Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Interviewed by Marcia Kramer of WCBS-NY, Rangel said "You got to be kind to the disabled" and followed up with "There's no question about it politically. It's a nightmare to think that a person's foreign policy is based on their ability to look at Russia from where they live."
Clearly Rangel was saying there is something wrong with Palin for saying proximity to a foreign country makes you an expert on foreign policy.
That didn't stop King from jumping all over the statement when Kramer raced to his Massapequa Park to show it to him "We should be sensitive to her or any woman who has a child or family member who has any affliction at all. And so to use the word disabled in the context of a female candidate for vice president who has a child who is disabled really is wrong. Charlie owes her and the entire disabled community and apology."
No Peter, the CONTEXT was Palin making a ridiculous claim. It has nothing to do with her child.
Maybe Rangel needed to be a little more politically correct (he didn't call Palin retarded which is good) but his point is vaild.
Maybe he should have called Palin a dumb-ass. But that would have brought the ire of King too since he belongs to a political party full of dumb-asses and he suffers from that affliction himself.
Rangel shot back at King and his detractors "Governor Palin is an obviously healthy person who in no way fits the description of disabled. I meant to say then, and I am saying now, that she entered the campaign with a disadvantage in the area of foreign policy."
"Any inference that my words were in any connected to her son, Trig, who was born with Down syndrome, is a real stretch -- and, I would have to think -- a way to make political points out of my poor choice of words."
Of course King is the very last person to demand apologies. King has no problem verbally attacking people.
Kinda like when he attacked opponents of privitization of social security. He said of a Rabbi, a Quaker and a leader of The Long Island Council of Churches "I base my decision on facts, reason and informed social conscious and not left-wing pseudo-theology."
Is the Quaker belief a "left-wing pseudo-theology?"
King never apologized for that.
And let's not forget Kings assault on The Islamic Center of Long Island and saying there are too many mosques in this country.
The long and short of it is that King is full of fake outrage and what Rangel said was not politically correct.
Palin is a dumb-ass for her silly resume padding. That can't be argued.
Monday, September 22, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
"Without an appropriations bill, DHS can't move forward on plans for the border, new cybersecurity programs, grants for states and locals [and] the list goes on," King said in a statement. "It's unacceptable to have DHS in a holding pattern just because Democrats can't get their act together."
Well, that isn't exactly true now is it, Peter?
"But after the hearing, the department was unable to provide a list of specific programs that could not be started or would be seriously disrupted if the department has to operate under a CR."
Right, so it's a crisis but no specifics.
Sounds like DHS to me.
"The only effort the official could cite that might be affected is the department's ability to begin construction on a new headquarters facility in Washington, D.C."
Well.... Sarah Palin is running for VICE-President.
And...ummm.... "liberal Democrats" were behind Hillary Clinton for President to the tune of 18million votes.
What Democrats and most intelligent people can't accept is that the serial liar Sarah Palin could be vice-president.
That being said, I had a chuckle from King's remarks to the NYPost about this "Hacking strikes at the heart of our democracy. You can't go invading someone's privacy that way."
Yes, "hackers" can't invade someones privacy by the government can according to King.
King supports warrentless wiretaps. He believes that the government does not need to follow the law and have just cause to listen in on your phone calls. King also supports provisions in the so-called "Patriot" Act which allows the government to find out what library books you check out.
What "strikes at the heart of our democracy" Peter is the attack on the constitution in the name of "homeland security." An attack you fully support. Don't talk about "privacy" when you have shown little regard for it.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act would provide economic relief for Americans looking for work.
Extends Unemployment Insurance for 13 weeks nationwide and for 26 weeks in high unemployment states - those with 6% unemployment or higher.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, this would provide relief for 3.8 million Americans.
49,000 American jobs were lost in May, the fifth straight month of job losses.
The vote was 279 For, 144 Against.
King doesn't think the little people need help.
It's great to be the King when you use campaign funds to pay for your car. Everyone else has to pay for their own cars out of their own pockets.
Monday, September 15, 2008
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
The New York Delegation to the convention which included Peter King did not raise one objection to the video and that is a testimony to who they really are.
As we remember the victims tomorrow, let's also remember that playing politics with tragedy is dirty business.
Here is MSNBC's Keith Olberman's "Special Comment" from his show this evening....
I'll have the transcript up and video clips of choice comments shortly.
In the meantime, here is the entire segment...
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
And I thought I was tenacious.
Here are the past King vs. Previdi Primary results
King - 8,651
Previdi - 2,495
King - 22,696
Previdi - 6,442
King - 6,642
Previdi - 918
Peter King: 10620
Robert Previdi 2064
Monday, September 08, 2008
Saturday, September 06, 2008
The Belfast Telegraph reports "An American immigration appeals court has upheld Maze escapee Pol Brennan's bail denial, just weeks after three US Congressman wrote to the Department of Homeland Security calling for the Ballymurphy native be freed on bond.
In its ruling this week, the Board of Immigration Appeals in Falls Church, Virginia, agreed with a Texan judge's April ruling that Brennan is a danger to society.
The court said his 1984 entry into America using an alias, and his subsequent purchase of a targeting pistol using the alias, proved that he has criminal tendencies. The court also cited his 2005 misdemeanor assault conviction after a builder allegedly refused to pay Brennan $1,000 in back wages."
The guy was here ILLEGALLY back in 1984.
I thought King opposed amnesty.
Don't let him talk his way out of it.
From the Sunday Times March 2, 1997 "Here, on the one hand, was a Republican congressman on record as supporting terrorists. After the IRA killed nine police officers in Newry in February 1985, King issued this statement: "I support the IRA, though I do not support everything they do. Politically, it would be safer for me to simply criticise the vices of the British security forces. But if I am to be true to my conscience, I have to say that I am a supporter of the IRA."
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
WHAT???? Can King be that dumb or is he just shoveling more of his usual BS.
I'm trying to figure out how Hillary voters who are pro-choice, pro-gun control, pro-equal rights, and support just about every Democratic liberal platform would vote for Palin who is anti-choice, pro-guns, anti-gay, and just about every far right position you can take.
Yeah, they'll flock to Palin.