Eric Florack on January 13th, 2008

Michelle Malkin : Uh-huh. Let’s face it. Nanny Bloomberg’s unmistakable message is this: “Cheez-Its for me, but not for thee.” So says Michelle. You’re going to have to go there to figure what the heck she’s talking about. But when you come back, ask yourself the question: How is this not Democrat Party politics as […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2008  SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. — White House hopeful Fred Thompson continued his debate-night criticism of rival Mike Huckabee on Friday, calling the primary contest a fight between the ideals of Ronald Reagan and populist appeals that blame others for problems.”This is about the heart and soul of the Republican Party and where the Republican Party […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2008

Ross Douthat at The Atlantic Here is some free advice for liberals who don’t care much for Jonah Goldberg or his (bestselling) new volume: Either confine yourself to dismissive snark, of the sort perfected by my colleague Matt, or buckle down and actually read the damn thing. The “definitive critiques” by people who admit that […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2008

A STUDY that claimed 650,000 people were killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq was partly funded by the antiwar billionaire George Soros. Soros, 77, provided almost half the £50,000 cost of the research, which appeared in The Lancet, the medical journal. Its claim was 10 times higher than consensus estimates of the […]

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McQ, over at Q&O, notes progress in Iraq… progress tha very few in the MSM will ever notice: Another real indication of progress in Iraq: Iraq’s western province of Anbar, hotbed of the Sunni Arab insurgency for the first four years of the war, will be returned to Iraqi control in March, a senior U.S. […]

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davidl on January 13th, 2008

Scott Johnson, Powerline, has “The case against John McCain.” I’ll go beyond Rick Santorum, and I don’t trust McCain on foreign or defense policy either. McCain has the problem of letting extraordinary temper get the better of his rather ordinary judgement. Sure John McCain is a genuine war hero, he flew flighters on and off […]

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davidl on January 13th, 2008

How Stalinist is it when the state hauls a citizen before an inquistion to force him to defend his right of Free Speech? Ezra Levant is forced to defend his freedom. Jim Addison, Wizbang, has the sordid details and videos: When a Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, published a series of cartoons depicting the Islamic Prophet Muhammad […]

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