Archive for June 7th, 2007

Jun 07 2007

Commute Scooter Libby

Update – my response to the commutation news can be found here I agree with what Clarice Feldman and the folks over at Powerline said regarding the idea posed today in the Washington Post that Scooter Libby should have his jail time commuted and his fine retained (possibly reduced). The idea is sound because a […]

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Jun 07 2007

Progress In Iraq Update

The Iraqis continue to break from al Qaeda and ally with the Iraqi government and assist US forces. The Surge is still a few weeks away from final deployment, and then it will take some weeks to get the effort actually ramped up and operating. So anyone trying to assess are results now is clearly […]

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Jun 07 2007

Why Ditch A Straw Poll?

Guiliani and McCain are skipping the Ames Iowa Straw Poll (big deal – this is only for political junkies) and some are asking what this means. The future of the Ames Republican straw poll was cast into doubt Wednesday after first Rudy Giuliani and then John McCain decided to skip the high-profile summer warm-up to […]

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Jun 07 2007

Iran Officially At War With US And NATO

Well, it’s official (again): Iran is at war with the US. And Iran is providing arms and IED components to kill our people in Iraq and Afghanistan. NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces, in what the […]

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Jun 07 2007

Tancredo Declares War On What’s Left Of The Conservative Coalition

Tancredo, the ‘visionary’ of the immigration hypochondriacs, has declared open political war on those conservatives who support the comprehensive immigration bill now being debated in the US Senate. He will work to defeat politicians who do not bend to his ‘vision': Rep. Tom Tancredo ratcheted up his presidential bid and anti-illegal immigration crusade today with […]

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Jun 07 2007

Can We Get A Refund If The Climate Doesn’t Change?

The citizens of Canada should be asking their government if, in the event that their unscientific plan to stop global warming does not work, they can get all their money back that the government plans to suck from their hides: The Green party wants Canadian drivers to pay an extra 12 cents a litre at […]

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Jun 07 2007

Immigration Hypochondriacs Gloat At The Near Death Of Progress

Desperately clinging to the hope we can be stuck with the mess we have now with illegal immigration for another 10 years or more, the immigration hypochondriacs are cheering a democrat Senator for getting a poison pill amendment through late last night. A fragile compromise that would legalize millions of unlawful immigrants risks coming unraveled […]

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Jun 07 2007

The End Of Embryonic Stem Cell Research?

Researchers have been able to turn skin cells into stem cells in mice, giving researchers an unlimited supply of cells straight from the patient from which to creare therapies. Three scientific teams published separate studies on Wednesday showing that embryonic stem cells can be made by reprogramming some of the genes in adult skin cells, […]

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