Palin’s Big Blunder

If you were watching the debate last night, you may have come away with the impression that Palin didn’t make any major blunders.  But if you think Palin didn’t cough up the rock in a big way, you’d be wrong. John Aravosis counted no less than eighteen lies coming from Sarah Palin, an...

An Unparalleled Legacy

Hey, Defeatocrats: it’s your war now. President George W. Bush will signal next week that he will pull no more troops out of Iraq while he is president, once his troop surge ends in the summer. His senior Iraq commander General David Petraeus will use his testimony to congress on Tuesday and Wednesday to...

Yoink!

Now, I’m not the kinda guy to say I told you so… …Okay, yes I am, and damn it, I told you so. Let us take a little hop in our time machines and head back to the middle of September of last year.  Weather was beginning to turn, the leaves were beginning to shift from their vibrant greens to...

Compare and Contrast: Defining ‘Success’

While the enemy is still dangerous and more work remains, the American and Iraqi surges have achieved results few of us could have imagined just one year ago. (Applause.) When we met last year, many said that containing the violence was impossible. A year later, high profile terrorist attacks are down,...

Not Quite, Mr. Obey

Even though Rep. David Obey is currently one of my heroes for sticking to his guns on refusing to allow any funding of the Iraq War to continue without significant changes to the overall strategy, it’s still important to call the man out when he’s not exactly right. The error comes when he was...

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