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The New Bush Plan for Iraq

David Sanger reports in the N.Y. Times that Bush’s “new Iraq strategy calls for a rapid influx of forces that could add as many as 20,000 American combat troops to Baghdad, supplemented with a jobs program costing as much as $1 billion intended to employ Iraqis in projects including painting schools and cleaning streets, according […]

This Country Can Do Without More Political Dynasties

Browsing around the news tonight I ran across this little blog post from columnist Eleanor Clift on Newsweek’s political blog: Around The House We Call Chelsea “46.” Color me not interested in seeing any more political dynasties pushed on the American public for a long, long time. In the comments one reader notes: Confused about […]

Conservative Bloggers Refuse to Admit They Are Wrong

E&P noted the latest setback for conservative bloggers today in a piece about “The Great ‘Kerry Photo’ Flap” that was first noted here last week. As if the finding of the allegedly non-existent Associated Press source in Iraq, Capt. Jamil Hussein, wasn’t enough, conservative bloggers suffered another setback Friday in the far more trivial flap […]

Bush’s Heckuva Claim on Tax Cuts

Once again, the WaPo notes in an editorial Bush proves he is still in a ‘state of denial’ when it comes to the consequences of his tax cuts. He is in fact “oblivious” to their consequences. PRESIDENT BUSH wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Wednesday that “it is also a fact that our tax […]

About That Surge

The “surge” was all over the news on Friday and it appears the opposition to the concept is mounting on the left and even somewhat on the right. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Bush on Friday “urging him to reject his reported plan to escalate the war […]