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Don Surber:
Bush's Gettysburg  —  Welcome Instapundit readers.  —  From a small town in Pennsylvania, the president came to finally answer critics of an increasingly unpopular war, a war that Democrats hoped would sweep them into office in the next election. … Much attention is being given …
Glenn Reynolds /
WELL, THE HATEMAIL HAS POURED IN after my earlier post on Bush's speech.  For the record, though, I didn't say (and don't think) that anyone who opposes the war is unpatriotic.  (In fact, only antiwar people seem to keep raising this strawman).  But the Democratic politicans who are pushing the …
Pasco Conservative / Stuck On Stupid:
Veteran's Day Blogfest!  —  From :  —  Veterans' Day (formerly Armistice Day)  —  November 11, is the anniversary of the Armistice which was signed in the Forest of Compiegne by the Allies and the Germans in 1918, ending World War I, after four years of conflict.
Jakejacobsen / Freedom Folks:
War, What Is It Good For?  —  Of course today is Veterans day.  A day to reflect on those who've sacrificed for our freedoms.  I think most of us tend to think of those in our own lives rather than some sort of celluloid hero.  —  My experience from childhood is drawn from my paternal grandfather.
Discussion: Kenders' Musings
Considering dissent and limited war II
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Mdrache / overtaken~by~events:
Present Arms
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Lorie Byrd /
Why Now  —  Michelle Malkin asked this in response to Bush's decision …
Discussion: Daily Pundit
Flip / Suitably Flip:
The Tobyhanna Catharsis
Discussion: Blogs for Bush and Wizbang
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Bush Comes Out Swinging
William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Bush Fights Back  —  ON VETERANS' DAY, the president fought back.  In a major speech Friday at Tobyhanna Army Depot in Pennsylvania, President Bush defended the war in Iraq.  Most notably, he defended the probity and honesty with which his administration made the case for the war to remove Saddam.
Richard W. Stevenson / New York Times:
Bush Contends Partisan Critics Hurt War Effort  —  TOBYHANNA, Pa., Nov. 11 - President Bush on Friday sharply criticized Democrats who have accused him of misleading the nation about the threat from Iraq's weapons programs, calling their criticism "deeply irresponsible" and suggesting that they are undermining the war effort.
Deacon / Power Line:
THEY'RE BAAACK  —  Dana Milbank and Walter Pincus attempt to pick at the Bush administration's defense of its handling of pre-war intelligence and its statements about what that intelligence showed.  But they succeed only in showing that the attacks on Bush in these regards are meritless and hypocritcal.
Discussion: Unclaimed Territory
Sadly, No!:
2 Dates, 1 Speech  —  Why are we not surprised?  —  Speech at the National Endowment for Democracy, Oct. 6, 2005Veterans' Day Speech, November 11, 2005  —  Some call this evil Islamic radicalism; others, militant Jihadism; still others, Islamo-fascism.  Whatever it's called …
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Democrats Losing Race For Funds Under Dean  —  The Democratic National Committee under Howard Dean is losing the fundraising race against Republicans by nearly 2 to 1, a slow start that is stirring concern among strategists who worry that a cash shortage could hinder the party's competitiveness in next year's midterm elections.
KEN / Oblogatory Anecdotes:
Thank You Veterans!  Trackback Weekend!  —  Read Complete Post!  —  You can read my weekly article on by clicking on the link.  My story conserns school choice and Children First Utah.  —  Also it is Trackback weekend.  You can leave a trackback or comment on any subject.
David Burge / iowahawk:
LES RISIBLÉS  —  EXCERPTS FROM MY FAILED MUSICAL  —  (IH Bigups to the great Mike Wallster of Ipso Facto for the illustration)  —  ACT I … CHIRAC  —  It's great to be part of the UN... the EU's a marvelous thing...  VILLEPIN  —  In our little cloister the world is our oyster...
George Ryan Trial / Chicago Sun Times:
Obama rips Kirk nod to anti-Arab bias  —  WASHINGTON — Sen. Barack Obama, the U.S. Senate's only black member, criticized another lawmaker from Illinois on Wednesday for published comments on discrimination against young Arabs.  —  Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk was at an event last weekend …
New York Times:
Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak  —  Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. has vigorously defended freedom of expression, adopting a stance that places him among a group of conservative judges with a libertarian streak.  —  Judge Alito's broad reading of the freedom of speech …
Discussion: Below The Beltway and TalkLeft
Kevin Drum / The Washington Monthly:
TOM DELAY, IDIOT....As you'll recall, in Texas it's illegal for corporations to contribute money to election campaigns.  The reason Tom DeLay is in hot water these days is because his political action committee, TRMPAC, evaded that law by collecting $190,000 from corporations …
ReddHedd / firedoglake:
Open Mouth, Insert Indictment

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