It’s Rahm vs. Axelrod, and Rahm Is Winning

In the days of the old Pravda, one could determine who was winning secret Politburo power struggles by just looking at the official Soviet newspaper. Those winning simply got better press.   Perhaps it may be no different here in the United States.   This week two of the heaviest guns in American media, The […]

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Is There a Philosophy of Hypocrisy?

by Victor Davis Hanson Here are a few things that I think don’t quite compute. 1) The now familiar Palin/Edwards dichotomy. John McCain was damned for picking Sarah Palin who had not finished her first term as governor, and had previously only been elected to local political offices and served on a state commission. Her […]

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Social Legislation

From an email: *Your Social Security Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn’t know this. It’s easy to check out, if you don’t believe it. Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history lesson on what’s what and it doesn’t matter whether you are […]

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Even Some Democrats Want Gitmo-to-Yemen Transfers Stopped

By Douglass K. Daniel, Associated Press Washington (AP) – Some Democratic lawmakers who support closing Guantanamo Bay say the U.S. should reconsider whether to repatriate suspected terrorists from Yemen, given the al-Qaida activity in the poor Arab nation.   President Barack Obama’s top counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, said Sunday the transfers will continue if the […]

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Democrats Jumping Ship

William M. Daley– The announcement by Alabama Rep. Parker Griffith that he is switching to the Republican Party is just the latest warning sign that the Democratic Party — “my lifelong political home — has a critical decision to make: Either we plot a more moderate, centrist course or risk electoral disaster not just in […]

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Moulitsas: Democrats Get Killed in 2010 Elections

Markos Moulitsas, founder of the Daily Kos and an influential leader of the Web-based political left, said Sunday that Democrats are facing huge defeats in the 2010 elections because the Obama administration has alienated the Democratic Party’s liberal political base with its escalating involvement in Afghanistan, and its failure to push for universal healthcare. Speaking […]

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