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Tankosphere Today: Aug. 15, 2008

Posted By Todd Thurman On August 15, 2008 @ 3:40 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

Returned to the House floor yesterday to watch the Republican “speech-in” demanding a vote from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on energy. The crowds was at least four times the crowd I saw last week…

As parents know, every new gizmo a kid gets provides useful leverage over their behavior. A bit too much sass mouth? The iPod goes on sabbatical. Same works for nations as they connect more to the global economy. As geopolitics guru Tom Barnett writes…

As John McCain and Barack Obama head out to Saddleback to sit down with Rick Warren and avoid tough questions about Obama’s support for infanticide (yes, yes does support it, but Warren won’t be filled with enough of the Spirit to ask him about it)…

William Safire’s Political Dictionary tells us that a boondoggle is “any project on which government funds are wasted through inefficiency or political favoritism.”…

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URLs in this post:

[1] Republican Energy Protest Starts Picking up Steam – FRC Blog: http://www.frcblog.com/2008/08/republican_energy_protest_star.html

[2] Using the Economic Weapon Against Russia – Capital Commerce: UsNews.com: http://www.usnews.com/blogs/capital-commerce/2008/8/15/using-the-economic-weapon-against-russia.html

[3] Rick Warren Sells Out to the Pro-Abortion & Anti-Israel Crowd This Weekend – RedState: http://www.redstate.com/diaries/redstate/2008/aug/15/rick-warren-sells-out-to-the-pro-abortion-cro/

[4] The History of Boondoggle – John Locke Foundation: http://www.johnlocke.org/lockerroom/lockerroom.html?id=16877

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