Daily Archives: November 10, 2006

Appealing: Ap-peal-ing [Uh-pee-ling]

Untitled document –adjective evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.  [Origin: 1400–50; late ME; see appeal, -ing2] Some of the most outspoken fans of the Democratic victory at the polls on Tuesday are some of the … Continue reading

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Power Plays

Untitled document Mudville Gazette has a harsh assessment of what is going on right now in the shaping of public opinion. There is a lot of manipulation and a lot of familiar players. But not all of the players were … Continue reading

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Semper Fidelis

Untitled document President Bush announced that the Congressional Medal of Honor will be awarded to Marine corporal Jason Dunham. The award is posthumous, as far too many of the awards are. (CNN) — President Bush announced on Friday that the … Continue reading

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Mysterious Disappearance

Untitled document The long-operating Mars Global Surveyor cannot be located any longer. Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have not been able to make the craft respond to any commands. The probe has operated long past its original design life. … Continue reading

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“That’s Nothing, Really,”

Untitled document "As far as two-handed push-ups, you can do that all night, and it doesn't make a difference whether she's there or not." Jack Palance made that remark at the 1992 Oscar Awards ceremony after demonstrating one-handed pushups for … Continue reading

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Try To Keep Up

Untitled document The Syracuse University men's basketball team thought they were in pretty good shape. So they were all ready to do the days workout that the coaching staff had planned for them. They figured it would be just another … Continue reading

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Election Over, Knives Out – Round Two

Untitled document Trial balloon sighting! The New Republic is helpfully informing the world that some "big name Democrats" want Howard Dean booted from the DNC. The reason? They say his stinginess with funds cost several pickups. The candidate being floated … Continue reading

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Moose In Space!

Untitled document We here at Blue Crab Boulevard have faithfully tried to document the Animal Uprising™ despite all the whispers behind our backs. Accordingly, faithful readers have been kept abreast of zombie moose, the revenge of Bullwinkle, moose looking for … Continue reading

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Election Over, Knives Out

Untitled document The internecine knife fights for Democratic leadership posts in the House have officially begun. John Murtha is carrying out his threatened campaign to get himself elected to the majority leader post over Steny Hoyer. Needless to say, Hoyer … Continue reading

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Victory For Iran

Untitled document the electoral victory of the Democratic party on Tuesday is being heralded as a great victory. For Iran. So says Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "This issue (the elections) is not a purely domestic issue for America, … Continue reading

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Meet The New Boss

Untitled document There's nothing in the streets Looks any different to me And the slogans are replaced, by-the-bye And the parting on the left Are now parting on the right And the beards have all grown longer overnight I'll tip … Continue reading

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The Way It Was Won

Untitled document Ann Althouse is depressed. She was not doing day-to-day political posting during the election, either. What I'm concerned about is national security and, consequently, the way the election was fought and is being interpreted. I'm upset because I … Continue reading

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From The Halls Of Montezuma

Untitled document Powerline has a post up about the new museum of the United States Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. I posted about it yesterday. But they also remind readers that project Valour-IT is still short of its goal of … Continue reading

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What The Troops Are Saying

Untitled document The Times of London carries an article that lets the average soldiers in Iraq speak. Not the political elite, not the general officers, not the pentagon insiders or the pundits. And they really do not want to leave … Continue reading

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Deep Misgivings

Untitled document Daniel Henninger, writing in the Opinion Journal writes about the deep misgivings he has about the naming of Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense. He points out that the "fresh eyes" that are being focused on the Iraq … Continue reading

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