July 30, 2007
A war we just might win

If you haven't read it already, I encourage you to check out the op-ed piece in today's New York Times by Michael O'Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack of the center-left Brookings Institution. Once you've read it, think for a moment how this likely won't impact people like Sens. Harry Reid and Russ Feingold who've already decided […]

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July 30, 2007
Sen. Stevens home raided

Sen. Ted Stevens -- the only senator I've ever personally ticked off with my reporting -- had his home raided today by the FBI and IRS. I don't know if Stevens is dirty or not. Frankly, I wouldn't be surprised either way -- I think just about every politician who reaches a position of national […]

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July 30, 2007
It's only hate speech when the right does it...

Chief Justice John Roberts had a "benign ideopathic seizure" today -- whatever that is. And of course the nutroots goes from straight into hoping for his death. Patterico points to supposedly kinda mainstream "Wonkette." Chief Justice John Roberts has died in his summer home in Maine. No, not really, but we know you have your […]

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July 30, 2007
If in doubt...

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. President George W. Bush's fault. The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. Bush's fault. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Ditto. The failure to capture Osama bin Laden ... in 1998. Bush's fault. Ministers insisted that British secret agents would only be allowed to pass intelligence to the CIA to help it […]

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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. https://thereload.com/the-california-gun-law-dashing-young-female-champions-olympic-dream/

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"? https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/08/11/garland-trump-mar-a-lago/?tid=ss_tw

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