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Jack Kelly Archives


03/28/06: Now more dangerous than al Qaida
03/27/06: All bad news, all the time: People are tired of journalistic practices that obscure the reality of good news
03/21/06: Journos who don't know but have convinced us that they do
03/15/06: Muslims — and liberals — must stop making excuses for Islamic violence, or an ugly situation will get uglier still
02/28/06: Dagnabit — No Iraqi civil war!
02/21/06: The real scandal about the WMDs
02/17/06: Fact-checking al-Gore's (latest) outburst
02/14/06: Frantic Democrats are playing the race card to keep their most loyal voting bloc on the plantation, but it's not the trump it used to be
02/13/06: Prophet and loss: U.S. media's failure to print the Danish cartoons is craven
02/07/06: Appeasers finally beginning to ‘get it’?
02/01/06: About those missing WMDs ...
01/31/06: For Israel, the Hamas victory is liberating
01/24/06: Outraged libs want reform?
01/19/06: Double standards in the ‘public's right to know’
01/13/06: In search of a leader to clean House — and Senate
01/11/06: Latest lunatic thug is putting world on notice
01/09/06: Did Castro kill Kennedy?
12/30/05: Washington Post's pre-emptive strike had accuracy of drive-by shooting
12/28/05: It is talk that matters, not action
12/22/05: Open up Miller's old jail cell!
12/16/05: Celebrating the ‘democratic wedding of heresy and immorality’
12/12/05: Prez knows not to change a sound strategy when it's clearly bearing fruit
12/07/05: Prez knows not to change a sound strategy when it's clearly bearing fruit
11/30/05: Time for GOPers to clean their House — and Senate
11/16/05: Finding better ways to protect our soldiers must be our highest defense procurement priority
11/09/05: Why the Islamists may well succeed
11/07/05: About that Iraq ‘deception’
11/01/05: ‘Curses. Foiled again!’
10/28/05: Giving up armed resistance for politics
10/27/05: Prez is in a pit dug in large part by his ‘friends’
10/20/05: ‘Suicide death’ in Syria stirs up the pot
10/17/05: Prez's claim that Iraq is the central front in the War on Terror confirmed by al Qaida big
10/12/05: The media is remarkably incurious about terrorism coincidences
10/10/05: Knock it off: The conservatives whining about the Miers nomination are a petulant bunch
09/30/05: Goss is shoveling as fast as he can — but it may not be enough
09/27/05: Go, Rummy, go — home
09/26/05: What slowed down disaster response to Katrina? Let's look for the lawyers
09/20/05: (Journalistic) Disaster: When emotions and opinions dominate facts and reason
09/15/05: Brown may have been wrong man for the job but it's not reflection on the rest
09/08/05: Settled wisdom vs conventional wisdom
09/06/05: The finger of blame is being pointed in the wrong direction
08/31/05: Breaking Iraq apart will splinter the region
08/29/05: An unquiet American
08/25/05: Unspinning the NY Times' military mendacity
08/22/05: Dangerously disabled
08/15/05: Able Danger — now they tell us
08/12/05: It's time to teach the media about the war they're covering — they're having a hard time on their own
08/08/05: Is Iran our new target? Intelligence seems to say so
08/03/05: It's still a ‘War’ on Terror — however you call it
08/01/05: Quagmire for al-Qaida: Terrorists are feeling the heat in Iraq
07/26/05: With friends like these....
07/25/05: One small defeat for terrorists, one large potential victory for humankind
07/14/05: That Islamic radicals are capable of mounting an occasional attack outside of Iraq ‘proves’ that Iraq has not been a drain on their attention and resources?
07/08/05: Memo to the truly ‘objective’: Leakers are people with an agenda. At best, they tell just part of the story
07/07/05: Army has to follow rest of military's tactics in military recruitment
07/06/05: Winning the war at home first
07/04/05: Iranian election is a harbringer of a new era
06/29/05: Dems' irrational fear doesn't allow them to see clearly
06/27/05: Freedom is in the Middle East air
06/23/05: Our republic and colleges
06/20/05: ‘Gulag Gitmo’ grandstanding: Dems fulminate over prisoners, but they are treated well
06/10/05: Dean is making alot of noise but not the type the Dems want to hear
06/07/05: The liberal media refuses the accept the truth about Iraq even when it is shown to them
06/06/05: It's not a shut case on the Watergate mystery
05/30/05: When will the media get it right ?
05/26/05: Ground in Social Security debate shifting in favor of GOPers
05/18/05: Dem reinventing?
05/12/05: Suicide attacks in Iraq signal the weakening — not strengthening — of insurgency
05/06/05: Fixing Social Secutity is doable — but only if we're willing to sacrifice
05/05/05: GOPers have lots of ammo to fire in ethics ‘war’ Dems started
04/28/05: With Syria leaving Lebanon, can democracy be soon behind?
04/27/05: Memo to Republicans: Is anybody in the House?
04/18/05: G.I. Jane is here to stay, and that's mostly a good thing
04/13/05: Can Canada solve the world's energy woes?
04/08/05: Things aren't as bad as they seem but not as good as it looks
04/07/05: Political intentions are clashing with military needs
04/04/05: The wheels are coming off the Future Combat Systems program
04/01/05: Scandal at UN doesn't necessarily mean the end of UN
03/29/05: Some people can't accept the truth even when it's handed to them
03/28/05: Starved of justice
03/23/05: Terri Schiavo: She would have better off being one of the ‘protected species’
03/21/05: Willing to serve
03/18/05: The wrath of the moonbats
03/15/05: No better friend; no worse enemy
03/11/05: Italian journo refuses to accept the truth
03/10/05: Lebanon as democracy epicenter?
03/04/05: Bush Doctrine gives libs new dish to eat — Crow
03/01/05: Free Speech failing on campus
02/24/05: Can Syrian domination of Lebanon be at its end? How the War on Terror is shifting its locale and focus
02/22/05: Can Howard ‘Moses’ Dean take the Dems to the Promised Land?
02/15/05: Media lynch mob tries to out-blog the bloggers (and fails miserably)
02/11/05: Journalism double standard: Doesn't the media get it?
02/09/05: Pentagon is about to be transformed into a slaughterhouse for sacred cows
02/04/05: The Toy Story: How the media is creating — or, rather, re-creating — history
01/31/05: Are the Democrats trying to lose the black vote?
01/27/05: More on adopting Nixon's Vietnamization program to Iraq
01/25/05: Has Sy Hersh finally done something productive?
01/21/05: Why they're still alleging fraud where none exists
01/19/05: Another ‘mainstream media’ disgrace
01/17/05: Prez needs to adapt Nixon's Vietnamization program to Iraq
01/12/05: It may look like a duck, walk like a duck and quack like a duck, but it's really just a parakeet
01/10/05: A GOP president will appoint first black chief justice, first black woman justice
01/06/05: If bureaucracy and BS could fill an empty stomach, the UN could feed the world
01/04/05: Newspaper sale$ decline should be blamed on the journos
12/31/04: Ingrates of the world unite
12/29/04: More powerful than tanks
12/22/04: Rummy's hated more for what he is doing right than for what he has done wrong
12/20/04: Crichton's latest is a valuable education in the guise of entertainment
12/17/04: What Rummy should be answering his critics
12/15/04: Our heavy reliance on the Guard and Reserve raises more pressing questions than who gets first dibs on new equipment
12/13/04: Make new head of Homeland Security the fella who thought it up
12/08/04: Draft alternatives
12/06/04: So why exactly does the CIA conduct paramilitary operations?
12/01/04: No UN would be an improvement over the one we've got now
11/25/04: Washington pols need to learn that act in haste, repent at leisure
11/19/04: Why we love journos
11/17/04: CIA dysfunction
11/15/04: On the verge of victory
11/10/04: The real reactionaries
11/08/04: Victory is coming
11/05/04: The era is over
11/02/04: Osama bin Laden is correct to believe that his fate is in the hands of the American electorate
10/28/04: The October surprise was on the media — BUSTED!
10/26/04: American envy — and telling the Limeys to #%^&^-off
10/25/04: Where's Osama?
05/24/04: Clown commission: Events of 9/11 deserve more than this inquiry
05/18/04: Ignoring the truth doesn't make it go away
05/12/04: Bush's courage
05/10/04: Winking — not blinking — in Falluja
05/07/04: Scandals: Real and ignored
05/05/04: So who are these chickenhawks?
05/03/04: Some things are more important than domestic politics
04/30/04: Memo to White House: Crush the insurgents in Fallujah already
04/22/04: No, I'm not THAT Jack Kelley!
04/20/04: And if the WMD are found ... Connecting the dots
04/19/04: Who is behind the Iraq insurgency?
04/14/04: Shame on the 9/11 Commission
04/11/04: Iraq's insurgents can't win, unless we let them
04/08/04: Our message to terrorists: There will be no Mogadishu moment in Iraq
04/02/04: Journo advocates for economic misery should get real
03/31/04: It's Dick Clarke's American grandstand
03/25/04: Lying when not necessary makes most wonder — but not the media
03/22/04: This could become campaign issue No. 1
03/12/04: A year into Operation Iraqi Freedom , only the most blind of partisans can deny that significant progress has been made in Iraq
03/10/04: Economy is being politically driven
03/08/04: Kerry is no Gore
03/05/04: Kerry's curious foreign policies
03/18/03: South Koreans no longer behaving as if they were the French of Northeast Asia --- why?
03/11/03: Ultimatum's moment of truth
03/11/03: Thank you, Turkey, we needed that
03/07/03: The fight against Saddam isn't a distraction from the war on terror --- it's is the main event
03/04/03: Bioterror nightmare approaching --- how it could likely happen
02/27/03: Iranian student: Can America hurry up with Iraq already, so they can get on with attacking us?
02/25/03: Yahoos on both the Left and the Right are trying to prevent government from maximizing technology in protecting us
02/20/03: Anti-war group gets it right about great humanitarian tragedy in last Gulf War
02/18/03: Iraqis: Why are these people marching for tyranny?
02/07/03: French kiss(ed)-off
02/05/03: Does the FBI have the ability to protect us from terrorists already here?
02/03/03: The "Axis of Weasels"
01/29/03: A bit of the jitters
01/27/03: The world's mediocre intelligence agency
01/21/03: By reaffirming GOP opposition to racism, president demonstrates willingness to confront liars
01/16/03: Why the United States should withdraw all of its military forces from South Korea as rapidly as we reasonably can
01/14/03: Federal incompetence driven by political correctness, not trampling of civil liberties, is what we should fear
01/09/03: Bag this boondoggle: The V-22 Osprey would hurt our national defense
01/07/03: Another Korean war?
01/02/03: Ostriches
12/26/02: Learning from Canada's economic suicide
12/24/02: A moral dilemma: Support a vicious fascist dictator or the poor and downtrodden?
12/20/02: Time to tell the truth: The great movement of blacks to the Democratic Party took place for economic reasons, not because of civil rights
12/18/02: Nothing better illustrates Trent Lott's unfitness for the post of Senate Majority Leader than his desperate efforts to cling to it
12/16/02: Debunker mentality: It's hard work not seeing ties between Iraq and al-Qaida
12/12/02: GOP ideologues turning on Lott --- better sacrifice the leader than the party
12/06/02: Curing our democracy of afflictions
12/02/02: Conscription, like the horse cavalry, is an artifact of a bygone time
11/27/02: What Saddam faces
11/25/02: Why war with Iraq can be averted
11/19/02: A draft would harm the military
11/12/02: The 2002 elections and Nixon
11/07/02: Democratic overreaction to our recent "cosmically important" election
10/30/02: Show North Korea we're serious: Polish off Saddam
10/22/02: The squealing in the Pentagon is a proof of Rummy's effectiveness
10/16/02: The tactical challenge we face
10/10/02: Silence more despicable than seditious noise
10/08/02: Bu$h and the bu$ine$$ of war
10/01/02: Gore's calculated risk may well get him the Dems' nomination
09/25/02: Schroeder may find the fruits of victory sour
09/25/02: Making Saddam change his spots
09/19/02: Bush's resolve already has paid dividends
09/17/02: Courageous Iranians
09/13/02: If you never served in the military, you have no right to an opinion
09/10/02: Why the 'air marshals' will fail
09/05/02: Resurrecting the "Happy Darky"
08/31/02: Are Bush's inactions against Iraq calculated?
08/23/02: Dems can't take the minority vote for granted any longer
08/20/02: No proof of Saddam's wrongdoing? Yeah, right
08/15/02: Mineta's war on what?
08/13/02: When Gore said he wanted to be his 'own man,' what was he thinking!?
08/08/02: Picking a tree for Cheney's hanging
08/06/02: Fears about the Department of Homeland Security are misplaced
08/01/02: The greatest strategic deception since Eisenhower convinced Hitler the Allies were going to land at the Pas de Calais?
07/30/02: State Dept.'s anti-American actions
07/26/02: Journalists are making sure Americans can't differentiate between the stock market and the economy
07/23/02: Iran's is on the verge of a social and political explosion. So why is media ignoring it?
07/17/02: FBI isn't supposed to stand for Foolish, Blind and Incompetent
07/12/02: The ICC tramples on rights Americans take for granted
07/09/02: Was LA International Airport shooting, in fact, good news?
07/02/02: What the "intelligence community" can learn from Alexander the Great
06/28/02: Muslim link in Oklahoma City bombing revisited
06/25/02: A good environmental scare needs two ingredients - an impending catastrophe, and someone to blame for it
06/21/02: Stirring the security pot
06/18/02: Why the military is so messed up
06/14/02: Vast majority $68.7 billion proposed for weapons will be spent on systems of little use in the war on terror
06/12/02: Bush saw them and raised them, and he's holding the aces
06/10/02: Some heads need to roll
06/04/02: A new draft for the 'war on terror'?
05/31/02: So the FBI has finally caught up to our priorities?
05/29/02: Taking on common sense
05/23/02: Political terrorists
05/21/02: There is a great deal to fret about, but I've never been more optimistic
05/15/02: If there is a way for America to lose the war, Gen. Tommy Franks can find it
05/13/02: Impartial justice against Americans by the UN?
05/07/02: Want to win the 'war on terror'? Reinstate the draft
05/03/02: An expanded NATO is needed as a counterweight to the UN and the EU
04/29/02: Islamic 'smarts'
04/26/02: Did Bush play his Aces with Abdullah wisely?
04/23/02: Why peace in the Mideast is closer than ever
04/19/02: What the Arabs of Gaza and the West Bank gained from the "peace accords"
04/17/02: Logical Muslim allies
04/10/02: How to guarantee an infinite Mideast war
04/08/02: Saddam's American friends
04/05/02: Arab winners and sinners
04/01/02: Why is the commander of U.S. Central Command not coming clean to the American people?
03/31/02: Dubya under attack by conservatives
03/26/02: Saddam watch coming to an end?
03/21/02: Get the Jews!
03/19/02: It's time pols and gov bureaucrats be held to the same standard of accountability we insist for corporate execs
03/15/02: Khaki Throat
03/12/02: Making foreign cheaters pay
03/08/02: Timidity and indecision by senior American commanders
03/04/02: Why 9-11? Ex-CIA officials come clean
02/25/02: Don't rule out a quick victory --- even if prez says otherwise
02/21/02: Saving our military from itself
02/19/02: Front Page fiction
02/15/02: Our European allies are like the fat kid who wants to play quarterback
02/13/02: Is the Army in danger of becoming "irrelevant"?
02/11/02: So, I "propagate hatred"
02/06/02: Bush whacking the media
02/04/02: Why serious folks disregard the European Union --- and why Bush must, too
01/30/02: Give economy pneumonia in order to protect it from a cold
01/28/02: Media is its own worst enemy
01/25/02: Journalists making road to peace a bumpy ride, or: A case study in stupidity
01/23/02: Toward a stronger defense at a lower cost
01/21/02: How Bush could be Generations X and Y's Kennedy ... and guarantee a GOP victory in the midterm elections

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