Austin Kasso confesses to robbery threat

That didn’t take long.

Austin Kasso robbery threat confession

Austin Kasso posted robbery threats (here, here, and here) against Memories Pizza, then deleted them when confronted and denied everything, then claimed he was hacked, then threatened to sue (here, here, and here).

After a day of frantic activity, he has finally admitted the obvious. Austin Kasso threatened to rob Memories Pizza, he threatened to sue when the public noticed, and he regrets nothing.

Stolen Honor: where to see it

The Democratic National Committee is trying to get the FEC to stomp on Sinclair Broadcasting because the company plans to broadcast the documentary Stolen Honor, which highlights John Kerry’s activities after he left Vietnam and joined the anti-American “peace” movement. The Democrats won’t try to refute it, because they can’t. I own two copies, and I’m impressed by Stolen Honor‘s powerful message of truth.
Here’s the movie Democrats don’t want you to see.

Watch Stolen Honor

Try the pay-per-view option.

Anticipating the next massacre

Froggy Ruminations thinks our SWAT/FBI capabilities need some serious upgrades, and immunity from lawsuits to boot. Otherwise, says the former SEAL, we’ll have a Beslan massacre here.
J. Tea of Wizbang thinks the Islamists will hit a U.S. hospital soon in an effort to outdo their own spectacular savagery in the Beslan school. Oh, Lord … I hope he’s wrong.

UPDATE: Dave Kopel writes about Israel and Thailand arming their teachers.

Blowback from the Swiftie “Kerry lied” ad

The swift boat vets lit the fuse, and the detonation continues.
When you hear lefties whining about the evil, shadowy right-wing cabals who fund the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, remember that the whiners are the ones who pioneered this trick. Discount their protests accordingly … and thank John McCain, Russ Feingold, Chris Shays, and Marty Meehan for the campaign finance “reform” that spawned this hard-to-track funding mess. Don’t forget to thank George W. Bush for signing it (stupid, stupid, stupid) and the U.S. Supreme Court for upholding its constitutionality.
Power Line parses the DNC lawyers’ threat letter and finds hints of desperation in the carefully-worded “denial” of the ad’s accusations and in the not-so-veiled threat of lawsuits against any TV station that airs the ad. Dean Esmay has some sharp obsservations about the actual content of the swifties’ allegations and the DNC’s tactics in response … and those observations are not flattering.
Daily Kos questions the Bronze Star awarded to a Kerry-critical swiftie. Referencing Judy Woodruff’s interview of Larry Thurlow, the lefty bloggers wonder why Thurlow questions Kerry’s Purple Heart from an allegedly nonexistent firefight on 3/16/69, when Thurlow himself won a Purple Heart for that same action. The implication is that if Kerry’s Purple Heart is bogus, then Thurlow’s must be, too. A good question, and one I’m sure the DNC hit squads will dig into thoroughly.
There’s also a bit of wavering from the swifties. LCDR George Elliott, one of Kerry’s former Commanding Officers, who signed an affidavit awhile back that claimed Kerry didn’t deserve his Silver Star from 2/28/69, is retracting his assertion. Interestingly, this appears to be a retraction of a retraction. Watch for the liberals to savage him as an unreliable witness, and watch for the conservatives to leave him to twist in the wind for the same reason. This guy is certainly not smart to be signing affidavits willy-nilly, and now he’s going to get the full-on media muck-rake treatment. I wouldn’t be surprised if this was spurred by some unpleasant pressure from leftist layers and investigators, so be wary of a retraction of the retraction of the retraction. (Talk about election time being “silly season”!)
In all of the blather about this, keep the main point focused in your mind. It’s not about Vietnam, or campaign finance, or evil right-wingers, or the press vs. bloggers. It’s all about John Kerry’s truthfulness and judgment, his 20-year record in the Senate, and whether he’s qualified to be our commander-in-chief during a war for our very survival.
Oh, one more thing. Keep your heads down, swifties. Incoming!

UPDATE: Michael Kranish, the author of the article about LCDR Eliiott’s backtracking, is a Kerry biographer. In fact, he’s drafting the official Kerry/Edwards campaign biography. Elliott says that Kranish misrepresented him, and Elliott reaffirms his support for the affidavit. Interestinger and interestinger …

Off-The-Air America

The libs’ network has appartently bounced a check, causing WNTD and KBLA to pull the plug on the network’s broadcast, according to Drudge. Here’s what Off-The-Air America says in response to being yanked from two of its 9 stations:

Statement Regarding WNTD in Chicago and KBLA in Los Angeles
Statement of Evan Cohen, Chairman of Air America Radio:
“Air America Radio is temporarily unable to be heard on WNTD in Chicago and KBLA in Los Angeles, but Chicago and Los Angeles listeners can still hear our broadcast on the web at and on XM Satellite Radio (channel 167).
“MultiCultural Radio Broadcasting’s conduct in this matter has been disgraceful. To shut off a broadcast that listeners rely on without warning and in the middle of discussions is the height of irresponsibility and a slap in the face of the media industry. In addition, it is a clear violation of their contractual obligations, and we are seeking legal remedies against them in court.”

Liberals suing to keep their ideas and propaganda afloat? I’m shocked. We’ll see soon enough who’s really guilty of breach of contract.

UPDATE: Air America’s troubles are “indicative of AAR’s unexpected success ” according to a blog run by one of their shows. I see, so Rush’s huge audience is due to failure?

CAIR sues Anti-CAIR

Hat tip: Rantburg
CAIR Files Lawsuit Against Anti-CAIR Founder (press release):

On March, 31, 2004, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed suit in the City of Virginia Beach, VA against Andrew Whitehead, one of the founders of Anti-Council on American Islamic Relations (ACAIR).
In the lawsuit, CAIR is suing for libel and has asked for One Million Dollars in compensatory damages and Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars in punitive damages. In addition, unspecified costs, attorney fees and interest are asked for. CAIR has requested a trial by jury.
ACAIR founder Andrew Whitehead issued the following statement:
“We believe that the truth is an absolute defense against a charge of defamation and we fully intend to vigorously defend ourselves against these charges. We look forward to having our day in court.”
Anti-CAIR intends to continue our mission of exposing CAIR�s connection to militant Islam.

CAIR, meet your own personal tar baby: ACAIR. Wonder what interesting stuff will turn up under oath?