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

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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…

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Mrs. William ClintonMrs. 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

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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

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davidl on December 29th, 2007

Speaker PelosiUtter 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. 

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

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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

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Victor Davis HansonPromoted, 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

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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:

Mrs. William ClintonShe just can’t help herself:

I came to know Mrs. Bhutto over many years, during her tenures

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

Mrs. William ClintonAnn 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

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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

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Ann AlthouseAnn 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: 

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davidl on December 27th, 2007

Speaker PelosiMrs. 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

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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:

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Sharpton has “been eclipsed, because Obama puts guys like Sharpton in the shadow,” said Fred Siegel, a historian

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