Entries by John Cole

Andy Kashdan’s take on Bush’s

Andy Kashdan’s take on Bush’s 2 trillion 2003 budget: I don’t know if that’s inflation-adjusted, but I know it’s big. Yeah. Those thrifty fiscal conservatives. In the words of the late Sen. Everett Dirksen: “A million here, a million there, pretty soon we’re talking real money.”

Mike Moran, in a long

Mike Moran, in a long piece in MSNBC asks Are We Winning Yet? Among other things, he references the the 3,200 civilian deaths reported by Marc Herold (who actually has the number at over 3,500), and states : The Pentagon is wisely (and somewhat cynically) [Editor’s note: Those damn cynical buildings again.] mum on the […]

Mark Steyn on Enron. When

Mark Steyn on Enron. When he is on, he is just on. On Friday on CNN, in the corner of the screen where of late “AMERICA FIGHTS BACK” has been emblazoned, there loomed instead the dread suffix: “ENRONGATE.” The New York Times has lapsed into its lethal passive voice: “Questions were being raised …” The […]

For the 3% of the

For the 3% of the population who buy Playboy AND read the articles, there is a very interesting interview with Gary Hart on terrorism in this month;s issue.