Daily Archives: October 22nd, 2006 «

 

Nancy Pelosi claims on 60 Minutes that House will not impeach Bush under her Speakership

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 10:29 pm » 57 Comments

Greg Tinti has video of Pelosi from her interview on 60 Minutes this evening. Lesley Stahl, surprisingly, asked Pelosi some good questions and at one point during the video Pelosi says that if she becomes House Speaker, Bush will not be impeached. Here’s the transcript of her interview. Three words: Don’t Believe Her. Others blogging […]

 

Barron’s online magazine prediction of GOP victory next month: link to the full story

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 9:11 pm » 1 Comment

I referenced the story about the prediction from Barron’s magazine that the GOP would hold on to Congress early this morning, and at that time the link was subscription only. I asked for and rec’d the link in email today as Barron’s has moved their story from behind the subscription wall for everyone – subscribers […]

 

Sports stuff

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 8:19 pm » 5 Comments

Well, the Cats suffered a disappointing loss today to the Bungles, er Bangles – I mean, Bengals 17-14, so it’s been a pretty depressing sports day. We play Dallas next week at home in a late game, so hopefully we’ll make up for today’s loss with a win over big mouth Terrell Owens and company […]

 

Milblogging

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 6:51 pm » Comments Off

Jules Crittenden has a good write-up today on the efforts of the US military to step up monitoring of military blogs, otherwise known as milblogs, in an effort to check for possible violations of operational security. While I can understand the need for the military to do this, I hope they don’t lean too hard […]

 

Desperate for cash, Lamont donates $2 million more to his campaign

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 5:56 pm » 27 Comments

What does he blame having to donate more of his own money to his campaign on? An alleged Lieberman “slush fund.” Via the Hartford Courant: Ned Lamont donated another $2 million to his Senate campaign Saturday – and questioned huge cash expenditures reported by the campaign of Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman. The latest donation by […]

 

NYT public editor Byron Calame now admits paper was wrong to publish info on banking-data surveillance program (aka SWIFT)

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 5:15 pm » 5 Comments

Patterico thinks Calame, whose admission is published here, should resign. While I can understand the sentiment behind Patterico’s call, it’s going to take a lot more changes at the NYT besides a potential Calame resignation to get them to straighten up their acts. Most noteably, they need to revisit their policies that suggest it’s ok […]

 

Western female convert to Islam loves the veil, says Islamic women are ‘real’ feminists

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 4:09 pm » 13 Comments

Just got done reading this opinion piece written by Islamic convert Yvonne Ridley, a British journalist who was captured by the Taliban shortly after the 9-11 attacks after sneaking into Afghanistan in an attempt to write a story on the oppressive nature of the Taliban. They let her go after ten days once she promised […]

 

This is what passes for ‘humor’ at the HuffPo

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 12:11 pm » 6 Comments

A ‘satirical’ obituary for Bill O’Reilly. The HuffPo’s been on a roll lately – right off the sanity cliff.

 

Will the GOP hang on to Congress next month? And other misc. election notes

Posted by: ST on October 22, 2006 at 12:35 am » 10 Comments

With polls showing the Dems poised to take control of Congress, one magazine – Barron’s – is predicting that the R’s will hold on to their control in Washington. But just barely. Drudge has a snippet of the subscription-only content from the Barron’s site. If any of you have a subscription to Barron’s magazine, please […]