Archive for March, 2006

Mar 31 2006

On Immigration, All Sides Making Things Worse

If the debate continues as it is going, the radical immigrants (La Raza) and the isolationists will create such an atmosphere of emotion it will never be resolved. Victor Davis Hanson has the right take on this, which is the immigrants who marched were not necessarily hurting their cause – until they waved Mexican flags […]

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Mar 30 2006

Will The Next 9-11 Be By Truck

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My fellow Wacther’s Council member Dymphna at Gates of Vienna has news about a truck driving school in Kansas City seeing a wave of Somalis all of a sudden taking driving lessons: In a way, trucks are of more concern than planes. They are ubiquitous, a commonplace in our everyday landscape. They pass us all […]

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Mar 30 2006

Great Minds Think Alike

And on immigration, I cannot be in any better company than standing with The Anchoress: More importantly – for the soul of America – Are we going to put together massive trains and – at gunpoint – load these people and head them south? Is this what we want America to be? We have to […]

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Mar 30 2006

Let’s Vindicate Our Militarty And President Bush

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I was reading this great article on progress in Iraq at American Thinker when I had a bit of an epiphany regarding something the anti-war left always harps on – unchallenged. At least maybe up until now. I am tired of hearing how we were never greeted by smiling,cheering Iraqi’s in the streets. The left […]

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Mar 30 2006

Vindication On FISA-NSA

** Update: Jeff at Protein Wisdom has shared my perspective on the entire NSA-FISA issue from the beginning and is always worth reading on the matter – mainly because he writes better than I do! End update. Powerline, enjoying the fruits of having the transcript of the FISA hearings, has found a segment of testimony […]

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Mar 30 2006

False Reporting By Editor & Publisher

Editor & Publisher thinks they have detected a possible ‘historic’ shift in who considers themselves Democrat and Republican. Here is the headline: Gallup: In Shift, More Americans Now Call Themselves Democrats Here is the data: Republicans had gained the upper hand in recent years, but 33% of Americans, in the latest Gallup poll, now call […]

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Mar 29 2006

FISA Judges Bless NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program

** Update: Calrice Feldman (who I neglected to mention as providing me the lead on this story in the first place) notes that the NY Times is reporting this differently (big surprise there) and that Powerline is looking into the discrepency. Thanks Clarice! End update. ** Update: It sounds like the Washington Times may be […]

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Mar 28 2006

The Anchoress On Tolerance

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I am ill equipped to add to what The Anchoress has to say on any subject, so I suggest fglks just head on over to see what she has to say about tolerance and Abdul Rahman.

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Mar 28 2006

New Plame/Libby Time Line

Reader MJW posted a detailed timeline at Tom Maguire’s site on key events regarding Libby and Plame that deserves much more exposure (here is the most interesting part of the timeline to me): 01/28/03 State of the Union speech 05/06/03 Kristof column 05/29/03 Libby allegedly asks Grossman for information about Wilson’s trip 06/01/03 to 07/08/03 […]

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Mar 28 2006

More China Gate?

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Clarice sent me a heads up on this posting by Fedora at Free Republic regarding the Clinton administration and China – a must read.

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