davidl on August 8th, 2008

John Edwards has finally admittted to having an extra-marital affair with Rielle Hunter.  Comments: one the National Enquirer was right and; two, the MSM was in denial.  Memorandum has a flock of links. Addendum I: (Bit) John Hawkins probably has the headline that comes closer to the truth than anything else:The Silky Pony Admits To […]

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Eric Florack on August 8th, 2008

08-08-08. Not sure it means anything, but it’s interesting. Just about mid-summer. The Telegraph reports what I told you about at about mid-spring would happen at Mid-summer: The great oil Bubble has burst. The market’s conviction that oil prices were set on an unstoppable upswing was underpinned by a set of mantras to be chanted […]

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Eric Florack on August 8th, 2008

The subject of Negative Campaigns came up at OTB yesterday. I tell James: There are some issues one cannot play Pollyanna over. As an example, and at the risk of tossing this thing down a subthread, let’s run a quote from Boortz, this morning: Barack Obama is trying his darndest to link John McCain to […]

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davidl on August 8th, 2008

New York Slimes: Now that was a real nail-biter. The court designed by the White House and its Congressional enablers to guarantee convictions of high-profile detainees in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba – using evidence obtained by torture and secret evidence as desired – has held its first trial. It produced … a guilty verdict. The military […]

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