Two Years Ago Today

    Two years ago today – 10 January 2007 – your humble correspondent made his RedState debut with a lengthy essay entitled “Is Iraq This War’s Guadalcanal? (The Consequences of Victory).” I’m pointing this out – and putting this on the front page – not out of ego. I’m doing this because it’s a reminder of how far we’ve come, and what a great victory has | Read More »

    Loquacious Enemy Continues to “Text Message” the Pangs of Defeat

    Way back in January 2007, your humble correspondent made his (in)famous RedState debut with a lengthy essay comparing the contemporary situation in Iraq with the one that our forebears faced on the Pacific island of Guadalcanal in 1942-1943. That essay ended with the following flourish: Guadalcanal had been a longer and murkier affair; it was clear that the Japanese had lost, but the extent of | Read More »