Bill Clinton looks conservative

Bill Clinton is looking conservative compared to the current House and Senate Democrats, including his wife, as evidenced by the CAFTA voting that Kevin Whited discusses in these two posts: PubliusTX – A Pro-Trade Party No Longer I noted several days ago that every potential 2008 Democratic presidential contender in the Senate voted no on […]

Tap Tap

Bush taps Thompson to lobby for nominee

This Day in GOP history

The Lone Ranger has what will hopefully be a long running feature – This Day in Republican History. Here’s todays: July 6, 1854 First state Republican Party officially organized in Jackson, Michigan, to oppose Democrats’ pro-slavery policies Wait a minute? You mean Republicans were antislavery and Democrats were pro-slavery? Somebody call the NAACP! Like this:Like […]

Graham and the Constitutional Option

Just caught Dealmaker Lindsey Graham on the Sean Hannity Show. He said that he expects the President to appoint a “solid conservative with a capital S” with Scalia as the model. Hannity asked him what if the Democrats filibuster that kind of nominee and he had this to say: If they filibuster based on ideological […]

Who was he? Why was he here?

James Stockdale Dies; Won Medal of Honor, Ran for Vice President As recounted in the citation for his Medal of Honor, the military’s highest award for valor, he mutilated himself to stay out of propaganda photographs. Later, he managed to slash his wrists, coming close enough to death to convince his captors that he would […]

Be afraid, be very afraid

Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, be afraid, be very afraid. A regional alliance led by China and Russia called Tuesday for the U.S. and its coalition allies in Afghanistan to set a date for withdrawing from several states in Central Asia, reflecting growing unease at America’s military presence in the region. Why do China and Russia want […]

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