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calendar   Thursday - August 26, 2004

The Poodle’s ties to 527s

Chuck Noe of NewsMax has put together a list of ties linking John F**king Kerry and his minions in the 527 groups. Considering how The Poodle keeps accusing President Bush of being linked to these groups it is fascinating to see his own linkage to these groups.

Example after example, link after link all showing connections to Kerry and the DNC.

Here's another piece on those 527 groups.

Did you know that of the Top 25 donors to 527s only 2 are republican?

How about these numbers: of those top 25 the dollar amounts $56,193,000 went to left-leaning groups and only $1,520,000 went to right wing groups!!!! What's that? 36 times more to these leftist bastards?

Also check out the President's web site which has a page dedicated to listing Top 10 Connections between Fuckface and his 527s.

Tell any asshole dummycrap you find about these numbers and web sites. Then tell them to shove up their ass any argument for Bush to request the Swiftboat Vets stop their ads.



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/26/2004 at 08:31 AM    avatar
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The absurdity of what is now called “the education system”

I've used the following line before but need to do so again. They say repetition is a good thing. The Dummycraps use it a lot to spread their lies. Maybe I can use it to spread some truth.

I get some damned sick and tired of listening to the screechings of leftist twits in this country, so high up on their high horses of righteous indignation, telling me that as a Conservative I am insensitive, uncaring, biased, trash the environment, kill babies, enslave women, take food from senior citizens, am a capitalist pig, and stifle others' rights.

Yet none of these fucktards are capable of seeing through the fog of their own hypocrisy.

More examples today from our famed educational system.

From Professor Mike Adams who ABSOLUTELY SKEWERS another professor at Rutgers. You HAVE to read this. Please. It's especially delicious when Mike grabs these hypocrites by the throat and using their own words, rubs their nose in it like you'd rub a puppy's nose in something it should not have done. I smile just thinking about it. Excuse me while I go re-read it. OBTW, I wrote the good professor an email, too.

The next one is really incredible. A professor is up on charges at a university for "allowing" three women to get in a discussion where one woman felt offended (there's that "f" word again, feelings) and complained.

Funny how the college has a policy of "free speech" yet it is now prosecuting one of its own for allowing it.

Hmmmm, what's that smell? Could it be the foul odor of hypocrisy?

Lastly, we have a story about a leftist college professor who wrote the words "FUCK GOD" on his blackboard after having ridiculed one of his students for being Christian and a Republican.

The college is insisting the professor apologize. You know that's got to have the liberals with their panties in a really tight wad now that the shoe is on the other foot. (geez, am I getting metaphor happy or what?) You know they don't like the sensation of having their version of "academic freedom" shoved down their throats.

P.S. I recommend you all take a look at this site: ratemyprofessor.com

Pass the link to every student you know. Mail it to them, email it to them, IM it to them, call them and tell them about it, etc.

It's not only for professors but for High School teachers (and even doctors.) The links to these are listed on the site



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/26/2004 at 08:28 AM    avatar
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(S)ure (H)appy (I)t’s (T)hursday Nonsense

Click to hear an updated version of a Frank Sinatra song.

Thanks to Brian!



There was this student visiting in Canada and trying to get back into the US. He was a passenger with other friends in this car that gets stopped for inspection and the driver got nailed for having underage kids AND liquor in the vehicle. This kid excuses himself to cop a squat. He causes the toilets to clog. They arrest him. It's true! No shit!! (pun intended!)



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/26/2004 at 08:19 AM    avatar
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Attack Dogs - Carrying Kerry’s Fleas

An audience member (L) holds up bumper stickers against U.S. President George Bush during a campaign stop by Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry (D-MA) (R) at the Steamfitter's Local Union 420 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 25, 2004. The bumper stickers question President Bush's service during the Vietnam War, as questions have been raised about Senator Kerry's service.



Howard Dean speaks at the MoveOn.org rally near the site of the Republican National Convention in New York August 24, 2004. Police expect large protests and have planned for the possibility of attacks when the convention starts in New York next week.



Former US Senator Max Cleland (C), who lost three limbs in Vietnam, holds a letter for US President George W. Bush at a security check point just outside Bush's Crawford, Texas ranch. Cleland tried to deliver the letter, signed by nine senators, but was unable to do so. The letter urges Bush to condemn attacks on Democratic candidate John Kerry's war record.



Al Franken announce plans for the 'Great American Shout-Out' at a press conference in New York, Wednesday Aug. 25, 2004. Franken, a liberal comedian and talk show host at Air America Radio, says the protest calls on New Yorkers to simultaneously scream 'fuggedaboutdit' at the moment that President Bush accepts the nomination next week at the Republican convention.



And finally, Michael Moore ....





Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 08/26/2004 at 07:53 AM    avatar
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Quote Of The Day

"I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it."
-- Voltaire (1694 - 1778)


On This Day In History

August 26, 1862 - Second Bull Run Campaign Begins
The stage is set for the Second Battle of Bull Run on this day when Confederate cavalry under General Fitzhugh Lee enter Manassas Junction and capture the rail center. Union General John Pope's Army of Virginia was soon on its way, and the two armies would clash on August 29.

In August 1862, the action shifted from the James Peninsula, southeast of Richmond, to northern Virginia. The peninsula had been the scene of a major campaign in June, when Union General George McClellan and his Army of the Potomac attempted to capture Richmond, but were thwarted by Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia in the Seven Days' Battles.

By August, it was clear that McClellan would not make another attempt on the Confederate capital. President Lincoln began moving troops from McClellan's force to General John Pope's Army of Virginia in the northern part of the state. Lee sent one of his corps, commanded by General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, to keep an eye on the growing Federal presence.

Pope's army was scattered around the area east of Washington from Manassas to the Shenandoah Valley. Approaching the area with the intent of driving Pope away, Jackson and his force captured Bristoe Station southwest of Manassas. On August 26, the Confederates captured Manassas and began looting and destroying Pope's huge supply depot located there. Pope was surprised by the large Rebel force operating in his rear, but he also realized that Jackson was detached from the rest of Lee's army and so he began gathering his forces around Manassas.

But Pope soon had a new problem: He could not find Jackson. From August 26 until the beginning of Second Bull Run on August 29, Pope's men searched for Jackson, who had hidden his army in the trees along Bull Run. On August 29, Jackson surprised Pope and the battle was on. The rest of Lee's army showed up, and the result was a major victory for the Confederacy.



Today's Birthdays

Peggy Guggenheim, (1898–1979), American modern art patron and collector
Albert Sabin, (1906–93), American physician and microbiologist, developer of polio vaccine


Thanks to The Quotations Page - The History Channel - The Biography Channel.



Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 08/26/2004 at 07:08 AM    avatar
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calendar   Wednesday - August 25, 2004

I’m Mad As Hell ….

.... and I ain't gonna take it any more.

John F**king Kerry and his campaign is full of shit and I'm damned tired of these games. Today he sent Max Cleland to Crawford, Texas with a letter to President Bush taking him to task for not denouncing the Swift Boat Veteran's ads.

Goddammit, that pisses me off!

I caught Cleland on Fox News when I came home for lunch ranting at Bush at the Crawford school where the media had gathered. Cleland is a mealy-mouthed apologist for Kerry and is in on the current attack against Bush. For what? Bush has repeatedly denied any connection to the SBVFT and they have said repeatedly that even if Bush asked them to stop, they wouldn't. Those men are pissed at Kerry too. Why doesn't Kerry just come clean and put his military records on public display? He could dispel all this bullshit in a minute .... or could he?

Instead, he sends his minions to accuse Bush of using the SBVFT to attack his military record. Bush on Monday, flatly denied any connection to the group, praised Kerry's military record and said he denounces all of the 527 groups and thinks they should all be stopped. That wasn't good enough for Kerry, nosiree! He doesn't want to stop his attack groups like MoveOn.org, Michael Moore, the Hollywood crowd, etc. No, he just wants the SBVFT to be stopped.

ASSHOLE!

I'm sick and tired of this hypocritical political bullshit from Kerry.

Why can't this asswipe just agree with Bush that ALL 527 groups need to be hauled in on a leash and let the candidates discuss issues instead of dirt on each other's past?

Do you want to know why Kerry won't do that? Because he is a dead-man-walking if his recent Senate record gets exposed and compared to Bush's handling of the war on terror. Instead he had rather wage a terrorist war against Bush on what happened thirty years ago and after letting his evil minions slap Bush around all over the place over what he did in the National Guard, he cries "foul" when somebody turns the attack against him.

Read my lips, "HE DOESN'T WANT THE ATTACKS TO STOP! HE WANTS THIS TO CONTINUE UNTIL NOVEMBER 2! THAT WAY HE CAN AVOID HAVING HIS LIBERAL, LEFTIST, FLIP-FLOPPING AGENDA EXPOSED!"

Got all that!

At ease, troops!

********** DAMN, I"M MAD AS HELL! **********



Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 07:04 PM    avatar
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A Question For Kerry Supporters

Next time any of you run across a stark raving mad barking moonbat, pose this scenario to them and ask how they could square away their decision to support him in light of his blatantly hypocritical actions and comments.

Scenario:

Kerry: On record as confessing to having committed war crimes. Really hideous war crimes. Shooting, killing innocents, etc.

Kerry: Currently running for President---the guy with the nuclear football. The guy who could, with one command, unleash hell on earth.

Given the fact you have a self-admitted war criminal running for the HIGHEST office in the land, how does he justify screaming for Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld's resignation for our soldiers making Iraqi prisoners wear panties on their heads and forming naked human pyramids?

In these moonbat's minds isn't there even the acknowledgement that the differences in these actions are staggeringly, enormously huge?

Let's see: prisoners wear panties: SecDef must resign; US Naval Officer, Lt. Governor, US Senator and now Presidential candidate ADMITS to killing innocents and no one sees the hypocrisy of all this?



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 05:24 PM    avatar
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You Are Now Entering a Kerry Free-Fire Zone

Well, The Poodle did it to himself when he kept insisting he was qualified to lead the country by virtue of his service in Vietnam. What he did not expect was that the patriotic parts of the country would take him to task regarding said "dis-service." What he did after the war and the fact that he lied about some of what he did during the war may be popular and guarantee him a place in the hearts of America-haters, leftists, loons, moonbats, and socialists of all stripe (read: Dummycrats!) but it is anathema to what the rest of us stand for.

And the guns have come out blazing, barrels running red-hot as truth bullet after truth bullet seek him out and keep him pinned down so that he can not fire back.

About fucking time, I say!

Along those lines I offer you these choice pieces of reading.

We've all heard about soldiers suffering flashbacks, right? Well, here's the story of one who suffered a "flashback" after hearing John FUCKING Kerry's voice in his 1971 recording which was broadcast into this POW's camp.

Read it. Try to re-live the horror of years in a gook POW camp. Then think about Fuckface Kerry, back in the US after suffering superficial wounds but getting 3 Purple Hearts for them, discrediting all those soldiers he fought with. Think about the aid and comfort Fuckface Kerry gave to the enemy. Think about the lies Fuckface Kerry has said regarding his wounds, rescues, decorations for such and then think about him throwing/not throwing his medals/ribbons over the White House fence.

Think about his more recent lies as he attempts to differentiate between his comments made after the war meant for the ground pounders and not the swifties. Think about how he accused those self-same ground pounders of vicious crimes and then also admit he participated in them. Then try and stretch your imagination to the breaking point attempting to believe how, if he, as a Swiftie, committed war crimes how he could attempt to have his comments apply to non-Swifties. This son of a bitch is worthless, disgraceful, lying sack of shit fucktard.

Damn! I feel a little bit better now.


Moving on........................

Read what Thomas Sowell has to say about The Poodle and how the media defends him at levels that defy any attempt at fairness and journalistic impartiality.

You WILL be pissed off!


Judicial Watch is also out for blood and has filed a request with the Pentagon for an investigation into The Poodle's medals and anti-war activities.


In a blow to Kerry, the head of the FEC has come out and said the Swift Boat Vets have a right to say what they want. In an even bigger blow, he doubts the FEC will have time to look at Fuckface's allegations prior to November 2.


You want to know where Lurch has his biggest fans? (Not fair, I know, since most of you already guessed it)

The Press. That's really not much of a surprise given the huge pass The Poodle has gotten from these whores. When it comes to right wing 527 groups, the media will say "527 groups funded by Bush supporters." When it comes to left wing 527 groups, they are identified simply as "527 groups." You'll hear "527 groups funded by rich conservatives in Texas" but NEVER '527 groups funded by rich liberals like George Soros."

Jeff Jacoby goes into some details about these moonbats in his article that details how journalists and others in the media idolized Kerry during his convention. He wonders whether they'll bring that same level of journalistic subjectivity to the Republican Convention next week.


More to come later today or tomorrow!

Meanwhile, don't forget to read the Scary Kerry page for more on this foron.



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 10:55 AM    avatar
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Natural Selection Strikes Again

You've all heard that famous Art Linkletter line, "kids say the darnedest things" right?

Well, how about kids DOING the darnedest things?

India just had its first criminal execution, a guy named Dhananjoy, in decades. Some kids thought it'd be cool to try it out themselves.

Latest score: Dead kids: 2--Lucky to be alive kids: 1

Here's how one was described:
"very bright but curious kid and kept asking questions about how Dhananjoy would be hanged"

Seems to be he was not so "bright" after all.

I will now open this forum for you to begin calling me a cruel, heartless bastard. But I am still right. Natural selection DOES work.



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 10:14 AM    avatar
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I LIKE IT!!!!!!!

Now, if only the Israelis could somehow vaporize and pressurize some lard for inclusion into these "harmless" stink bombs, I'd say they'd have a winner on their hands!



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 10:03 AM    avatar
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Who Said It?

Guess who said this:
"If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are. Why are we rock stars? Because we're morons. We sleep all day, we play music at night and very rarely do we sit around reading the Washington Journal." He also said that mixing rock and roll with politics was treason."


If you guessed ALICE COOPER (whoa! flashbacks to one of his concerts where he had his head chopped off---weird, weird, weird! but some pretty good music!) you'd be correct. He was commented about those asshole musicians parading around the country protesting against President Bush.

Here's another quote:
"if I wasn't already a Bush supporter, I would have immediately switched. Linda Ronstadt? Don Henley? Geez, that's a good reason right there to vote for Bush."




Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 08:00 AM    avatar
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Last Night’s Excellent Adventures

Our local Democrat Club was having a meeting last night and one of the speakers was a swiftboat guy who favors Kerry.

Of course, us right wing malcontents couldn't let this one go unanswered. Alan S., one of the frequent commenters to this site, did a last minute emailing to a bunch of us and we met in front of the Donks' HQ. (OBTW, their building is behind a large PINK dinosaur on US 19 here in Spring Hill.)

Anyway, we're out there with our Bush/Cheney signs yelling "4 more years!!" "Don't be a girlie man, vote Bush" "who's in the White House? Bush!!..... Bush!! Bush!", etc. having a great time. Some of it was taken good naturedly. But our bait caught a few moonbats.

Here's a sampling of their arguments against Bush:

1.) When Reagan told Gorbachev to tear down the wall in Germany why hasn't Bush insisted China tear down their wall? ("WHAT THE FUCK!?!?!?!" was the first thought that ran through my mind)
2.) Bush is a draft dodger.
3.) What's Bush doing to get more rich kids in the Army. Why is it the poor and disadvantaged have to be the ones to die? Now, THAT ONE really raised my hackles! I lit into the dumb son of a bitch by saying (I'll paraphrase) that the military offers GREAT opportunities for the poor. Someone else said, hey, they get great educational benefits, too. I continued with my own personal story and asked this individual to consider where else a poor kid (like me) could spend 26 years defending his country, save some money, invest well and retire, FULLY, at age 46. If that's taking advantage of the poor, I'll let myself get taken advantage of every day. Stupid fuckatrds, I swear to God.
4.) Where are the WMDs; that's why Bush went there. Stupid fuck. I asked him if he knew the other reasons we went in there. Result: blank stare.

There was more. Maybe Alan can remember. I had a blast.

I get some damned sick and tired of listening to the screechings of leftist twits in this country, so high up on their high horses of righteous indignation, telling me that as a Conservative I am insensitive, uncaring, biased, trash the environment, kill babies, enslave women, take food from senior citizens, am a capitalist pig, and stifle others' rights.

Yet none of these fucktards are capable of seeing through the fog of their own hypocrisy.

I saw a bit of it yesterday:

Democrats arrived in their Cadillacs, Town Cars, HUGE Cadillac SUVs (this one was great, it belonged to a guy running for Congress who's just a hair shy of being a communist!) Yep, the party of the environmentally conscience people driving land yachts. Just like the educrats that won't allow conservative groups on campus (free speech anyone?) Just like the "pro-choicers" who actually endorse killing babies as opposed to being accused of it. Just like the gun grabbers that want to take our weapons away but own guns themselves or hire entire security services to pack heat to save their sorry asses. Just like the Hollyweirdo elites who jet set around the country but tell us to save gas. Or the ones living in 100 room mansions saying we need to turn off our lights while their homes are lit up like Christmas trees--it's so their security guards can see the burglars, I guess. Of course, as a capitalist and investor I like seeing people spend huge amounts of money on homes, home repairs, gardeners, butlers, maids, chauffeurs, cars...and service....and parts....and gas. hehehehe

Excuse me if I indulge in a bit of a tangent: speaking of enviro-wackoes, dummycraps, SUVs, gas guzzlers, etc. I have a little something about one of the big kahuna tree hugging wack-job of the musical left, Dave Matthews. Seems his band's bus driver has been cited for dumping 100 gallons of raw sewage on a bridge which then splattered on some tour boat riders going underneath that bridge.

Now, returning to the rich vs. poor thing. How appropriate I find this article that talks about how the wealthy not only get more wealthy but because of it:
"Poverty rates for these different subgroups of the U.S. population have decreased"

Now there's a stunning admission if I've ever seen one. Then again, it was on a stock market web site. I guess I should not get too excited about the possibility of it ever making the mainstream.

According to Abigail Fuller, associate professor of sociology at Manchester College:
"We could conceivably end up with a society in which everyone has an equal chance of being rich, regardless of racial-ethnic background or gender or age,"

I wonder if the media will point all that out? hmmm, didn't think so.



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 07:47 AM    avatar
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Are you driving a Homomobile?

Remember that big hullabaloo when Subaru supposedly was designed their cars for the homosexual crowd and homosexual groups were all atwitter about it?

Sorry, but since that day, when I see a Subaru I think of only one thing. So I guess you can say the marketers succeeded and "branding" does work.

But in a sad turn of events, I hope none of you own one of these cars as people might start looking twice at you.

I'll leave it up to the readers what sort of options--"nudge, nudge, wink, wink" these things will come with.



Posted by Ranting Right Wing Howler   United States  on 08/25/2004 at 07:06 AM    avatar
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The Third World (part 3)

Number 3 in a continuing series of "stuff" that makes your jaw drop, makes you scratch your head in wonder, and basically just say to yourself, "why not just nuke that part of the world and get it over with?"

From South Africa we have more tales of moonbat-ness. A "prophets" tells a family their 77 year old family member would arise from the dead. He did not.

The family commented though, that after 7 days he still looked fine:
"But after a few days out of the fridge the smell was not OK." :

Nooo, you don't say!!!!


Don't fuck with the dead, especially in China.


From Tanzania we have an individual, part of a 4 man crew of robbers, who goes to a witch doctor seeking the ability to resist bullets and knife wounds. That, in itself, should say a lot about his level of intelligence. The doctor obliges by rubbing powders and potions into the skin he'd just cut open.

Except the doc got overzealous and the crook bled to death.

Result: one dead bad guy, one doctor who headed for the hills, 3 crooks going to jail when they brought their friend in to the hospital.


Prosecutors are actually seriously considering a plea from a convicted terrorist who filed a petition to be granted bail for 30 days so he can do "the beast with two backs" with his wife.

His justification?
"he and his wife are suffering mental trauma because their physical needs have not been met for such a long time."

Special prize to the first who can identify where the line "beast with two backs" comes from. (author, title of work, and location within title)


Lastly, in a bit of gruesome news from the part of the world where gruesome is a way of life. In Mozambique people are forcibly held down while their organs are removed in order to supply black magic medicine market demands.

And why did I say that gruesome is a way of life? Read on to see what President of the Maputo Human Rights league has to say:
"The first time I saw something like this I cried, but eventually one gets used to it,"


So tell me again how the hell can we ever take the Third World seriously with stuff like this?



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Quote Of The Day

"Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public."
-- Edgar Watson Howe (1853 - 1937)


On This Day In History

August 25, 1944 - Paris Liberated
After more than four years of Nazi occupation, Paris is liberated by the French 2nd Armored Division and the U.S. 4th Infantry Division. German resistance was light, and General Dietrich von Choltitz, commander of the German garrison, defied an order by Adolf Hitler to blow up Paris' landmarks and burn the city to the ground before its liberation. Choltitz signed a formal surrender that afternoon, and on August 26, Free French General Charles de Gaulle led a joyous liberation march down the Champs d'Elysees.

Paris fell to Nazi Germany on June 14, 1940, one month after the German Wehrmacht stormed into France. Eight days later, France signed an armistice with Germans, and a puppet French state was set up with its capital at Vichy. Elsewhere, however, General Charles de Gaulle and the Free French kept fighting, and the Resistance sprang up in occupied France to resist Nazi and Vichy rule.

The French 2nd Armored Division was formed in London in late 1943 with the express purpose of leading the liberation of Paris during the Allied invasion of France. In August 1944, the division arrived at Normandy under the command of General Jacques-Philippe Leclerc and was attached to General George S. Patton's 3rd U.S. Army. By August 18, Allied forces were near Paris, and workers in the city went on strike as Resistance fighters emerged from hiding and began attacking German forces and fortifications.

At his headquarters two miles inland from the Normandy coast, Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower had a dilemma. Allied planners had concluded that the liberation of Paris should be delayed so as to not divert valuable resources away from important operations elsewhere. The city could be encircled and then liberated at a later date.

On August 21, Eisenhower met with de Gaulle and told him of his plans to bypass Paris. De Gaulle urged him to reconsider, assuring him that Paris could be reclaimed without difficulty. The French general also warned that the powerful communist faction of the Resistance might succeed in liberating Paris, thereby threatening the re-establishment of a democratic government. De Gaulle politely told Eisenhower that if his advance against Paris was not ordered, he would send Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division into the city himself.

On August 22, Eisenhower agreed to proceed with the liberation of Paris. The next day, the 2nd Armored Division advanced on the city from the north and the 4th Infantry Division from the south. Meanwhile, in Paris, the forces of German General Dietrich von Choltitz were fighting the Resistance and completing their defenses around the city. Hitler had ordered Paris defended to the last man, and demanded that the city not fall into Allied hands except as "a field of ruins." Choltitz dutifully began laying explosives under Paris' bridges and many of its landmarks, but disobeyed an order to commence the destruction. He did not want to go down in history as the man who had destroyed the "City of Light"--Europe's most celebrated city.

The 2nd Armored Division ran into heavy German artillery, taking heavy casualties, but on August 24 managed to cross the Seine and reach the Paris suburbs. There, they were greeted by enthusiastic civilians who besieged them with flowers, kisses, and wine. Later that day, Leclerc learned that the 4th Infantry Division was poised to beat him into Paris proper, and he ordered his exhausted men forward in a final burst of energy. Just before midnight on August 24, the 2nd Armored Division reached the Hýtel de Ville in the heart of Paris.

German resistance melted away during the night. Most of the 20,000 troops surrendered or fled, and those that fought were quickly overcome. On the morning of August 25, the 2nd Armored Division swept clear the western half of Paris while the 4th Infantry Division cleared the eastern part. Paris was liberated.

In the early afternoon, Choltitz was arrested in his headquarters by French troops. Shortly after, he signed a document formally surrendering Paris to de Gaulle's provincial government. De Gaulle himself arrived in the city later that afternoon. On August 26, de Gaulle and Leclerc led a triumphant liberation march down the Champs d'Elysees. Scattered gunfire from a rooftop disrupted the parade, but the identity of the snipers was not determined.

De Gaulle headed two successive French provisional governments until 1946, when he resigned over constitutional disagreements. From 1958 to 1969, he served as French president under the Fifth Republic..



Today's Birthdays

Allan Pinkerton, (1819–1884), American detective, founder of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency
Leonard Bernstein, (1918–1990), American composer, conductor, and pianist
George Wallace, (1919–98), Governor of Alabama


Thanks to The Quotations Page - The History Channel - The Biography Channel.



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calendar   Tuesday - August 24, 2004

Star Wars - Episode VII

"Star Wars - Episode III, Revenge Of The Sith" is scheduled for release on May 29 of next year. This will complete the six-part series. There will be no more adventures with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Jar-Jar Binks, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader ....

Or will there be more? Hold on, we have a super secret message from Yoda ....

"Pay attention young Jedi. Deeply disturbed the Force is becoming", Yoda whispered under this breath.

"Rumors there are of nine episodes in all. Stay tuned you must be", Yoda continued.

"Yes, Master Yoda", I replied as I sharpened my might saber.



Memo to the numb-nuts out there: You sharpen a light saber with a light whetstone .... and you rub it very lightly over the edge at the speed of light. All true Jedi Knights learn how to do this as part of their training.



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On: 03/21/18 12:12

meaningless marching orders for a thousand travellers ... strife ahead ..
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On: 07/17/17 04:28

a small explanation
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On: 07/09/17 03:07

The Real Stuff
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On: 06/11/17 06:40

when rape isn't rape but only sexual assault
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On: 06/06/17 11:37

french bodyguards forget their guns ... oh dear, oh dear
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On: 06/06/17 06:57

Cross My Fingers, Hold My Breath
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On: 06/06/17 06:57

still here
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On: 06/06/17 06:57

camels in mid east with a new desease .... coming to a country near you?
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On: 04/28/17 07:49

She’s rarer then hen’s teeth. They simply don’t exist in the real world.
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