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  • [CATH/ORTH CAUCUS] From Mediocrity to Magnificence: A Meditation on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit

    09/16/2010 2:48:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 9/15/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    What do you expect from your relationship to Jesus Christ? I have come to discover that many do not expect all that much. In effect they hope that faith can kind of help them “muddle through” life and offer them a few consolations that, perhaps things will be better some day, and in heaven. Others see the moral life described in the scriptures more as a duty than a description of the person being transformed by Jesus Christ. And because they see it as a list of duties,  rather than the result of grace, they tend to resent it, consider...
  • Everyone Gets To Play: John Wimber's teachings . . . on Life Together In Christ

    10/06/2011 8:55:37 PM PDT · by Quix · 16 replies
    Kindle version via Amazon.com ^ | 2008 | Christy Wimber
    Hold on a second! I interrupted. Are you saying that to become a Christian somebody might have to give up everything he has? Well, what do you think the text means? Gunner replied. . . . After I had this encounter with the Lord about the Pearl and realized I didnt care much about what God wanted from me, sure enough over the next few weeks God bgan to help me liquidate my assets. I prayed, Okay, Lord, you can have my career, and it was as though two giant hands came out of heaven and opened my fingers,...
  • The Ballad of the White Horse

    11/20/2009 7:00:06 AM PST · by bboop · 8 replies · 423+ views
    Common Sense 101, Dale Ahlquist ^ | Nov 20, 2009 | Chesterton
    I was so moved reading this last night. Ballad of the White Horse is Chesterton's poem about the English King Alfred, who fought the Danes in 878. "But it is also the story of Christianity battling against the destructive forces of nihilism and heathenism" (Alquist comments). The Blessed Virgin has appeared to King Alfred right before the battle; he queries her as to the outcome of the battle. "If he fail or if he win/ To no good man is told," she tells him. And continues: The men of the East may spell the stars, And times and triumphs mark,...
  • "If it works for you..."

    07/14/2005 1:01:52 PM PDT · by My2Cents · 3 replies · 226+ views
    Eutychus' Window ^ | 7/14/05 | Greg Alterton
    We've all heard the phrase, "Well, if it works for you...", as a justification for this or that behavior or attitude. It's a reflection of the relativistic yet utilitarian values of our society. "It may not work for you, but it works for me...," and who are we to question the efficacy of "what works"? The truth is, "If it works for you..." is a myth. I'm old enough now, and have observed enough of life and how others live their's that I know with a high degree of confidence that no one has an answer, nothing truly "works" for...
  • Archbishop Sheen Today! -- Choices we make (Part Two)

    10/11/2004 11:47:32 AM PDT · by Convert from ECUSA · 2 replies · 278+ views
    Catholic Online (Renew America web site) ^ | October 8, 2004 | Barbara Kralis
    Archbishop Sheen Today! -- Choices we make (Part Two) Barbara Kralis Barbara Kralis October 8, 2004 Catholic Online 2004 A long time ago, Sister Christine Joseph taught us to make the heroic minute on waking each morning. She taught our first grade class to pray: "Good morning, dear Jesus, this day is for you! I ask you to bless me in everything I think, say and do!" Sister said that our first waking thoughts and words should be of and toward Jesus. Why, in l950, did this wise holy nun teach such a 'state of readiness' to little children?...
  • Today Show: DC Insider Gergen Shills for Berger; Hewitt Calls Calif Dems "Humor-Challenged"

    07/20/2004 4:43:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 128 replies · 3,155+ views
    The Today Show
    Is there anyone more annoying than ultimate-establishment guy David Gergen, the man who has worked for four or five presidents, including Bill Clinton? There he was on Today this morning, defending former Clinton National Security Advisor Sandy Berger who has been accused of taking classified documents from the National Archives. And what was the source of Gergen's knowledge of the subject? He repeatedly made reference to statements made by "close associates" of . . . Berger! In other words, Gergen was nothing more than a shill for the Berger/Dem party line. In fairness to Today, they led the show with...
  • How to stop Democrats from cheating: Hugh Hewitt elaborates on hot new book

    07/14/2004 1:28:11 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 17 replies · 628+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, July 14, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    New Media is trumping elitist bias in many ways, but nowhere is it more evident than in the business of books. And no one could be happier about it than me. My new book is now out, and I hope you'll order a copy from the WorldNetDaily bookstore. But as you'll read below, I am also hoping you will use the services of Amazon.com to send a copy to your least favorite liberal journalist, a small gift of truth and an invitation to reason. Since the title is self-explanatory "If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat: Crushing the Democrats...
  • Hugh Hewitt Gives a Boost to MAF Ad Campaign (MoveAmericaForward.org vs. MoveOn.org)

    07/13/2004 8:17:27 PM PDT · by Tamzee · 31 replies · 1,105+ views
    Move America Forward ^ | Thursday, July 8, 2004 | Howard Kaloogian, Chairman, Move America Forward
    Our advertising campaign is taking off. Not only have our ads started to run in selected markets, we are finding more and more individuals stepping forward to help us raise enough money to make a major impact on the airwaves. Nationally syndicated talk radio host, Hugh Hewitt, has recorded a new ad for us to help raise the funds to flood the airwaves with our messages of support for our brave troops and the war on terrorism. In addition to his great work on radio, Hugh is also a weekly columnist for The Daily Standard, the online edition of The...
  • If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat: Crushing the Democrats in Every Election [New Hugh Hewitt book]

    07/09/2004 9:17:41 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 31 replies · 2,395+ views
    BN ^ | 7/9/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat: Crushing the Democrats in Every Election and Why Your Life Depends on It$15.99 [Book Review] This is a book about winning elections in the gritty new age of American politics where security has trumped almost every other issue and the technology of political effectiveness is evolving with lightning quickness. Hewitt offers real-world tactics for individuals who (1) care about the future of the United States and (2) want to work effectively to help elect candidates who will lead the country--on a national or local level--in the right direction. In this book, Hugh Hewitt...
  • Trouble in South Dakota - for Tom Daschle. Hugh Hewitt on local bloggers, hugging Michael Moore.

    07/08/2004 5:42:21 AM PDT · by RonDog · 46 replies · 4,237+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | July 8, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Trouble in South Dakota . . .. . . for Tom Daschle. Local bloggers are going to make his reelection fight tougher.by Hugh Hewitt 07/08/2004 12:00:00 AM What does South Dakota think of Michael Moore and his slanders on American troops and lies about American motives? We will find out in November, because South Dakota's Senator Tom Daschle has embraced Moore--literally. That's what Time magazine reported this week. "Two weeks ago, at the Washington premier, Moore sat a few rows behind Daschle," the magazine's cover story recounted about the D.C. opening of Fahrenheit 9/11. "Afterward, says Moore, 'he gave me...
  • Black Blog Ops [Hugh Hewitt]

    06/17/2004 2:39:07 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 6 replies · 272+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 6/17/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    WHEN WILL George Smiley and Karla begin to blog? Smiley and Karla are the two central characters from John Le Carre's finest set of Cold War intelligence thrillers. Smiley was the best of the operatives, patiently wending his way through misinformation and misdirection, deceptions and deceits. In the era of Reagan, everything had to be understood as admitting of at least two interpretations. Was your information genuine or planted, or did the Soviets or East Germans or someone else want you to think it was planted, and would you let them know that you knew? It was wonderful stuff--moles, tradecraft,...
  • Those unbelievable poll numbers! Hugh Hewitt breaks apart recently released data on pres race

    06/23/2004 5:06:39 AM PDT · by RonDog · 49 replies · 731+ views
    www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | June 23, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=39103 Wednesday, June 23, 2004 Those unbelievable poll numbers! Posted: June 23, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern By Hugh Hewitt 2004WorldNetDaily.com Here's the Harris Poll from late last week, full of good news for the president, including a 10-point lead over Kerry in likely voters. Unlike the discredited Los Angeles Times poll showing Kerry with a 7-point lead, the reputable Harris survey got very little ink. The most interesting data from the survey is the comparison between the president's approval rating 50 percent ...
  • Hewitt: Both Great and Right

    06/11/2004 12:02:51 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 192+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | June 10, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Why Ronald Reagan made a difference and what his detractors are really after."RONALD REAGAN was great because Ronald Reagan was right." So declared Gipper speechwriter Peter Robinson, author of How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life, on my radio program Monday. Robinson's right, too, of course. There have been many gifted orators whose cause was evil; many "communicators" who dealt in death. Reagan's greatness is anchored in his and his country's goodness. Reagan used the term "evil empire," and sent the intelligentsia into shock. Because he stood with the good, however, Reagan could use the language of absolutes and move public...
  • Family Ties: Hugh Hewiit on Tim Russert's memoir, "Big Russ & Me" - Catholic fathers and sons

    05/20/2004 3:42:39 PM PDT · by RonDog · 9 replies · 275+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | May 20, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Family TiesTim Russert's memoir, "Big Russ & Me," talks about fathers and sons and a type of Catholic industrial town that no longer exists.by Hugh Hewitt 05/20/2004 12:00:00 AM BUFFALO'S PALACE BURLESQUE THEATER entertained the men of that town for 60 years, and tempted the teenagers for just as long. A young Tim Russert and some of his pals from Canisius High School summoned the courage to try and bluff their way in one day in the mid-'60s, only to be asked their age and whether Father Sturm, the Prefect of Discipline at Canisius, knew they were there. "None of...
  • Little Red Corvette (Kerry's mid-life crisis) - Hugh Hewitt

    05/06/2004 10:18:59 AM PDT · by Steven W. · 120 replies · 261+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 5/6/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    Do pictures of John Kerry in his Lycra cycling suit make you wonder if he's running for the right reasons? WHEN JOHN KERRY took a spill from his bike this past weekend, it triggered thoughts of Jimmy Carter's collapse in a road race, Gerald Ford's much-mocked stumbles, and of Kerry's own misadventures on the ski slopes earlier this year. But it wasn't until the pictures of Kerry on his bike appeared that the real damage was done. The electric-lemon Lycra look probably won't play well outside the metrosexual caucus, and it can't be particularly inspiring to the troops living in...
  • The Torricelli Option: Will Dems dump Kerry? Hugh Hewitt believes candidate could face coup

    04/28/2004 12:06:48 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 154 replies · 272+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, April 28, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    The Torricelli Option: Will Dems dump Kerry? Posted: April 28, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com There is palpable fear among Democrats as they contemplate their presumptive nominee, John Kerry, the candidate who couldn't keep his lies straight. Kerry followed a week made disastrous by his military records fiasco with a Monday morning performance with Charlie Gibson of ABC's Good Morning America that will live in TV history alongside the 1980 Roger Mudd-Teddy Kennedy exchange through which it dawned on America that a senator in search of a verb wasn't really equipped to be a president. Gibson's refusal to be deflected...
  • Hugh Hewitt: International Man of Apology

    04/21/2004 10:01:37 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 17 replies · 237+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 22, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    John Kerry tells Tim Russert just how much he values multilateralism.OVER AT JohnKerry.com's campaign blog, they're referring to Kerry's appearance on Meet the Press as a "home run." If that was a home run, I'd hate to see Kerry strike out. On question after question, Kerry managed to turn under-armed softballs into high and tight strikes, and the damage from his reflexive parsing and dodging are just beginning to be recognized.Kerry tried to deceive Russert on the availability of his military records, and then his campaign tried to stonewall the Boston Globe reporter who heard the candidate quite clearly promise...
  • Gorelick's got to go! Hugh Hewitt blasts 9-11 Commission for cronyism, arrogance

    04/20/2004 10:35:17 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 37 replies · 221+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, April 21, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Gorelick must go Posted: April 21, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com In Sunday's Washington Post, former Clinton administration senior official Jamie Gorelick wrote about her tenure as Deputy Attorney General and her now-infamous "building a wall" memo that has become a centerpiece of the debate over why the 9-11 terrorists could move through the United States without detection. The issue is not whether "the wall" was a necessity compelled by law, or whether the early decisions of the Bush administration to keep "the wall" in place were themselves correct, as Gorelick asserted. The only issues are who is going to...
  • Spin vs. security [Hugh Hewitt says 9-11 hearings show Dems untrustworthy on defense]

    04/14/2004 8:37:47 AM PDT · by RonDog · 24 replies · 168+ views
    www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | April 14, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Spin vs. security Posted: April 14, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com Why were some members of the 9-11 Commission on the Sunday shows this past Easter weekend? Isn't the Commission supposed to be non-partisan? Isn't it supposed to be acting in the national interest? Isn't it supposed to speak with one voice on the means by which another 9-11 might be avoided? If so, why would Democrats Richard Ben-Veniste and Bob Kerrey feel obliged to appear on newsmaker shows? What "news" are they trying to make? The truth is obvious: Ben-Veniste and Kerrey have thrown the national interest overboard in order...
  • Silence won't work any longer [Hugh Hewitt on high-stakes moment for Church, Kerry, the unborn]

    03/31/2004 6:14:11 AM PST · by RonDog · 50 replies · 488+ views
    www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | March 31, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Silence won't work any longer Posted: March 31, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com "People in Rome are becoming more and more aware there's a problem with John Kerry," a Vatican official an American told Time Magazine this week, "and a potential scandal with his apparent profession of his Catholic faith and some of his stances, particularly abortion." When John Kerry attended Mass during his skiing-snowboarding-upbraiding-the secret-service-agent-falling-down-repeatedly vacation, and then jetted off to make a rare appearance in the United States Senate to vote against a bill defining an unborn child as, well, an unborn child, devout Catholics across the...
  • Without the Consent of the Governed [Hugh Hewitt]

    03/25/2004 11:01:10 AM PST · by So Cal Rocket · 17 replies · 227+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 03/25/2004 12:00:00 AM | by Hugh Hewitt
    Without a Federal Marriage Amendment, the gay marriage movement is threatening to overturn one of our bedrock legal principles: that all laws stem from the consent of the governed. THE WASHINGTON POST opened its Wednesday coverage of Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on an amendment to the United States Constitution concerning marriage with the hardly neutral declaration that "[d]espite indications that a bill to amend the Constitution to ban gay marriages has little hope of passage, GOP congressional leaders continued to push the amendment yesterday, prompting Democrats to charge that Republicans are orchestrating an emotionally divisive issue for the fall...
  • Kerry's Uncommon Touch [Hugh Hewitt]

    03/18/2004 7:22:24 AM PST · by So Cal Rocket · 38 replies · 180+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 03/18/2004 | by Hugh Hewitt
    JOHN KERRY presented President Bush with a St. Patrick's Day gift via the Wednesday morning New York Times. Responding to a new Bush ad reminding voters that Kerry had voted against last year's $87 billion dollar appropriation to support the troops deployed in Iraq, Kerry responded: "I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it." This beautiful bit of nonsense from the nominee followed Sunday's Miami Herald piece on Kerry's many positions on Cuba and Cuba-related issues. The choice paragraphs from among many: "Asked in the Herald interview last year about sending Elin back to Cuba,...
  • John Kerry and his Harvey the Rabbit leaders: Hugh Hewitt on prez wannabe caught lying

    03/17/2004 3:29:21 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 33 replies · 163+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, March 17, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    John Kerry and his Harvey the Rabbit leaders Posted: March 17, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com John Kerry is caught in a lie. And it is an obvious lie, and it is hurting him. Kerry and his allies have made credibility a central issue in the presidential campaign, repeatedly accusing George W. Bush of lying in order to push the country into war. Of course, the president did no such thing, and no serious analyst argues that the WMD data was fabricated by the Bush team because every Western intelligence service believed that Saddam possessed stockpiles of WMD. So too...
  • Rise of the Milblogs: Hugh Hewitt on the best sources of information on the war, and their blogs.

    03/12/2004 8:10:39 PM PST · by RonDog · 38 replies · 877+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | March 12, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Rise of the MilblogsSome of the best sources of information on the war are from the people actually fighting it--and their blogs.by Hugh Hewitt 03/12/2004 12:00:00 AM AS THE WAR enters a phase where most of the fighting is far removed from the networks' cameras, it gets harder and harder to find reliable news on the conflict's many fronts.Unless you read the milblogs, that is. "Milblogs" is short for "military blogs"--online journals run by active duty military or reservists who have returned to civilian life for the time being. These first person accounts of the world and the nation through...
  • 'Scary John Kerry' lying to Americans? Hugh Hewitt on why prez wannabe would be disaster

    03/09/2004 10:56:44 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 69 replies · 459+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, March 10, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    'Scary John Kerry' lying to Americans? Posted: March 10, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com On Monday, John Kerry shocked the reporters in attendance at a Florida fund-raiser when he declared to the audience that "I've met foreign leaders who can't go out and say this publicly, but boy they look at you and say, 'You've got to win, you've got to beat this guy, we need a new policy,' things like that." CNN did a search of the available records of Kerry meetings over the course of his candidacy and could not find any meeting with any foreign leader. The generous...
  • The Real Two Americas (Hugh Hewitt)

    03/04/2004 2:38:32 AM PST · by NYpeanut · 32 replies · 551+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 03/04/2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    JOHN EDWARDS had one thing right: There are two Americas. But he botched the description of the line dividing these Americas--not surprising given that, after all these months and all that trial lawyer cash, he managed only to win the Democratic primary in South Carolina, which is like a Republican winning only the GOP primary in Washington, D.C. The dividing line between Americans runs between those who are serious about the world and the nation and those who are silly on these subjects. Silly people listen to Michael Moore. Silly people issue marriage licenses to couples ineligible to receive them...
  • Lawlessness and civil disobedience: Hugh Hewitt says precedent set by officials leads to anarchy

    03/02/2004 10:51:55 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 34 replies · 377+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, March 3, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Lawlessness and civil disobedience Posted: March 3, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com The radical nature of the ongoing confrontation over homosexual marriage is obscured by the subject matter. Gay couples are common in large, urban areas, so their public affection hardly causes a ripple in many parts of America, but other parts of the country are scandalized. The debate over homosexuality in general, and gay marriage in particular, is also difficult to separate from the debate over religion in public life. There is such intense anger on both sides of the issue that debates flare suddenly into shouting matches. The issue...
  • Is NBC conspiring to help Kerry hide his past? [Hugh Hewitt]

    02/26/2004 7:41:13 AM PST · by So Cal Rocket · 55 replies · 237+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | February 26, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    The Washington Post's Paul Farhi had a story Saturday morning on how the echoes of John Kerry's 1971 testimony are beginning to be heard in the 2004 campaign. I wrote about the reaction to my playing of the complete audio of those remarks in my column for the Weekly Standard, but of course the vast majority of the electorate has yet to hear the actual audio of the testimony, much less see the video. Reading the transcript does upset some folks, but hearing Kerry's assault on American soldiers is a much more disturbing thing. Then there is Kerry's approving reference...
  • The Kerry Files, Part 3 [Hugh Hewitt]

    02/26/2004 11:10:49 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 32 replies · 180+ views
    The Daily Standard ^ | 2/26/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    THERE ARE A COUPLE of key pieces of conventional wisdom floating downstream from Washington these days. The first is that a Bush-Kerry race will be very, very close. Bush-Gore close. The second is that Senator Kerry's anti-war radicalism following his return from service in Vietnam shouldn't--and won't--be an issue in November. You can believe one of these views, but you cannot hold on to both. If the election really will be a replay of 2000, then every issue that moves even handfuls of voters matters a great deal. Examples: Florida went for Bush by less than 600 votes, which means...
  • Hugh Hewitt - Kerry's Betrayal of Vets -- and Vietnamese

    02/19/2004 1:09:51 AM PST · by kattracks · 32 replies · 829+ views
    IT TOOK A LOT OF DIGGING, but my producer Duane was able to find the audio from John Kerry's 1971 appearance before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. I played the entire 19 minutes for my radio audience on February 17, and the reaction via the phones and email was uniform: Disliking John Kerry for his actions and words of 33 years ago is not a rare thing, especially among Vietnam veterans and active duty military.Does this reaction matter? In the California primary it might. According to the 2000 Census, there are 1,122,528 Vietnamese Americans, 447,032 of whom live in...
  • The Things They Kerry'd [Hugh Hewitt]

    02/12/2004 6:57:01 AM PST · by Redcoat LI · 55 replies · 1,307+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 2/12/2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    The Things They Kerry'd Introducing the first edition of Hugh Hewitt's exclusive "Kerry Files" memo. by Hugh Hewitt 02/12/2004 12:00:00 AM WITH LESS THAN 38 WEEKS until the November 2nd vote, radio hosts have got to sharpen the message. That's less than 200 broadcast days, and even with 15 segments per three hour show, that's only 3,000 opportunities to present a four- to twelve-minute segment that focuses on some aspect of John Kerry's record. As a service to my broadcast colleagues, I will prepare occasional talking point memos to fill the spaces between now and November 2, 2004. So here...
  • Win the war, lead the world: Hugh Hewitt suggests Kyoto Kerry will be campaigning against himself

    02/10/2004 11:10:25 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 15 replies · 199+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, February 11, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Win the war, lead the world Posted: February 11, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com "Win the war, lead the world": That's my suggestion for the Bush-Cheney 2004 slogan. It summarizes the key message of the coming campaign and contrasts nicely with John Kyoto Kerry's view of the globe. Josh Marshall and some other pundits think the president's interview on "Meet the Press" was a mistake, which is why Josh and his colleagues are scribblers and not running campaigns. Most people haven't even seen the interview, but they have heard its key messages: "I am a war president," "I did the right...
  • Terry McAuliffe: The Manchurian Chairman? Hugh Hewitt says Dem Party chief 'world-class fool'

    02/03/2004 11:21:53 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 89 replies · 3,736+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, February 4, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Terry McAuliffe: The Manchurian Chairman? Posted: February 4, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com Terry McAuliffe, whom we ought to call the Manchurian Chairman, hit a new low Sunday, saying on ABC's "This Week": "George Bush never served in our military in our country. He didn't show up when he should have showed up. And there's John Kerry on the stage with a chest full of medals that he earned by saving the lives of American soldiers. So, as John Kerry says, 'Bring it on!'" McAuliffe is to politics what MTV is to Superbowl halftime shows: Low, tacky, and a failure....
  • Judgment Call:John Kerry's patriotism isn't the issue-it's his judgment on the big decisions

    01/29/2004 5:18:18 AM PST · by Redcoat LI · 24 replies · 460+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 1/29/2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Judgement Call John Kerry's patriotism isn't the issue--it's his judgement on the big decisions. by Hugh Hewitt 01/29/2004 12:00:00 AM "A VOTE for the Liberals is a vote for the Boers!" That's about as tough as a campaign slogan can get. It was the rallying cry of the Lord Salisbury-Joe Chamberlain forces in Great Britain's Khaki election of 1900. The war with the Boers had begun to go well after shocking, initial defeats, and the Tory-Liberal Unionist alliance called for an election and made it a referendum on the conduct of the conflict. In "Dreadnought," Robert Massie provides a sense...
  • Wesley Clark Speaks Out (Hugh Hewitt)

    01/21/2004 12:29:03 PM PST · by TheDon · 49 replies · 437+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 01/21/2004 12:00:00 AM | Hugh Hewitt
    Wesley Clark Speaks Out The general explains why the president isn't a patriot and only Democrats are devout. by Hugh Hewitt HOWARD DEAN'S BELLOWING the roll call of the states on Monday night may capture the weird sweepstakes this election season, but Wesley Clark can't be counted out just yet. Most of the cameras were in Iowa while the general tromped around the Granite State, but the record he left is promising when it comes to snap potential. Rick Lowry had a tape recorder on when Clark delivered some choice words on faith and the president's patriotism, and was kind...
  • Majority Party : Texas redistricting is going to make it tough for Dems to take House [Hugh Hewitt]

    01/08/2004 12:35:09 PM PST · by ZGuy · 24 replies · 356+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 1/8/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    NANCY PELOSI was upset after the federal appeals court upheld the new congressional districting map for the Lone Star State Tuesday: "This is just the latest attempt by President Bush, Tom Delay, and other Republicans to dismantle the Voting Rights Act. The Texas redistricting plan shows once again that when Republicans cannot win elections fair and square, they rig the rules."Then Pelosi went Alamo: "We will fight to the finish for Texas."That's a wonderful image: The hyper-lefty from San Francisco leading a crusade to turn Texas into a Democratic state. I hope someone brings a video camera. Sore loser rhetoric,...
  • Minimizing the Holocaust: Hugh Hewitt on best and worst aspects of Americans' use of the Web

    01/06/2004 11:56:07 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 18 replies · 227+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, January 7, 2004 | Hugh Hewitt
    Minimizing the Holocaust Posted: January 7, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern 2004WorldNetDaily.com While there is plenty of news this week from North Korea's "offer" concerning its nukes to Howard Dean's embrace of the campaign equivalent of the NFL's prevent defense I want to point you to the best and worst aspects of Americans' use of the Web. Spirit of America is an innovative use of the Web to provide help to our military in Iraq via the donation of material and money to be used in assisting the local populations in rebuilding. From frisbees to footballs to funds for...
  • Contagious madness: Hugh Hewitt on the stunning delusions Democrats are embracing

    12/24/2003 9:52:31 AM PST · by RonDog · 101 replies · 393+ views
    www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | December 24, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Contagious madness Posted: December 24, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com Hours after the Homeland Security alert level was raised on Sunday, a poster at Howard Dean's "Blog for America" made this comment, which is representative of opinion among the Dean Dongs: "Dean's remarks about national security and the Saddam capture not making the U.S. any safer has [sic] been validated by today's Orange Alert."There's no arguing with such reasoning even by pointing out that although banks continued to be robbed after Dillinger was killed, banks were indisputably safer than when he was alive and among the robbers. The left does...
  • Dean goes over the cliff: Hugh Hewitt tells why prez wannabe unfit to lead United States

    12/17/2003 12:48:30 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 45 replies · 349+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, December 17, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    Dean goes over the cliff Posted: December 17, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com "But the capture of Saddam Hussein has not made America safer."Wait a minute. Wait a minute. That was an amazing statement. We ought to stay and think on it a bit. The statement came from Howard Dean, who had carefully re-crafted his "big foreign-policy speech" delivered in Los Angeles on Monday to reflect circumstances after the capture of Saddam. So many people are saying stupid things, that the "stupid things people are saying" commentary is accumulating at a torrential rate. Bloggers are in overdrive see Andrew Sullivan...
  • Hugh Hewitt's Gaffney-Norquist Debate (four reviews)

    12/11/2003 4:39:44 PM PST · by Sabertooth · 45 replies · 611+ views
    HughHewitt.com, Captain's Quarters, Powerline Blog, Little Green Footballs, | December 11th, 2003
    Hugh Hewitt has posted links to several reviews of Tuesday's debate between Frank Gaffney and Grover Norquist, about Gaffney's recent Frontpage.com expose of Norquist's Islamist ties which has gotten so much attention at Free Republic the past few days. I checked them out, and thought they were worth a read here... December 09, 2003 Gaffney versus Norquist On his show tonight Hugh Hewitt led with a full hour devoted to a joint interview of Frank Gaffney and Grover Norquist regarding Gaffney's Frontpage article (discussed below earlier today): "A troubling influence." The thesis of Gaffney's article is that Norquist has worked...
  • Hugh Hewitt: The Dean campaign

    12/09/2003 10:45:14 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 28 replies · 413+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, December 10, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    The Dean campaign Posted: December 10, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com The breathless tone of Samantha M. Shapiro's New York Times Magazine cover story on the Dean Campaign, "The Dean Swarm," suggests that Ms. Shapiro hasn't covered many presidential campaigns. Either that, or the arrogance of the Dean Campaign is equal to the arrogance of its candidate. Every presidential campaign of each party draws a huge host of true believers from a variety of walks of life. They join up, often for odd reasons, and form intense attachments because presidential campaigns are intense adventures, especially if the volunteers are young. For...
  • HUGH HEWITT SHOW NOW: Frank Gaffney Confronts Grover Norquist on His Promotion of Islamists

    12/09/2003 3:15:14 PM PST · by Cinnamon Girl · 79 replies · 1,201+ views
    Hugh Hewitt Show
    Basing the discussion on Frank Gaffney's article on Frontpagemag.com, an issue people have been wondering about for a while is being confronted now on the Hugh Hewitt show: What is Grover Norquist's deal?
  • Great Christmas presents: Hugh Hewitt highlights books to share with family and friends

    12/02/2003 10:36:44 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 22 replies · 297+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, December 3, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    Great Christmas presents Posted: December 3, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com The Christmas shopping season has arrived and early reports are that the president's tax cuts have worked and the economy and Christmas spending are growing as a result. This is great news for the country and for the president's re-election prospects. But it ought to be great news as well for book-lovers. Christmas is the best time of year to give and receive books. They are the perfect presents, and your choice of title conveys messages of affection clearer than any Hallmark card. But there are hundreds of thousands of...
  • Profiles in Self-absorption, Hugh Hewitt: books about administrations loyal only to themselves

    11/27/2003 9:50:01 AM PST · by RonDog · 13 replies · 231+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | November 26, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Profiles in Self-absorptionTwo new books paint damning pictures of administrations loyal only to themselves.by Hugh Hewitt 11/26/2003 12:00:00 AM SOME BOOKS should be read in tandem. One pair for parallel reading: William Manchester's second volume in his life of Churchill, "Alone," and Rich Lowry's fine new effort: "Legacy: Paying the Price for the Clinton Years." Manchester's book chronicles the wilderness years of the greatest man of the 20th century, and it is thus obliged to follow the doings of the not-so-great men who held power in Britain through most of the '30s, including Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain. Here is...
  • Those who protect us: Hugh Hewitt on thanks military for keeping Americans from harm

    11/25/2003 11:50:00 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 36 replies · 270+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, November 26, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    Those who protect us Posted: November 26, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com This is the third Thanksgiving since the attacks on America took the nation into a declared war. Since Sept. 11, 2001, hundreds of thousands of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines have deployed to the far reaches of the globe to end the terrorist threat before it struck again within our borders. Hundreds of these brave men and women have been killed and thousands wounded so that we can sleep more securely in our beds at night and travel freely on broad roads to enjoy expansive feasts this week. George...
  • Fate of the Democrats: Hugh Hewitt says obstructionist tactics pushing left into irrelevance

    11/19/2003 4:25:12 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 38 replies · 288+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, November 19, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    Fate of the Democrats Posted: November 19, 20031:00 a.m. Eastern 2003WorldNetDaily.com Last week marked a huge burst of activity from the United States Congress. Not only did Senate Majority Leader Frist lead his Republican colleagues in an excellent exposing of Democratic obstructionism on judicial nominees, but conference committees finished work on two major pieces of legislation. House and Senate negotiators finished work on a major energy bill and on a Medicare-reform bill that includes a prescription-drug benefit. The energy bill contains some traditional pork, but it also authorizes the construction of a new and much needed Alaska natural gas pipeline....
  • RonDog to be on Hugh Hewitt show TODAY (11/4) at 5 pm (CA time) to promote Dan Rather FReep on 11/10

    11/04/2003 4:37:09 PM PST · by RonDog · 18 replies · 160+ views
    .I just got off the phone with Hugh Hewitt's producer ("Generalissimo Duane") - who says that they will squeeze me in at the top of the next hour...5 pm California time, 8 pm East coast time - TODAY (11/4/03)...for a quick plug of our upcoming Dan Rather FReep at the Beverly Hills Hotel:...which will be held NEXT Monday (11/10) at 6 pm. You can LISTEN LIVE online at:KCBQ.com
  • Up In Smoke [Hugh Hewitt: species protection planning helps bring on the fires of California]

    10/31/2003 1:59:22 PM PST · by RonDog · 22 replies · 311+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | October 30, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    .Up In SmokeA decade and a half of species protection planning helps bring on a species disaster in the fires of California. by Hugh Hewitt 10/30/2003 12:00:00 AM Hugh Hewitt, contributing writerTHE STEPHEN'S KANGAROO RAT was listed as "endangered" by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on October 31, 1988. This little-noticed action launched a revolution in land use in southern California that has culminated in the fires that have now claimed at least 17 lives, destroyed close to 2,000 homes, and consumed more than 600,000 acres throughout the region. For 15 years the federal government, urged on by environmental...
  • How 'habitat protection' causes killer infernos: Hugh Hewitt slams putting animals above people

    10/28/2003 11:29:36 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 28 replies · 160+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, October 29, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    <p>The scale of the wildfires in my home state is simply too staggering for most observers to comprehend.</p> <p>As I write this on Monday night, 400,000 acres have burned. More than 1,100 homes have burned, and more than a dozen deaths are attributed to the fire. The aftermath will bring new challenges, including the mud slides and erosion problems certain to follow in the wake of the first rains.</p>
  • Who Is William Arkin? Hugh Hewitt on Greenpeace activist who's taking after Gen. Jerry Boykin

    10/23/2003 7:15:05 AM PDT · by RonDog · 51 replies · 1,245+ views
    www.weeklystandard.com ^ | October 23, 2003 | Hugh Hewitt
    Who Is William Arkin?A look at the Greenpeace activist cum L.A. Times military affairs columnist who's taking after Gen. Jerry Boykin. by Hugh Hewitt 10/23/2003 12:00:00 AM Hugh Hewitt, contributing writerWHO IS WILLIAM ARKIN? For starters, he is the scribbler who launched the assault on Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin a week ago by providing NBC with tapes of Boykin speaking in churches, and then followed with a Los Angeles Times op-ed that accused the general of being "an intolerant extremist" and a man "who believes in Christian 'jihad'" (Arkin later admitted on my radio program that Boykin never used the...