Daily Archives: October 23rd, 2005 «

 

Underrated soundtracks

Posted by: ST on October 23, 2005 at 10:07 pm » 6 Comments

(Before I get started, is it obvious how I’m trying to avoid talking much about politics today? It’s good to take a one day break from the contentiousness of politics sometimes. Don’t worry – political blogging here at the ST blog will return tomorrow A friend and I are having a friendly debate about underrated […]

 

Painful

Posted by: ST on October 23, 2005 at 2:27 pm » 16 Comments

That’s what it’s like to watch the San Francisco 49ers play this year. Next to the Carolina Panthers, the 49ers are my favorite NFL team. In case you’re fortunate enough *not* to be watching, here’s the latest: It’s 35-7 Redskins over the 49ers …. with :57 seconds to go in the first half. Oh how […]

 

Amusing headline extension of the day

Posted by: ST on October 23, 2005 at 2:21 pm » 3 Comments

On the front page of USA Today: Last all-male military college to go coed Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Military College will start taking women next fall “Taking” – or “admitting”? They get it right once you click on the link. For a minute there the USA Today made the college sound like a gang of rascally […]

 

Does Miers have the votes to be confirmed?

Posted by: ST on October 23, 2005 at 12:09 pm » 3 Comments

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY, says – at this point – no, she doesn’t: WASHINGTON (AP) – A Democrat on the Senate committee that will consider Harriet Miers’ nomination said Sunday that President Bush’s Supreme Court choice lacks the votes now to be confirmed, saying there are too many questions about her qualifications. “If you held […]