From the daily archives:

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Minnesota is Slipping

November 11, 2008

This Fox News report about the Minnesota Senate race between Al Franken and Norm Coleman recount is typical — whenever there’s a recount, the Dems seem to always miraculously get new votes.  I’ve long believed that recounts have simply become a measure for how many votes Democrats need to manufacture in order to win a race, [...]

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Timeless Words in the Face of Defeat

November 11, 2008

Babalu Blog found a letter written to National Review by President Ronald Reagan following the defeat of Barry Goldwater in 1964.  What Reagan says in this letter holds just as true today as it did then. By now a new cliché has been added to the time-worn lit, but I know of no other way [...]

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Happy Veterans Day

November 11, 2008

Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor our men and women in uniform.  Our troops have done so much for this country, from saving us from Nazi oppression in World War II, to fighting communism in the Korean and Vietnam wars, to building our national defense and putting up a strong front throughout the [...]

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A Hint of Obama’s Competency?

November 11, 2008

Obama ran a very effective and on-message campaign, but he is about to find that governing is much harder.  It seems in the last week, the Obama campaign can’t get their message straight.  Policy after policy, comment after comment, has been nuanced, toned down, or flat-out reversed.  Take, for example, the rapid take-down of the [...]

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Matthews Slip Makes Palin’s Point

November 11, 2008

In an interview on Wiffleball last night, Chris “Chill Up My Leg” Matthews had a slip of the tongue, referring to Africa at one point as a “country”.  This proves the Sarah Palin point.  If she ever did call Africa a country, it was most likely in a similar context, a simple slip of the [...]

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