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Democrats in Desperation Tom Daschle Hones His Demagoguery

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Tom Daschle Hones His Demagoguery I took a cab to work last Friday morning, after dropping Junior off at school. Nothing extraordinary about that; after kissing him goodbye, I doubled back to a westbound street and flagged a driver who ignored my instructions to take 5th down to 29th. So what, I figured, there was [&hellip
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Lunatics Take the Spotlight While Bush Cruises Along

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The New York Post ran a Buchanan-like editorial on Oct. 4 slamming Bush’s rebuke of Congress and questioning whether he has the conservative credentials to earn the GOP nomination. One more reason new Post publisher Ken Chandler should immediately fire associate editor John Podhoretz. Claiming that Bush’s remarks made him a de facto Democrat, the [&hellip
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It’s Painful to Admit, But Giuliani’s Right Again

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Gore Still Slip-Slidin’ Away It was another tumultuous political week, contradicting once again all the left-wing, and left-behind, pundits and elected officials who claim the 2000 presidential race is "boring." Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, a steadfast supporter of Al Gore (now that’s an unholy marriage of convenience) pooh-poohed the sudden rise of Bill Bradley, saying [&hellip
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Pat, Jesse & Other Inconsequentials

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While Jesse Ventura Melts Down It was a curious week. Last Sunday, for example, the boys and I were talking early in the morning about various brands of cereal. “Dad,” Junior asked, “was peanut butter Cap’n Crunch your favorite breakfast when you were a kid?” This gave me license to reminisce about the “olden days,” [&hellip
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Get Your Red Hots!

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Skip the Library, Max I like Max Boot, the editorial features editor of The Wall Street Journal. He has impeccable taste in choosing writers for his page and is an accomplished author, with Out of Order, a scathing study of the judicial system, published last year. But Boot, like many serious journalists–Michael Kelly and James [&hellip
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