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Unfavorable Favored Nations

Both China and the Russian Federation have “Most Favored Nation” trading status. Just last week China’s President Hu Jintao visitied the United States. He was courted by capitalist greats like Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Boeing’s CEO Alan Mulally who exclaimed that “China rocks!” in light

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McCain Sees President in Mirror!

Beltway Buzz on National Review Online: “On his own standing with Republicans, McCain says, ‘I am the most sought-after of all Republicans … Particularly since the 2004 campaign, there has been a great softening of this dislike for me.’ McCain aides are even discussing the

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Another Facile Story on Evangelicals

Evangelicals rethink their public face – U.S. News – MSNBC.comHere is one of those wishful thinking articles that you get from the Main Stream Media every so often. Anyone who lived during the eighties can easily recall the exact same articles being written at the

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Wounded Heart

Centrists compromise, averting filibuster faceoff – Politics – MSNBC.comIt is hard not to feel betrayed. The seven Republicans who bought this deal were not friends to traditionalists, the unborn, or their own base. I await the sane judgement of wiser political heads than mine, but

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Hugh on La Election

HughHewitt.comHugh Hewitt’s comments on the LA Times and the mayor’s race are as good as anything you will read today.

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Everything that Matters in the News I

A new feature of this blog. . . a quick hit on everything that matters in the news.I. In news political, Hugh Hewitt will be the place to watch for breaking news on the fight to free pro-life judges from the tyranny of the minority.

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Know Your Christian College

FOXNews.com – Hannity & Colmes – Guests and Topics: May 17: “President Bush is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at Calvin College (search), a Christian liberal-arts institution, in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Saturday. So why is a third of the faculty there taking out

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A Serious Definition of the Religious Right

What is the religious right?I suggested that people should stop using the phrase if they cannot define it.One of my students challenged me to give it a try. I have done a parody definition, but here is a serious attempt.A person is a member of

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News Flash: Edwards Thinking of Self!

Politics: Edwards Looks Back—And Ahead to 2008 – Newsweek Politics – MSNBC.com: “Joking or not, Edwards has reason to break from the 2004 team as he considers his own future.”In a story only the blogosphere would dare to cover, your hard working philosopher has discovered

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Leftist Lies Continue

Gwynne Dyer: Bush picked a poor moment to display his ignorance: “That deserves respect, as does the fact that the Red Army actually did liberate Eastern Europe from something far worse than Communism. “The Nazis were evil, very evil.The Communists were evil, very evil.The Nazis

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Clinton Cannot Be President

Remember when people told you to forget that Kerry was:a. Liberalb. from New Englandc. a Senator.He was a Vietnam Vet! He was really a moderate! He was a great speaker! He could “light up a room.” Besides conservative pundit X (one you had not heard

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George Allen: He looks like the Man

In the It Is Way Too Early to Commit, But Gosh Doesn’t He Seem Swell Category:George Allen looks like he could be a winner to me. He is smart, has a good name (his Daddy the football Allen is still remembered by older voters), has