Daily Archives: November 11, 2006

Now You Have it. How You Gonna Hold It?

Untitled document At least some Democrats realize that their win on Tuesday was extremely tenuous. While some on the netroots side think they got a mandate, (by using third grade arithmetic rather than intelligent statistical analysis) the more experienced political … Continue reading

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Spinning Christians

Untitled document Or more specifically, spinning poll results on Christians. Reuters does its level best to paint a poll by Beliefnet into major significance by hurling the headline: "Poll: More evangelicals sour toward Republicans". Did the Republicans lose some votes? … Continue reading

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THANK YOU

Untitled document As of 10:38CST (meaning it is before midnight on the East coast) Project Valour-IT has raised $180,920. The goal was $180,000. The US Navy has the bragging rights with $50,818.85 raised. The US Marines came in at second … Continue reading

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If We Break Faith

Untitled document In Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly … Continue reading

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Beggar Breaks Free!

Untitled document Earlier, we brought you the heartwarming story of the deer who was trying to get additional Halloween candy on the mother of all Beggar's Nights. Well, it seems the deer has decided that the loot had dropped off … Continue reading

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Do NOT Mess With This Woman

Untitled document She is, apparently, bulletproof. SAO PAULO, Brazil – A woman was released from the hospital a day after she was shot in the head six times in an attack police blamed on her ex-husband, Brazilian media reported Saturday. … Continue reading

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Honoring Those Who Served

Untitled document Pajamas Media has the roundup of items from all over on this day and what it means. In November of 1919, President Woodrow Wilson issued his Armistice Day proclamation.  The last paragraph set the tone for future observances: … Continue reading

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Six Hundred Dollars Short!

Untitled document Folks, Project Valour-IT is only about $600 short of reaching the goal of $180,000 toward purchase of voice-enabled computers to help our wounded veterans. Please, if you can spare a few dollars, it is for a very, very … Continue reading

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Ransom Note

Untitled document Send us large sums of money or you'll never see your unity again. The French have their collective shorts in le knot over a unity logo adopted by the European Union to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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The Fight On The Right

Untitled document Growing kerfluffle on the right side of the 'sphere. The discussion today is on the rush to praise the Democrat's victory on Tuesday by self-avowed enemies of the United States. My take on this is that if the … Continue reading

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Different Yardsticks

Untitled document Phillip Carter, who served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, write an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times that explains the different yardsticks that are used to measure people and their actions. The two measures are not … Continue reading

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US Navy Will Help Free USS Intrepid

Untitled document The United States Navy will assist in freeing the USS Intrepid from the mud that holds her stuck fast in New York Harbor. No details of what that help will exactly entail were announced. The agreement comes after … Continue reading

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How Close Was It?

Untitled document Karl Rove talks to Time Magazine's Mike Allen. The analysis of the election outcome is interesting, this was a razor thin win in many, many races. Rove is famous for his political statistics, and his team has come … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

Untitled document It was once known as Armistice day. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month was the time and date chosen for the guns to fall silent in Europe in 1918. It is now called … Continue reading

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The Challenge

Untitled document David Shribman points out the challenge facing the Democrats now. He calls winning the election the easy part. The hard part is choosing what to do with the power once you've taken control. That was the easy part. … Continue reading

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