Daily Archives: October 17th, 2006 «

 

Another pre-election polling/number crunching site to watch

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 9:46 pm » 3 Comments

Slate’s Election Scorecard – they’ve got links to House, Senate, and Governors races, and if you scroll down on each page, you’ll see polling trends on each race. Good site. Just added it to my Election 2006 links on the lower left column.

 

President meets with conservative talk show hosts, Andrew Sullivan characterizes it as “toadies” awaiting their “talking points”

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 7:07 pm » 24 Comments

Take a look at the below photo, and the caption beneath it. President Bush discussed his policies with conservative radio hosts last month at the White House, including, from left, Mike Gallagher, Neal Boortz, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity and Michael Medved. (WH photo by Eric Draper) Here’s the article describing the meeting and why it […]

 

Bush signs Military Commission Act of 2006 into law , and the ACLU predictably flips out

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 2:49 pm » 2 Comments

Stop the ACLU has the details. Greg Tinti has a recap of what the President said at the signing ceremony, and provides his own spot-on analysis of the Military Commission Act. Bob Owens’ channels liberal reactions with this humorous spin on today’s signing: Bushitler Signs Pro-Torture Bill, Opens Concentration Camps in Pasadena

 

Quick links

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 1:27 pm » 4 Comments

News and notes from the MSM and the blogosphere: — The talented RightWingSparkle is leaving the blogosphere, to pursue volunteer work, which is – as you’ll see from her post – something she finds immensely rewarding. Here’s wishing her all the best. She’ll be missed. (Hat tip: MKH) — Did you know that the EU […]

 

Ain’t that America

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 10:41 am » 5 Comments

On the day that the US population ‘officially’ hit the 300,000,000 mark (and unofficially, we know it’s actually a hell of a lot more than that), Aussie Tim Blair has posted an awesome photo collection of some of those 300,000,000 Americans. Excellent work, Mr. Blair.

 

Another attempt at a whitewash of North Korea’s actions during the Clinton admin

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 10:13 am » 4 Comments

I blogged last week about Jimmy Carter’s opinion piece in which he flat out lied about North Korea’s activities under the Clinton administration. Well it would appear that Senator John “F” Kerry was inspired by Carter’s whitewashing because he’s attempting to do it himself: Kerry criticized the Bush administration for blaming the North Korean nuclear […]

 

What a Dem Congress would look like

Posted by: ST on October 17, 2006 at 9:13 am » 7 Comments

Jason at Texas Rainmaker linked up yesterday to a must-read piece written by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in which Gingrich explained what Republicans need to do to win this election and what a Democratic Congress would look like if they don’t. It’s lengthy, but well worth the time it takes to read it. Print […]