October 2008

The Campaign Takes a Very Strange Turn

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Questions Still Not Answered Why didn’t Colin Powell and Co. jump ship in, say, June or July, and endorse Obama after many months of campaigning when his positions were already well known? Share This

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Al Qaeda and the Election

by Raymond Ibrahim The American Thinker Is al Qaeda trying to influence the American presidential election? Share This

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The Obama Enigma

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Lame-duck Republican President Bush’s dismal poll ratings have descended to those of Harry Truman’s when he left office. Share This

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An Instructive Candidacy

What Sarah Palin taught us about ourselves. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Soon this depressing campaign will be over, and we can reflect on what we learned from our two-month introduction to Sarah Palin. Share This

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Obama and Friends

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner A weird campaign gets weirder This campaign gets ever more surrealistic. For most of August and early September, Obama on the stump was complaining about the McCain campaign’s “lying” and “lies”; yet last night on CNN Ed Rollins and David Gergen were lamenting the “new” McCain who had authorized …

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It’s the Debt, Stupid

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Who caused the American financial panic and the wild swings in our financial system — and what are we going to do about it in the long term after the markets settle down? Share This

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Islam and Innocence

by Raymond Ibrahim Jihad Watch Just recently, a high ranking Pakistani cleric, one Munib ur-Rehmen,asserted that “Islam does not allow anybody to take lives of innocent people by any means.” Share This

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Jumping Ship

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media This is becoming a very strange campaign. On CNN recently both David Gergen and Ed Rollins echoed the current mantra that the “old” noble McCain is gone — and a “new” nastier one has emerged, largely because of his attacks on Ayers, perhaps his planned future ads on Wright, …

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The Hammer: Saving the West at Tours in 732

by Raymond Ibrahim Jihad Watch Precisely 100 years of Islamic conquests after Muhammad’s death (632), the Muslims, starting from Arabia, found themselves in Gaul, modern day France, confronting a hitherto little known people — the Christian Franks. Share This

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Hope and Despair

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Pre-debate Anxieties The problem with bringing up Ayers and Wright and the other assorted nuts of Obama’s weird Scipionic Circle — I think the most reprehensible of the discarded associates was the rather murderous Kenyan, Raila Odinga — is that it may now be too little too late. Share …

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