Sep
17

Final Analysis of Gibson-Palin Interview, Part I

Essentially, the Palin interview needs to be evaluated on two fronts.  First, and most important, is Palin’s performance as an untried national candidate.  The ABC piece was not a first impression, but a substantive discussion after the first impression…an impression which, I don’t think anyone can argue, was pretty forceful.  The second and only slightly… Continue reading »

Apr
08

Iraq War Misconceptions

National Review Online has a tremendous piece by Frederick W. Kagan on Iraq.  Specifically, the common myths associated with the war that many on the left side of the spectrum continually cite as reasons we have lost, will lose, or must withdraw from the present conflict.Do the nattering nabobs really know the counterpoint to their… Continue reading »

Feb
08

Saw McCain Today

John McCain made a stop in Norfolk, VA today to discuss foreign policy issues and receive some glowing praise from a number of his colleagues.  Always keen to learn more about international relations and, well, see famous people, I managed to weasel my way in and was treated to a sensible, realistic acknowledgment of the… Continue reading »

Jan
19

Killer Troops, Imaginary Horrors, Overblown Anti-War Pisspots…

I defy anyone to argue with Mark Steyn.  The man is simply a genius.  He makes me depressed by exposing how utterly screwed up the West's collective head is.  Is it any wonder that an Islamic group in Canada was trying to have him muzzled? At some point conservatives will have to abandon the polite… Continue reading »

Dec
11

Surge, Interrupted

Victor Davis Hanson is one smart cookie.  Here I will present an interview conducted by the Hoover Institute's Peter Robinson, and available at National Review Online.  VDH, as he is known, is a strong voice for victory in the Middle East.  In this video segment he discusses the initial victory in Iraq, the Surge, and… Continue reading »

Dec
04

Bother!

Iran apparently stopped their nuclear weapons program as of 2003, a new report says.  This is the same nuclear program we have been a touch concerned about ever since Moudy Ahmahdinejad started talking about wiping Israel from the face of the earth.  What this means for U.S. foreign policy remains to be seen.  Iran is… Continue reading »

Oct
19

Democrats Be Shoppin’

Here is an older clip from C-Span about Democrats and fiscal responsibility.  I feel sorry for the George Wendt-looking feller. Democrat Silence One thing you have to love about the Democrats:  I'm sorry, I drifted away for a moment.  Ok, moving on I would say that the Republicans have so much material to work with… Continue reading »

Aug
29

Cowardice

Cowardice is: cow·ard·ice       (kou'ər-dĭs)  Pronunciation Key  n.   Ignoble fear in the face of danger or pain. [Middle English cowardise, from Old French couardise, alteration of couardie, from couard, coward; see coward.] Cowardice is: cow·ard·ice      /ˈkaʊərdɪs/ Pronunciation Key – Show Spelled Pronunciation[kou-er-dis] Pronunciation Key – Show IPA Pronunciation –noun lack of courage to face danger,… Continue reading »

Jul
23

It’s Painful, Now

“The administration has abused our soldiers. They've abused our freedoms,” Sheehan said. “They have killed my son and countless others. And they must be held accountable. “Impeachment is not a fringe movement. It is mandated in our Constitution. Nancy Pelosi had no authority to take it off the table,” Sheehan said. I would usually launch… Continue reading »

Jun
26

Iran…Could It Be Clearer?

Iranian forces crossed Iraqi border: report Jun 25 07:23 PM US/Eastern View larger image Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces have been spotted by British troops crossing the border into southern Iraq, The Sun tabloid reported on Tuesday. Britain's defence ministry would not confirm or deny the report, with a spokesman declining to comment on "intelligence matters".… Continue reading »

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