davidl on May 28th, 2008

1952, Dwight David Eisenhower: “I will go to Korea,” Ike went to Korea.  The fighting stopped. 2008, Barack Hussien Obama, rejects John McCain’s proposal that they both go to Iran, From the BO campaign, via Jim Geraghty, National Review. “John McCain’s proposal is nothing more than a political stunt, and we don’t need any more […]

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davidl on May 28th, 2008

Only two problems; Courtesy Michele Malkin: MR. McCLELLAN: Well, why, all of a sudden, if he (Richard Clarke) had all these grave concerns, did he not raise these sooner? This is one-and-a-half years after he left the administration. And now, all of a sudden, he’s raising these grave concerns that he claims he had. And […]

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Boeing is saying they expect the Oil Bubble to burst soon… basically echoing what I’ve been saying for several weeks. The Austrailians are saying it,Jordan Khan is saying it (And proving it with his charting) The Arabs are saying it… This bubble is about to burst. The only question is, how many will be hurt […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Hume, last night: The group that spearheaded the successful effort to have polar bears listed as a threatened species has a blueprint for further action that could create ripples throughout the U.S. economy. The Arizona Daily Star reports the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity wants to use the polar bear designation as a springboard to […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Not a good day for Mass Transit, today. Chicago’s Channel 5/WMAQ  is reporting there’s been a derailment on the elevated Green line. From the look of the pictures, it appears the second of four cars on this particular train ‘caught a point’ on a switch, one end of the car going one way, and the other, […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

JACKSON, Miss. -AP- An Amtrak passenger train collided with a garbage truck Tuesday on a rural stretch of central Mississippi track, injuring at least seven people, authorities said.Three of those taken to hospitals were Amtrak employees who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said. He did not know the status of the others hurt, […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

As we expected, Obama has rejected McCain’s proposal that they go to Iraq together. Hot Air makes note of this and says: Even more amusing than Maverick’s savviness in forcing this choice on him is TPM straining to spin it as some sort of manifestation of principle — a standard Obama reaction whenever he weasels […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

There’s been a fair amount of chatter on the web about Jim Webb being Obama’s choice for VP. I’m not sure how much to credit this talk. He’d make a fair enough choice for Obama, but like Obama himself I think him a bad choice for the country. That point aside, though,  one comment I […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Ramesh Ponnuru points out yesterday that in a Libertarian fantasy world the Cato institute’s platform would win in a landslide. I would hasten to add that the only reason that the whole thing is a fantasy is because nobody’s bothered trying to sell the American public on it. It’s that vision thing, again, that changing […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Every time I see stories like this I begin to wonder whether or not the author is still Sane. Admittedly those thoughts, disappear a little more quickly when James Joyner is involved, but I have to tell you that I’m getting really, really tired of .the whining about the supposed demise of journalism. Nobody making […]

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