Daily Archives: August 6th, 2006 «

 

She’s baaaaaaack

Posted by: ST on August 6, 2006 at 8:28 pm » 14 Comments

And she’s brought her ‘supporters’ along with her to harass the President for another summer: CRAWFORD, Texas – A year after her first war protest in President Bush’s adopted hometown attracted thousands and reinvigorated the nation’s peace movement, Cindy Sheehan resumed her vigil Sunday. Under the blazing Texas sun, Sheehan and more than 50 demonstrators […]

 

AP hit piece on the belief that Iraq possessed WMDs – a mini-fisking

Posted by: ST on August 6, 2006 at 7:42 pm » 10 Comments

In what reads like a thinly veiled opinion piece even though it’s supposed to be a straight story, AP ‘special correspondent’ Charles J. Hanley marvels that 50% of Americans still believe that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction: Do you believe in Iraqi “WMD”? Did Saddam Hussein’s government have weapons of mass destruction in 2003? […]

 

Wacko 9-11 conspiracy theorists targeting woman and her Flight 93 crash photo

Posted by: ST on August 6, 2006 at 5:46 pm » 8 Comments

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story up today on Val McClatchey, a woman who took a photo of a plume of smoke she saw shortly after the crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA on September 11. Ms. McClatchey’s photo has been used in many major news publications, in in the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling […]

 

Lieberman/Lamont race could galvanize anti-war wing of the Democratic party

Posted by: ST on August 6, 2006 at 10:41 am » 7 Comments

Via the WaPo: FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 5 — The passion and energy fueling the antiwar challenge to Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman in Connecticut’s Senate primary signal a power shift inside the Democratic Party that could reshape the politics of national security and dramatically alter the battle for the party’s 2008 presidential nomination, according to strategists […]

 

Blowing smoke: Reuters admits to altering Beirut photo

Posted by: ST on August 6, 2006 at 10:26 am » 17 Comments

YNet News reports the admission here. Left and Right proves the altering beyond a shadow of a doubt. Background via Malkin and Allah. Followup here: the photographer in question (Adnan Hajj) has been suspended pending an investigation. I don’t get it. With so many other legit images of smoke billowing from Beirut, why would anyone […]