Biden’s Foreign Policy Experience

…isn’t necessarily a strength or a qualification. Caroline Glick reminds us just how terrible he’s been on dealing with Iran. UPDATE: It’s been reported that, behind closed doors, Biden told Israeli officials that they would have to get used to a nuclear Iran.  The campaign is denying it, trumpeting his support for Israel, but unfortunately it’s consistent with his long-term softness on Iran. Continue reading Biden’s Foreign Policy Experience

It’s Palin!

John McCain has selected Alaska’s governor, Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. I think this is a brilliant pick on several levels. First, Sarah Palin is a strong conservative. She will reassure and excite those in the Republican base who have been less than enthusiastic in their support of McCain. Second, she’s an outstanding candidate in her own right, with real accomplishments that make … Continue reading It’s Palin!

Church Service Bingo!

Addiction Can’t remember what the sermon was about Long pauses in prayer Pastor’s story debunked on Evangelism Microphone doesn’t work properly Feedback! “we do pray” Third world countries “Is A B, or is B A?” Choir member falls asleep Global warming FREE Service runs long Crying or babbling child Pastor tells personal story Injustice Inappropriate joke or story Child makes funny remark during children’s … Continue reading Church Service Bingo!

The New Censorship

Barack Obama is complaining to the Department of Justice and threatening stations and networks with legal action to stop them from airing an independent ad that links him to domestic terrorism by way of his association with Bill Ayers. As Michelle Malkin points out, that doesn’t bode well for freedom of speech under an Obama administration. Obama calls the ad an “appalling lie.” But everything … Continue reading The New Censorship

Unanswered Questions in Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago has promised to open the records of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge on Tuesday. But questions remain: 1) Were any of the materials tampered with or changed in any way after the University was contacted by Dr. Stanley Kurtz, a writer for the National Review, who was the individual whose request to review the CAC documents triggered the UIC shutdown? … Continue reading Unanswered Questions in Chicago

Say It Ain’t So, Joe!

“I’m afraid it’s so, boys.” Joe Biden is Obama’s Vice-Presidential pick. Here are some reactions from around the blogosphere: Scott Johnson: “underwhelming for many reasons.” Jennifer Rubin: “the selection of Biden as VP seems to cast doubt on the entire premise of the Obama campaign which is that experience doesn’t matter.” Glenn Reynolds: “So Much for Change? That’s unfair. He’s at least as fresh a … Continue reading Say It Ain’t So, Joe!