abortions,
of course NOT to MUSLIM countries. And Pelosi's argument that decimating our population, via abortion and
extreme birth control, would STIMULATE our economy. PELOSI has FIVE CHILDREN, and SIX Grandchildren. Apparently
abortion was not considered in the Pelosi household.
Let's not forget Clinton, and Schumer and now another Democrat introducing the fairness doctrine bill yet again, to shut
down conservative talk radio and all voice of the opposition.
AND let us not ignore Obama now taking over the US CENSUS. Like Hitler did to keep the date on who was where, when it came time to round them up.

There are all sorts of criminals now, aren't there?


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 28, 2009 at 1:09 am

Somebody is paying very close attention!


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 28, 2009 at 8:32 am

Gee Roommate you must believe Obama is a "secret" Muslim who is now coming out of the closet.

"He withdrew all charges against the masterminds behind the USS Cole and 9/11." He ordered a halt to all proceedings until they could review the mess they were left with. Many of the potential charges/convictions have been compromised by the tortures done at Gitmo. One military judge tried to defy him and refused to put the case on hold (I hope he was unceremoniously discharged from service).

You seem to wax nostalgic about the old torture based system.
Your rant seems akin to some drunken Mossad agent screaming into his cell phone instructions to some JDL guy to mount a campaign.

Then there is the whole "decimating" our population. That one is pretty funny.


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:49 am

Funny, 'til it's not.


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:36 pm

The excuse I have heard for every Obama action that may appear 'Bush-like' is that he HAS to do these things to clean up the mess Bush made.

Last nite some traitor Federal judge (SF of course) denied a request by the Obama Whitehouse, like the Bush Whitehouse before him, to keep some wiretap info secret. National security. Some middle Eastern group brought the suit. There ARE reasons for some of these acts, things we may never know about, but now some anti American POS Judge is going to allow these possible Terrorists entry into our security. Compromising the safety of Americans, a true patriot!


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Feb 28, 2009 at 1:35 pm

No you're confusing that "traitor" judge with the one who mandated that all Kindergarten children be taught that homosexuality is the way to go...

Or was it confused with the judge who ruled that only heteosexual marriage licenses will be issued AFTER one for homosexual couples are...

Seriously, or as much as I can.....you start off by lambasting Obama and then migrate to a (SF of course) judge who ruled apparently against a request by the Obama White House. I don't know the particulars on this case, but I seriously doubt that any information revealed is really going to undermine REAL security. You seem to infer ("some middle Eastern group brought the suit" hey how much did they pay for it? Was it an Armani?) that the group taking the case to court were themselves terrorists.

I'll have to cruise over to some right wing website sometime. I can only imagine the whole "The sky if falling" comedy routine which must be in full swing.


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 28, 2009 at 1:58 pm

KCBS radio news. Last night. Every judge in the 9th Circuit is a joke. I don't read right wing sites. They frighten me.
So do your left wing sites. Y'all are a bit unhinged...and I have a decided aversion to flying froth and spittle.

Armani, or your flame retardent polyester lounging pajamas, hmm. Either can be a disguise.


Posted by colorado, a resident of another community
on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:43 pm

NOUN: when that 'thing' happens for which BIDEN warned us back in November... what will you say then?
YOU KNOW, his "Mark my words" speech? What do you suppose he meant exactly? I'm just curious how people like you, who obviously voted for the O, accuse conservatives (i.e. patriots) of thinking the 'sky is falling' but YOUR MORON VP warned of an international incident, to occur in the future, no less; he said "within 6 months" of Obama being president, an incident that would "test Barack Obama".
Curious don't ya think? That certainly smacks of the sky is falling to ME.
As does OBAMA using the word CRISIS 27 times in ONE SPEECH last week. Re our nation. He's a regular 'little mary sunshine' huh?
Maybe Tom Cruise could give him some positive thinking coaching.

AND Speaking of clairevoyant, and impending who knows what, did you see Colin Powell several months back; after he endorsed Obama (temporary insanity?)giving an interview in which HE (Powell) blurted out that something was going to Happen in America? On January 22nd or 23rd. WOW HE EVEN HAD DATES. I bet that pissed Biden off!
Colin Powell said it months before January and nobody in the media batted an eye, including the reporter but Some of US said wtf?
Biden, Powell who knew they were psychic.
Well, the one thing that DID happen on Jan. 23rd? The dept. of defense passed a directive. YUP. Civilian military. Rahm's dream.
So You gonna sign up Moose and turn in your patriot neighbors? Just curious.


Posted by colorado, a resident of another community
on Feb 28, 2009 at 11:18 pm

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Posted by YouShouldKnow, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 1, 2009 at 1:26 am

Powerful commentary Colorado. Pa weekly, do NOT delete those comments. That would be biased. I had to read all the gushing over the top articles and fawning mass hysteria in the commentary of people about Obama, and I refrained from commenting and ruining their joy. I prayed they would be right about him, sadly it's already looking like they are not. All sides need to be shared!


Posted by YouShouldKnow, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 1, 2009 at 2:05 am

You know, come to think of it, how WOULD that Fairness Doctrine work? Balance out conservative talk radio? Why bother? Conservative talk shows didn't seem to harm the Dems very much, they are right where they wanted to be.

So I'm thinking, if they enforce that, maybe they should put checks and balances on the money, speech, songs, speeches, rants and political activism of the Hollywood sector. Talk about inequality...


Posted by A Noun Ea Mus, a resident of Professorville
on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:33 am

OK a response.

You forgot about the Rothschilds, British Banker's conspiracy, the Illuminati, Black Hawk Helicopters, etc. Add that to the OPA scare (Obama's People's Army).

Soon the Khmer Rouge will be bursting into all your living rooms and stealing your 60 inch plasma sets. Oh the horror!


Posted by YSK, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:32 am

I don't worry about my television being stolen quite as much as my freedom being stolen. Second to that is the worry of turning into a socialist country (90% that is, because Obama, his cronies and Hollywood worshippers will never give up their wealth, what's good for the peons will never do for the lords). That frightens me too.


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