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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Asking the Questions No One Else Dares

February 3rd, 2011 - 10:31 am

Rasmussen: Only 39% say US winning war on terror.

But how are we doing with those overseas contingency operations?

Desperate Measures

February 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 am

Trifecta: Can Time magazine really prop up Obama by strapping him to Reagan’s corpse?

It’s Not Even Only Mostly Dead

February 3rd, 2011 - 8:07 am

Charlie Martin: Paper is dead — long live the news!

Bring it On!

February 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Android 3.0 is almost here, and it looks like iPad finally has a real competitor. But will the Android marketplace remain fragmented? That could be a deal-breaker for many consumers.

From a Certain Point of View

February 2nd, 2011 - 12:15 pm

Turkish claims that Israeli helicopters “mowed down civilians” during last year’s flotilla incident, is “a valid perspective,” according to our State Department.

In contrast to my simple “uh-oh,” Stacy McCain has the snark turned up to 11.

The Dish on The Daily

February 2nd, 2011 - 10:37 am

Wow, opinions sure differ on Rupert Murdoch’s new news app for iPad.

Charlie Martin thinks the interface is OK, but would like to look under the hood. Roger L. Simon seems to like the app, but finds the content lacking. And I think the whole thing is a hot mess.

Try it out yourself for free, and tell us what you think.

Best. Firewall. Evah.

February 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 am
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More Questions Than Answers

February 2nd, 2011 - 8:47 am

After a week, pro-Mubarak mobs are finally making their presence felt:

Thousands of supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak besieged anti-government forces ensconced in Tahrir Square on Wednesday, leading to violent clashes and some injuries.

Pro-Mubarak forces tried to push their way into the square through numerous side streets and were met with, in some cases, cordons of peaceful protesters and, in others, by those throwing large chunks of stone or concrete.

A couple items of interest here, the first in the form of a question: It took a week for the regime to put together a counter-protest worthy of notice? That strikes me as either incompetence or complacency. Neither is a good sign for a country in need of China-size economic growth to get the unemployed into jobs and off the streets. Anyway — and this should come as no big shock — those counter-protestors might just be Army officers wearing civvies. Still: A week?

The second item is the Army itself. It appears to be doing the bare minimum. The generals can see the writing on the wall, I’m sure, but worry about keeping their mostly-political positions and, of course, about keeping all that US military aid. They know Mubarak is toast, but they don’t want to get hanged by the revolting peasants, either.

In any revolution, it’s the colonels you have to watch. They’re the ones who see room for advancement and have far less to lose. If they side with the protestors, then Mubarak is gone. THe thing to worry about is how many of the colonels are Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers.

Four for the Price of Three

February 2nd, 2011 - 8:23 am

Trifecta: It’s a members’ only grab-bag of topics, filled with favorites and fun to do.

It All Comes Down to This

February 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm

Trifecta: Judge Vinson strikes a blow for freedom by striking down ObamaCare. But what comes next — is it time to do the Snoopy Dance?

Stay Tuned

February 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm

I’ll be on the Rick Moran Show at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific, along with Rich Baehr, Jeff Dunetz and special guest star, Charo.

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist — or even Charo — to guess tonight’s topics.

“Freedom is always right.”

February 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm

Trifecta: We know where the protestors in Egypt stand. Where is our government?