Daily Archives: October 4th, 2006 «

 

On the lighter side

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 10:46 pm » 3 Comments

Tonight’s a good night for looking at the lighter side of things. Here goes: — Would you like to fly to the moon? Neiman Marcus’ holiday catalog is offering it. Price tag? $1.7 million for six passengers. — Any male German readers of this blog might seek out a new career in law enforcement after […]

 

Fraudian slip?

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 9:43 pm » 10 Comments

Democratic congressional candidate Ken Lucas (Kentucky) has landed himself in hot water with certain gay groups after this little slip of the tongue (no pun intended) on Tuesday on the Foley scandal (emphasis added): GOP leadership should have been wary of former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley because they knew he was gay, Democratic congressional candidate […]

 

Wednesday open thread

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 8:49 pm » 3 Comments

… and a salute to one of the coolest blondes ever: Nancy Wilson from Heart. You go, girl!

 

Another good site for election/poll watchers to bookmark

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 3:27 pm » 3 Comments

National Journal’s Campaign Tracker. I especially like the 2006 Tip Sheets they have linked on the top left for House, Senate, and Governor races. Speaking of Senate races, here are a some updates on three key races from Hotline On Call (can you tell that site is quickly becoming one of my favorites? ) Here’s […]

 

Two obituaries – one complimentary and one not so

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 10:28 am » 15 Comments

Take a look at this obituary for Pham Xuan An, a reporter for Time magazine who was also a spy for the Viet Cong. He passed away on Sept. 20th at the age of 79. Now, take a look at this obituary for former Idaho Rep. Helen Chenoweth-Hage, who died in a car accident on […]

 

Democrat demagoguing of Foley scandal extends to campaign ads

Posted by: ST on October 4, 2006 at 9:49 am » 15 Comments

Dean Barnett has the lowdown on a new and very deceptive ad on the Foley scandal being run by Patty Wetterling, the Democratic candidate for Minnesota’s 6th Congressionial district. Here’s the money quote from the ad: “It shocks the conscience. Congressional leaders have admitted to covering up the predatory behavior of a congressman who used […]