BAGHDAD —FOX- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice mocked anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as a coward on Sunday, hours after the radical leader threatened to declare war unless U.S. and Iraqi forces end a military crackdown on his followers. Rice, in the Iraqi capital to tout security gains and what she calls an emerging political consensus, […]

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davidl on April 20th, 2008

The democrat race boils down to the this.  Mrs Clinton is a habitual liar, and Barack Obama(BO) is a lie.  You have to wonder what some of the voters are smoking in Pennsylvania, David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers: NANTICOKE, Pa. – This old mining town, like much of the rest of Pennsylvania, has two kinds of […]

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davidl on April 20th, 2008

[Mrs. Clinton] has always been a policy wonk, a functionary attuned to bureaucratic process, but she has never shown executive ability, which makes her quest for the presidency problematic. Hillary’s disastrous botching of national healthcare reform in 1993 (a project to which her husband rashly appointed her) will live in infamy. Obama may also have […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2008

Karl at Protein Wisdom: With the Iraqi Army defeating Moqtada al-Sadr’s Mahdi Army in Basra, the L.A. Times has moved on to tell its readers how terrible things might get in Najaf.  Buried in the middle of the piece, however, is a bit about the battle for Basra: This time, the grand ayatollahs have declined […]

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Eric Florack on April 20th, 2008

Over at OTB, James has noted that TV watching just isn’t the same. He notes an AdAge article: Just because your favorite dramas and comedies are back on the air after the writers strike doesn’t mean you’re necessarily watching them. A preliminary look at ratings of returning programs on the big broadcast networks reveals that […]

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