Daily Archives: August 9th, 2006 «

 

30% of Americans can’t remember the year 9-11 happened

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 11:14 pm » 11 Comments

Hard to believe, but yes. It’s true. 5% don’t remember the month and/or day of the attacks. !?!?!?!

 

Veteran NBC correspondent on why Israel/Hezbollah war coverage is so slanted

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 11:05 pm » 7 Comments

Ike Seamans at NBC6.net has written a piece explaining why he believes the news reporting of the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah is so slanted. He opines: Because almost none of the American television networks have a vast stable of experienced reporters any longer who understand the region, they employ the old “parachute them in” […]

 

Mandatory inclusion delusion

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 9:42 pm » 3 Comments

Just when you thought you’d seen it all. Via AP: (AP) — Penny Grossman cringes each time a student mentions a birthday party during class at her Boston, Massachusetts-area preschool. The rule there, and at a growing number of America’s schools, is that parties and play-dates shouldn’t be discussed unless every child in the room […]

 

Some thoughts on Lieberman’s loss

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 4:16 pm » 14 Comments

I’ve been skating around to a few lefty blogs and political message boards and noticed a popular theme of sorts regarding Joe Lieberman, and that is that it’s Joe’s fault the party is so polarized right now, and he only has himself to blame. I responded to one such assertion at a message board I […]

 

Don’t go away mad, Cynthia – just go away

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 1:00 pm » 14 Comments

Fresh off a runoff defeat for Georgia’s 4th District Congressional seat by challenger Hank Johnson and five months after punching a Capitol police officer, Rep. Cynthia McKinney and some of her ‘staffers’ continued to stir things up well into the night last night, as 11Alive reports: As outgoing Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney returned to her campaign […]

 

Open thread for Weds/Thurs

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 9:34 am » 5 Comments

Hectic morning, but I should be back to blogging around lunchtime.

 

Article on Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs

Posted by: ST on August 9, 2006 at 7:13 am » 3 Comments

Little Green Footballs proprietor Charles Johnson is featured in this Washington Post piece on Reutergate. Love the headline: Blogger Takes Aim At News Media and Makes a Direct Hit It’s a good article on how the blogosphere continues to impact the MSM by trying their best to keep them honest. They did, however, get a […]