We’ve already mentioned Russert, but I wonder if this will push NBC further left than it already has been. Excellent article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday from Dan Henninger. He reminds us that Brazil found out it has vast oil resources off their coast. When Brazil made this find last November, did its legislature […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2008

Local Buffalo native gone big time, Tim Russsert managing editor of NBC’s Washington bureau and host of Meet the Press has died suddenly at age 58, NBC News: WASHINGTON – Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died Friday after being stricken at the bureau, NBC News said […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

It appears that John McCain has decided there’s a problem with the SCOTUS ruling yesterday on Gitmo. Michael Scherer at Time:   Yesterday, it was not clear if McCain would make the court decision an election year issue. Today, there is no doubt it will be. Will update this later. UPDATE: Here is the McCain […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

Two U.S. senators, two former Cabinet members, and a former ambassador to the United Nations received loans from Countrywide Financial through a little-known program that waived points, lender fees, and company borrowing rules for prominent people. Senators Christopher Dodd, Democrat from Connecticut and chairman of the Banking Committee, and Kent Conrad, Democrat from North Dakota, […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2008

 Mark Finkelstein, Newsbusters: DICK DURBIN: Well, I know Michelle, she’s been my friend, a friend of my wife, for many, many years. She can take it. She can handle herself. She’s a very accomplished person. But I will tell you this: the hottest ring in hell is reserved for those in politics who attack their […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

Boortz today looks in some detail and the back and forth over Chiana drilling in the gulf… and goes doumentation heavy on us.  Go and read. The bottom line: They’re not drilling there now, but could be, because all the agreements are in place and there’s nothing to stop them. In our case, we have […]

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Eric Florack on June 13th, 2008

(With apologies to Freddie Mercury) Barack says “I’m not a Muslim” And points to Trinity He’s the one to unite, they say But what of the racist spree? Are you ready, Are you ready for this Are you hanging on the edge of your seat Out of the internet Wright’s voice rings Turning up the […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2008

Let’s free all Gitmo detainees…on a vast, deserted, open and contested Afghan battlefield. C-130 gunship circling overhead for security. Give them all a two minute running head start Via Andy McCarthy, National Review Works for me.  Any you? .

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