Daily Archives: August 30th, 2006 «


Evening moonbat roundup

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 11:38 pm » 17 Comments

Tonight’s episode is sponsored by the City of Nutroots tourism department. Ok, where shall I start? — Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, at today’s anti-Bush rally: “No more God-is-on-our-side religious nonsense,” Anderson said at the rally, absorbing waves of cheers and applause from the thousands of protesters as he called Bush a “dishonest, war-mongering, […]


Tide turning for Congressional GOP?

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 5:33 pm » 6 Comments

Donald Lambro points to some poll numbers from Gallup that look encouraging for GOP Congressional members up for re-election this fall: WASHINGTON — Republicans have moved closer to the Democrats in a congressional voter-preference poll just as the election campaigns near the official Labor Day starting gate. The surprising findings in a little-noticed Gallup Poll […]


Republican Senator Ted Stevens was the one who put the ‘secret hold’ on the Obama/Coburn federal budget open database bill

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 5:23 pm » 1 Comment

Rebecca Carr explains the who, what, when, where, and why here. I’ll say one thing about all this: for the first time in, oh, forever, the blogosphere actually united together on an issue. Take a picture, because it’s a Kodak moment that is sure not to last. Good call, Mary Katharine. Wed PM Update: I’m […]


Weds/Thurs open thread

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 4:02 pm » 4 Comments

Let’s get it started off right, with Tina Turner and Bryan Adams (Note: I can’t actually view the video now – no Flash on the compu at the 8-5 – so I hope the quality of the vid is ok)


Fallout from O’Connor USSC retirement: Gasp! Not as many women clerks for the justices

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 3:37 pm » Comments Off

Why won’t those neanderthal justices on the USSC hire me? WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 — Everyone knows that with the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the number of female Supreme Court justices fell by half. The talk of the court this summer, with the arrival of the new crop of law clerks, is that the […]


Because it’s what Marines do

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 1:11 pm » 8 Comments

In fact, it’s what all our brave men and women in uniform do. This story is a week old, but in terms of sentimental value, it’s timeless: COLUMBUS, Ohio – An ex-Marine identified five years after risking his life to save two police officers at the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 attacks says […]


Armitage, through lawyers, confirms his role in pLamegate

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 11:36 am » 9 Comments

Well whadda ya know: WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 — Richard L. Armitage, a former deputy secretary of state, has acknowledged that he was the person whose conversation with a columnist in 2003 prompted a long, politically laden criminal investigation in what became known as the C.I.A. leak case, a lawyer involved in the case said on […]


Race-baiting liberal at the Detroit News blog accuses me of racism

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 10:52 am » 6 Comments

It seems that my post from Monday in which I discussed my displeasure at the thought of Reps Rangel and Conyers being elevated to even higher positions of power and influence in DC if Democrats take control of the House this year rubbed some people the wrong way and in response led to accusations of […]


Re: SF hit and run spree

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2006 at 9:59 am » 5 Comments

The blogosphere is all over the story about a man (identified as Omeed Aziz Popal) who struck 14 people in a hit and run yesterday in San Francisco nearby a Jewish community center. I’ve not seen anything written about this yet that would lead me to believe it’s terror-related, but the news is still developing, […]