Daily Archives: August 22nd, 2006 «

 

Liberal fertility gap?

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 10:48 pm » 6 Comments

I can only imagine the responses we’ll see in the comments section to this opinion piece, written by author and Syracuse University Professor Arthur Brooks: The midterm election looms, and once again efforts begin afresh to increase voter participation. It has become standard wisdom in American politics that voter turnout is synonymous with good citizenship, […]

 

Possible conflict of interest for Judge Anna Taylor Diggs

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 10:09 pm » 6 Comments

Judge Diggs, you’ll remember, was the US District Court judge who last week ruled against the government’s NSA warrantless wiretapping of suspected terrorists. The ruling was widely hailed by the usual suspects on the far left who are still trying to pass off their visceral hatred for President Bush as ‘concern about Bush trampling on […]

 

Tweaking the blog

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 4:19 pm » 5 Comments

I’m making a few minor changes into the look of the blog – nothing major, mainly font size changes and a few other minor things here and there. I decreased the font size for blogposts a few minutes ago. I think it was too big to begin with, though, as most other blogs have font […]

 

Paging Al Gore, paging Al Gore

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 3:22 pm » 8 Comments

I think he’d like this guy (if he hasn’t met him already): Hurricane chief: Megadisaster ‘is coming’ Tragedy worse than Katrina is not a question of if, but when, he says MIAMI – If you thought the sight of the great American jazz city New Orleans flooded to the eaves — its people trapped in […]

 

Understanding media bias …

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 12:40 pm » 2 Comments

… in one easy lesson. Here’s more on the story that the cartoon references.

 

Calling Dean out on his New Hampshire primary flip flop

Posted by: ST on August 22, 2006 at 11:35 am » 7 Comments

The New Hampshire Union Leader catches the Dr. of Disology in a flip flop: ON NOV. 13, 2003, then-Vermont Gov. Howard Dean filed to run in the 2004 New Hampshire primary. At the time, he claimed to believe in the tradition the primary upheld. “I am absolutely committed to New Hampshire having the first primary […]