Daily Archives: January 17th, 2007 «

 

Democrats: Wrong on national security then, wrong on it now

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 10:52 pm » 16 Comments

Here’s a Mondale ad from 1984 on the Soviets and “arms control”: On a humorous note, see if you can figure out what the blooper is from this Ted Kennedy video from CSPAN:

 

Has the administration caved on the NSA surveillance program?

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 10:28 pm » 5 Comments

The blogosphere is buzzing with tonight with the belief that the admin has given up on the NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program by saying they ‘won’t reauthorize it’ and that all future requests for warrantless wiretaps will be decided on by FISA. Orin Kerr at the Volokh Conspiracy, however, is not so sure and thinks this […]

 

Hillary’s “plan” for Iraq, and her dodge about Obama

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 7:38 pm » 2 Comments

Greg Tinti has a recap and analysis of a proposal Senator Hillary Clinton is introducing in the Senate for Iraq. In a nutshell, she’s calling for “phased redeployment” and we know what that means. You can view the video of Hillary’s presser here: In other Hillary news, the Senator dodged and weaved out of a […]

 

Jimmy Carter: A disgraceful American

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 6:53 pm » 8 Comments

I have documented on numerous occasions at this blog the shameful way former president Jimmy Carter goes about underming the war on terror, primarily because he hates the President, but also because he supports the Palestinians in their ‘fight’ against Israel. Carter, who won a Nobel Peace prize in part due to the failed Carter/Clinton […]

 

“24” is a manly man show …

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 3:27 pm » 6 Comments

… which must be the real reason Keith Olbermann doesn’t like it. Johnny Dollar’s commentary on KO’s reaction to “24” is priceless: The next enemy in Monkeymann’s sights was the eeevil tv show, “24”. It must be eeevil, it’s eating into the meager Hour of Spin ratings. He contrasted the reception the show gets to […]

 

Bloggers in Iraq

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Memeorandum has a link roundup of reports from several bloggers who are either in Iraq or have just come back, who have provided information and anaylysis on what’s happening on the ground there. Make sure to read ‘em all, especially this one.

 

Fidel Castro’s surgery botched?

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2007 at 9:32 am » 16 Comments

I’m sure most of us have had the unpleasant experience of talking with far leftist Castro supporters, who talk up the many supposed ‘qualities’ of the ‘leader’ of Cuba. Among what’s supposed to be so great about Cuba is their ‘public healthcare system.’ I’ve argued with the people who tout Cuba as a ‘shining’ example […]