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Saying So Long

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December 17, 2007
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Due in part to a disagreement between others here and myself, I’ve decided that I will no longer be blogging here at PoliPundit. I’m very happy to have had the chance to do this, it has been more fun that I ever imagined it would be. I had no idea I would put up...

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A Good Day

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December 13, 2007
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You know it’s a good day when both Nancy Pelosi and Al Sharpton have public meltdowns. First, the delusional grandma with the gavel: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out at Republicans on Thursday, saying they want the Iraq war to drag on and are ignoring the public’s priorities. “They like this war. They want...

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“Immigration plays role in GOP’s Ohio win”

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December 13, 2007
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Sounds like this isssue will cost the Republicans 10 Senate seats, When Rep.-elect Bob Latta (R-Ohio) found himself neck and neck with his Democratic opponent, Robin Weirauch, in internal polling, his campaign turned to what has become a reliable staple for Republicans lately: talking tough on illegal immigration. Latta’s campaign aired an ad proclaiming...

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“Dems cave on spending”

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December 13, 2007
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They are inept, corrupt, and simply political cowards, Senate and House Democrats backed down Wednesday from a spending showdown with President Bush. The Democrats’ capitulation Wednesday on the total domestic spending level is the latest instance of Bush prevailing on a major policy showdown. Bush and his Senate Republican allies have repeatedly beat back...

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Awful: Leading Republicans Embrace Global Warming Nonsense

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December 13, 2007
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Per Poli’s post about the video below, I wanted to highlight the words the candidates muttered on this issue. It’s awful to read: SEN. MCCAIN: I’ve been involved in this issue since the year 2000. I have had hearings. I’ve traveled the world. I know that climate change is real. But let me put...

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“Idaho Senators Block Bush’s ATF Pick”

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December 13, 2007
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Oh so very interesting, Idaho’s senators are blocking President Bush’s nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, saying the agency has become overly aggressive in enforcing gun laws. Republican Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo placed separate holds on the nomination of federal prosecutor Michael Sullivan, the acting ATF director...

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“Bush to Veto Health Insurance Bill”

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December 12, 2007
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Socialist medicine going down again, President Bush on Wednesday was ready to veto legislation that passed with bipartisan support to dramatically expand government-provided health insurance for children. It would be Bush’s seventh veto in seven years. Bush vetoed an earlier version of the health insurance program. The bill passed the Democratic-controlled Senate by a...

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Clinton Smear Machine Has Started

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December 12, 2007
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The internal numbers they’re getting from New Hampshire must be painting a bleak picture for her, Billy Shaheen, the co-chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign in New Hampshire, raised the issue of Sen. Barack Obama’s past admissions of drug use in discussing the relative electability of the Democrats seeking the presidential nomination today. “The Republicans...

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“Poll: Huckabee would lose to top Democrats by double digits”

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December 12, 2007
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He’s Jimmy Carter the 2nd, In head-to-head matchups — the first to include Huckabee — the former Arkansas governor loses to Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York by 10 percentage points (54 percent to 44 percent), to Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois by 15 points (55 percent to 40 percent) and to former Sen....

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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Rejects ACLU Claim

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December 12, 2007
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I’m still dizzy from reading that common sense was actually applied, The nation’s spy court said Tuesday that it will not make public its documents regarding the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, in a rare public opinion, said the public has no right to view the documents because they...

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“Poll: More in US See Progress in Iraq”

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December 11, 2007
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Not all that surprising really, Growing numbers of people think the U.S. is making progress in Iraq and will eventually be able to claim some success there, a poll showed Tuesday in a sign the politics of the war could become more complicated for Democrats. With diminishing U.S. and Iraqi casualties and the start...

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Ex CIA Agent: Waterboarding Disrupted “Dozens of Terrorist Attacks”

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December 11, 2007
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Which of course is why the left is opposed to it, New details emerged Tuesday about the CIA’s waterboarding of a top al-Qaida figure as the agency’s director, Gen. Michael Hayden, prepared for questioning by congressional panels about the destruction of CIA videotapes of terror suspect interrogations. According to a former CIA agent, waterboarding...

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“Gunman Planned to Kill More, Officials Say”

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December 11, 2007
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Yeah, that’s usually the case. However, the gunman was stopped by an armed citizen, A heavily armed man who killed four young people at a missionary training center and a church Sunday apparently intended to gun down many more victims before he was shot by a church security guard, authorities said Monday. The gunman,...

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Leftist NYT Columnist Loves Huckabee

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December 11, 2007
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He compares him to Osama Obama for crying out loud! What really may be going on here is a mirror image of the phenomenon that has upended Hillary Clinton’s “inevitability” among Democrats. Like Senator Obama, Mr. Huckabee is the youngest in his party’s field. (At 52, he’s also younger than every Democratic contender except...

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“Democrats Push $522 Billion Spending Bill”

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December 10, 2007
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The political gamesmanship goes on, After weeks of negotiations, the House takes up tomorrow a single governmentwide spending bill that represents Democrats’ last, best shot at avoiding a repeat of the budget collapse last year under Republican rule. The estimated $522 billion measure reflects $10.6 billion in cuts from earlier House-passed spending bills, even...

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