Archive 2007 January «
Here’s Washington Post national security reporter/blogger William Arkin’s screed against NBC’s report, which quoted troops who want Americans to support their mission. An excerpt from Arkin’s unhinged diatribe: So, we pay the soldiers a decent wage, take care of their families, provide them with housing and medical care and vast social support systems and ship […]
Via the WashTimes’ Embassy Row column: Adel al-Jubeir, the urbane public face of the Saudi monarchy who is also well-connected in Washington, was yesterday named the new ambassador to the United States from the oil-rich desert kingdom. King Abdullah issued a decree appointing Mr. al-Jubeir and accepting the surprise resignation of Prince Turki al-Faisal, who […]
Wow. Just wow. The Associated Press puts its advocacy spin and institutional arrogance on naked display in a story hot off the wires. You know those four mosques that AP reporter Qais Al Bashir and AP source Capt. Jamil Hussein claimed had been “destroyed” and “torched” and “burned and blew up“? The ones we showed […]
Via FoxNews.com: Bomb units scrambled to investigate four suspicious devices reported almost simultaneously throughout Boston. The reports forced the temporary shutdown of a key inbound roadway and a bridge between Boston and Cambridge. Boston Police say four calls, which all came in around 1 p.m., reported suspicious devices at the Boston University Bridge, the Longfellow […]
Sen. John Cornyn’s office sends a video link of 2LT Mark Daily’s immortal words being read on the Senate floor: The message is getting out there. *** Related: Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway issues a challenge via Blackfive. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway is urging the White House to “rally the country to […]
Following up on yesterday’s post, here’s our video analysis of Lara Logan’s online Haifa Street report for CBS News. Click to watch: Bryan Preston’s memo and questions are here. My syndicated column on the subject is here. The latest word I’ve received from CBS News Public Eye blogger Brian Montopoli: I didn’t get a comment […]
***updates…audio…*** He’s toast. Question A: Who will press Joe Biden to name the names of the inarticulate and dim and dirty and unattractive African-Americans he was thinking about when he, um, complimented Barack Obama? Question B: Will the Washington Post give this coverage equal to its Macacaphony over George Allen’s racial blundering? NY Observer: Mr. […]
All the latest on the jihadi plot at HA. From the Sun: EVIL Muslim terrorists were to kidnap a British soldier on UK streets and force him to plead with Tony Blair for his life in return for a pull-out of troops from Iraq, The Sun can reveal. The soldier would have been filmed begging […]
On Sunday, I noted Bill Roggio’s report on intel pointing to Iranian special forces involvement in the terrible ambush at Karbala. An intel officer very familiar with the area of operations shared the same theory with me. Killed were Pvt. Johnathon M. Millican, Capt. Brian S. Freeman, Pfc. Shawn P. Falter, 1st Lt. Jacob Fritz, […]
The always-must-read Heather Mac Donald in the always-must-read City Journal: …for all the evasions of the political and educational elites, the growing anti-preference push, with initiatives contemplated in several more states in 2008, could be one of the most important populist movements of recent years. Racial manipulation, while not eliminated from California, has been greatly […]
***update: a response from CBS News’s Public Eye blog…more below…*** CBS News correspondent Lara Logan First, read this heart-rending appeal from Lara Logan complaining about CBS News refusing to air one of her Haifa Street reports, which highlighted a masked “Haifa Street resident” who “blamed the fighting on the U.S. Here’s a screen shot of […]
Just released. Compiled as a response to the Iraq Study Group. Here’s the 86-page PDF. From the press release: In the Citizens Report on Iraq, readers will learn that progress is being made in Iraq; there are large areas of Iraq that are safe and prospering; that the enemy is being killed and wounded in […]
Adm. William Fallon’s confirmation hearing for the US Central Command top post began this morning. He submitted answers to advance questions–available in PDF form at the Senate Armed Services Committee website. You should read the whole thing. Here are a few highlights: (Ed note: Images removed in June 2007 to facilitate site re-design.) Much of […]
Via the NYPost: Niles Lathem reports: “Looks like things are getting serious in the race for the White House – seriously lovey-dovey, that is. Judging from this photo, the spirit of bipartisan cooperation appeared to be alive and well yesterday between Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and John McCain in Texas.” Bleechh. Guess McCain isn’t one […]
A reader sends word of a protest tomorrow on behalf of Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer. If you’re in the NYC, please consider showing your support: NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2007 – Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer’s trial is scheduled for this Thursday. An informal group of New York City residents are joining together in solidarity for […]
It’s now a regular feature at Slate.com. Allah started his last week. Related: Pajamas Media Straw Poll results.
Nutroots Nancy Fun, fun, fun. Nancy Pelosi is schmoozing left-wingers on the Internet and is going to start her own blog: Shortly after her swearing-in as the first female House speaker, Rep. Nancy Pelosi took time to field questions from a few dozen Internet bloggers on a conference call that was off limits to mainstream […]
Brian Maloney looks at the fool taking over Air America–and Al Franken officially jumps ship.
Orrin Johnson looks at liberals’ approach to Iraq vs. Darfur at the University of Washington.
Photo credit: Michael Yon An Iraqi Army general mourns the deaths of American soldiers in Mosul. Go read all of Michael Yon’s latest dispatch now.
I still get a dozen e-mails a week expressing outrage about the sophomoric Google bomb linking President Bush with the phrase “miserable failure.” In case you haven’t heard, you’ll all be happy to know that Google has now addressed the issue (via NYT): Google announced on Thursday on its official blog that “by improving our […]
Yes, my friends, when they weren’t spitting at war veterans, the anti-war protesters yesterday were waterboarding each other. Photo credit: Tantor Milblogger Tantor was there and captured the bongo-players, Truthers, and Gitmo wannabes for posterity. He writes: Those crazy lefties were waterboarding each other every ten minutes on the northeast corner of Third Street NW […]
John Fund blows the whistle.
Roll Call looks at GOP Senators who have formed an opposition nucleus: This year’s Senate GOP freshman class is a lonely caucus of one, but the seven GOP Senators elected in 2004 quickly are becoming a force to be reckoned with as Republicans adjust to their new minority status in the chamber. In the two […]
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