Eric Florack on May 17th, 2007

The majority of this evening’s ramble is going to be taken up with the myth called “immigration reform”. First allow me to say that just because the word reform is attached to it does not automatically mean it is advantageous. Let me further point out, that anything with Ted Kennedy’s name attached to it, is […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2007

OK, I admit, I’m behind on my reading. But, check this from the London Times’ Uzi Mahnaimi, in Tel Aviv… A RADICAL plan by Al-Qaeda to take over the Sunni heartland of Iraq and turn it into a militant Islamic state once American troops have withdrawn is causing alarm among US intelligence officials. A power struggle […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2007

Washington Times- Samuel R. Berger, the Clinton White House national security adviser who was caught taking highly classified documents from the National Archives, has agreed to forfeit his license to practice law.     In a written statement issued by Larry Breuer, Mr. Berger’s attorney, the former national security adviser said he pleaded guilty in the Justice […]

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davidl on May 17th, 2007

Andrew the Excitable, a.k.a Andrew Sullivan, has breathlessly proclaimed that following Paul’s debate debacle, that Paul has “elevated” the debates.. Meanwhile back the land of the sane, John Hawkins, Right Wing News,  douses Sullly in sanity: Oh, that Sullivan really has his finger on the pulse of conservatism, doesn’t he? Of course, it’s hardly a surprise […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2007

Some interesting points from George Will today:   WASHINGTON — Democrats, seething at the injustice of gasoline prices, have sprung to the aid of embattled motorists. So resolute are Democrats about defending the downtrodden, they are undeterred by the fact that motorists, not acting like people trodden upon, are driving more than ever. Gasoline consumption […]

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davidl on May 17th, 2007

If you takes these jokers, err ministers, seriously, apparently the feelings of Moslems are more precious than the lives of non-Moslems.   The ministers call, “Islamophobia Worst Form of Terrorism:’  ISLAMABAD, 17 May 2007 — Foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) yesterday expressed grave concern at the rising tide of discrimination and intolerance against Muslims, […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2007

The server this site is hosted on had some issues apparently this morning, preventing readers… and writers… from accessing it, though it looks OK at the moment. I’ll be watching.

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davidl on May 17th, 2007

If the Speaker thinks she has been feeling heat from the Republicans, she’d better watch her back and check the skies. The vultures are already circling around this Speakership Mark I, Red State.

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