Eric Florack on December 29th, 2007

Scott Ott is formidable when he decides to get serious in his writing, as he does here. The assassination of Benazir Bhutto has put on notice the leaders of every European nation. Your secularism, your democracy will not stand. The growing Muslim populations in your own lands that you have done so much to tolerate, […]

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2007

I finally got ticked enough at the nag screens I installed a month ago, to go ahead and upgrade WordPress to 2.3.1. Seems to work, but as always, report to feedback any problems. I’m seeing some screwups with the advertisers… (It’ll show a database error on your end, at the head of each post) I’m […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Mrs. Clinton touts her experience, and the fact she thinks herself ready to lead our nation in a time of war.  Yet Mrs. Clinton said this, from AFP: Hillary Clinton Friday called for an independent, international probe into Benazir Bhutto’s murder, as turmoil wracking US anti-terror ally Pakistan reshaped debate in the White House race. […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Buried deep within the bowls of the  National Defense Authorization Act for 2008, was a provision to allow trial lawyers to loot funds intended to reconstruction of Iraq.    Don Surber calls this “Sue the victims.”    I just call it greed. The worst politicians of the day are Dirty Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi for doing […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Utter and total green-eyed jealousy prevents me from posting Bryan’s, Hot Air, video tribute to Mrs. Pelosi’s Swamp,    Byran examines Mrs. Pelosi’s promises and provides a video score card, and does find one promise Mrs. Pelosi did keep.  She changed the House cafeteria menu. Aside to Bit, we ought to promote Michelle, Byran and the entire […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

I have directly observed how more and more Iraqis have grown to hate al Qaeda as much as Americans do. Al Qaeda has lost all credibility there, both from a religious standpoint as well as strategically Michael Yon.

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

One person,  Benazir Bhutto, one death, two Posts, Washington and New York  and two completely different takes.   David Ignatius, Washington Post, came to laud the late Benazir Bhutto, via RCP: Try to imagine a young Pakistani woman bounding into the newsroom of the Harvard Crimson in the early 1970s and banging out stories about college sports […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Promoted, from comments. We live in dangerous times and we need a leader who can make rational and sober assessments of the real world.   Sadly for us, we a have gaggle of candidates in both parties who either are hopelessly naive, or just plain stupid with respect to foreign affairs. Fools have suggested that while we should […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

The Clinton’s have become prolific, albeit rather inept, liars.    Steve Gilbert, Sweetness & Light, compares Mrs. Clinton’s press release to her autobiography: She just can’t help herself: I came to know Mrs. Bhutto over many years, during her tenures as Prime Minister and during her years in exile. Sure she did. From Hillary’s (ghostwritten) autobiography, […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Ann Althouse obviously has a much greater willingness to parse Mrs. Clinton in detail than I do.  Professor Althouse catches this snippet of Clintonspeak: Writes David Linkin (linked by Stephen Kaus). He’s talking about Hillary Clinton in a maddening exchange with David Gregory. What struck me is this. She starts by deflecting Gregory’s characterization of […]

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2007

In the OTB Caption contest.

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2007

Attention Bitsblog readers in and around Northeast PA… (Which is actually a town in in north WEST PA) Anything going on for New Year’s Eve Fireworks around Erie PA this year? I’m not finding anything on the web. Leave some feedback, please.

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Ann Althouse makes the shocking discovery that NBC News has nothing.   Ann vlogs about NBC’s programming after it was known that Benazir Bhutto had died.    It is even worse.   Worse than having nothing, NBC News has Keith Olbermann. Hat Tip:  Ann Althouse.

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Mrs. Pelosi, the inspiration for Swamp Stompers,  promised to “Drain the Swamp.”   Yet all Mrs. Pelosi has managed has to further infest the swamp. Via, Memeorandum.David Broder, Washington Post, compares Pelosi’s over inflated claims of achievement versus her actual accomplishments: While surveys by The Post and other news organizations show that the public believes little or […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Keith B. Richburg, Washington Post, fights to keep his Rolodex relevant, and explores the issue of the Reverend Al Sharpton’s relevance: Sharpton has “been eclipsed, because Obama puts guys like Sharpton in the shadow,” said Fred Siegel, a historian of New York City at the Cooper Union college in Manhattan. “Suppose Obama is elected president. […]

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