Archive for May 11th, 2008

May 11 2008

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr Has No Control Over Mahdi Militias

Well, that did not take long. While Time magazine declared Sadr and his Sadrists victors in their efforts to surrender and sue for peace with the Maliki Government, I asked the core question about events in Iraq – who controls the Mahdi Army, Sadr or Iran? Well, if you go by the NY Times it […]

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May 11 2008

WSJ Agrees 2008 Is The Year Of The Centrist

Hyper partisanship is out. The American people, who largely do not obsess about politics, is fed up with those who do obsess to the point there is no answer they will accept on any issue – except the answer of the extremes. The liberals tasted this in 2006 with the Ned Lamont (far left) and […]

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May 11 2008

Propaganda Runs Rampant As Iran, Islamicists And The Liberal Western Media Find Common Cause

OK, call me dense. Call me Pollyannish. Call me an optimist. I have hedged for years in calling the liberal western news media allies of the enemies of freedom and democracy. I have hinted their actions would make one wonder, but I have also given them some leeway by acknowledging that in the heat of […]

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May 11 2008

Another Growing Threat Of Terrorist Attack In America Is Going Unheeded

It is the summer of 2001 and, according to liberal rantings, Bush is fiddling while AQ prepares for 9-11. During the fateful years that led up to 9-11 the liberal paranoia over a second coming of Nixon led to what was called the Gorelick Wall – procedural barrier that did not allow intelligence which discovered […]

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May 11 2008

We Will Soon Find Out Who Controls The Rogue Mahdi Army Fighters

It was good news that greeted the world yesterday (and for Iraq and America) that Sadr’s militant forces sued for surrender across Iraq. They are working a “cease fire” which basically calls for the disarming of the Mahdi Army (no medium or heavy weapons allowed in the hands of ‘civilians’). On a side note I […]

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