Here’s what the the Huckster said, in his own words:
Fred, I’m happy to say, disagrees
I do not believe the Constitution is a living, breathing document. I am committed to appointing strict constructionist judges to the bench if I am elected President, strict constructionists who believe the Constitution has a fixed meaning that can be applied to cases that come before the courts today. They do NOT believe the Constitution is a “living, breathing document,” whose meaning, constantly changing with the sifting sands of our culture, can be determined and applied by unelected judges.
The British Council offices in Saint Petersburg and Yekaterinburg, Russia, have been closed because the Russians claim that they’re operating illegally and have accused the council of violating Russian tax rules, but here’s the real reason
The UK wants Russia to hand over businessman Andrei Lugovoi, whom UK investigators suspect of murdering Mr Litvinenko – he died after being given a fatal dose of radioactive polonium 210.
Russia refused to extradite Mr Lugovoi, now a member of the Russian parliament, so Britain expelled four Russian diplomats – Moscow then expelled four British diplomats.
Russian officials have told the BBC the action against the British Council was a retaliatory measure.
While the Madrid 3/11/4 bombers are sentenced, in Barcelona the police arrests 14 Islamist suspects.
But if you listen to the media, you’d think there is no Islamic fundamentalism.
75% of Baghdad Secure– Up From 8% One Year Ago. Additonally,
** 75% of Baghdad secure- up from 8% last year
** UN announces political and economic progress
** 5 US Brigades will return home by July (Equal to Surge Number)
** 5 More US Brigades may come home by end of 2008
** Iraqi security plan to take control of all 18 provinces by end of 2008
A couple of weeks ago The Anchoress posted on The Assassination Obsessives; today I received a post on Racial Sensitivity and Your President
Via Maria, Dr. Sowell writes about Primary Dilemmas:
What is wrong with this year’s candidates?
The short answer is that most of the Republicans are questionable and all three leading Democrats are dangerous.
While Barack Obama and John Edwards have been irresponsible demagogues, the Clintons have a record of lawless and ruthless corruption that goes back not only to their White House days in the 1990s but even back to their time in the governors’ mansion in Arkansas.
Go read it all.
Men and women, explained.
More blogging later.