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In hand to read

Posted by: ST on October 31, 2005 at 9:23 pm » 2 Comments

Tammy Bruce’s book The New American Revolution : Using the Power of the Individual to Save Our Nation from Extremists. Not ‘officially’ out yet until tomorrow, but I pre-ordered from Amazon.com and received my copy a day early. Looking fwd to reading it. I gave a ‘pre-review’ of this book as well as gave an […]

 

Ghost voters in Detroit?

Posted by: ST on October 31, 2005 at 4:33 pm » 7 Comments

Gives new meaning to the term ‘absentee ballot’: Absentee ballots tainted? Some Detroit voters are incapacitated, without valid addresses, raising question of mayoral election’s fairness. Detroit News investigation raises serious questions about the handling of absentee ballots under Detroit City Clerk Jackie Currie as the city prepares to choose a mayor, City Council and school […]

 

Fired up!

Posted by: ST on October 31, 2005 at 4:06 pm » 20 Comments

I swear, the more I read about Joe Wilson, and the more I hear him talk, the more fired up I get over the whole affaire de Plame. He’s is repeating his call for Karl Rove to be fired: WASHINGTON – Presidential adviser Karl Rove should be fired for his role in the CIA leak, […]

 

Does Alito have the votes to get confirmed?

Posted by: ST on October 31, 2005 at 11:45 am » 3 Comments

Polipundit says yes. Glenn Reynolds discusses an Alito case regarding abortion and spousal notification that is already garnering a lot of attention . Jason Smith takes us back in time to a paper he wrote on this very topic back in 1998: In the Name of the Father: Recognition of Men’s Reproductive Rights – a […]

 

Bush will pick Alito for Supreme Court

Posted by: ST on October 31, 2005 at 7:12 am » 7 Comments

To be officially announced this morning at 8: WASHINGTON – President Bush is nominating Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, The Associated Press has learned, choosing a long-time federal judge embraced by judicial conservatives to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Bush plans to announce the nomination at 8 a.m. EST, officials said. The choice […]

 

DC rumor mill: Prez has narrowed down USSC choices

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2005 at 8:17 pm » 5 Comments

Appeals court judges Michael Luttig and Samuel Alito are rumored to be on the list of strong possibilities: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush on Saturday was narrowing his choices of Supreme Court nominees to replace Harriet Miers as Republicans said the short list consisted of highly credentialed, solidly conservative judges. Among the candidates […]

 

Minnesota vs. Carolina

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2005 at 1:07 pm » 7 Comments

Game is starting now … To any ST readers who are MN fans (including you, Ryan : don’t think this game is a lock for the Panthers. Jake Delhomme has been wobbly this year, and even though our record looks good, the stats show a bit of a different picture. Obviously, I hope the cats […]

 

Ex-Engineer Charged With Selling Secrets

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2005 at 12:45 pm » 2 Comments

So reads the headline at CBS News. The story: (AP) An engineer who called himself the father of the technology that protects the B-2 stealth bomber from heat-seeking missiles has been arrested and accused of selling U.S. military secrets involving the aircraft to a foreign country, the FBI said. Noshir S. Gowadia, 61, of Haiku, […]

 

Help an Iraq war veteran

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2005 at 12:21 pm » 3 Comments

Read the story of Iraq war veteran Sgt. Walt Gaya here. For those of you who follow Michael Yon’s blog faithfully, you may already know him from this post, where Yon provided the following description back in July of this year: There was Walt Gaya, from Argentina originally, but proudly serving in the American Army. […]

 

Save it, Prince Charles

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2005 at 11:23 am » 19 Comments

We bend over backwards here to show how sensitive we are to Islamists (oftentimes at great risk to our own peril). We don’t need for you to come and tell us how insensitive you think we’ve been. It’ll be nice to have you visit, but too bad the topic isn’t going to be something else. […]