Daily Archives: August 31st, 2005 «

 

Weather Channel bloopers

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 7:22 pm » 1 Comment

Figured I’d post something a bit on the lighter side this evening to try and lift spirits a little bit. Do any of you watch the Weather Channel? I usually watch it in the morning before I get ready for work and shortly before I go to bed.  I don’t think I’ve ever witnessed a […]

 

It’s all about “image”

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 6:19 pm » 9 Comments

… to some people, mainly the media. In typical fashion, this AP article implies that the President’s cutting short his vacation in order to return to Washington to monitor the Hurricane Katrina efforts is all about image: WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush, who crafted a take-charge image from the Sept. 11 attacks, faces a stiff […]

 

The Sheehan “supporter” bus tour

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 6:08 pm » 1 Comment

…. coming to a neighborhood near you?  Matt Margolis at Blogs4Bush has the details, including where the three separate bus tours will be headed and a link from the FReepers who are trying to organize counter protests in the cities the pro-Sheehan crowd will be visiting. They aren’t coming here to Charlotte, but for anyone interested […]

 

International aid efforts

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 2:14 pm » 12 Comments

…. to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina – anyone heard of any such effort(s) underway outside of the US?  Just curious. PM Update: Just read this AP story over at FoxNews: VIENNA, Austria  — From papal prayers to telegrams from China, the world reacted with an outpouring of compassion Wednesday for the victims of Hurricane […]

 

Military response to Hurricane Katrina

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 1:13 pm » 1 Comment

Greyhawk at the Mudville Gazette has a roundup of links.  There are going to be some long and difficult days ahead, but as always the US military is up to the challenge.  Our men and women in the armed forces are second to none when it comes to doing what’s necessary to help and protect us both […]

 

Looters try to break into children’s hospital

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2005 at 8:42 am » 6 Comments

This is disgusting: Late Tuesday, Gov. Blanco spokeswoman Denise Bottcher described a disturbing scene unfolding in uptown New Orleans, where looters were trying to break into Children’s Hospital. Bottcher said the director of the hospital fears for the safety of the staff and the 100 kids inside the hospital. The director said the hospital is […]