Archive for October 11th, 2007

Oct 11 2007

Surging Economy, Surging Tax Revenues

When they start honestly writing the history of the Bush years they are going to find an amazing economic picture. After the hits of 9-11 decimated our financial markets and hobbled our transportation and tourism industries for a while, the Bush tax cuts ushered in an amazing period of a solidly growing economy, low unemployment, […]

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Oct 11 2007

2007 Weblog Awards

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Just a reminder that the nominations for 2007 Weblog Awards is open (and if anyone of you fine readers nominated us I would not take offense). Please make sure to drop by and submit your nominations, and no it does not have to be us. Vote your conscience!

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Oct 11 2007

Foreign al Qaeda Found Among Militant Dead In Pakistan

Are we closing in on al Qaeda’s leadership enclave in the tribal regions of Pakistan? Well, if you look at the forensic evidence (being the bodies) then one would say we are closing in on the Arab leadership and their notorious Uzbek security forces: Pakistan’s army said 50 foreign militants including Arabs were among 200 […]

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Oct 11 2007

Iraq, Especially Diyala Province, Making Amazing Progress

Over and over again we see from people who have visited Iraq recently the sea change there. Today Victor Davis Hanson adds his voice to the chorus of optimism about Iraq. Whether in various suburbs of Baghdad, or in Baqubah, Ramadi or Taji, there is a familiar narrative of vastly reduced violence. … Officers offered […]

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Oct 11 2007

Best Fix To US Health Care Out There

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As usual we have lost sight of an important national issue because some reactionaries thought they had some rich family pretending to be a struggling family in order to get health care for their seriously injured children (brain injuries ARE serious – make no mistake about it). So now the story is about the gaffe […]

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