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Michael Schiavo Blasts Jeb Bush

FOXNews.com – Politics – Michael Schiavo Blasts Jeb BushComments below in italics:Michael Schiavo Blasts Jeb BushWednesday, March 16, 2005Judge Extends Stay in Schiavo CaseTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The husband of a brain-damaged woman accused Gov. Jeb Bush (search) and state legislators of pandering to voters by

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Immigration

Hugh Hewitt is writing on immigration, suggesting it has the power to wreck the Republican Party. I agree and think that it is like the Irish question in the nineteenth and twentieth century for British politicians. Someone will have to deal with it and do

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Bobby Byrd and the Democrats

Poor Robert Byrd from my home state of West Virginia is being exploited.Liberals are afraid of losing his safe vote. They do not trust the voters of West Virginia once he is allowed to retire. So they flog the aging lion to action, who seemingly

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GOP Senators Seek Victory on Abortion Vote

GOP Senators Seek Victory on Abortion VoteThe AP notes (I comment):As for the abortion-related showdown, “it’s an uphill fight, but it isn’t over,” said Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., author of a proposal to prevent protesters at abortion clinics and elsewhere from using bankruptcy to avoid

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Soft of Communism

American leftists are not communists.Thank God.Communism has killed more people than any ideology in history. Today thousands of people will be forced into slave labor to support communist regimes in places like China and North Korea.I have met men forced to shovel human waste daily

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Beirut's Berlin Wall is Falling

Beirut’s Berlin Wall is Falling: “The leader of this Lebanese intifada is Walid Jumblatt, the patriarch of the Druze Muslim community and, until recently, a man who accommodated Syria’s occupation. But something snapped for Jumblatt last year, when the Syrians overruled the Lebanese constitution and

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Doug Wead acts like a gentleman and a Christian

Man who secretly recorded Bush says he regrets publication: “An old friend of President Bush who secretly recorded their private conversations and released them to the media said he has regrets and is turning the tapes over to Bush.”I was hard on Wead, justly I

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The Days of Trollope

In the days of Trollope, men who sold their friends down the river for money would have received a good caning by the gentlemen in the community. (Says Trollope in one of his books, “But she felt that if Bernard would thrash the coward for

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WSJ.com – The Sick Man of Europe — Again

WSJ.com – The Sick Man of Europe — Again: “Turkey could easily become just another second-rate country: small-minded, paranoid, marginal and — how could it be otherwise? — friendless in America and unwelcome in Europe.”I cannot understand the anti-Turk bias in some of our media.

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Cheer Up!

We are about to get good news in Iraq and North Korea! I have developed what I call the New York Times Rule.Here it is: Just at the moment that the Times says a problem cannot be solved, then it is within ten months of

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Why People Think Print Media is Biased

Bush avoids label of job-loss president: “Bush avoids label of job-loss presidentAssociated Press ^ | February 5, 2005 | JEANNINE AVERSAPosted on 02/05/2005 8:20:56 AM PST by DubyaWASHINGTON —- President Bush has narrowly escaped becoming the first president since Herbert Hoover to lose jobs on

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MSNBC – Fearing civil war, Iraq's Sunnis rethink strategy

MSNBC – Fearing civil war, Iraq’s Sunnis rethink strategy: “Influential Sunni Arab leaders of a boycott of last week’s elections expressed a new willingness Friday to engage the coming Iraqi government and play a role in writing the constitution, in what may represent a strategic