It's time once again for the Watcher's Council's 'Weasel Of The Week' nominations, where we pick our choices to compete for the award of the famed Golden Weasel to a public figure who particularly deserves to be slimed and mocked for his or her dastardly deeds during the week. Every Tuesday morning, tune in for the Weasel of the Week nominations!
Here are this weeks' nominees....
FBI Director James Comey!!
The Noisy Room : FBI Director James Comey for knowing that Elton Simpson was interested in heading to Garland, Texas, before he and his ISIS companion, Nadir Soofi, opened fire at the Mohammed cartoon contest . Comey told reporters that the FBI had alerted the police in Garland, Texas, shortly before the event. Officers on the ground never saw the warnings, however, and no attempt was made to warn the organizers or their security team of the threat.
The Independent Sentinel : Mitch McConnell is actually proud of himself for giving the senate away to the Democrats at the expense of the party.
“A lot of folks like to joke about the odd couple that was Ted Kennedy and Orrin Hatch,” McConnell said, referring to the late Massachusetts Democrat and the Republican senator from Utah. “But I think Mitch McConnell and Barack Obama may have them outdone. I had to warn reporters not to faint last week before offering the president some praise on trade. I’m even getting handwritten notes from the president these days. He sent one the other day to thank me for supporting the nomination of Loretta Lynch.”
McConnell was thrilled about his thank you notes from Obama.
If this TPP deal is so loved by Obama it must be awful.
“A real sense of renewal is taking hold in the Senate,” said McConnell.
In other words, nothing has changed.
Failed Lawyer, Racist, Palestinian Apologist And Far Left 'Comedian' Dean Obeidallah!!
Nice Deb :Dean Obeidallah a liberal "comedian" (using the term loosely) earned a nomination for Weasel of the Week this week for completely missing the point of Pamela Geller's 'Draw Mohammed' contest.
Obeidallah seems to think the contest was put on by "Islamophobes" for the purpose of insulting Muslims. As Geller has explained umpteen times since the the event in Texas was attacked by Jihadists, the point was to defend free speech.
In an interview with Newsweek, Geller said, “if they had announced that they were going to kill non-Muslims for not obeying any other element of Shariah law, we would have made our stand on that. They are trying to intimidate free people into submitting to Shariah blasphemy laws by killing over the cartoons, so it was over the cartoons that we had to make a stand.”
By holding his own contest hitting back at “Islamophobes,” Obeidallah is suggesting that he believes the motivating factor behind Geller’s contest was to ridicule all Muslims. But he couldn’t be more off the mark if he tried. Geller’s event was designed to stand up for free speech while lampooning those who would kill over a cartoon.
And the Jihadists who attacked proved her point that such events are necessary.
I'm not sure what Obeidallah's point is other than to angrily lash out at people he disagrees with.
The Internal Revenue Service, AKA 'Them ##@#!! Revenooers!'
Don Surber : This outraged me:
The IRS did not fire those federal employees who did not pay all their taxes. The IRS gave them promotions.
From the Wall Street Journal:
IRS reform legislation adopted in 1998 said that the agency must fire any employee who violates tax laws, unless the agency decides to soften the punishment.
The new report found that over a 10-year period starting in 2003, 1,580 IRS employees were found to be willfully noncompliant with tax laws. Of that total, 620 or 39% were terminated, resigned or retired. The remaining 61% got lesser penalties such as suspensions, reprimands or counseling.
Specific violations included overstatement of expenses, claiming of a first-time homebuyer tax credit without buying a home, and failure to timely file tax returns. Some employees had “significant and sometimes repeated tax noncompliance issues, and a history of other conduct issues,” according to the report.
Under President Obama, federal taxes no longer are collected to run the federal government. The politicians run it on borrowed money, and taxes collected to punish his political foes, such a the Tea Party.
Well, there it is. What a despicable group of Weasels...ANY OF THEM COULD WIN! Check back Thursday to see which Weasel walks off with the statuette of shame!
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