Daily Archives: October 20th, 2005 «

 

No longer on the fence on the Miers nomination

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2005 at 4:54 pm » 26 Comments

It was reading this article, referenced at Michelle Malkin’s blog, that persuaded me against the nomination. Key part from the article: Meanwhile, several constitutional law scholars said they were surprised and puzzled by Miers’s response to the committee’s request for information on cases she has handled dealing with constitutional issues. In describing one matter on […]

 

Blogging from the Capitol

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2005 at 3:29 pm » Comments Off

Earlier this week, the House Republican Conference invited bloggers to the Capitol for a chance to meet with House Republicans to discuss economic issues. Matt Margolis at Blogs For Bush was among the bloggers invited to attend and he has a great recap in several posts (scroll down and start at the bottom to read […]

 

Site accessibility issues

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2005 at 12:40 pm » 4 Comments

Apologies to anyone who has had problems with accessing this blog today – it’s been up and down (mostly down) for the last two hours. It’s a hosting issue, apparently, as some other blogs who also utilize the same host I do are having the same problems. Hopefully the problem will be corrected soon. I’m […]

 

Media bias apparent in ‘burning bodies’ story

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2005 at 9:44 am » 11 Comments

First, the headline: U.S. Soldiers Burned Bodies of Taliban Fighters, Taunted Villagers The story: SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – The U.S. military said Wednesday it was investigating a report carried on an Australian television network that claimed American soldiers in Afghanistan burned the bodies of two Taliban fighters and then used the action to taunt other […]