Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Watcher's Council Nominationas & An Opening

Each week, the members of the Watcher's Council nominate one of their own posts and a second from outside the Council for consideration by other council members in a contest for best post. The Watcher publishes the results each Friday morning.

There is an opening at the Council if you would like to nominate your blog for the Council. If you go to the Watcher's site, you will find instructions on how to apply on the right-hand sidebar.

Terry Trippany plays the role of Watcher of Weasels. Do visit the Watcher's Site for his theme of the week. Normally, he chooses a single topic on which to write, but he today gives voice to a reality that also struck me in the past week - the vast amount of hot topics that are innundating us today. His thoughts on it are worth repeating:

One thing is certain however, each topic usually has two things in common, Barack Obama, and a corrupt media failing to provide the oversight and insight necessary to adequately educate the people they seek to inform influence.

Regardless of the topic you will usually find that Barack Obama is at the root of the problem, not as some sort or problem solver but as an antagonist or an agitprop. Whether it is the Obama administration’s missteps on Iran by failing to support democracy and liberty over tyranny and oppression, the illegal firing and subsequent smear campaign against former AmeriCorps inspector general Gerald Walpin or the further degeneration of the mainstream media as ABC teams up with the White House to promote the Democrats plan to get their hands on the Health Care industry and all the dollars that go with it, Barack Obama is a central figure in each of these problems.

Do read Terry's entire post.

This week's nominations are:


Joshuapundit - Iran ‘Election’ Update

The Razor - The Coward in Chief

Rhymes With Right - Obama Should Fire Panetta For Cheney Smear — But Supports Him Instead

The Glittering Eye - Dammit They Did What I Said

Wolf Howling - Iran 6/16 - The Fire Still Burning

The Provocateur - ACORN and Ratner: Alinsky Would be Proud

Bookworm Room - Obama’s belief in the power of his own rhetoric

Right Truth - When the unbelievable becomes true

Soccer Dad - The campaign’s the thing

Colossus of Rhodey - John Rosenberg shreds the “disparate impact” theory

Mere Rhetoric - Liberal Foreign Policy Experts: This Ahmadinejad Reelection Was Just So Unpredictable!


Submitted By: Joshuapundit - Christopher Hitchens - Don’t Call It An Election In Iran

Submitted By: Rhymes With Right - NewsBusters - Schultz: I ‘Absolutely’ Believe Cheney Wants Americans To Die

Submitted By: The Glittering Eye - - What Happened in Iran?

Submitted By: Wolf Howling - Michael Ledeen @ PJM - So How’s It Going In Iran?

Submitted By: The Provocateur - Liberty Chick - ACORN Part III

Submitted By: Bookworm Room - The New Republic - Narrative Dissonance

Submitted By: Right Truth - The Last Crusade - CNN, FOX NEWS TURN BLIND EYE TO UPRISING IN IRAN

Submitted By: Soccer Dad - The Hashmonean - Coup D’etat: The Revolutionary Guards In Control of Iran Had Nothing to Fear From Obama Biden (Link Update I)

Submitted By: Bookworm Room - Wall Street Journal - What If Israel Strikes Iran?

Submitted By: Mere Rhetoric - Legal Insurrection / Hot Air Greenroom - What About The Right Not To Wear Head Covering

Submitted By: The Watcher - Michelle Malkin - Obama’s AmeriCrooks and cronies scandal

Submitted By: The Watcher - National Review Online - Obama’s Choice is Not to Choose on Iran

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