Daily Archives: February 21st, 2006 «

 

ST on Allman and Smash next Tues

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2006 at 10:57 pm » 5 Comments

FYI, yours truly will be on the radio next Tuesday (2-28) at 8:10 AM Eastern time with the cooler than cool Allman and Smash. Hope ya’ll will tune in to listen! Previous: ST on Allman and Smash 11/29/05 ST on Allman and Smash 10/11/05

 

Bush veto threat on bill that would stop port sale to UAE company

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2006 at 4:03 pm » 54 Comments

Via Reuters: ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President George W. Bush said on Tuesday that a deal for a state-owned Dubai company to manage major U.S. ports should go forward and will not jeopardize U.S. security. Bush told reporters traveling back to Washington with him from Colorado that he would veto legislation to stop […]

 

Your feelings on the UAE port deal

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2006 at 12:26 pm » 87 Comments

(Originally posted 10:19 PM ET 2/20/06 – Bumped up for more comment and additional articles of reference – scroll down for updates) There’s lots of rumbling going on in conservative AND liberal circles over the Bush-admin approved deal that would turn over control of port operations in six US ports to a company owned by […]

 

If you could be any president …

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2006 at 10:44 am » 25 Comments

In their “Fox Fan Speakout” section, FoxNews has posted the following question: If you could go back to any point in U.S. history and be president, what would you change? Here are some of the responses: “When the Civil War was about to break out, I would have saved the Union by negotiation. States’ rights […]

 

Supreme Court to tackle partial birth abortion law

Posted by: ST on February 21, 2006 at 10:33 am » 5 Comments

Here we go: The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will consider the constitutionality of banning a type of late-term abortion, teeing up a contentious issue for a newly-constituted court already in a state of flux over privacy rights. The Bush administration has pressed the high court to reinstate the federal law, passed in 2003 but […]