Daily Archives: February 15th, 2006 «

 

Thursday and Friday

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 11:46 pm » 11 Comments

FYI, Thursday and Friday will be light blogging days for me as I’ll be very busy during the day. Most, if not all, of my posting will be done late in the evenings. Time permitting, I’ll check in to release any comments that are held up in moderation (newbies: please note that your comments will […]

 

Tell me about you (BUMPED UP)

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 11:12 pm » 100 Comments

(Bumped up so we can hear from those who either didn’t see this post the first time around or started visiting the ST blog afterwards. Newbies, please join in! First time commenters initally start out on moderation, so if you’ve never commented before, your post won’t immediately show up – and in some cases even […]

 

Prepare to learn more about Saddam’s WMD intentions

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 8:14 pm » 30 Comments

I blogged last week about several hours of audio tapes that the House Permanent Select Committee was studying which contained conversations with Saddam Hussein regarding weapons of mass destruction. Tonight, via ABCNews Nightline we’ll get to hear some of those recordings: Feb. 15, 2006 — ABC News has obtained 12 hours of tape recordings of […]

 

Cheney accepts responsibility for shooting accident

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 3:26 pm » 59 Comments

Via Fox News: NEW YORK — Vice President Dick Cheney said he and he alone was responsible for a weekend hunting accident in which he shot Austin attorney Harry Whittington. “Ultimately I’m the guy who pulled the trigger, that fired the round that hit Harry,” Cheney said in his first interview since the incident. “I’m […]

 

Problems accessing Little Green Footballs?

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 2:13 pm » 15 Comments

For the last couple of days I’ve had difficulty viewing the Little Green Footballs blog. Today I can’t pull up anything at all. I noticed a few other bloggers linking to recent posts by LGF so I’m wondering who else, if anyone, is having the access issues I’m having with it? PM UPDATE: I’m able […]

 

Media double standard on offending Muslims

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 12:39 pm » 19 Comments

The bigwigs in the media both here at home and abroad have gone out of their ways to explain to us how, out of sensitivity to Muslims, they won’t publish the offending Mohammed cartoons. Yet they don’t seem to mind offending Muslims when it comes to displaying yet more photos/video from the Abu Ghraib scandal […]

 

NYT denounces US, Israel on handling of Hamas – but praises Putin

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 11:53 am » 8 Comments

Can you believe this? On the wrong side lies the kind of deliberate destabilization that, according to a report by our Times colleague Steven Erlanger, Washington and Jerusalem are now discussing. That would involve a joint American-Israeli campaign to undermine a Hamas government by putting impossible demands on it, starving it of money and putting […]

 

Fanatical Islamists wage war on the Internet over cartoons

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 10:13 am » 13 Comments

Michelle Malkin blogs today about her blog recently being hit by what she describes as a “large, foreign-based denial of service attack.” She goes on to write even more disturbing news about a concerted effort from Islamic hackers to hack into and take over websites that have published the offending cartoons, and also includes a […]

 

On selective ‘hate crime’ labelling

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 9:43 am » 3 Comments

Jeff Jacoby has an excellent piece in the Boston Globe regarding the terminology being used to describe the disturbing cases of the Baptists churches that have been burned in Alabama – in comparison with the terminology that has been used to describe other incidents of a similar nature in the past. He writes: SUPPOSE THAT […]

 

Congressional probe of NSA surveillance may not happen afterall

Posted by: ST on February 15, 2006 at 9:00 am » 5 Comments

The Washington Post is reporting this morning that the WH lobbying campaign has swayed a few key GOP lawmakers in Congress to the point where they are reconsidering whether not an Congressional probe is necessary: Congress appeared ready to launch an investigation into the Bush administration’s warrantless domestic surveillance program last week, but an all-out […]