Eric Florack on August 6th, 2007

Michael Goldfarb at the Weekly Standard is reporting: THE WEEKLY STANDARD has learned from a military source close to the investigation that Pvt. Scott Thomas Beauchamp–author of the much-disputed “Shock Troops” article in the New Republic’s July 23 issue as well as two previous “Baghdad Diarist” columns–signed a sworn statement admitting that all three articles […]

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Eric Florack on August 6th, 2007

WASHINGTON (AP) – Declaring a new direction in energy policy, the House on Saturday approved $16 billion in taxes on oil companies, while providing billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives for renewable energy and conservation efforts. Let’s see.  $16 billion.  You don’t suppose that’s going to cause any price at the pump issues, […]

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John Hawkins at Right Wing News has posted the most recent blogger poll, selecting the most and least desired Republican nominee for 2008.   Unsurprisingly, Fred Thompson walks away with this particular popularity contest. The list of Bloggers: Aaron’s CC, The Absurd Report, The American Princess, The Anchoress, Argghhhh!, AtlanticBlog, Atlas Shrugs, The Baseball Crank, Betsy’s […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2007

Kathryn Jean Lopez, Natonal Review, posts:  Bill Bennett asked this at the top of his show this morning: If Jeri Thompson’s old boyfriend is front-page news, will we get prominent treatment of Hillary Clinton’s husband’s extracurricular activities? Investigative work on some of the more disturbing allegations? I’d prefer none of it. But if the Washington Post wants to […]

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Eric Florack on August 6th, 2007

The Volunteer Opinion Journal: Did global warming impact the YearlyKos? It’s as good an excuse as any, I suppose.  The article goes on to quote The American Prospect, which I’ll nest, here: As the Military and Progressives panel came to an end, a young man in uniform stood up to argue that the surge was […]

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So, the big draw on the blogs this morning, is the Defeatist wing of the Democratic party, and their blogging mouthpieces complaining about the passage of the updated FISA law. Reaction from the New York Times and the Washington Post and the usual suspects is unsurprising, and of these, the Post is emblematic : THE […]

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Eric Florack on August 6th, 2007

The Palestinian Authority’s security organizations are unable to assume security control of cities in the West Bank, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayad told senior Israeli officials during recent meetings. Fayad told Israeli officials that the PA’s security forces are unable “to impose law and order in the West Bank at this time.” This report from […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2007

It is hard to find precedent for a supposed major presidential canidate as inept as Barack Obama, who is causing such international embarrassment.  Consider this Assocxated Press item: Pakistani tribal protesters gather to condemn the U.S. presidential hopeful candidate Barack Obama’s remarks, Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, in Miran Shah, capital of Pakistan’s tribal area of […]

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