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    Saturday, December 13, 2003    
         
      "A Fetish of Candor"
(12/13/03 04:09:50 PM; 230 words)
"A Fetish of Candor" A remarkable column by David "Token" Brooks at NYT today: I think we are all disgusted by the way George W. Bush's administration has allowed honesty....
   
      Re: Lefty and Proud
(12/13/03 03:03:44 PM; 97 words)
Re: Lefty and Proud A reader writes: If the "leftyandproud" message you posted isn't proof that the Left hates anything good for ordinary people, what is? They really are people....
   
      "Campaign Finance Reform and Connect the Dots"
(12/13/03 07:05:04 AM; 1767 words)
"Campaign Finance Reform and Connect the Dots" My essay at The Blog from the Core, Monday, February 18, 2002. I don't know if you'll care for the style, but I....
   
    Friday, December 12, 2003    
         
      Extremist Democrats Angry That Better Economy Will "Help Bush"
(12/12/03 09:23:44 PM; 525 words)
Extremist Democrats Angry That Better Economy Will "Help Bush" Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXIX You have to see this to believe it. A post in the General Discussion Forum at....
   
      A Presidential Declaration of Preemptive Military Action
(12/12/03 04:08:23 PM; 576 words)
A Presidential Declaration of Preemptive Military Action Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Fireside Chat XVIII, September 11, 1941. "But when you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until....
   
      Making a Point on the BCRA
(12/12/03 07:58:04 AM; 7 words)
Making a Point on the BCRA Vide.
   
      "Clinton Vows to Help Oust Bush"
(12/12/03 07:19:59 AM; 809 words)
"Clinton Vows to Help Oust Bush" Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXVIII Hillary Clinton mouths off in a rather well-balanced article in the Albany Times-Union, Dec. 11. + + + +....
   
      Jimmy Carter Bashes Zell Miller
(12/12/03 07:08:51 AM; 437 words)
Jimmy Carter Bashes Zell Miller Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXVII Jimmy "I Never Met a Leftist Dictator Whose Feet I Didn't Want to Kiss" Carter complains that Zell Miller wants....
   
    Thursday, December 11, 2003    
         
      Test
(12/11/03 09:29:03 PM; 18 words)
Test Upgrading to latest version of MovableType. This is just a test. P.S. So far, so good? :-)
   
      Hot Off the Keyboard at Dyspeptic Mutterings
(12/11/03 02:49:00 PM; 21 words)
Hot Off the Keyboard at Dyspeptic Mutterings Don't miss it. Mister Hand... turning... into Mister... Fist. Must Fisk... Drooling... Idiocy... Stat!
   
      "'Twas the Night Before Kwanzaa"
(12/11/03 11:24:30 AM; 246 words)
"'Twas the Night Before Kwanzaa" By Kathy Shaidle of relapsed catholic. 'Twas the night before Kwanzaa And all through the 'hood, Maulana Karenga was up to no good. He'd tortured....
   
      Re: Dean & Gore
(12/11/03 09:18:11 AM; 107 words)
Re: Dean & Gore Paul (who used to be a Democrat) writes again: When you think about it, the Gore endorsement actually makes perfect sense; he and Dean have formed....
   
      What Al Gore's Endorsement of Howard Dean Really Means
(12/11/03 07:30:23 AM; 239 words)
What Al Gore's Endorsement of Howard Dean Really Means Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXVI Courtesy of MSNBC, yesterday (embedded ellipses in original): .... ECHOES OF 1988 ENDORSEMENT Deanís biggest problems....
   
      Boycott Planned Parenthood in Austin
(12/11/03 07:15:27 AM; 156 words)
Boycott Planned Parenthood in Austin Here is their website: Planned Parenthood is planning on building a flagship clinic in Austin which would dramatically increase the number of abortions performed here....
   
      John Lott Debunks Myths About Florida 2000 Election
(12/11/03 06:59:22 AM; 402 words)
John Lott Debunks Myths About Florida 2000 Election At NRO yesterday: Headlines this weekend recited the old line "Dems accuse Bush of stealing the 2000 election." Former U.S. Representative Carrie....
   
      "In Your Dreams"
(12/11/03 06:51:10 AM; 15 words)
"In Your Dreams" The Communist Pittsburgh Post-Gazette runs a five-part series this week on dreams.
   
    Wednesday, December 10, 2003    
         
      Robert L. Bartley, RIP
(12/10/03 07:40:58 PM; 189 words)
Robert L. Bartley, RIP Editor emeritus at the Wall Street Journal, Bartley died today: .... Earlier this month, President Bush awarded Bartley the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest....
   
      Howard Dean: The Mysterious Stranger
(12/10/03 05:41:26 PM; 1056 words)
Howard Dean: The Mysterious Stranger Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXV And an epiphany, of sorts, at The Blog from the Core. David "Token" Brooks writes about Howie Dean at NYT,....
   
      Democratic Campaign Slogans
(12/10/03 07:30:16 AM; 199 words)
Democratic Campaign Slogans My friend Paul writes. + + + + + I think I know why none of these Democratic presidential candidates have caught on: it's the guys who....
   
      Democrats on "Gay" "Marriage": Damned If They Do; Damned If They Don't
(12/10/03 06:50:47 AM; 1165 words)
Democrats on "Gay" "Marriage": Damned If They Do; Damned If They Don't Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXIV A report in the Boston Globe, Dec. 4. + + + + +....
   
      "Bring Back Hate"
(12/10/03 06:38:17 AM; 292 words)
"Bring Back Hate" A bracing article by Mark Gavreau Judge in the New York Press, Sep. 10: .... Itís time to bring back hate. To be sure, as a Christian....
   
    Tuesday, December 09, 2003    
         
      "The Saudi Connection"
(12/09/03 08:59:51 PM; 421 words)
"The Saudi Connection" A blockbuster cover story at U.S. News, dated Dec. 15: .... Over the past 25 years, the desert kingdom has been the single greatest force in spreading....
   
      The Fourth Reich?
(12/09/03 08:35:24 PM; 852 words)
The Fourth Reich? Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXIII Robert B. Reich, former US secretary of Something Or Other — like, who cares now? who cared then? — defames the so-called....
   
      "He Who Laughs Last........"
(12/09/03 08:13:02 PM; 317 words)
"He Who Laughs Last........" Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXII "Howie" Dean gets support from adolescent celebrities. + + + + + Antiwar comedians raising campaign cash for Democrat Howard Dean....
   
      If You Thought I Am Cynical
(12/09/03 12:38:45 PM; 142 words)
If You Thought I Am Cynical Check out David Frum today: Add one more name to the list of those who believe that Howard Dean will prove a cataclysmic disaster....
   
      "Politics of Hate Won't Beat Bush"
(12/09/03 08:11:26 AM; 286 words)
"Politics of Hate Won't Beat Bush" From Susan "The Mouth" Estrich at The Indianapolis Star, Dec. 4, comes advice that the Democratic Establishment will blissfully ignore: .... Under the new....
   
      "Does Islam Need a Luther or a Pope?"
(12/09/03 07:50:34 AM; 1130 words)
"Does Islam Need a Luther or a Pope?" This essay by Edward Feser at Tech Central Station, Dec. 4, has been getting high praise around St. Blog's — and rightly....
   
      "Teacher's Union Faces Audit"
(12/09/03 07:09:35 AM; 317 words)
"Teacher's Union Faces Audit" A report at the CBSNews website, Nov. 25: The IRS is auditing the nation's largest teachers union, scrutinizing an organization that works energetically to elect candidates....
   
    Monday, December 08, 2003    
         
      Eight Hundred and Twenty-Two
(12/08/03 08:45:23 PM; 19 words)
Eight Hundred and Twenty-Two Spams so far since last Tuesday. Down from last week's Eight Hundred and Sixty-One.
   
      President Bush Gets an Early Christmas Gift — From Al Gore
(12/08/03 07:27:41 PM; 247 words)
President Bush Gets an Early Christmas Gift — From Al Gore Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXXI My friend Paul — saying President Bush gets an early Christmas gift from "Algore"....
   
      John "F" Kerry
(12/08/03 02:58:42 PM; 826 words)
John "F" Kerry Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXX If you recall, John F. Kennedy Kerry was the nominee anointed early on by the mainstream-media arm of the Democratic party. Times....
   
      Another Battle in the War Against Christianity
(12/08/03 08:09:40 AM; 292 words)
Another Battle in the War Against Christianity Reported in The Record-Journal in Connecticut: Mary Morley is no Rembrandt. So while the Dutch master's "Christ Healing the Sick" appears in books....
   
      Deanisms
(12/08/03 07:54:05 AM; 254 words)
Deanisms Democrats in Self-Destruct Mode XXIX Matthew Hoy looks at Deanisms: .... The more troubling exchange regarded what should be done if Osama bin Laden were captured by our troops.....
   
      Hillary and 2004
(12/08/03 07:45:20 AM; 310 words)
Hillary and 2004 A reader writes: What we think of as extremist and contradictory and just plain lies by Hillary are absorbed by a large portion of the body politic....
   
    Sunday, December 07, 2003    
         
      Blog Stuff
(12/07/03 02:20:22 PM; 83 words)
Blog Stuff As I hope you'll notice, I've added archive links to the bottom of each entry on the main page, to the individual entry archives, and to the daily....
   
      Three by Rossetti
(12/07/03 02:12:54 PM; 491 words)
Three by Rossetti Poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti. Dead Before Death Ah! changed and cold, how changed and very cold!    With stiffened smiling lips and cold calm eyes:    Changed, yet....
   

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