David Holman

David Holman is a reporter for The American Spectator.

Stay Classy, Jack Murtha

 

Congressman Murtha used to do this sort of stuff in whispers in a corner on the House floor: During a series of House votes Thursday, Murtha walked to the chamber’s Republican side to confront Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., a 43-year-old FBI former agent. Earlier this month, Rogers had tried unsuccessfully to strike a Murtha earmark […]

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Re: Vacation in America

 

Problem? Lack of vacation time. Solution? The federal government. This is obviously one of its roles, and it will perform this role as well as it executes its other assigned duties. Statism is alive and well.

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A Little Nice Consumer News

 

I hate to break up the presidential water cooler (well, not really), but the music business has interesting news today: Amazon will sell music free of digital rights management (DRM) software. Apple already announced earlier this year it would do the same. Both companies have only signed with music label EMI so far, but another […]

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Veepstakes

 

Sheesh, and I thought most of the talk of the presidential horse race was premature. First, the party needs a nominee. Then, I’ll begin to think about his running mate.

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Re: A Question of Etiquette

 

John, if Slate or Timothy Noah are sufficient standards of decency for you, it is open season on Falwell. He couldn’t wait much longer than eight hours to let the whole world know that he is not a fan.

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Re: Rudy’s Proclamations

 

Philip, I wouldn’t go so far as to call that “gotcha” journalism. If the Giuliani campaign’s (oops — David Brody’s) point was to note his tolerance for diverse groups, they would tout those other proclamations just as loudly. But it is pretty clear that this is damage control for the Planned Parenthood donations: flood the […]

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No Mike for Fred

 

Deaver backs off. His colleagues say the Daily Telegraph story about him endorsing Thompson is false.

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The YouTube SCOTUS

 

Even my eight-year-old brother is YouTube proficient. So why not the Supreme Court? Okay, so the Court didn’t exactly post its smoking evidence on YouTube. But the opinion in Scott v. Harris turns on video evidence, which the Court has posted on its site. Scalia and Breyer both seem to invite wide viewing of the […]

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Dems Are Not Afraid…

 

…as long as no one can hear them, or so Howard Dean says.

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A Picture of Hubris?

 

Sometimes, the White House’s stubbornness is respectable. At the same time, it can be downright unbelievable.

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