December 15, 2003
Wisdom from the original Battlestar Galactica

Those of you who aren't science-fiction fans bear with me. As I was watching the 3-hour pilot episode of the old '70s space opera "Battlestar Galactica," a speech made by Admiral Adama, played by the late Lorne Greene, struck me as being particularly relevant today as we face this threat from radical Islamists. After announcing […]

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December 15, 2003
Lacking support at home, loony left looks abroad

Matt Drudge is reporting that, the rabid, anti-war, anti-Bush Web site/liberal interest group has been soliciting funds from abroad in an effort to affect political change here in the United States. Funding from non-citizens to affect national elections is illegal. During the Clinton administration, the Chinese funneled money to help re-elect the president. Restauranteur […]

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December 15, 2003
List o' Links

I've got a mess of explorer windows open to various stories that I've been meaning to share, and it's time to close some of them. So here they are: The Los Angeles Times reports on how fewer than 1,000 soldiers took on much of the Iraqi Army and militia in the heart of Baghdad. An […]

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December 15, 2003
I get spam

Usually Spamcatcher does an excellent job of filtering the tons of spam I get daily, but sometimes it's a little overzealous, so I scan through it periodically. Imagine my surprise when I got the following e-mail, it has been edited slightly so I can keep my PG rating intact. Subject: Fake ID for Muslims Need […]

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What kind of #consistency can we expect from the fact-checking professionals at PolitiFact?

The inconsistent kind (how it started, how it's going):


New column: Newsom's electric cars nirvana collides with reality- CalMatters

This is clever framing to preserve the narrative without actually touching what’s at stake.

Here’s what the poll actually says:

📊 37% say abortion should be “always legal” (preserving Roe)
📊 60% say there should be limits on abortion (which would overturn Roe)

Meet the Press@MeetThePress

BUT abortion is now center stage:

60% say abortion should be legal all or most of the time — the highest ever in our polls — versus 37% who say it should illegal all or most of the time.

And abortion has now become the TOP issue for single-issue voters.

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