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)
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 [...]
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?
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.
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 [...]
Er …. eww! Never say yours truly doesn’t strive for topic diversity here at the ST blog …
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
AJ Strata posts the details. It’s looking like a tough road ahead for Lamont and the Nutroots. Darn it.