January 2008

McCain: Fight Or Flee

January 31, 2008
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The way I see it – McCain was deciding to fight or flee the GOP here. He decided to stay because with Jeffords jumping, he lost leverage with the Dems in terms of seniority, assignments, etc. As an Indie, with the Dems in control, he could have got what he...

Hastert On McCain: “Undependable”

January 31, 2008
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Looks like people have finally woken up to the threat to the GOP of a McCain nomination. Read it all at link, too. Solid praise for Romney and Hastert claims to have known all the candidates and worked with them, as well.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert questioned John McCain’s Republican credentials...

Differences

January 31, 2008
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Romney versus McCain Do people really want a vote for Huckabee, of all people, to end the Reagan era of Republicanism? Because, that, and nothing else, would be the result. Without Huckabee, Romney toasts McCain.

Democrat Debate

January 31, 2008
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Update: Question: How the hell is John "Straight Talk" McCain going to debate Hillary or Obama without being humiliated for having flip-flopped on issues on which he worked with them so closely behind the scenes? We know from watching the Republican debates his responses have been nothing but spin. Should...

AP On McCain: Straight Talk … Not

January 31, 2008
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WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican John McCain says he opposed President Bush’s tax cuts because they didn’t come with spending cuts. That is not what he said at the time.

In a presidential debate on Wednesday, McCain said he voted against the Bush tax cuts because he wanted to rein in spending.

"I disagreed...

McCain Didn’t Crash Five Planes?

January 31, 2008
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The Corner has an item up that appears to be false.

Will McCain, who finished 894th out of 899 at the Naval Academy and who lost five jets, return competence to the White House?

I’d wager it comes from this story which mentions his Father getting his wings at age 50.

Slew...

Hey Ahnold – Try, Again! LMAO

January 31, 2008
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So, Arnold Schwarzenegger endorsed John McCain. Just two problems with that – one minor, one a major Oops!

The minor point is about a twenty percent drop in his still decent approval rating, according to a survey dated January 23. He had been up over 60%. But the real laugher?

The Terminator ...

Campaign Finance Reform Wasn’t Enough For John McCain

January 31, 2008
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Not a policy wonk, I hadn’t been aware that John McCain sponsored another Bill as recently as 2005 that went after First Amendment rights of Grass Roots organizers and some feel gun owners, in particular. It was so bad, conservatives in his own Party tried to work to cut him off.

Conservatives ...

Levin: Conservatives Must Rally For Romney, Now!

January 31, 2008
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You need to appreciate the full context of this Levin piece linked below. He is a pundit with a successful and, I would assume, lucrative broadcasting career. They do not gain from making pronouncements such as this. It is a complete risk in the sense of the buzz and reputation...

Natalee Holloway Case To Re-open?

January 31, 2008
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Is this the guy Van der Sloot threw wine on in a recent TV event in Holland? Damn. Strange case – just doesn’t want to go away. The question is, is this valid, or a troll for a TV special? Maybe...

McCain Lied: Alito “Too Conservative”

January 31, 2008
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Well, it looks like more less than straight talk from the straight talk express: So, McCain looked a reporter in the eye and, in essence, lied. Where have we seen that before? Or, is he just getting old and doesn’t remember things, anymore? Hmm. The express has hit another...

It’s On: “I Hate The Gooks”

January 31, 2008
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Update: I didn’t read the date – this is from 2000. Drudge has it up. Not sure how this plays. But, as I said below, the gloves are obviously off.

Yeah, the gloves are coming off. When I clicked in, I’m thinking, okay, how long ago was this? Um …...

Romney’s CA Ad Buy

January 31, 2008
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Update: Hot Air has more.

The Romney camp is claiming to be playing in CA with paid media. A recent poll has him down by only 4 in the state. That’s good news. He can carve out a good number of delegates there.

The game now is to strategically go after states, or...

Regarding McCain Derangement Syndrome

January 31, 2008
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Plenty of discussion of it at links here.

Isn’t it fair to expect a little craziness when you wake up thinking your party’s political platform this year might look in part like it was drafted by the other side – with John Edwards taking the lead? If hearing "bad guys on Wall...

Berkeley Moonbats Officially Attack Marines With Decrees

January 31, 2008
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The Berkeley City Council is attacking the US Marines with words and ordinances. I wish they’d try the real thing. I think the Marines could handle a little scrap with the town council just fine on their own. I’m not thinking peace loving, either.

The City of Berkeley, California has passed two...

Hewitt Previews GOP Platform 2008

January 31, 2008
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This landed on me like a ton of bricks tonight while reading Hugh Hewitt’s post-debate post:

Romney began by listing the series of assaults on conservative values championed by McCain including McCain-Feingold, McCain-Kennedy, the McCain-Lieberman global warming regulatory monster, the opposition to exploration in ANWR and the votes against the...

Win What?

January 31, 2008
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Victor Davis Hanson on the Right’s rejection of McCain. I am growing increasingly tired of these one hit wonders – (it’s the GWOT, stupid) – who believe that only the candidate with the most heated rhetoric against radical Islam can protect America. I happen to believe all the Republican challengers...

Quite Seriously, Is McCain Losing His Clear Thinking Due To Age?

January 30, 2008
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Oops – watch it from 1 minute in, it picks up again at 2 mins.

I’m not being snarky here. Bryan also half-way mentions it in passing – but focuses on the public/private aspect. But wait, I don’t mean the time tables issue, that’s a McCain ploy … I think. It’s the...

McCain Lying On Tape

January 30, 2008
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This is what the Republicans want to nominate for the Fall?

Good luck with that. Let me know when the bleeding is done.

As I said previously, perhaps the GOP establishment feels 08 is already lost and they’re happy to watch the Maverick get gut shot in the street. No genuinely insightful and...

McCain Is A F****** Liar

January 30, 2008
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McCain is a liar and smug looking scumbag. Even if he gets the nod, I’ll relish watching him lose in November. He’s continuing his lie about Romney and time tables when everyone knows the truth and he has a smug look on his face while doing it. This clown doesn’t...

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