davidl on March 31st, 2008

Chelsea Clinton continues her family tradition of campaigning without honor.   Miss Clinton refuses to answer legitimate questions about the character of the candidate for whom  she is endorsing and campaigning.   Allah Pundit, Hot Air, post the video. here  This is not acceptable.  If Miss Clinton is unwilling to discuss the character or Mrs. Clinton, Miss Clinton should […]

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I wasn’t exactly goig through withdrawal symptoms over the weekend, while the site servers got moved physically… but damned near that. At least a dozen times I saw something that screamed out to be written up for the blog, and opened an editor only to remember that the blog wasn’t up, and I couldn’t post it anyway.Aside […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2008

Matthew Daneman, writing the the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle: More than 60 years after cultural icon Rosie the Riveter symbolized women’s emergence in the workplace, the state’s corporate boardrooms and corner offices remain largely a boys-only club. A study released this month by Cornell University’s Institute for Women and Work found that women hold […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2008

Is Barack Obama a middle of the road, moderate, politician who can bring the two Americas of John Edwards together?   In a word, no!   However BO plays one on the campaign trail.    Kenneth P. Vogel, Polito, During his first run for elected office, Barack Obama played a greater role than his aides now acknowledge in crafting […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2008

OK, I’ve gotta give Joe Lieberman credit. From Time this morning: Well, I say that the Democratic Party changed. The Democratic Party today was not the party it was in 2000. It’s not the Bill Clinton-Al Gore party, which was strong internationalists, strong on defense, pro-trade, pro-reform in our domestic government. It’s been effectively taken […]

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By way of John Hawkins’ Conservative Grapevine, we get news that backs something Ive been saying for weeks now. I’ve been saying that we’re about to see a massive price drop… that even exclusive of any major finds, that the fundamentals are not there for $70.BBS, much less $100+/BBL…. and thusfar if anyone dared comment, […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Hume, on Friday:  The left-wing blog Think Progress has had to eat its words after claiming presidential candidate John McCain plagiarized. An entry posted Thursday – under the heading “Corrupt Establishments” – claims that McCain lifted parts of a speech given by retired Navy Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer. During a Wednesday speech to the Los […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Meet today’s hero, SSG Raymond Bittinger, an infantryman and squad leader with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment of the 1st Infantry Division. On the day of this incident he was attached to the 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment. So says McQ yesterday. A great story, made all the greater by the reaction of Bittinger, […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Michelle notes that the charges against Lance Cpl Stephen Tatum have been dropped. By the Marines… not by Democrat Jack Murtha, who accused the Marines of murdering people in cold blood. Where’s Jack Murtha now? Certainly, he is not where he belongs… in jail for his smears. At the very least, Murtha needs to be […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

MSNBC is saying: BAGHDAD – Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Sunday ordered his fighters off the streets nationwide and called on the government to stop raids against his followers and free them from prison. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki issued a statement calling the order “a step in the right direction” towards resolving six days of […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Yeah, THAT figures. While this site was offline because of the server move…. (and I must admit the performance appears to be better at first glance) it turns out that WordPress has released a new version, too, and the system is demanding an upgrade. I think I’ll be holding off on that just a bit, […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2008

In 2000, Mrs Clintoin campaigned on promise to fix the upstate New York economy.   She did not.   Now Mrs. Clinton is promising to fix the national economy   Yet while Mrs.. Clinton claims this magical, albeit never demonstrated, economic genius, much like Barack Obama claimed ability to bring people together, Mrs. Clinton can not even manage […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

From the Telegraph, today: Plans for Al Gore to take the Democratic presidential nomination as the saviour of a bitterly divided party are being actively discussed by senior figures and aides to the former vice-president. The bloody civil war between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama has left many Democrats convinced that neither can deliver a […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Apparently all went well on their end. We’d have been back sooner, but they apparently changed the database address, and I had to go hunting for it. Normal posting will commence once i pick up the pieces here. David and Fers, you’re good to go, too. Ad Info: Looks like there’s a bit of weirdness […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2008

It still seems a long shot, but could Rudi Guiliani still make to the White House, in 2013?    New York has been a stepping stone for governors aspiring to become president, both Roosevelt’s,  Thomas Dewey, and even George Pataki.    The New York Post reports that if David Paterson resigned and a special election if called, Guiliani […]

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