Daily Archives: August 10th, 2006 «

 

6 of 11 missing Egyptian students detained at O’Hare International Airport

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 10:44 pm » 11 Comments

Story here: CHICAGO – With airline employees and police at O’Hare International Airport working in a heightened state of alert Thursday morning, a Delta Air Lines ticket agent became suspicious of a young Egyptian man who was agitated and trying to board a flight with an invalid ticket, police said. Within minutes, she and the […]

 

American Muslims “concerned” with Bush’s use of the term “Islamic fascists”

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 9:58 pm » 17 Comments

Seems the President’s characterization of Islamic terrorists as “Islamic fascists” has riled up US Muslims who are “concerned” that such a term could inflame sentiment against Islamists. Via Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Muslim groups criticized President George W. Bush on Thursday for calling a foiled plot to blow up airplanes part of a “war […]

 

It’s nothing more than a planned scare tactic!!!!!!!

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 1:42 pm » 26 Comments

Ladies and gents, the news of the terrorist plots that were foiled this morning were as a result of a coordinated effort on the part of President Bush, VP Cheney, “Bush’s Brain” Karl Rove, and British Prime Minister Tony Blair – not to warn and advise people who were travelling to and from the UK, […]

 

Carolina FreedomNet 2006 blogger conference in NC

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 9:04 am » 10 Comments

Attention conservative North Carolina bloggers: On Saturday October 7th the John Locke Foundation will be hosting Carolina FreedomNet 2006, a blogging conference for conservative, libertarian, and other right-leaning bloggers, in Greensboro, NC. Scott Johnson from Powerline will be the keynote speaker. I know I’m not nearly as famous or exciting as Scott Johnson but just […]

 

Republicans already painting Lieberman loss as a signal Dems are weak on national security

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 8:39 am » 29 Comments

I wrote the following yesterday: There are things my party has done that I’m not proud of, but one thing – thankfully – it hasn’t done is allowed the fringe fruitcakes to take over. The DNC has allowed that here, and I believe now they’ll find themselves in a pickle over what to do next […]

 

Major UK terror plot foiled, 21 arrested so far, “Major Al Qaeda plot”, plotted ‘mid-air explosions’

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 7:00 am » 11 Comments

Malkin’s all over this major developing story. Brendan Loy updated overnight and here’s the rundown of what’s happening: • British authorities say they have disrupted a massive, imminent midair terror plot involving suicide bombers carrying liquid explosives in their carry-on baggage on U.K.-to-U.S. commercial flights. “Put simply, this was intended to be mass murder on […]

 

Dick Cheney on Lieberman’s loss

Posted by: ST on August 10, 2006 at 12:19 am » 2 Comments

Doesn’t get much better than this (via Byron York at NRO): I know Joe Lieberman and have a good deal of respect for him given that we were opponents in the 2000 campaign; and of course, spent a fair amount of time watching the man and studying him over the years, especially in connection with […]