Daily Archives: January 22, 2008

Before You Read This Post

Untitled document Go read what The Anchoress wrote. Seriously. Don't worry, this post won't go anywhere while you go read her words. Regular readers here have probably noticed that I do not post a real lot about Republican candidates. In … Continue reading

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Channeling Sherman

Untitled document William Tecumseh Sherman, when approached about running for the Presidency of the United States in 1884 made a famous reply: "If drafted, I will not run; if nominated, I will not accept; if elected, I will not serve." … Continue reading

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Asian Stock Markets Rebound

Untitled document Stocks across Asia have rallied – strongly – following the US Federal Reserve's hefty rate cut earlier today. SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Major Asian share markets rallied, with Sydney surging 7 percent on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's biggest … Continue reading

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Frozen Assets

Untitled document Iran happens to be in the grip of a killer cold spell. At least 60 people have died from the cold. But there is an upside: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in serious political trouble. It seems there isn't enough … Continue reading

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Fox Reports Thompson Has Dropped Out

Untitled document Fox News says it is official and that Fred Thompson has dropped out. Fred Thompson dropped his presidential bid Tuesday, after the former Tennessee senator and actor finished third in the South Carolina primary and was unable to … Continue reading

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Untitled document One line post at CNN's Political Ticker: Clinton, Edwards hold private post-debate meeting MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (CNN) — What were they talking about? Gee, what do you think they were chatting about? The weather? I imagine that … Continue reading

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Wall Street Bumpy

Untitled document As soon as the markets opened this morning, share prices tumbled by 465 points. They have since rebounded to within around 40 points of opening. It's a bit of a roller coaster. NEW YORK – Wall Street struggled … Continue reading

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Fred Out?

Untitled document Jim Geraghty over at NRO believes Fred Thompson will withdraw from the race for the Republican nomination soon. I spoke to one of my Thompson sources. He's still with his ailing mother. "He's just being a good son." … Continue reading

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Well, Now We Know Where They Went

Untitled document People have spent decades searching for Bigfoot and never seem to be able to get any indisputable proof that they exist. Now, thanks to the magic of the internet, we know why: They moved to Mars: Does this … Continue reading

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Fed Cuts Federal Funds Rate By 3/4 Point

Untitled document Reacting to a second day of international stock plunges, the Federal Reserve has acted to cut a key interest rate by 3/4 of a point. WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve, confronted with a global stock sell-off fanned by … Continue reading

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Mud And Mayhem In Myrtle Beach

Untitled document It got ugly at the Democratic debate in South Carolina last night.   The Politico has the transcript. Every media outlet I am seeing out there is commenting on just how nasty and personal it got last night. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Turns Up The Heat

Untitled document Wisconsin, which had the only ban on heated sidewalks in the nation, has repealed that ban in the face of the bitter cold, snowy winter this year. Turn up the heat, folks. After the second snowiest December on … Continue reading

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