Archive for December 20th, 2007

Dec 20 2007

Are Wild Polls Nothing But Christmas Distractions?

Never before has the Presidential election attempted an incursion into America’s sacred time to give thanks and pray for peace and solidarity. Never before has politics intruded so much on Christmas (and hopefully never again). The candidates’ desperate attacks and dirty tricks are ringing a harsh dissonant note against the backdrop of Christmas caroling, and […]

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Dec 20 2007

No Doubt We Are Winning In Iraq

If there are any doubts we are winning in Iraq then go read Gen McCaffrey’s assessment of the situation – and be prepared to be stunned on how well we are doing.

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Dec 20 2007

The Soaring Bush Economy

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Words are meaningless, results are everything. For all the nay-sayers (right and left) regarding President Bush he has delivered this country one unbeatable economy in his tenure as President: The Commerce Department released its final report on gross domestic product in the third quarter on Thursday, showing that the pace of GDP growth for the […]

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Dec 20 2007

Pakistan Police Helped Terror Bomber Escape

One of the key planners behind a plot to load bombs on up to 12 commercial airliners heading from Europe to the US, and exploding them over the US so they could rain down death and destruction on our cities, recently escaped Pakistan authorities. Now we learn he escaped with the help of Police who […]

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Dec 20 2007

Islamist: al-Qaeda A Mistake

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I have written about this before (see here for a post from last month), but it seems people are finally noticing one of the fathers of violent Islamism has condemned al-Qaeda for creating a disaster for Islam. He is not the only voice from the extremist movement backing away from al-Qaeda. I noted in this […]

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Dec 20 2007

Iraq Update 12/20/07 – Reconciliation Spreads Across Iraq

The news from Iraq is following a pattern that should be no surprise to those watching events as Iraq comes out of its dark dance with al-Qaeda. Ever since the Muslim street in Iraq determined al-Qaeda was the real enemy the country has fought its way towards a brighter future. And along this path we […]

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Dec 20 2007

Nuclear Materials Overseas Not Protected

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There are serious problems with the protection of weapons grade nuclear materials, as illustrated by this shocking story of four sophisticated intruders rummaging around a South African nuclear plant for almost an hour before being accidentally discovered by an off duty guard. This incursion is a clear sign the wrong people can possibly get their […]

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Dec 20 2007

Forget The Old Conservative Model – We Need A Modern Conservatism

Want to know what’s wrong with the GOP at the moment? It’s in a muddle. The civil war the far right began imploded the governing coalition. They felt there was no more common ground with room to negotiate common solutions. Compromise was evil and traitorous and made you a RINO – unless you were an […]

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