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    Ironies.

    Among the many ironies of Hussein’s capture, the man was pulled from a hole in the ground with more than $700,000 of U.S. currency. They weren’t ruples…they weren’t deutsche marks or francs….but good old fashioned dollars.
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    squandering taxpayers’ money

    So we hear from the powers that be in Washington that the government will punish France, Germany, Russia, and Canada for not joining in on the Iraq crusade. Washington will refuse to accept bids from private companies in those countries for reconstruction contracts. This is a clear case of cutting…
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    capturing Saddam

    But did the 4th Infantry guys remember to read Saddam his rights, in Arabic? Did they let him call his lawyer?…
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    What ails US manufacturing

    While politicians of both parties take easy pot-shots at foreigners for the weakness in American manufacturing, the problem lies right here at home, argues Bruce Bartlett in his column today. You can read it here. Instead of scapegoating foreigners, Bartlett suggests, we need to take a look at our…
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    But high-paid NC govt peeps…

    … said this would never happen! Yahoo! news has a photo slideshow of the capture of Saddam Hussein, and several photos show celebrations erupting in Iraq. One (I’d provide a link but it keeps changing as Yahoo! adds more photos) included a caption that began with: “Iraqis dance in…
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    Here’s the Irony of the Day

    Retired Gen. and Clinton-stalking-horse-kinda Wesley Clark was reacting yesterday to the capture of Saddam Hussein. While congratulating the troops on a job well done, Clark restated his opposition to the campaign in Iraq, which was based on the idea that it was unnecessary and did not advance U.S. interests or…
    Locker Room contributor, December 15, 2003
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    School Choice Lifts Us Up.

    I mentioned my recent visit to the Goldwater Institute in Phoenix. Just this week, Goldwater has published two new studies on school choice. The first study takes a look at a decade of choice in the state of Arizona. A conclusion of the second study is that…
    Locker Room contributor, December 12, 2003
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    place

    Locker Room contributor, December 12, 2003