Archive for September, 2007

Gaming the Media for 2008

Gaming the Media for 2008

| September 30, 2007 | 1 Reply

On the whole Rush Limbaugh “controversy”, I think the best thing written thus far is this concise summation by Glenn Reynolds. IT’S NOT A “SMEAR” — it’s better understood as “battlespace preparation.” And the target is the traditional media; the intent is to limit the ability of people like Limbaugh or O’Reilly to drive stories […]

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Maybe They Like Being Treated Like Animals

Maybe They Like Being Treated Like Animals

| September 30, 2007 | 3 Replies

Support the troops by keeping them in a remote fenced in area, ransacking their baggage, and treating them like full-blown security risks. Nice job, Oakland.

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Speaking Truth to Overweening Pride

Speaking Truth to Overweening Pride

| September 30, 2007 | Reply

“Sometimes”, says Mark Steyn, “it’s not about ‘freedom of speech,’ but about freedom.” And that’s exactly right. Too much of the debate about Mad Mahmoud’s whirlwind tour of New York has centered around just how hard we can pat ourselves on the back for giving him a place to freely spew his propaganda. It’s been […]

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National Federation Review Online

National Federation Review Online

| September 28, 2007 | Reply

The long-awaited day has come! It is Star Trek Weekend on National Review Online. Spend some time over there and see just how geeky-cool the NRO crowd really is.

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Leading Dems Say Surrender Not Possible Until About 2013 Or So…

Leading Dems Say Surrender Not Possible Until About 2013 Or So…

| September 27, 2007 | Reply

Hmm…suddenly some of the folks who were promising quick surrender in Iraq are promising a more subtle, multi-year, cake-collapse of a surrender. Cindy Sheehan, I hear, just clutched her temples as if a few thousand anti-war leftists cried out at once, then hauled tail to the internet.

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When You Refer to America, It's Okay to Say "We"

When You Refer to America, It's Okay to Say "We"

| September 26, 2007 | 9 Replies

I’m on board with Jonah Goldberg and Mark Steyn. I think that once you start separating yourself from your country in the middle of a war you’re on a path that can all too easily end at Adam Gadahn and Lynne Stewart. There are a lot of stops along the way and plenty of opportunities […]

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Treason in the Guise of Ethics

Treason in the Guise of Ethics

| September 26, 2007 | Reply

Some days, the folks who roam the halls of academia trully beggar belief. Lynne Stewart is a criminal who was disbarred for helping the Blind Sheikh Abdul Rahman pass messages to his terrorist associates. One might think that after her 28-month sentence was over, she’d fade into obscurity, shunned by folks who look poorly on […]

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Well, At Least He's Not Actually Killing Puppies…

Well, At Least He's Not Actually Killing Puppies…

| September 26, 2007 | Reply

Here’s your biased headline of the day: Bush astounds activists, supports human rights. The story isn’t any better. It really does shock some people that, once you get past the political blather and journalistic fictions, the President has a very strong six-year record on human rights. It’s not nearly as strong as I’d like it […]

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So, It's Now "Sunni Insurgents", Is It?

So, It's Now "Sunni Insurgents", Is It?

| September 26, 2007 | Reply

Here’s the headline in today’s New York Times: Sunni Insurgents in New Campaign to Kill Officials I wonder who those “Sunni insurgents” could be? President Bush has been contending rather strongly that we’re fighting al-Qaeda, even though the media and Congressional Democrats say he’s full of beans. It seems the Times can’t manage to really […]

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It's Only Racist if You're on the Right

It's Only Racist if You're on the Right

| September 26, 2007 | Reply

Former Republican Congressman J.C. Watts, among others is making a big deal about several GOP frontrunners who won’t be going to the Tavis Smiley-hosted debate in Baltimore this week. The standing narrative is that the candidates who won’t be at the debate are doing so because they don’t want to speak to black people and […]

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