on June 12th, 2008

Floodwaters are raging through the state of Iowa, major roads are closing, cities are being destroyed, politics is at a standstill while people’s lives are being diverted by lost homes, or volunteering to help others. As the crisis continues, The Conservative Reader is right in the middle of it.  As major changes in the disaster […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2008

After the downright stupid USSC ruling of earlier today, there was something that didn’t sit quite right with me about the ruling from a historical perspective, that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. I couldn’t get it out of my head that I’d already written something to this type of case, but I couldn’t […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2008

Headlines read: “Two charged with giving Amy Winehouse Drugs” Only two? She must be slipping. Sad to see this report of at least 4 dying at the Boy Scout camp last night, on two fronts; The people who were there, the hurt, the dead, and the unhurt, who will doubtless bear the emotional scars… but […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2008

The SCOTUS blog: In a stunning blow to the Bush Administration in its war-on-terrorism policies, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign nationals held at Guantanamo Bay have a right to pursue habeas challenges to their detention. The Court, dividing 5-4, ruled that Congress had not validly taken away habeas rights. If Congress wishes to […]

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I’m to the point where I can draw no other conclusion than our government isn’t interested in solving the problem of high gasoline prices. The evidence for this goes back well prior to the current wave of price hikes, and we’ve written about these factors here several times. More recent examples of the anti-energy attitude […]

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davidl on June 12th, 2008

The it which PIckler is full of is the brown stuff produced by a cow with diarrhea, or in Pickler’s case the stuff the which flows from her PC which she attempts to pawn off as if it were reporting, Associated Press: WASHINGTON – Democrat Barack Obama’s campaign said Thursday that Michelle Obama never used the word “whitey” […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2008

Trying to play Mister Apolitical is taking it’s toll. The WaPo: Today’s news that Jim Johnson, one of three people charged with vetting potential vice presidential candidates for Barack Obama, is stepping down from his role illustrates the perils ahead for the presumptive Democratic nominee as he seeks to preserve his “above politics” image even […]

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