Daily Archives: August 8th, 2006 «

 

Oliver Stone on Bush, Cheney, and Iraq

Posted by: ST on August 8, 2006 at 10:36 pm » 6 Comments

While discussing his new film World Trade Center with the LATimes’ Patrick Goldstein, here’s what Oliver Stone had to say about Bush, Cheney, and Iraq: Stone’s political views are as outspoken as ever. “I’ve traveled the world and seen it everywhere — we lost the trust of the world,” he says. “So now we have […]

 

Lieberman/Lamont and McKinney/Johnson predictions (LIVEBLOGGING – LIEBERMAN CONCEDES, WILL RUN AS INDEP.)

Posted by: ST on August 8, 2006 at 6:11 pm » 67 Comments

(Scroll to the bottom for frequent updates) The polls close in CT at 8 Eastern time tonight in the Lieberman/Lamont primary. Polls close at 7 Eastern time in Georgia in the McKinney/Johnson run off. Who will win? Post your predictions in the comments section. NBC30.com will be posting the results of the CT primary on […]

 

Ouch! Lanny Davis smacks down the hard left

Posted by: ST on August 8, 2006 at 11:39 am » 11 Comments

It’s a clash of the hard left and the more ‘moderate’ wing of the Democratic party, as Clintonista Lanny Davis sticks it to Lamont’s hardline supporters (try to ignore his blatherings about the right wing): Now, in the closing days of the Lieberman primary campaign, I have reluctantly concluded that I was wrong. The far […]

 

LA mayor apologizes for not being a moral relativist

Posted by: ST on August 8, 2006 at 12:04 am » 8 Comments

This is unbelievable. Via AP: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has apologized to Muslim leaders who accused him of taking Israel’s side in the violence in Lebanon by going to a pro-Israel rally and ignoring their invitations to interfaith peace vigils. Villaraigosa met with 10 Muslim leaders Sunday and explained that a mix-up by his staff had […]