Daily Archives: October 2, 2006


Untitled document The Hill has what has to be one of the most transparent stories of this campaign season. It claims Joe Lieberman has been assured of seiority if he wins in November. But what it is really about is … Continue reading

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The Leaders We Have

Untitled document That's the title of George Will's column in the Washington Post. Primarily, it is about the Bob Woodward book that is causing such a political ruckus at the moment. But Will nails something here: Some will regard "State … Continue reading

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Bickering Backlash

Untitled document Interesting perspective from EJ Dionne in the Washington Post. While nationally people are seeing a problem with what direction the country is going in, on a local level, people are seeing positives. Consider the latest WMUR Granite State Poll … Continue reading

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The New Nickname

Untitled document After a year long project the city of Little Rock, Arkansas has decided on a brand new nickname. Formerly known as the "City of Roses", the mayor of Little Rock proudly announced the new nick they've decided on: … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Narratives

Untitled document Thomas Lifson, writing in The American Thinker, has the comparison of the two narratives that are shaping up in the Foley matter. The first is the one being pushed rather hard by the drive-by media and a lot … Continue reading

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I Sincerely Hope This Is An AP Misquote

Untitled document If it is not, Bill Frist may as well not bother to run for anything except cover. Because there are going to be a lot of rotten tomatoes flying about. QALAT, Afghanistan U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist … Continue reading

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The Rhythm Of The Rails

Untitled document  Good morning America how are you? Don't you know me I'm your native son, I'm the train they call The City of New Orleans, I'll be gone five hundred miles when the day is done. Dealin' card games … Continue reading

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South Korean To Succeed Kofi Annan?

Untitled document According to diplomats familiar with the UN process of selecting a new Secretary General, South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon is so far out in front of any other candidate that there is almost no chance of anyone … Continue reading

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The Temperature In Hell Approaches Absolute Zero

Untitled document James Lewis, writing at the American Thinker, has a post up that details the particulars of the unusual event. The BBC actually reporting a warning about Iran wanting to get nuclear weapons. Now letters from High Pandjandrum Khomeini … Continue reading

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Sole Survivor

Untitled document A British man who fell head first into a hole in the ground was saved when his boots wedged in the opening. Pensioner Albert Hughes' prospects looked bleak when he found himself six feet under – but his … Continue reading

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Brazil’s President Forced Into Second Election Round

Untitled document The incumbent president of Brazil, leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, failed to win an outright majority in first round presidential balloting and so will have to face his challenger, center-right candidate Geraldo Alckmin in a second round. Polls … Continue reading

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This Is Awful

Untitled document The British have been staunch allies for many years in many things. The most recent occasion being the war in Iraq, where Tony Blair has been steady right from the beginning. There are some things that have happened … Continue reading

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Vote For Me, I’m A Failure!

Untitled document Marsha Mercer, writing in the Richmond Times Dispatch analyzes the bizarre campaign message the Congressional Democrats are sending. It boils down to. "we're failures, so send us back to Capitol Hill". There's more. Incumbents inevitably run on their … Continue reading

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Why IDs Should Be Required To Vote

Untitled document When even very left-leaning people who support most of the same agenda say there is a problem, there's a problem. A group known as ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) is generating another wave of complaints … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In The Looney Quadrant

Untitled document Hugo Chavez has apparently gone off his meds. He is now telling voters in Venezuela that he has a source inside the White House. This supposed source has informed Chavez that president Bush has ordered Chavez assassinated before … Continue reading

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