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  • AP Slammed Bush’s ‘Extravagant’ Inaugural in ’05, but Now It’s Spend, Baby, Spend

    01/14/2009 11:04:10 AM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 30 replies · 2,428+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | Jan 14 09 | Rich Noyes
    Four years ago, the Associated Press and others in the press suggested it was in poor taste for Republicans to spend $40 million on President Bush’s inauguration. AP writer Will Lester calculated the impact that kind of money would have on armoring Humvees in Iraq, helping victims of the tsunami, or paying down the deficit. Lester thought the party should be cancelled: “The questions have come from Bush supporters and opponents: Do we need to spend this money on what seems so extravagant?” Fast forward to 2009. The nation is at war (two wars, in fact), and now also faces...
  • The Chicago Tribune's Pre-emptive Strike on Rudy Giuliani (petty smear by MSM)

    02/08/2007 2:41:46 PM PST · by bilhosty · 55 replies · 1,202+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 08, 2007 | Richard Baehr
    The Chicago Tribune seems to fancy itself in the role of kingmaker when it comes to knocking candidates out of political races, and helping hometown politicians it favors to win. Its latest effort has targeted Rudy Giuliani, who all but officially entered the race for the Republican nomination for President in 2008 this week. Within two days of his announcement, a lengthy "investigative" piece appeared on the front page of the paper trashing Giuliani for his high speaking fees and some questionable business clients in the years since he entered the private sector. The hit piece authored by Andrew Zajac...
  • Marine accused of wrongful shooting needs our help...

    11/16/2004 4:34:34 AM PST · by Atlanta · 963 replies · 23,789+ views
    16 nov 04 | Atlanta
    I'm going to start with a communication of support of this young Marine, to the Commandant of the Marine Corps himself. Then, President Bush and my Senator/Congressman.They are going to hear from me and I have all friggin day to do it. I am so livid about this that words cannot describe. As a former Marine myself, this young "Leather" was doing what he was trained to do, adapting to unreasonable circumstances (enemy tricks) and he did exactly what I would have done and what has always been done with a fanatical enemy. If authorities hang this Marine out to...