Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Upon being asked, during a phone interview, for a comment on the vindication of the Marines at Haditha that John Murtha slandered, his staff responded: Click. We’re still waiting for you to apologize, Mr. Murtha. You already have no credibility.  Would you prefer we assume you have no honor, as well? Update: Michelle notes the […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Hey Billy, even you aren’t aware of the scope of the attempt, here…. an unusual situation… “The United States should consider implementing a European-style gasoline tax if it hopes to deal with energy security and global warming, the head of Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday. ‘The way to get at is to make an economic […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Over at Q&O, McQ says: You know sometimes you think that something is so obvious that even Ellen Goodman might figure it out. But then you’d be wrong. In one of the more absurd columns it has been my misfortune to read in a long time, Goodman tells us that the political blogosphere just isn’t […]

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davidl on August 10th, 2007

Mrs, Clinton gets snotty and sloppy with the facts.  When asked why she favored socialized medicine, i.e. HillaryCare, Mrs. Clinton flatly denied having ever favored socialized medicine.   Alllah Pundit, Hot Air, has the video. Last week, Mrs. Clinton openly admitted a canidate should not speak everything he might think.  Now she denies having favored, and still […]

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davidl on August 10th, 2007

Sudhin Thaanawala. writes, “Peace activist Cindy Sheehan announces candidacy:” (08-09) 15:20 PDT San Francisco (AP) — Citing her son as inspiration, a tearful Cindy Sheehan announced her candidacy Thursday for the U.S. House of Representatives. The anti-war activist is running as an independent against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has represented San Francisco in Congress […]

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davidl on August 10th, 2007

Presidential elections are won by taking and holding the middle.  B.J Clinton become the only ‘rat elected president the last thirty years by claiming to be a new, read moderate, democrat.   For B.J.’s professed moderation we eight years of Janet Reno and Joyclyn Elders. The vehicle for B.J. moderatation was Democratic Leadership Council.   The DLC […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Billy Hollis over at Q&O: I’m referring to Tom Daschle. You’ll recall that he got knocked out in 2004 despite being the Democrats’ leader in the Senate at the time. His co-senator, elected in 2002, was Tim Johnson, who suffered a serious stroke a while back. Johnson’s seat is up for grabs in 2008. Now, […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

James Joyner says this morning: Anthony Watts as generated a huge amount of blogospheric attention with his report on Steve McIntyre’s recalculation of temperature trends. It turns out that the Y2K bug skewed previous data from this decade. Four of the top 10 years of US CONUS high temperature deviations are now from the 1930s: […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Boortz raises an interesting point: Yesterday the federal government proposed yet another version of an airline passenger pre-screening program.  It’s called Secure Flight.  It will let domestic passengers volunteer to provide their date of birth and gender when the purchase airline tickets. According to the Transportation Security Administrator, giving these pieces of data will help […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2007

Bret Baier, who is still doing Hume’s job, says last night: Anti-war groups are said to be split over the question of whether to attack Democrats over their failure to secure legislation mandating a troop withdrawal from Iraq. The Hill reports some activists feel moveon.org has abandoned its credentials as an issue-based advocacy group in […]

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