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2006 Weblog Awards voting starts

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2006 at 8:49 pm » 8 Comments

Click here if ya wanna vote for yours truly in the best of the top 251-500 blogs category. Here’s the main link to vote in some of the other contests. Remember: you can vote once a day, every day, until the competition is over on 11:59 PM ET December 15th. This year, I’m giving it […]

 

One of the top ten movie lines of all time

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2006 at 6:40 pm » 9 Comments

Make sure to turn the sound up for this one to hear the money quote from Bob Hope’s character: Heheh The movie, by the way, is The Ghost Breakers – filmed in 1940. More: Extreme Mortman blogs about what he considers the top ten funniest political moments of 2006.

 

NYC Councilman Charles Barron on Sean Bell’s death: It doesn’t matter that the person who shot him was black, advocates violence against police

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2006 at 12:55 pm » 3 Comments

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the shooting death of Sean Bell by police officers from the NYPD, and in that piece referenced Heather MacDonald’s write up about the incident which included a little-known fact about the shooting, and that was that the first policeman to take a shot at Bell’s car as […]

 

65th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2006 at 9:01 am » 4 Comments

Google News is packed full of stories today mentioning and honoring the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, which happened 65 years ago today. The Detroit Free Press, as it did last year, comes through again today with

 

Thursday links

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2006 at 8:54 am » 4 Comments

Today promises to be a busy day for me, so here are some links to what’s hot and happening in the news and around the blogosphere, for your perusal: —- The Senate has approved Robert Gates as the new Secretary of Defense. Fred Kaplan at Slate writes a piece about Gates titled “Enter the Grown-Up“. […]