Monday, June 30, 2008

Heinous Evil

Most Americans have never been face-to-face with heinous evil thus have no reference point from which to judge Islamic terrorists. We cannot comprehend cutting off the heads of children before their parents eyes or roasting a child and feeding it to the family or a brother killing his sister or mother because she somehow besmirched his honor. Our minds simply will not permit it and we will not believe it.
---William Fortner 2008---

Loudest and Longest

Those who rail the longest and loudest to advance their agenda are often using volume and repetition to conceal the misrepresentation or absence of fact.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Lifters and Leaners

I think government has too long meddled in nature's process of natural selection. In my lifetime I have observed that there are two kinds of people, lifters and leaners. To survive as a nation, we must cultivate the lifters, not the leaners, in our society.
---William Fortner 2000---

Life's Blood

If illegal immigrants really are the life's blood of this country, we need the fence immediately to keep them here and laws to prevent US dollars moving south to relatives so our illegals can live the good life and not be a welfare burden. --- William Fortner 2007 ---


What I hate most about "liberalism" is the myriad mindless restrictions, countless conflicting rules, and relentless theft of personal freedoms which are part and parcel to its insatiable thirst for power.
---William Fortner 2004 ---

Liberal Automatons

It is the height of liberal schizophrenia and callus irony that the liberal automatons who scream "baby killer" at America's military think nothing of aborting millions of babies. How is killing a pregnant woman a double murder, but abortion not even a misdemeanor?
--- William Fortner 2008 ---

Liberal Apologists

Note to liberal apologists for Islam: Must you wait until a son of allah has you bent over and tweaking your ear, making you squeal like a pig, before you realize you are well and truly screwed?
--- William Fortner 2006---

Liberal American

The terrorists had only to look at Vietnam and Somalia to determine the grit and resolve of the American liberal and merely used the liberal media to increase their numbers.
---William Fortner 2006 ---

Legal Greed and Avarice

I hold the legal profession responsible for the flood of truly frivolous lawsuits. Greed and avarice is a most terrible disease when it infects a lawyer and many I think are terminal.
---William Fortner 2004 ---

Friday, June 27, 2008

Print Media Dying

America's print media is dying. It is dying because it was and is incapable of telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
---William Fortner 2008---

Left's Hatred

I don't think the liberal left can see through their hatred of President Bush to understand what is at stake in the world today. Apparently neither logic nor moral values nor sense of national responsibility play any part in their decisions. They seem to bear much too great a burden of shame and revulsion for the strength and success of this nation.
--- William Fortner 2004 ---


If leaking the "classified" information about Valerie Plame was as dire as the media indicates, then, after analyzing other leaks, I am forced to conclude the greatest threats to America are the CIA, the Congress and the media.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Lazy thinker

Those too lazy to think for themselves will act foolishly for others.
--- William Fortner 2005 ---

Lawyers and Thieves

It is truly said that there is no honor among thieves. The fact that thieves do not trust lawyers and buy and sell them by the pound speaks reams about that profession.
---William Fortner 2001 ---

Lawyer Justice

Lawyers and judges say they love the law. I believe most do, however, I would prefer that they love instead justice which is an entirely different concept.
--- William Fortner 2001 ---

Lawyer truth

"There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of the law. No artist ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth." --Jean Giradoux --

Monday, June 23, 2008

Supreme Court Junta

In one week, five liberal Supreme Court judges overruled and completely usurped the power of the Legislative and the Executive branches of government with impunity. We might as well send Congress and the Administration home and save the money.
---William Fortner 2008---

Law and Justice

Law takes from the criminal and gives to the state. Justice takes from the criminal and gives to the victim.
---William Fortner 2004 ---

Last Crusade

Islamists have made it painfully clear to even the most casual observer that the beginning of the LAST crusade is long overdue.
---William Fortner 2007 ---

Language Barrier

Mexicans in the US and Africans in the US will never get along because of the language barrier. The Mexicans speak Spanish and the Africans speak Muhfuggah.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---

Laci Laws

Many states have enacted "Laci Laws" that make killing a pregnant woman a multiple homicide by considering a viable fetus a person. Those states permit abortion on demand ... how?
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Know God

To truly know himself, it is imperative that man know God as he is made in God's image.
---William Fortner 2004 ---

Know Everything

Men don't know everything, but women just won't believe it. Take me for instance, I have been trying unsuccessfully for years to convince my wife that I don't have a clue how her best friend's brassiere found its way into my jacket pocket.

---William Fortner 2002 ---

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Crap for Congress

We have crap for a Congress because we are a lazy, uninformed and ignorant electorate. If we want a legislature that doesn't rob us blind and act like spoiled children then the we need to quit acting like absentee parents begging for welfare.
---William Fortner 2008---


Liberalism is a hodge-podge of poorly thought out feelings mistaken for brilliant ideas by know-it-alls with an aversion to being inconvenienced by or even reminded of the predictable disasters they inevitably cause.
---William Fortner 2008---

Killing Innocents

If killing innocents, cutting throats, beheadings and torture are true demands of Islam why are those who do these things ashamed to show their faces?
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Kennedy Kerry

Ted Kennedy and John Kerry are the best Massachusetts has to offer. Think about that.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---


Justice - The brave jihadist bursts through the gates of heaven to claim his 70 virgins...and they greet him with a raucous "OINK"!
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Judge Material

If a judge needs permanent tenure and immunity from the people to render just rulings and good judgments, then that person is not judge material.
---William Fortner 2006---

Judge James Whittemore

"... US District Judge James Whittemore, who was nominated to the court in 1999 by President Clinton, will now decide the fate of Terri Schiavo. ..." At least the democrats are consistent. They are equally willing to kill the unborn, the sick, and the old ... unless, of course, they happen to be criminals or democrats or both.
--- William Fortner 2005 ---

Saturday, June 14, 2008

John Conyers

John Conyers' (D-MI) staff apparently misappropriated 60 turkeys from a food bank intended for the poor. Bad enough to be a crook, but to be a petty crook is an insult to the stature and reputation of Congress.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---

Jihadist Casualties

Those who seek America's defeat at the hands of radical Islam should go directly to the most troubled areas to do their part by becoming jihadist casualties to weaken America's resolve.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---


The Jews are a convenient excuse for the failures of others and the whipping boy of choice for fascism.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Jesse and Al

Jesse and Al sold the black vote for personal aggrandizement to liberal politicians who used the vote to supplant blacks with Hispanics. I reckon the blacks need to immigrate to Canada or Mexico. The Democrats have little use for them anymore.
--- William Fortner 2008 ---

Islamic Male

If every single radical Islamic male was eliminated from the face of the earth, they would not be missed nor would the world suffer since they neither create nor provide anything useful to the rest of the world.--- William Fortner 2007 ---

Islam Is Peaceful

Islam is a "peaceful" religion only when Muslims are a minority, at a military disadvantage or have reason to fear swift and certain retribution.
---William Fortner 2008---

Investigate A Democrat

Democrats can investigate anything and everything except a Democrat.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---


I take no pleasure in knowing, that should this country be invaded, it will be the governmental leaders who will be hunted down and eliminated early on. I think Congress should meditate on that long and hard every time they consider a military base closing or cutting a defense budget.
--- William Fortner 2005 ---

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Internal Combustion

I note with some amusement that those who would have America do away completely with the internal combustion engine travel frequently and exclusively by SUV and aircraft instead of bicycle, horse or foot.
---William Fortner 2005 ---

Ink Empires

Self serving and dishonest ink empires and truthless telecast media intentionally infect the gullible reader and viewer with a morbid fear and a malaise of utter hopelessness.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Informed Electorate

The idiots outnumber the ignorant, the fools outnumber the fatuous and the liberals outnumber the losers. Combined, that makes intelligent people the minority and an informed electorate an impossibility.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---

Industrial Base

In the first half of the last century America's industrial base provided equipment and material in abundant quantities for the free world to defeat two major threats to world peace and to hold a legion of lesser ones at bay. Today, unfounded environmental hysteria and confiscatory taxes have sent that industrial base to China, our greatest potential enemy. It is likely that their concept of world order will prevail in the next, inevitable war. Are you ready for that?
---William Fortner 2002---

Individual Freedom

The Constitution of the United States is not a binding writ of servitude, subjection or obligation to the government. It is a document of individual freedom and emancipation which limits government in all its forms. --- William Fortner 2006 ---

Incredible Sensitivity

If the current incredible "sensitivity" growth rate continues, liberalism could become so distressed at normal behavior that it may appall itself out of existence in less than 10 years.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---

I Am Ashamed

27 January 2008

Dear Senator ******,

I am so mad I could drink kerosene and pee napalm. The RNC did little if anything to support those with solid conservative values in the primaries and Republican incumbents did their best to ”out worst” the Democrats at dealing pork. I am ashamed of Republicans and the RNC.

Earmarks are killing this country. It has resulted in perennial politicians who guarantee their reelection with votes paid for by money stolen from the public purse. These feather merchants do little more than make noise and make citizens even more dependent on government. It has got to end.

I have heard the porkers squeal that earmarks are legal. That may be. Farting in church is legal too, but decent people don’t do it except in an emergency. Many in public office today are abusing the earmark privilege and few seem to care. I think the Senate and House rules need a change. No more phantom “riders” and no more earmarks. If a rider does not directly relate to the main bill, it needs to be stripped from the bill. If an item cannot stand up to public scrutiny and the drafter cannot successfully defend his reasoning for the money, then it is not a valid need. Likely it is not constitutional either. I have nothing but contempt for those who earmark themselves into another term, but cannot find enough money to take care of our veterans or properly fund the military that is taking the fight to the enemy to keep it off our soil. Putting Jeff Flake on the Appropriations Committee would stop some of the most egregious abuse as well as slow down the normal petty theft.

Politics seems a game much like football to the national committees. I do not consider governing America a game and the “gridiron” rah rah, yea team, deal with the devil to win attitude nauseates me. “He/she is a Republican, therefore, we have to stand behind them,” doesn’t cut it anymore. If a Republican votes relatively consistently with the opposition or votes with the opposition on key Republican issues, I think RNC funds should stop and that person be asked to change affiliations. It does us no good to continue to countenance disloyalty. Let the Democrats worry about how they are going to vote.

Since no conservatives appear on the ballot this year, I regret I must sit out the primary and the November elections. The quality isn’t there and I can’t hold my nose that tightly. I am sorry, but I consider the right to vote sacred and my vote worthy. I will not cast it for the unworthy. Perhaps Hillary will bring the silverware back when she returns to the White House in 2009. Maybe she can be kept from taking it home with her again in 2013 provided we can find a worthy statesman with bedrock, unchanging values and big enough hairy ones to have her locked up if she does. I am sick to death of let’s-get-along dreamers and wet-finger wimps.

William Fortner

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Increase Food Production

The UN cries the world must urgently increase food production. The UN should start insisting the third world and Islam stop fighting and start farming or starve, not urging the free world to produce more so fighting and terrorism can continue.
--- William Fortner 2008 ---

Incompatible With Islam

As communism is incompatible with capitalism, so it is that Islam is incompatible with the Constitution of the United States.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---


The Preamble to the Constitution cites life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as inalienable rights. Neither the Preamble nor Constitution guarantee those rights at the expense of your neighbor's rights or his pocketbook.
---William Fortner 2000---

Impervious to Shame

Those who are consumed by hatred are impervious to shame. --- William Fortner 2005 ---

Immigration Laws

Politicians would have you believe the country which put a man on the moon, brought down the Soviet Union without firing a shot, tracked a diseased cow from another country to a specific stall in this country within hours and freed 50 million people in two countries from tyranny is totally incapable of enforcing its own immigration laws or deporting 12 million criminals. Well, BS!
--- William Fortner 2006 ---


I am amused that the liberal mainstream media pass themselves off as"Illuminati" and the liberal Hollywood set as "Glitterati." Considering Rather's inability to recognize a blatant forgery as well as the minimal educational achievement of the Hollywood crowd perhaps they should be reclassified as"Ignorati" and "Illiterati."
---William Fortner 2004 ---

The Mere Appearance of Wrongdoing.

1 August 2007

Dear Representative ********,
I could chew nails and spit rust! Does the Justice Department, thus the FBI, work for and answer to the President and the administration or not? I am so sick of Democrats getting passes or wrist slaps for criminal activity and rubbing the nation’s nose in it that I could just crap and fall back in it.

Please be so kind as to tell me why the names Reid, Feinstein and Pelosi are not on the list of those being investigated? Are they above investigation? Is their power or position such that they have immunity from the law?

It appears Reid has been involved in similar land deals for which one Republican is now serving time. Harry Reid has not been forthcoming with convincing or adequate explanations regarding that issue in my opinion. As Teddy Kennedy says, the mere appearance of wrongdoing MUST be investigated.

It is a no brainer that Feinstein should be investigated for malfeasance in regards to her MilCon shenanigans packing public funds into her husband's companies. The stink from that episode is so odious that it rips the hair from my nostrils. Exactly, Congressman, when will the investigation into Feinstein by the Justice Department begin? Certainly, the mere appearance of wrongdoing MUST be investigated.

Pelosi publicly violated the Logan Act…publicly on national TV. There is no question of guilt! Why does she not have chaffed wrists and a cute orange jumpsuit? She not only broke a serious law, she did it to embarrass this nation and its elected administration, the duty of which is to make foreign policy. Pelosi was not empowered to make any promises or discuss American issues with a foreign despot. When can Americans expect to see Congress strip her of the office she abused and refuse to seat her? When will this happen? Again, the mere appearance of wrongdoing MUST be investigated.

What the plue perfect hell is going on in Washington? Why are these people not indicted or at least being investigated? Is justice blind or is “justice” merely a Democrat attack dog used to shred the reputations of innocent Republicans? Why in the hell was Scooter Libby indicted for saying something about a NON CRIME and Fitzgerald is not in jail for abusing his office since he knew there was never any crime to begin with? He wasted public funds knowing there was no crime. That is malfeasance in office at best and fraud at worst and both ARE a crime. The mere appearance of wrongdoing MUST be investigated.

The Pledge of Allegiance does not say, "One nation, under God, with a get out of jail free card for Democrats and constant investigation for whichever Republicans Democrats choose to screw next."

Do you really think the American people are going to tolerate this much longer? The Republican Party is down on campaign funds and donations are down to a trickle already. No one thinks the Republicans have any backbone. If the Republican Party wants to get donations, win the Presidency and make gains in the House and Senate then they must grow some testicles and make justice a two-way street. Republicans don’t have any credibility while the Democrats are taking a daily whiz on their shoes.

I await your answer most anxiously.

Yours truly,
William S. Fortner

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Ignorant Following The Stupid

The "getting out of Iraq" hysteria of the Congressional left tells me it is no longer the blind leading the blind. It is the ignorant following the stupid.
--- William Fortner 2007 ---

If There Is

If there is no God, there is no Heaven. If there is no Heaven, there is no hope. If there is no hope then mankind perishes for man cannot live without hope.
--- William Fortner 2005 ---

Ice Age Meltdown

I am enjoying the schizophrenia of the scientific community as it tries to justify an impending ice age and a global melt down with the same data...that supports neither event.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Hunger and Thirst

Among those who hunger and thirst for power, honesty is an alien concept and the whole truth an unnecessary irritant. Much of the media and many politicians appear to be famished.
--- William Fortner 2006 ---


Being humane to people who have no respect for humanity is folly.
---William Fortner 2005 ---

Human Survival

Human survival depends on a host of agricultural, engineering, scientific and educational skills not on athletic prowess, musical talent or thespian ability. Even the garbage collector is more necessary than the actor, singer or sports figure. Why do we heap the greatest wealth and esteem on those we need the least?
--- William Fortner 2006 ---

Concealed Carry License

1 October, 2006

Dear President Bush,

I have noticed that some states do not recognize an Alabama Concealed Carry License for one main reason, that being a national agency check for criminal history is not done by Alabama. I cannot fathom why this is not done in Alabama. It seems prudent. Additionally, some states like South Carolina do not allow persons under the age of 21 to carry concealed weapons. I am not sure people under that age should be carrying concealed weapons. I think a special permit for those Alabamians who really need a concealed carry permit under the age of 21 years old could be handled with a special permit of some sort.

I know the foregoing is not specifically your problem, but it demonstrates one of mine you have in your power to remedy. I spent much of my Navy service outside of the US and I travel around this country a lot since I retired from the Navy, but I do not like being a potential victim while I travel with my family. I devoted 30 years of my life to defending this country and it is a painful and insulting slap in the face that I cannot defend myself in every state. That should not be. I did not sacrifice for only the states that permit me to carry a concealed weapon and honor Alabama's CCW license. I sacrificed for all 50 states and the territories. The Second Amendment does not recognize any state authority to infringe upon it, but many do and they do not all have the same rules.

Retired military people held high positions of trust and responsibility for many years in service to this country yet this nation does not grant them very basic Second Amendment rights on a national level. I cannot fathom the reasoning. When we were young, we perhaps had an opportunity to physically fight off an attacker. Now that we are older, that option has diminished and continues to diminish every day while our vulnerability increases as older people are considered easy pickings. It is not in our mental make up to run from trouble, nor could we now because of physical limitations. Military veterans, above all others, should be able to defend themselves and their families anywhere in America. By our blood and tears, we have earned that right. Many in the House and Senate have been designated "Federal Marshals" to permit the carry of a concealed weapon for protection. Is the service of a politician, safe at home, more deserving than that of the veteran who dodged the bullets or bled and cried for fallen comrades on foreign soil? Nor are we provided the luxury of trained body guards who would gladly give their lives for us as we would have for our country.

I carry a pistol in my RV for personal protection, but I cannot enter the Redstone Arsenal at Huntsville to go to the commissary. What do veterans who carry weapons in their vehicles and travel to other states where their weapons license is recognized do if they need to go on base for some reason, including medical? Bases do not "hold" weapons for you while you are on base for maybe an hour or two to shop or fill up with gas. Honest people are forced to lie since there is no place they can store a pistol to comply with base regulations. I checked with the Huntsville Police. They would not. This is grossly unfair and wrong and lying went out of vogue with the previous administration.

President Bush, will you propose a national concealed weapon carry law for military veterans and include in that right military bases as that is where campgrounds, commissaries and exchanges are located or make it so with the stroke of your pen? Fingerprints and National Agency Checks are readily available for military veterans so this is not a problem. We have also trained with firearms. I dare day that a 60 year-old veteran is as safe and trustworthy with a loaded pistol in his vehicle or on his person as the 19 year-old gate guard with a loaded M-16.

Enacting such legislation is cheap, but would likely sit well with retired military families and they would make their approval known at the ballot box. Remember, every military veteran killed by some crack-head thug is a Republican vote needlessly lost forever and dead Republicans often vote Democrat.

Thank you.

William Fortner, LCDR, USN (Ret.)