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Published: 2007-08-30T11:28:59-06:00

 



Democrats Split Over Terrorism

2007-08-30T11:28:59-06:00

After essentially caving on FISA legislation, Democrats have started to turn on each other, according to the Washington Post. Activists blame Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid for failing to use their majorities to turn back Bush administration policies, while conservative...



Hillary Not Hsu Happy

2007-08-30T10:04:44-06:00

Hillary Clinton has decided to return some of the money donated to her campaign through Norman Hsu after learning of his outstanding warrant for fraud and failure to appear. She will direct $23,000 to charity, less than half of the...



Fred Thompson Interview Transcript

2007-08-30T09:14:16-06:00

On Monday, I had the opportunity to interview Fred Thompson briefly between stops at the Minnesota State Fair. I aired the recording of the interview the same day on my CQ Radio show, along with a recording of the press...



Another National Health Care System Horror Story

2007-08-30T08:11:39-06:00

The lack of facilities in a national health-care system has resulted in the death of a newborn. Japan, whose system has been cited as a model for the United States to consider, has few medical facilities in their rural areas,...



When Exactly Did Art Die?

2007-08-30T07:21:08-06:00

At least the latest travesty in the art world comes Down Under rather than the US, but that only shows how global the collapse of art from a meaningful form to an anti-Christian realm of bigots has become. The latest...



Requiem For A Betrayed Hero

2007-08-30T06:44:48-06:00

Richard Jewell died yesterday at 44, the victim of diabetes and kidney failure. Richard Jewell's public reputation died eleven years ago, the victim of a mistake by law enforcement and a media blitz that did its best to paint him...



GOP To Craig: We Love Ya ... Too Bad You Gotta Run

2007-08-29T16:07:41-06:00

Larry Craig defended himself yesterday by insisting that he had done nothing wrong, and that his decision to plead guilty was a mistake that he regretted. He also insisted that he would keep his Senate seat and didn't rule out...



The CQ Rollercoaster

2007-08-29T15:02:15-06:00

It's been a fun day at CQ -- the comment scripts still have their problems, and once again they locked me out of the site and dented my blog output, as well as other work-related issues that I had to...



CQ Radio: Robert Rector On Poverty

2007-08-29T12:31:47-06:00

Today on CQ Radio (2 pm CT), Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation joins me to talk about his latest paper on poverty in the US. You will be surprised about the definition of poverty in America and its...



Poverty Rates Drop In US

2007-08-29T11:14:01-06:00

For the first time in years, even the Census Bureau has noted a drop in American poverty, mostly among Hispanics. For the elderly, the poverty rate hit a low not seen since the Eisenhower administration -- and given the rather...



Sadr Backs Down

2007-08-29T09:43:33-06:00

Moqtada al-Sadr, who has tread lightly on Iraq's stage for the past several months, announced today that his Mahdi Army will undergo rehabilitation. It will take the next six months to reorganize itself, and in the meantime will conduct no...



Primary Whack-A-Mole With A Marshmallow Hammer

2007-08-29T08:40:08-06:00

Earlier this week, the Democratic National Committee touched off a feud with its state party in Florida by threatening to bar their delegates if they did not change their primary date back to comply with the rules. The Republican National...



More On The Seattle Ferry Story

2007-08-29T07:47:04-06:00

As more news outlets look into the story of the pair wanted for questioning by the FBI after a series of incidents on Seattle ferries, the more details start sneaking out about their odd behavior. CNN reports on the story...



Edwards: One Of The Americas Can Engage In Conspicuous Consumption

2007-08-29T07:03:01-06:00

John Edwards got a big round of applause from union workers in Florida when he shared his policy direction on the environment. He told the crowd that Americans should be prepared to sacrifice, and the first sacrifice should be the...



Hsu On The Lam

2007-08-29T06:27:59-06:00

One of Hillary Clinton's major fundraisers turns out to also be a major felon on the run. Yesterday, connections to Norman Hsu turned up in a Wall Street Journal investigation into large donations from a family of modest means at...