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Archive for March, 2007

Rudy’s 9/11 Problem

by @ Friday, March 30th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Politics, Rudy Giuliani

To most Americans, Rudy Giuliani was a hero on September 11th, but there are some people out there who have a different view: NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani’s White House aspirations are inescapably tied to September 11, 2001 — for better and for worse. While the former mayor of the nation’s largest city was […]

Winston Churchill Lives

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Iran

Tony Blair’s memo to the mullahs: LONDON (AP) – Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday that Britain would not negotiate over British sailors and marines held hostage by Iran. In an interview with ITV News, Blair again called for the unconditional return of the 15 Royal Navy personnel who were seized by Iranian authorities last […]

Karl Rove Proves White Men Can’t Rap

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under Humor, Politics, Videos

Karl Rove at the Correspondents Dinner. Yea, its funny, but it’s also a little painful. Why do politicians think they have talent ?

President Bush At The Correspondent’s Dinner

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under Humor, Politics, Videos

Thanks to YouTube, here’s President Bush at last night’s Radio and Television Correspondent’s Dinner:

Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Politics, Republicans

It seems like things couldn’t be going better for the Democrats. They have control of Congress back for the first time since 1993. The Republican President’s popularity is at all-time lows, and his primary legacy, the Iraq War, remains hugely unpopular. And yet, when comes to picking a President for 2008, the American people seem […]

Focused On The Big Guys

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under 2007 Final Four, College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, Sports

Alot of attention is being paid to the two men who will be a center court on Saturday when Ohio State and Georgetown face off: Greg Oden towered over college basketball from the moment he stepped on a court this season, a prodigy in high tops who could dominate, literally, with one hand. He was […]

A Scandal At The Fairfax Courthouse

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under In The News, Legal, Virginia

In the Commonwealth Attorney’s office actually: A former top administrative assistant in the Fairfax County prosecutor’s office was convicted yesterday of a felony for erasing a man’s drunken-driving conviction and was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. The jury verdict and sentence for forging a public document was more bad news for the office […]

Best Election Analysis Yet

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Politics

Stephen Green seems to be back to semi-regular status at Vodkapundit, and comes forward with the best election advice I’ve seen so far: What?s going on in Race ’08 ? and why the hell do we care already? It’s not even summer yet, and already it seems we have two winners (Giuliani, Clinton), a bunch […]

An End To Law & Order Reruns ?

by @ Thursday, March 29th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics

It sounds like Law & Order fans could be in for a blackout if Fred Thompson does end up running for President: If Fred Thompson, the one-time Tennessee senator better known to most Americans as district attorney Arthur Branch on “Law & Order,” runs for president, some of his fans may be in for a […]

The Religious Right Is Wrong, Part XXVII

by @ Wednesday, March 28th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Newt Gingrich, Politics

James Dobson of Focus On The Family fame had this to say about the possible Presidential candidacy of Fred Thompson: “Everyone knows he’s conservative and has come out strongly for the things that the pro-family movement stands for,” Dobson said of Thompson. “[But] I don’t think he’s a Christian; at least that’s my impression,” Dobson […]

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