Daily Archives: August 7th, 2006 «

 

Dems discover ‘culture of corruption’ theme not working

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 11:47 pm » 2 Comments

… especially considering they’ve got a few corruption scandals of their own going, as Brian at Iowa Voice points out. Here’s the Washington Times piece, explaining their newfound reluctance to use the term as often as they used to.

 

Duke lacrosse rape case – more updates

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 11:43 pm » 2 Comments

The Raleigh News and Observer has the very latest: In examining the files Nifong has produced in the case, The News & Observer found that the accuser gave at least five different versions of the alleged assault to different police and medical interviewers and made shaky identifications of suspects. To get warrants, police made statements […]

 

Right-wing bloggers select their favorite righties

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 12:39 pm » 16 Comments

John Hawkins posts the details on who selected bloggers who were polled this weekend (including yours truly) picked as their favorites. Want a little hint as to who my top choice was? Check the quote I have at the top of this page

 

You know you’re desperate for the NFL season to start when …

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 12:32 pm » 3 Comments

… you get excited about pre-season games. The Raiders beat the Eagles last night 16-10. It wasn’t one of the most well-played games ever, that’s for sure, but hey – it was football The Panthers first pre-season game will be Saturday here vs. Buffalo. Game time is 7:30. — More: Speaking of sports, lady readers […]

 

Open thread for Monday and Tuesday

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 12:14 pm » 11 Comments

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Reuters pulls all Hajj photos, admits to at least one other Hajj photo alteration

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 11:38 am » 5 Comments

Malkin’s all over this developing story, and YNet News has details and photos, and points to another possible photo manipulation, this time by using two different photos of what appears to be the same timeframe in Beirut and describing them both as being from different timeframes and thus supposedly two ‘different’ Israeli attacks. As Drudge […]

 

How Lieberman ‘fell from grace’

Posted by: ST on August 7, 2006 at 9:15 am » 7 Comments

The Waterbury Connecticut Republican American paper nails it, and points out the media’s role in shaping Joe Lieberman’s moderacy in 2000 as a good thing, while now it’s a bad thing: In his first 17 years in Congress, Sen. Lieberman benefited from constant kneepad journalism. Reporters covered his “Cup of Joe” gatherings as if they […]