Archive for September, 2004

Nope, Captain. You have it Wrong Here.

Nope, Captain. You have it Wrong Here.

| September 25, 2004 | 2 Replies

This week, John Kerry and one of his senior advisors, Joe Lockhart, have said that Iyad Allawi is merely the President’s puppet who came here to lie for the President about Iraq. I and others have criticized that harshly. Captain Salty disagrees. Still, the usual suspects (1, 2) are mad as hell that anyone would […]

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A Question of War

A Question of War

| September 25, 2004 | 13 Replies

I want to touch on a question in the comments section in my Iron Blog debate from Robbie who asks: Jimmie, as much as i may agree with you, stating that we’re now fighting a second war … well, isn’t fighting a second war that Congress didn’t approve, like, illegal? Congress alone holds the power […]

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Two Great Columns Today

Two Great Columns Today

| September 24, 2004 | Reply

Victor Davis Hanson and Charles Krauthammer. Read them both.

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Kerry Campaign to PM Allawi: Screw You, Puppet

Kerry Campaign to PM Allawi: Screw You, Puppet

| September 24, 2004 | Reply

Looks like John Kerry really is interested in working closely with our allies, doesn’t he? “The last thing you want to be seen as is a puppet of the United States, and you can almost see the hand underneath the shirt today moving the lips,” said Joe Lockhart, a senior Kerry adviser. Are you kidding […]

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Allawi Answers Veiled Charge of Lying

Allawi Answers Veiled Charge of Lying

| September 23, 2004 | 4 Replies

At the Rose Garden press conference, Prime Minister Allawi fielded a question, I want to post that and his answer. q: I’d like to ask about the Iraqi people. Both of you have spoken for them today, and yet over the past several months there have been polls conducted by the Coalition Provisional Authority, by […]

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Yep, It's Definitely a Bigot's Word

Yep, It's Definitely a Bigot's Word

| September 23, 2004 | 1 Reply

Dean Esmay has the right of it. When you read or hear someone use the word “neocon” you can bet your bottom dollar they mean “sneaky, covetous Jew”. Every time I’ve heard the word used in the past few years, it’s made my skin crawl. I’ve never been able to define why that particular term […]

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Allawi's Speech and the Mewling Objection

Allawi's Speech and the Mewling Objection

| September 23, 2004 | Reply

Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi spoke before Congress today and the Washington Post has a transcript of his speech. It was sterling. Read all of it. Please. Let me give you just a couple excerpts and believe me when I tell you that there’s a lot more here that ought to be excerpted but I just […]

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Those Loveable, Agreeable  Democrats

Those Loveable, Agreeable Democrats

| September 23, 2004 | 1 Reply

A little race-baiting anyone? How about this story from Reuters, yesterday? Or this John Kerry speech from two weeks ago? How about this this web site, paid for by The Media Fund – a Deomcratic 527 group.

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I'm at the Iron Blog Again.

I'm at the Iron Blog Again.

| September 22, 2004 | 7 Replies

My opening argument on the Iron Blog is up. The topic is “Battle: Victory Iraq”. It looks like it ought to be a pretty good one. That is, depending on where the subject leads. My opening is short and very limited. That’s on purpose, if you were wondering.

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The World According to Kofi Annan

The World According to Kofi Annan

| September 22, 2004 | Reply

Let me see if I have this right. Going to war to remove a murderous dictator? Illegal. Overseeing a corrupt Oil for Food program that used money earmarked to feed starving children for bribes to foreign politicians, journalists, and UN bureaucrats? Legal. Right.

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