davidl on December 28th, 2007

I have directly observed how more and more Iraqis have grown to hate al Qaeda as much as Americans do. Al Qaeda has lost all credibility there, both from a religious standpoint as well as strategically Michael Yon.

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

One person,  Benazir Bhutto, one death, two Posts, Washington and New York  and two completely different takes.   David Ignatius, Washington Post, came to laud the late Benazir Bhutto, via RCP: Try to imagine a young Pakistani woman bounding into the newsroom of the Harvard Crimson in the early 1970s and banging out stories about college sports […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2007

Ah, yes, Ron Paul. Never have so many braincells been inactive for so long. James at OTB: The top story on Memeorandum this morning is a piece from Little Green Footballs entitled “Ron Paul Blames US Policy for Bhutto Killing.” The author links a CNN video in which Paul says that our support for the […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Promoted, from comments. We live in dangerous times and we need a leader who can make rational and sober assessments of the real world.   Sadly for us, we a have gaggle of candidates in both parties who either are hopelessly naive, or just plain stupid with respect to foreign affairs. Fools have suggested that while we should […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2007

Scientist Patrick Michaels writes in the American Spectator Thursday that if a major journal reported the planet has warmed twice as much as previously thought it would be front-page news in every paper. He writes: “But what would happen if a paper was published demonstrating that the planet may have warmed up only half as […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2007

COALITION FORCES DISRUPT AL KUT CRIMINAL ELEMENT NETWORKS, 11 TERRORISTS KILLED Posted: 27 Dec 2007 04:23 AM CST COALITION FORCES DISRUPT AL KUT CRIMINAL ELEMENT NETWORKS, 11 TERRORISTS KILLED IRAQI POLICE UNCOVER MAJOR WEAPONS CACHE Posted: 26 Dec 2007 07:43 AM CST IRAQI POLICE UNCOVER MAJOR WEAPONS CACHE

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2007

A crazy day, yesterday. For yours truly, lots of irons in the fire, some web development, my day gig some home duities, but of course, as with all of us, yesterday, before I even started the day came the news about the Benazir Bhutto assassination. So, while working through the days chores, I had some […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

The Clinton’s have become prolific, albeit rather inept, liars.    Steve Gilbert, Sweetness & Light, compares Mrs. Clinton’s press release to her autobiography: She just can’t help herself: I came to know Mrs. Bhutto over many years, during her tenures as Prime Minister and during her years in exile. Sure she did. From Hillary’s (ghostwritten) autobiography, […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Ann Althouse obviously has a much greater willingness to parse Mrs. Clinton in detail than I do.  Professor Althouse catches this snippet of Clintonspeak: Writes David Linkin (linked by Stephen Kaus). He’s talking about Hillary Clinton in a maddening exchange with David Gregory. What struck me is this. She starts by deflecting Gregory’s characterization of […]

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