Daily Archives: November 24, 2007

Babe Loses Head

Untitled document The Associated Press is quick to clear Paul Bunyan of the dirty deed, but Babe the Blue Ox has been decapitated. KLAMATH, Calif. – Babe the Blue Ox has lost his head. Ax-wielding Paul Bunyan is not a … Continue reading

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Betting On Losing

Untitled document Even the New York Times is acknowledging that Democrats are having to tapdance with all their might to try to avoid the trap they set for themselves on Iraq. They bet heavily on an American defeat and now … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, War | 7 Comments

There Is Still Hope

Untitled document A new independent poll in Venezuela shows that opposition to (T)Hugo Chavez's constitutional changes is growing and that more people oppose the changes than approve of them. There are still eight days to go until the referendum. But … Continue reading

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The Plot(s) Sicken

Untitled document Good lord. The New York Post reports some poll results that should make thinking people very nervous. November 24, 2007 — Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the federal government had warnings about 9/11 but decided to ignore them, … Continue reading

Posted in Insanity, News | 5 Comments

It’s The Courts, Stupid

Untitled document James Taranto profiles one of Rudy Giuliani's key advisers, Ted Olson. Giuliani and Olson have been friends for decades and Olson is supporting Rudy for President. For some very good reasons: the courts and who will sit on the … Continue reading

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A Right That Resides In Plain Sight

Untitled document The Opinion Journal comes out again today with strong support for the right of the individual to keep and bear arms. There is no doubt where they stand on this issue. They use the words that form the … Continue reading

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Voting In Tyranny

Untitled document William Ratliff pens an op-ed in today's Los Angeles Times that looks at the developing dictatorship in Venezuela. He points out that (T)Hugo Chavez is using a mask of democracy to usher in his dictatorship. He starts by … Continue reading

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No There Anywhere

Untitled document Mark Steyn points out that the problem with the Republican presidential candidates is that there is so much diversity in their positions: Rudy Giuliani was a brilliant can-do executive who transformed the fortunes of what was supposedly one … Continue reading

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Lessons From Flyover Country

Untitled document Toby Harnden from the Telegraph just completed a road trip across America for that newspaper. (I've mentioned that before.) Today he sums up the experience and notes that there is a difference between what is taken as conventional … Continue reading

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Howard Concedes

Untitled document Australian Prime Minister John Howard has conceded the election to Kevin Rudd, accepting full responsibility for his party's defeat in the elections. Mr Howard, who was seeking a fifth term after 11 years of conservative rule, said he had telephoned … Continue reading

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