Daily Archives: July 28, 2008

Stupid is as stupid does

From David Kilcullen, a “former Australian Army officer who is now an adviser to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice,” and the guy who helped design the current U.S. counterinsurgency strategy in Iraq with David Petraeus: Kilcullen, who helped Petraeus design … Continue reading

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The McCain slams keep coming

The latest veteran to slam John McCain’s dishonest and dishonerable advert attacking Barack Obama for canceling a visit to Ramstein medical base in Germany in deference to the Pentagon would know what she’s talking about. Per Jonathan Martin at Politico: … Continue reading

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Vets suicide hotline drew 22,000 callers; veterans respond to McCain

The war at home: WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year, and 1,221 suicides have been averted, the government says. According to a recent RAND Corp. study, … Continue reading

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Not a good start

Not that it’s all about ego, but I just tried “Cuiling” myself, and got a “try again” message. Then, like any good egomaniac, I “Cuil” searched the Reidblog. More there, but all categorized in this weird, stacked paragraph format. Bottom … Continue reading

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OMG: Robert Novak has a brain tumor

The Prince of Darkness has gotten some bad news: BOSTON (AP) — Syndicated columnist and former “Crossfire” host Robert Novak has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is suspending his journalistic work. Novak issued a statement Monday saying the … Continue reading

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Vets to Cheney: get lost

Cheney is booted from a speaking gig before a disabled vets group after his camp demands they be locked in room for two hours in order to hear him speak: The veep had planned to speak to the Disabled American … Continue reading

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McCain: we were greeted as liberators

In case you missed it, John McCain’s latest fanciful tale, from his Stephanopoulos interview yesterday, is that we were, in fact, greeted as liberators in Iraq, just like Don Rumsfeld (whom he absolutely, positively, never ever ever agreed with, ever) … Continue reading

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Quick take headlines: hacks, red ink and redrum

A Justice Department report confirms that two former underlings of America’s worst Attorney General EVER, Alberto Gonzales, broke the law by taking political persuasion into account in JD hiring. The perps: Regent University “Law School” grad Monica Goodling, and fellow … Continue reading

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Guns don’t kill people … right wing gun nuts do

From the AP: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Knoxville’s police chief says the man accused of a shooting that killed two people at a Tennessee church targeted the congregation because of its liberal social stance. Chief Sterling Owen IV said Monday that … Continue reading

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Who do they love?

A new study says the obvious: the major networks may give Barack more airtime, but they’re tougher on him than they are on John McCain. The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University, where researchers have tracked … Continue reading

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