Daily Archives: October 19th, 2005 «

 

Site maintenance in progress

Posted by: ST on October 19, 2005 at 8:16 pm » 7 Comments

Just letting you know I’m in the process of changing a few things around tonight (something I was going to do this past weekend but didn’t get around to doing) – in case you stopped by and things looked a little out of place! Comments have been moved to the left hand side of the […]

 

Update to ‘Gang rapist’s attacks unavoidable’ post

Posted by: ST on October 19, 2005 at 11:42 am » 7 Comments

Yesterday, I blogged about a case of multiculturalism gone seriously amok in Australia. To recap before I post the updates I promised: (Via SMH.com) A violent gang rapist should have been given a lesser sentence partly because he was a “cultural time bomb” whose attacks were inevitable, as he had emigrated from a country with […]

 

Wilma: Most Intense Atlantic Storm Ever

Posted by: ST on October 19, 2005 at 11:09 am » 1 Comment

Via AP: Gathering strength at a fierce pace, Hurricane Wilma swirled into the most intense Atlantic storm ever recorded Wednesday, a Category 5 monster packing 175 mph wind that forecasters warned was “extremely dangerous.” Wilma was dumping rain on Central America and Mexico. A hurricane watch was in effect for the east coast of Mexico’s […]

 

Defiant Saddam pleads “innocent”

Posted by: ST on October 19, 2005 at 9:51 am » 7 Comments

Of course … and not without the usual drama ensuing: Saddam replied quietly, “I said what I said. I am not guilty” referring to his arguments earlier in the session. Amin read out the plea, “Innocent.” The confrontation later became physical. When a break was called, Saddam stood, smiling, and asked to step out of […]

 

FEMA money: used for this?

Posted by: ST on October 19, 2005 at 9:45 am » Comments Off

Via the Times-Picayune: Facing a steady barrage of criticism and now a lawsuit from owners of flooded property, Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard has launched his most overt — and possibly most expensive — public relations venture since Hurricane Katrina, an attempt to explain his decisions during the storm and to lay out plans for […]