Month: August 2007

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Fred Thompson To Announce September 6

I guess this makes it semi-official. Fred Thompson will announce his candidacy for President of the United States by WWW on September 6. Now, I’ve been blogging for Fred since there were only about a dozen and a half bloggers for Fred. All I’m saying is that, when he’s trying to fill his Cabinet . …

Science

More Evidence That Al Gore’s A Liar

This gem of bad news for environmentalist wackos comes from the U. S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works via Drudge:  Fewer than half of all peer-reviewed scientists who have written on global warming endorse the idea of man-made global warming. Of 528 total papers on climate change, only 38 (7%) gave an explicit …

Foreign Relations, News

Democrats Combat Surge With Propaganda Campaign

Just a few days, other bloggers (Captain Ed) and I speculated on the ramifications on Democrat surrender strategies of the increasingly obvious improvements in Iraq since the surge began.  Ever the WaPo worried about how the Dems would deal. Now we know: propaganda. Following the phony story that Gen. Pace would urge the President to cut …

Foreign Relations, News

Pace Pullout Talk Pack of Lies

For a couple of days, the wingnuts have been ecstatic over a story that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Peter Pace would tell President Bush to cut Iraqi troop strength in half.  I first heard the story on CBS Radio News Friday morning on my way to work.  The LA Times, quoting anonymous Pentagon and …

Miscellaneous

Apologies for Ill-informed Link

Several weeks ago, I linked and blogged about an organization headquartered in St. Louis.  I had never heard of it.  The name of the outfit–Council of Conservative Citizens–sounded like something useful.  After reading a few entries on the blog, I thought it sounded pretty good. Today, though, I received their quarterly newsletter.  I was a …

Foreign Relations

Democrats Changing Tune on Iraq/Pullout

It started in July with polls showing Americans were increasingly supportive of the war in Iraq. Then, the President’s approval rating began to climb. Then Congress’s approval rating fell to an all-time low. In between, the odd Democrat Congressman or analyst returned from Iraq saying good things, not bad, about the effect of the troop …

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Environmentalist Bette Midler Clear Cuts Hawaiian Estate

You can’t beat the truth, folks. Environmentalist Bette Midler (who, I think, is related to Barbara Streisand) faces state charges in Hawaii for illegally killing more than 200 trees on her estate.   The staff of the Board of Land and Natural Resources recommended $6,500 in fines for having the trees felled and for building a …