Usually by new we have Saturday’s show up for download.

Unfortunately I received word that due to a data error at the station last weeks show has been lost.

If I didn’t know the people at the station I’d find it an odd coincidence considering the subject matter but that’s the only lucky break Kimberlin & Co have had in a since the Worthing hearing..

If somehow the show is recovered I’ll be sure to let you know.

One of the most famous quotes out of Middle east comes from Golda Meir:

Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.

I couldn’t help but think of this quote when I saw this story from Guy Benson at Town Hall.

A familiar “pro-choice” trope is that abortion should be “safe, legal and rare.” No one is pro-abortion, we’re told, and it’s insulting to suggest otherwise. But evidence of abortion celebration abounds. Lefty ‘ethicists’ have advocated post-birth abortions, feminist activists have rhapsodized about how much they “love abortion,” and most Democrats regularly vote against even broadly-supported attempts to limit the so-called “right to choose”

He links to this piece at Melissa Clouthier who attended the Netroots nation event on the “war on women”.

The War on Women panel featuring Elizabeth Warren revealed much about the leftist perspective on abortion. In an act of public bullying, one of the three speakers, Darcy Burner of Washington (the others being Elizabeth Warren and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii), asked women who had had an abortion to stand up in front of other attendees.

It was difficult to estimate the number of women as they were sprinkled through out the audience. They stood alone while Burner admonished the attendees to hold their applause.

Then Burner asked the others seated in the audience to stand and give these women a standing ovation. The audience complied enthusiastically.

I sat during this spectacle.

The Video are at Town Hall & Melissa’s site respectively.

I was regretting that circumstances kept me from swinging down to Providence to see Netroots Nation. It’s only about 90 minutes away and I would have liked to see my friends who were in the area who were covering it but I don’t think I could have been in that room without breaking into tears, even as I type these words the tears are hard to fight.

Every one of those women who stood represented a child that could have been with all the potential that comes with new life. Yet here was a room full of women celebrating not life but death.

That in itself is an abomination but to these women such a statement has no meaning so I’ll put it in terms they might understand and hope they pay heed.

The vast majority of children tend to follow their parents political & social beliefs. Yet those of us who are pro-life would have used all legal means possible to save the lives of your children, even though the majority of them would likely have voted against us.

Meanwhile at the same time speakers at this event were imploring you to do all you can to defeat us while at the same time cheering the death of the very voters necessary for such a victory.

That is the ultimate irony, to us defeat is not too large a price to pay to save the lives of your children, while victory is not worth it to you if the price paid is letting these future voters live.

Until you love your unborn children more than we do, you are doomed to demographic defeat.

And it will be at your own hand.

What did I say yesterday about “Bringing on the heat“. Stacy via the Trenches talks about some new e-mails from Neal Rauhauser

Liars hate nothing worse than to be exposed as liars — exposure makes it hard for them to get away with their lies — and three weeks of public attention to lying felon Brett Kimberlin and his associates have put them under extraordinary psychological pressure.

He links to Dan Collins who has the same advice to these guys that I’ve been giving:

I hope neither of them, much less both of them, cuts a deal with investigators, but if I were advising them legally (which I am not equipped to do) I would probably say, “Run, do not walk, to the responsible authority as soon as you know who it is.”

and more importantly he says what I’ve been thinking but few are willing to say aloud.

Congressional pressure on the DoJ to make the FBI investigate Kimberlin’s activities makes it likely that at least one of Brynaert and Rauhauser will be given a chance to co-operate in exchange for leniency. If the DoJ drags its feet, that makes it appear as though there are protected political interests high up who are complicit in Kimberlin’s activities, or who have at least more or less explicitly condoned them emphasis mine , and the DoJ has its hands full with Issa moving ahead with a contempt vote in 8 days over Fast and Furious.

That’s the $64,000 question, or perhaps the $1.8 million dollar question? If there are higher ups in the party involved then it is in their interest for no deal to be made period and especially not before the election.

And lets take this a step further. If there is a higher up connection it is likely only with one of the Kimberlin & Co crowd. That being the case such a person would be have a vested interest in keeping the others quiet no matter what the legal risks.

Rauhauser’s previous attempts to scrub this kind of stuff from the net have not met with success and the deeper connections are constantly being exposed. The moment any of these e-mails give a connection to someone higher up in the actual Democrat party things the fur will fly.

I’d like to address our swatter one more time. Assuming you are not Kimberlin and/or a person with direct contact with someone with the Democrat party you have to come out NOW before the others with more to lose come up with “some sort of agreement” that hangs you out to dry.

I might be wrong about my hunch but if I’m not and there are people with something big to lose involved in this case the moment they find themselves in any legal danger the first thing they will decide they can safely lose is YOU.

Think about it, but remember the clock is ticking.

I’d have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for those meddling kids

Scooby Doo Where are you (1969-1972)

Right, well I’ll go and have a lie down then. No I won’t; I’ll go and hit some guests.

Basil Faulty  Faulty Towers (1975)

A Congressman’s first duty is to get re-elected

Sam Rayburn

Just 24 hours after MSNBC viewers where shocked to learn that John McCain’s gaffe’s concerning the economy and NOT the selection of Sarah Palin had everything to do with his defeat in 2008 Joe Scarborough and company slipped back into standard MSNBC mode.

Citing Jeb Bush’s remarks he talks about how closed the Republican Party has become, Mike Barnicle brought up the 10-1 ratio business and Joe took a swipe at bloggers and tweeters in the process with the panel all backing him up as they sit in that most honest city in the nation Chicago.

Let’s forget for one moment that the Bush wing of the GOP didn’t care for the Reagan wing until Until George Bush Sr. became Vice President and the deals he made as president that led to 8 years of Bill Clinton (as well argued by Bryan Preston.) Let’s forget that Morning Joe had nothing but scorn for Pat Toomey right up until he actually won and lets forget, like all MSNBC shows their favorite Republicans are always those who bash other republicans: (Hi Gov Huntsman how ya doing?) only seem to love republicans who bash the GOP. Let’s even forget if the GOP took their advice the house would still be controlled by Democrats who still wouldn’t have passed a budget.

Let’s instead look at their critique of congress being unwilling to “compromise” with democrats.

The first point is of course that these deals invariably result in real spending increases but phony “cuts” I’ve been hearing about budget cuts for 20+ years yet federal spending has gone up every year. For some reason this fact doesn’t seem to play with this crowd, but that the minor point.

The 2nd point is the real question: These GOP candidates who didn’t choose not to give in to the Democrats are doing what the voters who elected them want.

These are the voters who stayed home in 2006 when they had enough of GOP spending. These are the voters who stayed home when the “Maverick Moderate” John McCain won the nomination, and they are the same voters who made the difference in 2010 for Scott Brown in January and who drove the big red wave nationwide on the federal and state level. These are also the voters who elected Scott Walker and who after he refused to compromise with the Democrats in deep blue Wisconsin convincingly re-elected him.

Maybe Joe never did his show in his pajamas, but he also has never done the show from a Major National Tea Party event, if he had back in September of 2010 he would have heard this:

“Why are you active now?” The answers were more direct, the actions of this congress and president, Obamacare, cap & tax, the bank bill, the bailouts, small business owners in particular were adamant about what this was doing. They talked of the pain of laying people off to survive.

“Who here trusts the GOP?” Not a single hand went up, but people over and over promised me that if the GOP spent like the democrats they would be back to throw them out too. No wonder the GOP is scared of the tea party.

These are the votes who successfully voted for tea party republicans in Utah, Indiana and elsewhere. These are the voters who melted Olympia Snowe and have kept the rest of the National GOP honest, a GOP they have explicitly said they do not trust. When he insists the future of the GOP is with him he sound like Basil Faulty, his hotel would be a wonderful place if it wasn’t for those foolish guests.

Joe Scarborough argument isn’t with the GOP it’s with the voters who elected them. He advises the GOP in congress to ignore these votes. An older hand had other advice:

He would never ask a man to do anything against his own interests. “A Congressman’s first duty is to get re-elected” he would say and he would advice young Congressmen: “Always vote your district.”

Robert A. Caro:  The Years of Lyndon Johnson The Path to Power 1982 pp 329

That man was Sam Rayburn, one of the greatest members of congress who ever lived.  I like Joe Scarbrough and if he thinks Rayburn was wrong that’s his privilege and he’s welcome to make his case to any person who will listen.

As for the members of congress, the choice is theirs, Sam Rayburn’s way or Joe Scarborough & Co’s way. If they want to take Joe’s advice over Mr. Sam’s well, the more fool them.

Update: Mediaite trumpets Scarborough. Sam Rayburn not mentioned