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GWB: Saddam killed all the Mandelas

In the interest of our national dignity I would like to formally request that our “Decider in Chief” no longer be allowed to participate in press conferences and only speak in public under the influence of a teleprompter or with written remarks prepared for him by someone with no less an education than a fifth-grader.…

The 14 Points of Facism: remind you of anyone?

We really enjoy our debates with our friends on the right because it always seems to turn into some sort of history lesson whether its Chuck DeVore commenting on the decline of Greek city-states, or Matt Cunningham covering some nuance of the war in VietNam, or even being schooled on what happened in WWII by…

A Site for Schroeder Eyes

OC GOP/conservative icon Mike Schroeder has placed his bet on Mitt Romney in the Republican presidential stakes.  Give that Mr. Schroeder has deemed Prof. Chemerensky a polarizing figure, I found a site that might make Mr. Schroeder think about Mitt.  The site is found here and is bound to make Hugh Hewitt’s head explode.

from Speaker Pelosi: Highlights from Greenspan’s New Book

Gotta love the fact the Speaker is playing hardball:   Former Fed Chief Alan Greenspan Denounces Republican Fiscal Irresponsibility “Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sharply criticizes President George W. Bush’s administration and Republican congressional leaders in his memoir for putting political imperatives ahead of sound economic policies . . .” [Reuters, 9/15/07] “In the…

Hillary’s HealthCare Plan

via email addressed to me; the “I” here is Hillary speaking in the first person: **** Today in Iowa, I introduced my new plan to ensure that every American will have affordable, quality health care. But before I tell you about the plan, I want to tell you about Lisa Scott. I met Lisa, who’s…