Daily Archives: October 13th, 2006 «

 

North Carolina election info

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 10:43 pm » 3 Comments

I’ve focused a lot of attention on national races, but wanted to take a moment to alert North Carolina readers to a few NC sites of interest you should find useful in learning more about Republican candidates running for the NC House and Senate, as well as those seeking a seat on the NC Court […]

 

Friday open thread

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 4:49 pm » 6 Comments

TGIF!

 

Another way to support our troops

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 2:22 pm » 9 Comments

As the America Supports You site shows, there are many, many ways out there we can show support our troops. Here’s another, via AP: NEW YORK – A group of Marines and ex-Marines who fought in Iraq — including two wounded there — is featured in a beefcake calendar being sold to help wounded veterans. […]

 

It’s happened: Scare America files for bankruptcy

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 11:10 am » 17 Comments

Via AP: NEW YORK (AP) — Air America Radio, a liberal talk and news radio network, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a network official told the AP. The network had denied rumors just a month ago that it would file for bankruptcy, but on Friday Air America said negotiations with a creditor from […]

 

Peggy Noonan on the left’s peculiar version of ‘the right to dissent’

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 11:03 am » 14 Comments

Continuing on the free speech theme from my prior post, I wanted to link up to former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan’s excellent column in today’s Wall Street Journal that recaps some recent (as in the last ten days) instances (like this one) of the left attempting to stifle disagreement, while pointing out the left’s hypocrisy […]

 

UK: Schoolgirl arrested for alleged ‘racism’

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2006 at 8:43 am » 3 Comments

Scary: A teenage schoolgirl was arrested by police for racism after refusing to sit with a group of Asian students because some of them did not speak English. Codie Stott’s family claim she was forced to spend three-and-a-half hours in a police cell after she was reported by her teachers. The 14-year-old – who was […]