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Good News On Iraqi Constitution

Looks like there's a compromise in the works.BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi leaders reached a breakthrough deal on last minute changes in the constitution Tuesday, and at least one Sunni Arab party said it would reverse its rejection of the document…

Dobson To Clear Up Meirs Statement

First read this.Last week, Dobson told listeners to his Christian-oriented radio program: "When you know some of the things I know - that I probably shouldn't know - that take me in this direction, you'll know why I've said with fear and…

Laura Bush: Vast Right-Wing Sexist Conspiracy

Now to be fair, Laura didn't go nearly as far as Hillary did, but her logic is WAY off and I have four reasons: Edith Jones, Priscilla Owen, Janice Rogers Brown and Alice Batchelder. These four women have been discussed in the blogosphere…

The LEO Test On the Miers Nomination

Much has been said about the President's latest appointment to the US Supreme Court, and as Justin pointed out in an earlier post, derision among the conservative wing of the Republican Party has made the choice of White House Counsel…

Another Flat Tax Proposal

This time it's Fortune with a new plan that reinvents Steve Forbes original flat tax plan to stack the deck in everybody's favor.I would offer Americans an even lower flat tax rate--14% as opposed to 17%--and at the same time do more to…

2008 Republicans Don't Want Bush's Help

This is certainly telling."The Republican hopefuls -- as many as a dozen men who already are jockeying for advantage -- don't want to be perceived as insiders and heirs to the Bush political establishment. On the contrary, most of them are…

Kevin Drum And The "Reality Based" Community

As an addition to my post "A Lament About Centrism", I noticed Kevin Drum respond to a recent assertion that Democrats are really the party of the middle.If all these policies are really that popular, it's hard to believe they could make…

Retrenchment

Well, since the New York Times chose to bury itself behind a subscription wall, you can't read David Brooks online anymore unless you pay the paper. Too bad. He moved a column last week that's a gem. It opens with a question: After a while,…