davidl on June 5th, 2008

This war is lost.  Let us set a timetable and leave, Allison Klein, Washington Post: D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced a military-style checkpoint yesterday to stop cars this weekend in a Northeast Washington neighborhood inundated by gun violence, saying it will help keep criminals out of the area. Starting on Saturday, officers will […]

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Been getting downright crazy traffic the last couple months, and none of it bigger than the last week or so. No particular reason I can see. Usually when we get traffic spikes it’s due to one article or another that some other blogger or feed site has linked. Not so, here. No idea why, but […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

From the New York Post today: Of course, with his wealth and power, Kennedy would get good treatment anywhere. But the same care is available to every American. Not so – if we make the health “reforms” called for by Kennedy and other liberals. Filmmaker Michael Moore gives their standard line when he says: “There […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Here’s a headline you won’t see much of, today: CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.  —AP- A military jury acquitted a Marine intelligence officer Wednesday of charges that he tried to help cover up the killings of 24 Iraqis. Cheers erupted as the seven-officer panel cleared 1st Lt. Andrew Grayson, who was the first of three Marines to […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2008

For one who running for president based only has his self-proclaimed judgenent, Barack Obama has a really poor track record.  Gabriel Malor, Ace of Spades Hq  posts these two stinkers.  First, BO on Tony Reako: “I’m saddened by today’s verdict. This isn’t the Tony Rezko I knew,.” And BO on the Reverend Wright: “I’ve known […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Couldn’t resist this one, since Donna’s into lighthouses: WELLFLEET, Massachusetts (AP) — Local historians for decades thought the 30-foot tall lighthouse that once overlooked Wellfleet Harbor had been taken down and destroyed in 1925. Turns out it had just been moved to the California coast. The fate of the cast-iron tower was uncovered last year […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Some interesting thoughts from The War Room, this morning on that Obama tape, on their radio show this morning. Sources, apparently, are telling The War Room, that the tape (Actually, a digital vid) does in fact exist, and is in the hands of, among others, the Clinton campaign.  That report brings up some speculation. Between […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

Perhaps you’ve not heard about this? PARIS (AP) – The bride said she was a virgin. When her new husband discovered that was a lie, he went to court to annul the marriage—and a French judge agreed. The ruling ending the Muslim couple’s union has stunned France and raised concerns the country’s much-cherished secular values […]

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Eric Florack on June 5th, 2008

And the first thing Rezko pal and now-Democrat nominee for president Barack Obama says in response to the guilty verdicts is, “This isn’t the Tony Rezko I knew …” Um, reality check, please? Yeah, really. I mean, how many times are we going to see this line used? Great one, Sis Addendum (Bit): Powerline’s Hindrocket […]

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