Archive for: December 12, 2007

December 12, 2007

Democratic Turnout Is Big Iowa Variable

Filed under: Politics In General - 12 Dec 2007

Despite polls showing Obama and Clinton leading Democratic race, one adviser to the former first lady says Edwards’s support with veteran caucus-goers gives him edge for now. But Des Moines Register sage David Yepsen warns Edwards would suffer if Obama …

A Day Which Will Live in Infamy

Filed under: History - 12 Dec 2007

We used to talk like that when we were ambushed. We used to know the difference between a legitimate disagreement, or even a conflict, and a deliberate, unannounced act of war. We used to have the will to see through …

Bush Engages Foreign Foes

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 12 Dec 2007

WASHINGTON — The White House said that President Bush sent a letter directly to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il seeking cooperation in implementing a pact to dismantle its nuclear arms in exchange for full normalized relations. The move …

More Viable Defense for an Indicted Liberal: Insanity or Stupidity?

Filed under: What The F@#K?!? - 12 Dec 2007

Liberal radio talk-show host Bernie Ward was indicted on charges that he used the Internet to secure and distribute child pornography. These are very serious charges, even for a former Catholic priest in San Francisco. Ward’s legal team is …

Secularists Won’t Be Appeased By New Stem-cell Breakthrough

Recently there has been a celebrated news release, detailing a new breakthrough in stem-cell research, which may make the existing moral controversy over the use of embryonic stem-cells moot. While it’s still too early to tell if this new procedure …

McCain’s New Hampshire Glimmer

Filed under: The Republicans - 12 Dec 2007

Campaign volunteer and retired physicist Bill Machell says he sees a change from a few months ago when he began telephoning voters on behalf of John McCain: Fewer people are hanging up on him. Could the Arizona Republican senator, at …

Clinton, the Kosovo Problem, and the Next Commander-in-Chief

It appears increasingly likely that a unilateral declaration of independence will soon be made by Kosovo, perhaps as early as December 10. By that date, negotiators from the European Union, the United States, and Russia will have submitted a report …