Monthly Archives: November 2005 «

 

MoveOn.org pulls anti-war ad

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2005 at 8:47 pm » 5 Comments

Probably over the embarassing fact that they apparently think everyone else is so stupid that they wouldn’t catch that the pictures of the soldiers they have in the ad on their webpage had been altered to make them look like American soldiers … even though they are actually British soldiers! CNS News reports: (CNSNews.com) – […]

 

De Villepin: “I am not sure you can call them riots”

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2005 at 8:02 pm » 6 Comments

Startling, I know, but that was an exact quote from French Prime Minister, Dominique de Villepin, regarding the French riots. First, to recap the damage caused from the French riots: Unrest has continued among mainly Arab and African communities on rundown housing estates for 17 nights since the accidental deaths of two teenagers on 27 […]

 

Another censoring of Christmas

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2005 at 12:57 pm » 19 Comments

Sigh. Via WND: Teachers at a Georgia elementary school reportedly were told to nix any religious pins and refrain from referring to a party as a “Christmas” party, while the local district has censored certain religious Christmas songs from its “winter” program. The Alliance Defense Fund, a religious-liberties law group, wrote a letter to the […]

 

Crescent design replaced for 9-11 memorial

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2005 at 11:45 am » 9 Comments

YES! PITTSBURGH — Designers of a Flight 93 memorial have made a bowl-shaped piece of land its centerpiece, replacing a crescent-shape design that some critics had said was a symbol honoring terrorists, officials announced Wednesday. The new design for the memorial, to be built on the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash near Shanksville, […]

 

National Strategy for Victory in Iraq

Posted by: ST on November 30, 2005 at 11:39 am » 13 Comments

This was just released today by the White House. I haven’t had a chance to read it, but wanted to post the link here for others to see and read, and to discuss.

 

Bring back the CHRISTMAS tree

Posted by: ST on November 29, 2005 at 8:54 pm » 7 Comments

… and ditch the term “holiday tree” – suggests House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill: If it’s a spruce tree adorned with 10,000 lights and 5,000 ornaments displayed on the Capitol grounds in December, it’s a Christmas tree and that’s what it should be called, says House Speaker Dennis Hastert. Hastert, R-Ill., in a letter to […]

 

50 babies a year are alive after abortion

Posted by: ST on November 29, 2005 at 2:57 pm » 47 Comments

Read this and weep. I literally did: A GOVERNMENT agency is launching an inquiry into doctors’ reports that up to 50 babies a year are born alive after botched National Health Service abortions. The investigation, by the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH), comes amid growing unease among clinicians over a legal ambiguity […]

 

Hitchens vs. Ritter

Posted by: ST on November 29, 2005 at 2:38 pm » 17 Comments

Another smackdown delivered by Chris Hitchens is in the making: Scott Ritter vs Cristopher Hitchens on the Iraq War – 12/20/2005, 7:00 pm The debate to end all debates: the brash and controversial Scott Ritter against the legendary Christopher Hitchens on the War that divides America and the World. After 30 months of fighting, estimates […]

 

ST on the radio this morning – AUDIO

Posted by: ST on November 29, 2005 at 9:21 am » 8 Comments

Ok ya’ll, here’s my interview from this morning on the Allman and Smash show. Had a great time! Thanks to Allman and Smash for making it fun and thanks to Kevin for recording the show for me Sidenote: I’m having a bit of a busy morning so I may not get to do any blogging […]

 

A Congressional Dem who makes sense

Posted by: ST on November 29, 2005 at 1:07 am » 23 Comments

I’m beginning to think Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-CT) is about the only Democratic Senator left with any common sense as it relates to Iraq: I have just returned from my fourth trip to Iraq in the past 17 months and can report real progress there. More work needs to be done, of course, but the […]