Candidates Before ‘Sicko’

By |May 29th, 2007|

Obama's health care plan is finally being unveiled. Details are coming out slowly, with Kevin Drum getting more from the campaign than the AP offered earlier, which wasn't worth much. Obama's website gives the overview. The WSJ has some details too. The Edwards plan is up if you want to compare. Clinton on health care [...]

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Gore’s a Vulcan, and Other Idiocies

By |May 29th, 2007|

This analysis takes the cake. He writes that "the idea of self-government became feasible after the printing press." With this machine, people suddenly had the ability to use the printed word to debate ideas and proceed logically to democratic conclusions. As Gore writes in his best graduate school manner, "The eighteenth century witnessed more and [...]

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Targeting Clinton with 90’s Rehash

By |May 29th, 2007|

Luca Brazzi? That's the latest on Candidate Clinton from Chris Matthews. She's calculating and willing to do whatever she can to exonerate herself. The Video of Chris Matthews and his pals talking about the Clinton marriage is illustrative of what Clinton will face. But as the video shows above, Candidate Clinton can handle it. It's [...]

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War at the Movies

By |May 28th, 2007|

VIDEO: From Here to Eternity I was born in red state Missouri and raised on John Wayne. I grew up on war movies. Lots of them. Maybe it was just that my family, by the time I came along which was very late in the game, had some experience with sending their men off to [...]

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Inconsolable

By |May 28th, 2007|

Remembering those who have fallen before, it's impossible not to think of all the soldiers now condemned to policing a civil war, with no end in sight. There are no words. No videos. No pictures. All that remains is the failure. The war goes on and everyone talks politics. What people might say if we [...]

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Withdrawalphobia

By |May 27th, 2007|

Withdrawalphobia guest post by Mash The killing in Iraq continues. We are told we are there to avoid further killing. We were led into war by a President who ignored warnings that he would create a mess in Iraq. Last week the same President, the "commander guy", dismissed those warnings by saying "we were warned [...]

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Memorial Weekend Sunday

By |May 27th, 2007|

As of yesterday, 3,451 members (and counting) of the U.S. military have died since we preepmptively invaded Iraq. Of course, on the Sunday shows this week, everyone will be talking about the spinelessness of congressional Democrats, led by Harry Reid. It makes for good television, no doubt. One of those Democrats who voted for the [...]

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Talk of The End Begins

By |May 26th, 2007|

Talk of The End Begins It doesn't get more cynical than this. The Bush administration is developing what are described as concepts for reducing American combat forces in Iraq by as much as half next year, according to senior administration officials in the midst of the internal debate. The concepts call for a reduction in [...]

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Soldiers Have Families, Too

By |May 26th, 2007|

Remember the "Marlboro Man's" story? He's not alone. With every redeployment and extension of tour comes more stress on military families. It matters; that is, if you want to keep the all volunteer force healthy and enlistments high. For Brue, it was a bittersweet moment. This was what he had looked forward to for months, [...]

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A Memorial Weekend Insult via Harry Reid

By |May 26th, 2007|

Memorial Weekend Mush via Harry Reid Our troops deserve better than they're getting from Harry Reid. Senator Chris Dodd is right, so thanks to Matt Browner-Hamlin for putting the video in Hot Topics. However, nothing could evidently keep Harry Reid from offering up pure crap on radio today, via the Marine Corps. Hiding behind the [...]

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