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Quote of the Day – Harry Reid

“Based on everything we have heard, we can reach only one conclusion: With 160,000 courageous American troops serving in Iraq, President Bush has an exit strategy for just one man – himself – on January 20th, 2009. Democrats.senate.gov – Senator … Continue reading

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David Harsanyi – ‘A cup of tea with a thug’

Would Barack Obama have held a sit-down with Ayatollah Khomeini in 1980? Or a face-to-face chat with Saddam Hussein in 1991? Is personal diplomacy with our enemies always productive? A cup of tea with a thug – The Denver Post … Continue reading

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No Denouncing Needed, Barack– McCain *is* a Warmonger

John McCain criticized Barack Obama Saturday for not denouncing comments from a speaker at a North Dakota Democratic Party event calling the Arizona senator a “warmonger.” CNN Political Ticker – McCain criticizes Obama over speaker The only problem… John McCain … Continue reading

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British troops go back into Basra – Telegraph

British troops have been sent back into Basra just months after control of the southern city was placed in the hands of the Iraqis, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. British troops go back into Basra – Telegraph It’s great to … Continue reading

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British fear US commander is beating the drum for Iran strikes – Telegraph

British officials gave warning yesterday that America’s commander in Iraq will declare that Iran is waging war against the US-backed Baghdad government. British fear US commander is beating the drum for Iran strikes – Telegraph Change a few locations and … Continue reading

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The Day of No Magical Thinking

I was on my home from snowboarding today (thanks to the timely arrival of a snowstorm in the Cascades) thinking of writing this entry. When I got home and turned my TV on, I found an uncanny coincidence between my … Continue reading

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FRONTLINE: bush’s war

PBS Frontline is running a two-part series entitled ‘Bush’s War’, part I was last week (currently replaying on TV as I type) and part II commences Tuesday at 9pm. In case you can’t make it to your TV, Frontline is … Continue reading

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