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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