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July 11, 2009 |
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A year ago this Sunday, former White House press secretary Tony Snow died after a valiant battle against colon cancer.I remember that day in almost all of its detail. I had just returned from Japan after President George W. Bush’s final G-8 meeting. I had...
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June 01, 2009 |
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After nearly twenty years in Washington I thought I've seen every trick ever conceived, but the White House claims of "jobs saved" attributed to the stimulus bill is unrivaled. What causes the jaw to drop is not just the breathtaking deception of the clai...
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May 27, 2009 |
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The media and Democrats are driving the story line that Republicans will damage themselves with Hispanics if they oppose Ms. Sotomayor. What damage did Democrats face when they attacked Miguel Estrada's nomination by President George W. Bush to the D.C. C...
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May 24, 2009 |
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On Thursday at the Chicago Theatre, Karl Rove, former senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush, will debate James Carville, the Democratic strategist and political consultant. Journalist Charlie Rose moderates. Rove spoke by ph...
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May 23, 2009 |
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Asked for the books that helped shape his philosophy -- political and economic -- Rove came up with a list that didn't include Machiavelli's "The Prince." Isn't that in his library, too? "Oh yeah," he says. "It's supposed to be my favorite. It was Lee A...
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May 23, 2009 |
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WASHINGTON — Democrats often complained about President George W. Bush’s frequent use of a rhetorical device as old as rhetoric itself: creating the illusion of refuting an opponent’s argument by mischaracterizing it and then knocking down that mischaract...
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May 10, 2009 |
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Here's a good article by NYT's Joshua Brustein,"White House Forecasts No Job Growth Until 2010." The prediction that we won't have any job growth until next year doesn't bode well for the pledge the stimulus would create/save 3.675 million jobs. Here are ...
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April 30, 2009 |
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In announcing the Chrysler bankruptcy, President Obama launched a broadside attack on creditors who declined to buckle under White House pressure to cut a bad deal. The assault on hedge funds, derided by the Bully in Chief as a small band of "speculators"...

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