Daily Archives: October 27th, 2006 «

 

Dixie Chicks pull PR stunt; claim NBC refused to air ad “because it disparaged the President”

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2006 at 11:57 pm » 9 Comments

I guess they really are desperate for an audience here in the US. Via AP: NEW YORK – The Dixie Chicks are again at the center of a controversy over the limits of opinionated talk. A film company said Friday that NBC wouldn’t accept an advertisement for “Shut Up & Sing,” a movie about the […]

 

Proposed Missouri Amendment 2: Pro human cloning?

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2006 at 7:49 pm » 5 Comments

Watch the below video, and read the text (all the way through, even the fine print) of Amendment 2 and see for yourself. This is the amendment that Senator Talent opposes on grounds that it makes human cloning legal in Missouri. It’s the same amendment that demagogue Claire McCaskill uses to accuse Senator Talent of […]

 

Election day excuse watch: If Democrats don’t win, it’s because the black vote was suppressed

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2006 at 3:53 pm » 14 Comments

While some Democrats are already pre-celebrating “victory” on election day, the MSM continues to churn its excuse-making machine in case Democrats happen to lose (aka not regain control of Congress) the election. I documented in this post and this one news articles where the MSM has gone through great lengths in order to point out […]

 

Biased BBC prints puff piece on “uncovered meat” Aussie cleric

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2006 at 12:04 pm » 4 Comments

The admittedly biased BBC is at it again. Can you believe this? A few weeks ago, I happened to interview Sheikh Taj el-Din al-Hilali outside the Lakemba Mosque in Sydney where he delivered his controversial sermon. A softly-spoken man, who clearly commands both enormous respect and affection within his community, the Egyptian-born cleric discussed the […]

 

The REAL issue in the Webb/Allen Senate race: the Washington Post’s pro-Webb bias

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2006 at 10:37 am » 24 Comments

There’s a lot of talk in the blogosphere today about dirty, nasty passages from books Jim Webb has written that were released by the Allen campaign last night. My response: So what? I’m in Malkin’s camp on this one . There are plenty of issues on which to take Jim Webb to task without having […]