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Nancy Pelosi: “all are entitled to the basic guarantees of our justice system.”

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following the United States Supreme Court decision that trying Guantanamo detainees before military commissions violates U.S. law and the Geneva Conventions: “Today’s Supreme Court decision reaffirms the American ideal that all are entitled to the basic guarantees of our justice system. This …

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posted by: The Editors @ 6:57 pm June 29, 2006


Supreme Court rules for al Qaeda in Hamdan

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-3 against the Bush Administration in the Hamdan case. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Bush overstepped his authority in ordering military war crimes trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees. The ruling, a rebuke to the administration and its aggressive anti- terror policies, was written by Justice John Paul …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:41 am June 29, 2006


Pentagon planning not like Dems’ cut-and-run strategy

Via The Washington Post the Democrats are trying to spin their call for retreat in Iraq as the same as the Pentagon’s events-based planning for eventual troop reductions in Iraq. Senate Democrats reacted angrily yesterday to a report that the U.S. commander in Iraq had privately presented a plan for significant troop reductions in the …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:22 am June 26, 2006


Wash Post peddling old story as new, cherry-picking intel

CBS’ 60 Minutes did a profile of ex-CIA officer Tyler Drumheller back in April. We discussed the problems with that story back in April. Now The Washington Post has essentially done the same story months later. This is the old “Curveball” story; there’s no news here, except that Drumheller is selling a book. Nothing wrong …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:43 am June 25, 2006


Mt. Soledad cross update

Another Mt. Soledad Cross update: The activist liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has essentially sided with those who want to destroy the Mt. Soledad war memorial. ANN ARBOR, MI – A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to stay Federal District Judge Gordon Thompson’s order to remove the Mt. …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:21 pm June 23, 2006


Which belief is less rational, astrology or leftism?

Discuss: Astrology is as logical and rational a set of beliefs as leftism. If you thought left-wing blogs were nutty before, just read this.


posted by: The Editors @ 7:52 pm June 23, 2006


FBI arrests 7 in Miami terrorism-related search

Via MSNBC: MIAMI – The FBI has arrested seven men here as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation, federal law-enforcement sources tell NBC News. FBI agents swarmed over a warehouse in Miami’s Liberty City area, using a blowtorch to take off its metal door. Neighbors said the suspects said they were Muslim and had tried …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:04 pm June 22, 2006


John Kerry’s leadership capability

Senator John Kerry, exhibiting his great leadership abilities, managed to get twelve other senators to go along with his surrender resolution today. The Senate voted overwhelmingly to reject the idea of a date-certain pullout from Iraq in July 2007. From The Washington Post: The Senate today rejected proposals on withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, decisively …

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posted by: The Editors @ 1:25 pm June 22, 2006


Presbyterians Revise Israel Investing Policy

A small victory in the fight against left-wing political influence in a mainstream American church. Via the NY Times: Presbyterians Revise Israel Investing Policy The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted yesterday to back off from a decision it made two years ago to pursue divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s involvement in the Palestinian territories. …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:22 am June 22, 2006


WMD found in Iraq?

The best comments we’ve run across about Senator Santorum’s news conference about finding WMD in Iraq came from The Evangelical Outpost. An excerpt: Opposition to the war has nothing to do with the lack of WMDs. It never did. We could find a nuclear bomb in Uday Hussein’s old apartment and John Kerry would still …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:09 am June 22, 2006


Kos calling the Kettle Black

Some quick recon of the Angry Left blogosphere today led us to spot this gem, the ultimate in the pot calling the kettle black from Marxist “Screw Them” Moulitsas: Everything is viewed by partisan lenses by these people. And those who don’t slot nicely into the “Bush is the greatest and infallible!” camp must be …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:52 pm June 20, 2006


Dems to raise white flag, see if anyone salutes

From The Boston Globe: Democrats set to call for phased pullout WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats, seizing on public discontent over the war in Iraq, will offer legislation this week calling for a phased withdrawal of troops from Iraq and a shifting of forces to other nations, where supporters say American soldiers will be less likely …

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posted by: The Editors @ 12:33 pm June 19, 2006


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