davidl on July 24th, 2008

As always, Professor Althouse is elequent: I guess we’re not supposed to think about how Obama wanted and still wants to give up on the Iraq war. Surely, if he’d been there in 1948, he would have said the Berlin airlift is hopeless. He thought the surge was hopeless. As alway, Ace is not: Are […]

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YetAnotherJohn on July 24th, 2008

There is an interesting poll out that confirms this is a center-right nation at least in terms of fiscal responsibility in government. Conducted in late June, the poll surveyed 800 voters and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.46%. Likely voters were asked the following question: “All things being equal, for whom […]

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90 Billion BBLsof oil under the ice. So, Obama went to the wall today. We’re suppsoed to be impressed by the turnout. Perhaps before you get too impressed with how well Germans react to his posturing, perhaps you’ll be smart enough to remember that about half the country is still annoyed that the communists are no […]

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davidl on July 24th, 2008

Senate Republicans have finally noticed that gasoline prices are up over four dollars a gallon, and American motorists are feed-up with the high prices.  Manu Raju, Hill, reports Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell is threatening to shut-down the Senate. unless Dirty Harry Reid allows floor votes on expanded domestic drilling : “We think there is nothing more important that […]

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Eric Florack on July 24th, 2008

 Thomas Barnett notes: Spray one apartment and the bugs move over to the next. Wherever there’s the least resistance or the most opportunity, you find them clustered. The Anbar awakening ruins al Qaeda’s long-term chances in Iraq, and so the clustering refocuses on Pakistan. With the surge succeeding in Iraq and Bush finally coming around […]

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davidl on July 24th, 2008

BO has a problem taking a clear position.  Meryl Yourish has no such problem: Obama is using the Holocaust to score rhetorical points. Mind you, he’s not the only person ever to have done so, but I’m calling bullshit on this quote: “I am always taken back to sort of the core question of humanity […]

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Eric Florack on July 24th, 2008

I’ll use James’ post over at OTBto spring off of, because I’ve been thinkng about this for a couple of days: John Edwards has been spotted back together with his alleged mistress, Rielle Hunter James quotes the story, and then comments: This is the National Enquirer we’re talking about here, not the Washington Post.  Then […]

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davidl on July 24th, 2008

Today’s installment of the Daily Dope comes courtesy of Dean Barnett, Weekly Standard: How can Obama, he of the “talented, incredible gift of a mind,” be unaware of such basic facts? Then again, in Obama-world, perhaps such a deal would be called “tough and principled diplomacy.” Regardless, Obama’s assertion that terrorism has made Israel “dig […]

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