Daily Archives: August 28th, 2006 «

 

Monday/Tuesday open thread

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 11:51 pm » 12 Comments

Put on your dancin’ shoes Break it down, Tony Manero! (Bump: I’ve blogged so much this evening the open thread has gotten lost in the shuffle. Bumping up for ya’ll now. Newer posts for Monday are below this one.) (Originally posted at 7:23 PM)

 

Conyers promises a “new day” in Congress if Dems take control in November

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 11:27 pm » 10 Comments

Via the Detroit News: WASHINGTON — If Democrats retake control of the U.S. House, black lawmakers, including Michigan’s John Conyers, will chair three of its most powerful committees, dramatically raising their collective clout and ability to shape the nation’s political agenda. Their ascent also would apply brakes on many of President Bush’s priorities and threaten […]

 

Kerry to play on “2004 the election was stolen” fears in attempt to help Ohio candidate for governor

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 11:11 pm » 4 Comments

I guess old habits die hard. I don’t think Kerry has visited Ohio to stump for candidate and US Rep. Rep. Ted Strickland yet, but if he does, I wonder if he’ll draw as many people there as he did here?

 

Who is holding up the Obama/Coburn federal budget open database bill?

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 10:57 pm » 1 Comment

Captain Ed is on the case, and has background on the story along with links-o-rama. Mary Katharine wonders if it’s Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). The “quite good-looking” (per Patterico) Allah has video of the adorable Brit Hume talking about this on Special Report earlier this evening.

 

Senator Biden and a possible new campaign slogan

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 10:34 pm » 3 Comments

Kim Priestap has an absolutely laughable video of Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) from Chris Wallace’s show on Fox News this past Sunday. I’m linking to the transcript, but make sure you watch the video Kim has posted as well. Via the transcript, with emphasis added: WALLACE: And, finally, Senator Biden — finally, we’ve got about […]

 

Rafter disqualified in ‘sex doll rafting’ competition in Moscow

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 10:23 pm » 1 Comment

Er …. eww! Never say yours truly doesn’t strive for topic diversity here at the ST blog …

 

No DNA match for Karr – no charges will be filed

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 4:22 pm » 8 Comments

Via 9News: KUSA – 9NEWS has confirmed from two sources that the DNA taken from John Mark Karr does not match the DNA samples taken from the crime scene in the JonBenet Ramsey murder case. 9NEWS has also confirmed from different sources that no charges will be filed against Karr in connection with the Ramsey […]

 

CNN will rebroadcast its coverage of 9-11 as it happened

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 3:29 pm » 10 Comments

Tracey Kane at Wizbang Pop links to the story via the AP: CNN will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by replaying on the Internet the cable network’s coverage of that day’s events. Viewers can watch how events unfolded starting at 8:30 a.m., minutes before the first reports of an airplane hitting […]

 

Maywood, California post office gets an unexpected ‘makeover’ – Mexican flag style

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 2:29 pm » 7 Comments

Links galore at Malkin’s of the incident in which some pro-illegal immigration Mexican protesting bandidos (if you will) took it upon themselves to take down the American flag hanging at the Maywood, CA post office and replace it with a Mexican flag. Karl at Leaning Straight Up writes: When you see reports that towns all […]

 

Lieberman ahead 10 points in latest poll

Posted by: ST on August 28, 2006 at 12:24 pm » 9 Comments

AJ Strata posts the details. It’s looking like a tough road ahead for Lamont and the Nutroots. Darn it.