Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

Recently, via e-mail, I got a note from a new reader. He wondered, in quiet tones, what the future of this site will be, given the political outcome in the election just recently. I have to admit I haven’t thought about it very much. Look, let’s be honest; My whole effort, surrounding this new site, […]

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Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

WASHINGTON — The sterile, confused lame-duck session of the Republican-controlled 109th Congress ended with a quiet victory by reformers that staved off an estimated 10,000 earmarks. But it could not be called a farewell to pork. Last Thursday, as the House neared adjournment, Democrats signaled they may countenance a return to free and easy spending […]

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Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

Now that Democrats are back in power the politics of fear and envy is back in vogue. It’s hard to open a newspaper or watch the news without hearing about the “income gap” or the “wealth gap.” CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, well dressed and well fed (Lou certainly is up in that one percent of […]

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Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

Newsmax; Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is polishing up one of her more famous phrases as she edges closer to a presidential run, writing in a new introduction to her book “It Takes a Village” that Sept. 11 and the Internet make her tome on child-rearing even more relevant today. “The five years since 9/11 have […]

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Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

(Fox) Outgoing U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan plans to offer a blistering criticism of the Bush administration’s foreign policy in a farewell speech Monday to a crowd in Independence, Mo. A copy of the speech originally obtained by USA Today and confirmed by FOX News, shows Annan is expected to accuse the U.S. administration of committing […]

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davidl on December 11th, 2006

In a perverse illlustration of Jimmy Carter’s moral sense, or lack of same, the Associated Press reports,  “Gaza gunmen target children:” GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian gunmen killed three young children of a senior Palestinian intelligence officer yesterday. Now these are the same Palestinian to which Carter attributres absolute moral authority.   Yet Carter will […]

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James Joyner this morning, notes that Glenn Greenwald has finally got the message: Rahm Emanuel Lied About Mark Foley Scandal Glenn Greenwald examines the evidence and finds that Rahm Emanuel lied when he told George Stephanoupolous that he was not aware of the Mark Foley emails before they ABC News’ Brian Ross broke the story, […]

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Eric Florack on December 11th, 2006

The Warblogger awards, which are the oldest and most prestigious awards for the right side of the blogosphere, are now live. You can see the results 5th annual Warblogger awards, which are voted on by right-of-center bloggers, at the following address: Right Wing News Winners in these 15 categories were selected: The Funniest Blog Best […]

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