Daily Archives: August 3rd, 2006 «

 

Thurs/Fri open thread

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 8:14 pm » 8 Comments

Meant to post this sooner … slipped my mind. Enjoy

 

French Foreign Minister reverses course, no longer believes Iran is a ‘stabilizing’ force in the Middle East

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 7:04 pm » 5 Comments

Via the Jerusalem Post: Days after calling Iran a “stabilizing” force in the Middle East, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy issued a statement harshly criticizing Iran’s call on Thursday to destroy Israel. “I totally condemn these words,” Douste-Blazy said on France-Inter radio, in response to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s statement Thursday that the solution to […]

 

A story about the modern day ‘feminist movement’

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 4:55 pm » 22 Comments

It used to be when you talked to a woman and asked her what the definition of feminism was, the general answer would be “equal rights.” Once upon a time, that was exactly what the feminist movement was about – they pushed for the right to vote, equality in the workforce … Somewhere along the […]

 

Ned Lamont’s Stroker Ace moment

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 1:16 pm » 31 Comments

(Scroll down for updates) Ever seen the movie Stroker Ace? Ok, probably not unless you’re from North Carolina (it was filmed right here in Charlotte at Charlotte Motor Speedway – before they started selling Speedway name sponsorships – in 1982/83). In the movie there is a scene towards the end that I was reminded of […]

 

World Trade Center movie – will you see it?

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 10:19 am » 16 Comments

The Oliver Stone-directed movie World Trade Center will open next Wednesday in theaters nationwide. There has been a considerable buzz about the movie in the MSM, and conservative pundits like Cal Thomas and Brent Bozell are giving it high marks. The MSM buzz and conservative punditry praising the movie hasn’t impressed ST reader and blogger […]

 

Murdering Jew-hater in Seattle charged

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 6:16 am » 6 Comments

Via the AP: SEATTLE – The man accused in last week’s shooting rampage at the Jewish Federation office that left one woman dead was charged Wednesday with nine felony counts, including violation of the state’s hate-crime law. Naveed Afzal Haq is charged with aggravated first-degree murder in the death of Pamela Waechter, 58, director of […]

 

Slippery slope watch: Eliminating a medical condition – by eliminating its sufferers

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 5:54 am » 4 Comments

Chuck Colson, writing for Townhall.com, explains the real deal behind the ‘cutting edge science’ medical researchers in Britain are touting that would supposedly eliminate autism: British medical researchers recently announced plans to use cutting-edge science to eliminate a condition my family is familiar with: autism. Actually, they are not “curing” autism or even making life […]

 

Rightroots: the answer to the left’s “Netroots”

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 5:22 am » 3 Comments

My friend

 

A ‘civilian casualty’ in Lebanon you won’t hear much about in the MSM

Posted by: ST on August 3, 2006 at 4:47 am » 1 Comment

Vital Perspective has video of a Hezbollah terrorist dragging a rocket into a house and firing it. An Israeli airstrike later fired on the house, and presumably killed the Hezbollah terrorist who fired the rocket. Hat tip: John at Powerline, who writes: Undoubtedly the dead terrorist was counted as a “civilian casualty,” and who knows […]