| October 2006
PRINCE BANDAR WAS A FRIEND OF PRESIDENTS — SOMETIMES TO
OUR NATION’S DETRIMENT
There is a new book out entitled "The Prince", about the
life of Prince Bandar bin Sultan, former Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the
In the promotional advertising what is not mentioned is
that, as a favor to President Jimmy Carter, Prince Bandar persuaded then
South Dakota Democrat Senator James Abourezk, a fellow Arab, to cast his
vote in favor of the American surrender of the Panama Canal.
In part because of the vote he cast, Abourezk went down to
defeat in the next election.
To advance Saudi interests, Bandar always tried to be of
assistance to the incumbent President — very often to the detriment of the
I knew Prince Bandar very slightly by virtue of the fact
that one of my daughters attended Green Hedges School in Vienna, Virginia,
along with Prince Bandar’s eldest daughter, Princess Lula.
From time to time, the young Saudi Princess visited our
home, along with a full crew, which included her nanny and a few British
bodyguards. My daughter also had the opportunity to spend some time at
Prince Bandar’s palatial residence in McLean, Virginia.
GOP HARBORS HOMOS IN THE HOUSE
Cliff Kincaid of Accuracy in Media correctly observes that
pandering to perverts by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives
is the real reason for the Foley scandal. Here is what Kincaid had to say in
a recent article:
“[George] Soros and the Democrats did not put Foley in the
position of House Deputy Majority Whip. What’s more, Soros and the Democrats
did not establish or maintain what the New York Times describes in an
explosive Sunday article as a secret network of Republican homosexuals on
“The Times story by Mark Leibovich reports that ‘The
presence of homosexuals, particularly gay men, in crucial staff positions
has been an enduring if largely hidden staple of Republican life for
decades, and particularly in recent years. They have played decisive roles
in passing legislation, running campaigns and advancing careers.’
“In another dramatic revelation, The Los Angeles Times
reports that one former page was seduced into having sex with Foley, and
that Foley used the page program to physically assess male teenagers in
order to cultivate them as sex targets.
“…House leaders permitted homosexuals to infiltrate and
manipulate the party apparatus while they publicly postured as friends of
family values and traditional marriage. …
“In the case of Foley, a 52-year-old man, what cannot be
disputed is that House leaders knew that he was a homosexual but permitted
him to remain in Congress despite the emergence of emails he sent to a
16-year-old former page asking for a photo and other personal information.
The boy called the messages ‘sick,’ and he was right.
“The matter had been brought to the attention of Congress in
the fall of 2005 by the parents of the targeted page, who didn’t want his
name known but wanted the sexual harassment stopped. House leaders say they
warned Foley to stop.
“That’s wasn’t good enough, however. They knew about Foley’s
homosexuality and should have seen the emails as the mark of a predator and
pedophile. Instead, they waited until more explicit messages were uncovered
and publicized to act. That was the critical failure that led some
conservatives to call for House Speaker Dennis Hastert to resign.
“On the Fox News Sunday program, conservative Republican
Rep. Jack Kingston continued to insist, in a shameful display of partisan
spin, that the messages to the 16-year-old were just ‘friendly’ and that
House leaders handled the matter properly. The fact remains that House
leaders conducted no investigation into the Foley matter and didn’t inform
the Democratic member of the House committee overseeing the pages as to what
Foley was up to.
“Now, in a major conflict of interest that makes the
Republican response look even more questionable, it turns out that two top
Republican congressional staffers aware of the problem early on were
themselves homosexual. They were Kirk Fordham, Foley’s former chief of staff
who resigned as an aide to Representative Thomas M. Reynolds, and Jeff
Trandahl, the former clerk of the House of Representatives who had oversight
of the page program. Fordham and Trandahl ‘did not hide their homosexuality,
and they were well known in Washington’s gay community,’ according to the
New York Times article. But this will come as big news to many conservatives
in the Republican Party.
“…it still means that at least one top Republican
congressional staffer knew about Foley’s conduct three years ago. …
“During a Thursday appearance on MSNBC’s Tucker Carlson
show, radical gay activist Michael Rogers declared that ‘the greatest kept
secret for the GOP for the past six or seven years has been the
extraordinary number of closeted men who have been helping to facilitate
that anti-gay agenda. And I know that there are a lot of my friends on the
Republican side who are fed up and have been feeding me information on
people like Mark Foley for well over a year.’ Rogers has a blog identifying
secret GOP homosexuals.
“What Rogers is saying is that secret Republican homosexuals
are working behind-the-scenes to sabotage a conservative pro-family agenda
in the Congress. They are acting more like Democrats than Republicans, if
indeed they are Republicans. Whatever their actual party affiliation, these
operatives are using the liberal media, homosexual publications, and radical
bloggers like Rogers to accomplish their objectives.
“In fact, this modus operandi was already employed in the
case of Rep. Jim Kolbe, the only openly homosexual Republican member of
Congress who came out of the closet after he was threatened with being
‘outed’ for voting for the pro-family Defense of Marriage Act. Kurt Wolfe,
the reporter behind that outing, said that, as a result of the campaign,
‘Jim Kolbe did the right thing and his voting record changed.’
“Despite Kolbe’s living a lie and changing his position on
legislation in response to homosexual pressure, Hastert and Vice President
Dick Cheney hailed his congressional career in video tributes delivered at
the 2006 convention of the Log Cabin Republicans, the homosexual activist
group. Kolbe is retiring from Congress.”
News Conference | October 25, 2006
For Immediate Release
For further information: Charles Orndorff
COALITION OPPOSES MERGING OF THE UNITED STATES WITH MEXICO AND CANADA
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Members of a new nationwide coalition, led by Howard
Phillips, Chairman of The Conservative Caucus (TCC), Dr. Jerome Corsi of the
Coalition to Block the North American Union (NAU) and Phyllis Schlafly,
President of Eagle Forum, announced their strong opposition to the proposed
“North American Union” and the “NAFTA Superhighway” at a news conference on
October 25 in Washington, D.C., at the National Press Club.
Documents recently obtained through the Freedom of
Information Act reveal details of the plan to merge the U.S. with Mexico and
Canada, creating a “North American Union” which would erase our borders,
replace the dollar with the “Amero”, lead to unlimited immigration, and
render the Constitution of the United States meaningless.
The Coalition endorsed House Concurrent Resolution 487, the
Congressional resolution opposing such a national merger, introduced by U.S.
Representatives Virgil Goode (Va.), Walter Jones (N.C.), Ron Paul (Tex.),
and Tom Tancredo (Colo.). The resolution stipulates that:
(1) the United States should not engage in the construction
of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Superhighway System;
(2) the United States should not enter into a North American
Union with Mexico and Canada; and
(3) the President should indicate strong opposition to these
or any other proposals that threaten the sovereignty of the United States.
The Conservative Caucus is a public policy action
organization founded in 1974 which opposes the surrender of U.S. liberty and
independence to any supranational entity.
Photos, links to documents, and press kit contents are
For Immediate Release
information: Charles Orndorff
PRESS ADVISORY, 10/23/06
At a News Conference on Wednesday, October 25, at 9:30 AM at the National Press
Club in Washington, DC, the Coalition to Block
the North American Union (NAU), headed by Howard Phillips, Chairman of The
Conservative Caucus (TCC), Dr. Jerome Corsi, and Mrs. Phyllis Schlafly, will
announce plans to support H. Con. Res. 487, introduced by U.S.
Representatives Virgil Goode (R-Va.), Walter Jones (R-N.C.), Ron Paul
(R-Tex.), and Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.).
Members of the Coalition will also call for a Congressional
investigation of the Bush administration’s agenda to push a NAFTA
Superhighway and other matters related to the so-called Security and
Prosperity Partnership (SPP) which would eliminate borders between the
United States and Mexico, as well as the United States and Canada.
Helen Chenoweth-Hage | October 23, 2006
HELEN CHENOWETH-HAGE IS PREMATURELY DEAD
I join with many thousands of her other friends in mourning
the death of Helen Chenoweth-Hage.
Helen was an outstanding member of Congress, and a wife of
the highly regarded Wayne Hage, who died just four months ago.
Congratulations to Sen. Brownback | October 20, 2006
BROWNBACK BLOCKS BUSH’S NOMINATION OF A PRO-HOMO JUDGE
Congratulations to Kansas GOP Senator Sam Brownback for blocking George
Bush’s appointment of pro-homosexual Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Janet
Neff to the U.S. District Court.
APPLE WAS ONE OF A KIND
was my privilege, on several occasions, to enjoy the company of R. W. Apple,
Jr., generally known as Johnny.
He was truly an extraordinary person and his death was widely mourned when
he passed earlier this month.
| October 16,
BUSH STILL FAVORS U.S.
CITIZENSHIP FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS
Bush cannot keep a secret. His desire to provide amnesty to illegal aliens
and have open borders with Mexico is reflected in his latest statement as
reported by WorldnetDaily
"We must remember that in order to secure our borders, in order to make
sure we fulfill our heritage, immigration reform must be comprehensive in
nature. We must understand that you can't kick 12 million people out of your
country; that we must figure out a way to say to those that if you're lawful
and if you've contributed to the United States of America, there is a way
for you to eventually earn citizenship."
Constitution Day CDs Available
| October 10,
HELP YOUR FAMILY
CAPTURE THE CONSTITUTION
If you were
not able to view on C-SPAN TCC’s Sixth Annual Commemoration of
Constitution Day on September 16 or be present in person, you can still
hear what was said for a mere $19.95.
in that amount, payable to TCC, will give you four CDs, which include an
address by Professor John Eidsmoe concerning the role of the Ten
Commandments in American jurisprudence, my comments describing the
Presidency of Andrew Jackson and his battle against the un-Constitutional
Bank of the United States, Phyllis Schlafly’s observations about the
Judicial Supremacists, Charles Orndorff’s Constitutional analysis of
proposals to give Washington, D.C. voting representation in Congress, and
Louis Ingram’s discussion of his book, “A Politically Incorrect
Constitution: What It really Says”.
These speeches, captured on CD, will be of value to every member of your
family, including children and grandchildren.
7-Eleven Banishes Chavez's Citgo
| October 5,
7-ELEVEN MERITS PRAISE FOR BANISHING HUGO CHAVEZ’S
Congratulations to 7-Eleven, Inc. for kicking Hugo Chavez’s
Citgo gas stations off the premises of 7-Eleven’s 2,100 locations.
Citgo is a Houston-based subsidiary of Hugo Chavez’s
state-owned oil company. Chavez is a vicious, anti-American demagogue and,
according to some who know him, a certified lunatic.
When will the Citgo sign be removed from Boston’s Kenmore
Square, overlooking Fenway Park and the Red Sox?
GOP SHOULD LOCK THE DOOR ON CLOSETED HOMOSEXUAL POLITICIANS
It was well known that Florida Republican Congressman Mark
Foley was a near lifelong practicing homosexual. Yet, the Republican Party
accepted him into the ranks of party leadership, making him a Deputy Whip
and enabling him to present himself as a defender of exploited, under-age
males in his role as Co-Chairman of the Congressional Missing and Exploited
There are other homosexual Republicans in Congress, and it
is time for the Republican leadership to expose them and expel them before
additional discredit is placed on our Republic’s legislative body, that
element of our Federal government which is placed first in responsibility
under Article I of the Constitution.
The Foley matter is another example of how Republican
leaders in Congress have exploited, preyed upon, and disrespected the
"values voters" on whose support they have been able to depend through so
many recent elections.
The problem of cozying up to practicing homosexuals is
nothing new. This was standard practice during the Speakership of Newt
Gingrich who was a defender and promoter of Wisconsin GOP homosexual
Congressman Steve Gunderson.
The "Voice of Virtue"
| October 3,
THE "VOICE OF VIRTUE" IS NO CONSERVATIVE
A "Letter to the Editor" in the Friday, September 29,
Washington Post observes that former U.S. Education Secretaries William
J. Bennett and Rod Paige "stated in their Sept. 21 op-ed column, ‘Why We
Need a National School Test,’ that a federally mandated education exam
should be formulated and adopted."
This is another example of how Bill Bennett has departed
from the principles he asserted in his campaign to become Secretary of
Education during the Reagan administration.
President Reagan’s first Education Secretary, Terrell Bell,
was a big liberal.
The Conservative Caucus Foundation monitored Bells’ use of
Education Department grants and contracts and discovered that he was
assigning Federal dollars to the National Education Association and other
Shortly after I brought this to the attention of President
Reagan’s close associate, Ed Meese, Bell was fired.
I was then asked to propose a replacement. I contacted a
great many people to ascertain their possible interest --- these included
Marva Collins, Tom Sowell, and Walter Williams, none of whom wished to be
Finally, the selection boiled down to two top contenders ---
John Silber, the President of Boston University, and Bill Bennett who was,
at that point, running the National Endowment for the Humanities.
I had a high regard for both men, but Bennett persuaded me
that, were he to be chosen, he would keep Federal education spending to a
minimum. He pointed out correctly that he could not terminate the Department
unless the President determined to do so by vetoing further authorizations
and appropriations for its continuation.
But Bennett emphasized to me that he would resist expanding
the Education Department’s budget.
At that point, I rallied other conservative organizations to
embrace Bennett’s candidacy for Education Secretary and President Reagan
named him to the post.
Some months thereafter, the front page of The Washington
Post reported that Secretary Bennett was requesting record levels of
spending for the Federal Department of Education. I was shocked, surprised,
and disappointed, and immediately placed a call to Secretary Bennett who
kindly took the call.
I said, "Bill, this is not what I thought you had promised
me". He said, in effect, "Howard, where you stand depends on where you sit
and you can’t be taken seriously as the head of a major Cabinet department
unless you seek more funding for its operations".
That was the last word on the subject that I heard from "the
voice of virtue".
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