davidl on March 14th, 2011

Dumbo on Guns, Barrack Obama, Arizona Daily Star: It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray for those we lost. And in the attack’s turbulent wake, Americans by and large rightly refrained from […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

There’s a  number of people last night heaping praise on Obama’s speech at Ft Hood yesterday.  Predictably,  Marc Armbinder is one of them: Today, at Ft. Hood. I guarantee: they’ll be teaching this one in rhetoric classes. It was that good. My gloss won’t do it justice. Yes, I’m having a Chris Matthews-chill-running-up-my-leg moment, but […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2009

I wondered when these would come back again: SSG Jason Fetty was assigned to a Provincial Reconstruction Team, which, as the name denotes, isn’t a combat unit. It is a civil affairs unit with a much different role. He was a member of the Khost Provincial Reconstruction Team or PRT as they’re known, and very […]

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Eric Florack on December 4th, 2008

Message from Torranto at “Best of the Web”:   “Chambliss’s victory assures the GOP of at least 41 Senate seats. It also lays to rest one of the nastiest McCarthyite smears of recent times: the repeated assertion by Democrats and the media that former senator Max Cleland’s patriotism is in question.” Message TO Torranto at […]

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