Wanted to write a quick message to say hello to the newbies who’ve stopped by and/or commented the past few days at the blog. I can’t respond to comments as much as I used to, but I usually do try and give an ‘official’ greeting of sorts to anyone new. For the record, I plan on catching back up (as much as I can) on comments in the next couple of days as there have been some good ones – if only there were more time in the day
Heh. Chris Hitchens responds to the charges from the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations report that accuses George Galloway of lying before the committee regarding allegations he illegally profited off the Oil For Food program during his buddy Saddam Hussein’s time as president there:
To the fine gents who visit this blog: Let’s say you were doing some online shopping for to find a nice gift for your wife, or your girlfriend, or your good buddy, and you came across a site who’s motto was:
Or rather, what group of people should rule every country but the US? John Hawkins at Right Wing News took a poll of bloggers (including yours truly) and asked that question. We could mention up to 15 people. The final results of the poll are posted here.
… on the fiscal front, along with Senators Brownback (R-KS), DeMint (R-SC), Ensign (R-NV), Graham (R-SC), McCain (R-AZ), and Sununu (R-NH). To help offset Hurricane Katrina relief effort costs, they unveiled today a proposal to that would cut up to $115 billion of pork in the federal budget over the next two years. Click here to read more about their ideas (Adobe req.).