Obama Administration Plans Round of Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement Talks

By: Thursday September 1, 2011 6:50 am

Jon Huntsman’s economic plan should dispel any rumors of his moderation. It eliminates the Earned Income Tax and the child tax credit to pay for a reduction of the top marginal tax rate to 23%. I don’t think I need to go any further. It’s a reverse-Robin Hood special. And he’s barely scraping past 1% [...]

What If They Held A Tet Offensive And Nobody Found Out?

By: Sunday May 23, 2010 2:34 pm

Maybe it’s the systematic withering away of foreign news bureaus, but the fact that the insurgency in Afghanistan has grown so increasingly brazen is barely registering a peep in the media: Insurgents launched a rare ground assault against NATO’s main military base in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, wounding several international service members in the second [...]

NYT Looking Worse On Blumenthal Story, But He’s Not In The Clear

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 9:51 am

Colin McEnroe has a great piece pointing out a number of flaws in the New York Times story on Richard Blumenthal’s military record. He pointed out the vagueness of the story, the fact that it relied heavily on a clipped speech where Blumenthal properly described his service just minutes before, and then he asked local [...]

Full Blumenthal Video Shows He Correctly Defined His Service

By: Wednesday May 19, 2010 11:27 am

The New York Times article threatening to sink Richard Blumenthal’s election chances by claiming he incorrectly stated his military record is starting to look more and more like a naked political hit. The article threw up a lot of smoke, but made major use of one incident from 2008 where Blumenthal saying he served in [...]

Blumenthal Attempting to Weather the Storm, National Dems Behind Him

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 11:17 am

Richard Blumenthal is about to appear with several military veterans and defend his record amid today’s story in the New York Times about him falsely claiming, or at least leaving the impression, that he served in Vietnam. And it looks like national Democrats are not ready to drop him yet, preferring to let this play [...]

The Disaster In Connecticut: Blumenthal’s Vietnam Fibbing

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 6:00 am

The Democrats haven’t exactly rebounded to the point where they can withstand more implosions from some of their candidates, and so this tough story on Connecticut Senate front-runner Richard Blumenthal really stings. At a ceremony honoring veterans and senior citizens who sent presents to soldiers overseas, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut rose and spoke [...]

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