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Joe Wilson Lied In NBC Interview on Contributions?

NBC’s Jamie Gangel interviewed former Ambassador Joe Wilson today. (Click Wilson’s picture in the article to launch the video.) This part interested me the most: Gangel: Your critics have said that this is partisan on your part, that you are part of a Democratic attempt to discredit Iraq policy. Wilson: That’s simply not true. Gangel: You are a Democrat? Wilson: ... Read More »

Why Do Attacks in London Matter More Than Ones in Baghdad?

Phillip Adams of The Australian has an article that raises a good point in the beginning: IT’S a quiet, ho-hum, run-of-the-mill day in Iraq. Just a few bombs will explode in Baghdad. Only a few dozen will be killed or maimed. Fifty or 60 max. With the victims predominantly locals – only a couple of US soldiers among the casualties ... Read More »

Are Blair and Bush Responsible For London Attacks?

Well, if you’re a far-leftist, you believe that they are behind the attacks. John Pilger of Truthout writes an article titled “Lest We Forget– These Were Blair’s Bombs.” In all the coverage of last week’s bombing of London, a basic truth is struggling to be heard. It is this: no one doubts the atrocious inhumanity of those who planted the ... Read More »

Rehnquist to Retire?

Matt Drudge has on his site that the “media on standby after growing reports Supreme Court Chief Justice Rehnquist is handing in his resignation.” With Sandra Day O’Connor’s retirement last week, and if Rehnquist is going to retire sometime in the very near future, that will give Bush three picks: two replacements for an associate justice and a pick for ... Read More »

Have We Gotten This Bad?

Talk about some serious partisanship: A free association exercise: Think of a Washington Nationals baseball cap. What’s the next thing that pops into your head? Some people think of the old Senators, whose caps inspired the new team’s logo. Some think of the first-place team they now root for, or of hometown pride. Then there are those steeped in the ... Read More »

Is Ted Rall Insane?

Ted Rall, a shrill comic strip creator and a columnist has posted an unbelievable column on Karl Rove and the Valerie Plame case: (HT: Michelle Malkin) The right points to critics like Michael Moore, yours truly, and Ward Churchill, the Colorado professor who points out the gaping chasm between America’s high-falooting rhetoric and its historical record. But these bête noires ... Read More »

Crumbling National Unity and the September 11th Attacks

Daniel Henninger wrote an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday about national unity and the September 11th attacks: In time even Pearl Harbor became more a symbol than the bloody reality that ultimately hurled American forces against a Germany that didn’t attack us at Pearl Harbor. But time seems to pass faster today. The first Fourth of July ... Read More »

Senate Democrats Continue to Obstruct John Bolton

The Democrats are just proving that they continue to be the party of no ideas, the party of “no.” Some disturbing news from the Washington Post: Senate Democrats blocked John Bolton’s confirmation as U.N. ambassador for the second time Monday and President Bush left open the possibility of bypassing lawmakers and appointing the tough-talking former State Department official on his ... Read More »

Another RatherGate?

Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs has a post on the “Downing Street Memos”: The Downing Street memos: fake but accurate. The eight memos — all labeled “secret” or “confidential” — were first obtained by British reporter Michael Smith, who has written about them in The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Times. Smith told the AP he protected the identity ... Read More »