Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2008

Michelle Malkin: A Pennsylvania source has just leaked me brand spanking new poll data showing GOP upstart Bill Russell leading John Murtha among over 800 probable voters by 48-35. This comes on top of the Susquehanna poll showing Murtha ahead of Russell by 4 points, within the margin of error. Interesting, if true… and I […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2008

Bruce notes John Murtha with an interesting statement: U.S. Rep. John Murtha says his home base of western Pennsylvania is racist and that could reduce Barack Obama’s victory margin in the state by 4 percentage points. The 17-term Democratic congressman tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in a story posted Wednesday on its Web site that, as […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2008

In digging into Joe Biden, Barack Obama’s chosen VP, I have found some rather interesting history. About two years ago, now, (June, 2006) Joe Biden did a  Meet The Press. On that program, Biden said the following: (As quoted by a CNN article of that Sunday afteroon: RUSSERT: Let me ask you a last question […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2008

Noted in the Wa Po: Rep. John P. Murtha, the Pennsylvania Democrat known for delivering federal money to defense contractors in his district, is now going to bat for a constituent’s company that was convicted last year of illegally exporting components of military equipment. Murtha, chairman of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee, wrote State Department […]

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Eric Florack on August 5th, 2008

I note this morning an article in the American Thinker by Thomas Lifson, that points to a subject I’ve been thinking about rather a lot of late… All around Slimeball John Murtha: Rep. John Murtha’s disgrace in denouncing the Marines of the Haditha incident is not going to fade away gently into the night. William […]

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YetAnotherJohn on August 1st, 2008

One definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing expecting a different result. This article by Joel Kotkin presents the data showing the urban cores going more and more for the democrats since 1960. He points out the corresponding demographic trends that underly that move. Namely the increased poverty and racial segregation of […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2008

Hume, last night: Such has been the progress in Iraq that even Democratic Congressman John Murtha of Pennsylvania is not only not denying it but now admits it has worked. Murtha, a longtime critic of the war, said last June that President Bush’s claims of progress from the surge were “delusional,” adding, “There’s no way […]

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In the mail, just now: FW: Axis of Idiots “The Axis of Idiots” Jimmy Carter, you are the father of the Islamic Nazi movement.  You threw the Shah under the bus, welcomed the Ayatollah home, and then lacked the spine to confront the terrorists when they took our embassy and our people hostage.  You’re the […]

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Eric Florack on March 30th, 2008

Michelle notes that the charges against Lance Cpl Stephen Tatum have been dropped. By the Marines… not by Democrat Jack Murtha, who accused the Marines of murdering people in cold blood. Where’s Jack Murtha now? Certainly, he is not where he belongs… in jail for his smears. At the very least, Murtha needs to be […]

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