Archive for August, 2007

That "None of the Above" Guy is Looking Pretty Sweet Right Now

That "None of the Above" Guy is Looking Pretty Sweet Right Now

| August 30, 2007 | 2 Replies

Just when I was starting to like Mike Huckabee as a presidential candidate, he had to go and say something really dumb to blow it. Ah well…at least I can support…umm…uhhhh… Crap.

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Sometimes, A White Flag Just Shows You Where You Need to Shoot.

Sometimes, A White Flag Just Shows You Where You Need to Shoot.

| August 30, 2007 | Reply

This is enormous news: Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took his Mahdi Army out of action for up to six months Wednesday to overhaul the feared Shiite militia — a stunning move that underscores the growing struggles against breakaway factions with suspected ties to Iran. A spokesman for al-Sadr said the order also means the Mahdi […]

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She's Not Sorry. She's Just Sorry She Got Caught.

She's Not Sorry. She's Just Sorry She Got Caught.

| August 30, 2007 | Reply

If this story hadn’t broken, do you really think that Hillary Clinton and a truckload of other Democrats would be giving away thousands of dollars in campaign donations from a figitive who’s been using hinky means of funneling cash to them? No, neither do I. Remember that the next time the Senator squawks about campaign […]

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Nothing Says "Commie Utopia" Like Stories of Hapless People Burned by Evil Mortgage Lenders

Nothing Says "Commie Utopia" Like Stories of Hapless People Burned by Evil Mortgage Lenders

| August 30, 2007 | Reply

Barak Obama, showing himself ever the intellectual lightweight, calls the sub-prime mortgage lenders criminals and says we need new laws to keep them from “hoodwinking” people into loans they can’t afford (via memeorandum). I have two questions for Obama before we launch ourselves into an orgy of new legislation. 1) What laws have these lenders […]

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Putting the MSM on Trial

Putting the MSM on Trial

| August 29, 2007 | 2 Replies

Karl, guest-posting at protein wisdom, has written the most important piece on the MSM’s reporting on Iraq published anywhere this year. His sourcing is extensive and his analysis reaches back to the very first days of our going into Iraq and extends the narrative of MSM incompetence and bias right up to today. It is […]

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A Week Later, the Lie's Still Traveling

A Week Later, the Lie's Still Traveling

| August 28, 2007 | 3 Replies

It’s been said, by Terry Pratchett and many others, that a lie can get all the way around the world before the truth ever gets its boots on. You can get a good look at that truism in action today, as the Washington Post serves us some week-old gruel polished up to make it look […]

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Adios Alberto

Adios Alberto

| August 27, 2007 | Reply

Alberto Gonzalez has packed it in as Attorney General. I can’t say that I’m getting worked up about it. Gonzalez was far from my favorite person in the administration and I think history will put him right in the bland middle of the pack of Attorneys General. He wasn’t great. He wasn’t incompetent. He pretty […]

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An Ignorant Proposal

An Ignorant Proposal

| August 26, 2007 | Reply

Saturday, the Huffington Post’s Martin Lewis, who bills himself as a “humorist” wrote a post wherein he practically begged the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to stage a military coup and arrest the President. Well, he didn’t exactly say that. He actually pled for General Pace to somehow magically relieve George Bush of […]

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Happy Birthday Shamus!

Happy Birthday Shamus!

| August 24, 2007 | Reply

Happy Birthday to Shamus Young, who writes the incomparable Twenty Sided blog (home of “DM of the Rings” a comic par excellence). May death come swiftly to his enemies!

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Guess Who is Not an Orioles Pitcher?

Guess Who is Not an Orioles Pitcher?

| August 22, 2007 | Reply

Arizona Diamondback pitcher Brandon Webb’s scoreless run of 42 innings ended tonight on a Prince Fielder single in the first inning. That’s an impressive number of shutout innings, but it’s still almost two complete games shy of Orel Hersheiser’s 50 59 straight scoreless in 1988. I believe that’s one record that won’t be broken for […]

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