March 28, 2007
Cushy ambassadorships

Since perhaps the beginning of time, and certainly most of American history, ambassadorships to certain nations have been used as political payback to a president's supporters. While career diplomats can rise to the ambassadorships of nations like Guinea-Bissau, if you want to be ambassador to, say Belgium, then your best bet is to help get […]

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March 28, 2007
Don't challenge the orthodoxy

Washington State's associate climatologist has been canned because he dared point out that a commonly cited number on the decreasing snowpack in the Cascades was bogus.

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March 28, 2007
Pray for Tony

Tony Snow's colon cancer has returned and spread to his liver. Pray for him. If there's any doubt that the left is full of hate and vitriol, you only need compare the heartfelt sympathy extended last week to Elizabeth Edwards by people of goodwill of all political stripes when it revealed that her cancer had […]

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March 28, 2007
He's a politician all right

You've heard by now that a top aide to Sen. James Webb of Virginia was arrested Monday after he was caught taking a loaded handgun along with two additional clips of ammunition into a Senate office building. The aide, Phillip Thompson, has said the handgun belongs to Webb and that he had been "safekeeping" the […]

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16-year-old Lola Fitzgerald has been racking up skeet shooting championships in and out of her home state. Now a new California law has shut her out of the sport and is threatening her Olympic hopes.

In a just world, SB 918 and its New York counterpart would make the Supreme Court* say: "well, we tried to let you keep shall issue, but you morons just couldn't help yourselves, so now constitutional carry is the law of the land".

*Hopefully it doesn't need to go to SCOTUS.

New talking points just dropped in WaPo -- if that's the excuse for the raid, how does the FBI also justify letting Clinton skate when she also had docs "classified at the highest classification level"?

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