Daily Archives: May 7, 2008

Newt’s handy-dandy disaster management plan

Newt Gingrich, not the most moral guy in the world, but certainly one of the smarter tacticians on the right, issued his weekly “Winning the Future” newsletter to conservatives on Tuesday. What he had to say to his side is … Continue reading

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Death toll in Burma could reach 100,000

Chilling new numbers following that killer cyclone. |

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Israel’s invisible Arabs

The International Herald Tribune does a story you wouldn’t see in the U.S.; a wrenching piece on the plight of Israeli Arabs, dispossessed of their land and villages, prohibited from settling on captured lands that remain undeveloped, waiting for Jewish … Continue reading

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Feinstein to Hil: show me your plan

The creeping signs of a superdelegate crack-up for Hillary Clinton are in the air. One of her most prominent supporters, Sen. Diane Feinstein of California, is asking the Clinton campaign to explain just how they think they can still win … Continue reading

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What are the superdelegates waiting for?

The undeclared Democratic superdelegates are either overly cautious, or really terrified of the Clintons. What additional information do they need after last night (really, since February,) to make a decision on who to support? Do they really intend to wait … Continue reading

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The Democratic math: November

My latest South Florida Times column (with the caveat that it was written before yesterday’s primary.) And here’s the column from my face-off opponent, Barbara Howard. |

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Hillary’s Never Never land 2: The Six Million Dollar Woman

The New York Post’s Charles Hurt says it all: Hillary Clinton is toast. Her old friend Dick Morris is trying to talk her down off the ledge… But Hillary Clinton is pressing on. Her team held a conference call with … Continue reading

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Live by the sword…

One more thing… If Hillary Clinton winds up losing Indiana tonight (or this morning) — which could very well happen with much of Gary, Indiana still to come in and a margin of around 20,000 — the irony for her … Continue reading

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It’s over

200,000 votes still out in Indiana, and Chuck Todd says it’s mostly in Lake County, which is heavily African-American and heavily pro-Obama. Barack needs more than 60 percent of the vote to take the state from Hillary … That said… … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Never Never land

Did Hillary Clinton and I watch the same returns tonight? Probably not, given that her camp has probably banned MSNBC (except for HRC-friendly “Scarborough Country,”) in favor of her newfound friends at Fox News. Fox (and CBS) have definitively called … Continue reading

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