Eric Florack on January 9th, 2009

We’ve recently watched as Israel and Hamas have slugged it out.  As always, when Israel seeks to defend itself, there have been many saying Israel’s response to Hamas has not been “proportional”.  What is, in fact, a proportional response?.  Any other country suffering under the weight of literally thousands of rockets landing indiscriminately on their […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble Disgusted, would be the word of the day. Grab your ankles, America, here it comes. Yestrday’s Obama speech. What can one say about it? (Remembering this is supposedly a mainstream venue, which blows away whatI’d like to say […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2009

From the too little, too late department, the Associated Press  is reporting: SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Driven by anger and politics, the Illinois House has voted to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The unprecedented action sets the stage for a Senate trial on whether he should be thrown out of office for corruption and abuse of power. […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2009

Here’s David Freddoso at The Corner, upon hearing Kit Bond (R) Missouri is retiring at the end of his term: That will open up a tough seat for Republicans to defend. They have had a bad streak in Missouri statewide races, beginning with Sen. Jim Talent’s loss in 2006 and Rep. Kenny Hulshof’s (R.) disastrous […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2009

Jim Geraghty, National Review, 4 August last:  All Barack Obama statements come with an expiration date. All of them. Barack Obama, a/k/a messiah, a/k/a One, April last, via Stop  the ACLU and Allah Pundit, Hot Air: “We must not negotiate with a terrorist group intent on Israel’s destruction. We should only sit down with Hamas […]

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