Daily Archives: December 9th, 2006 «

 

Eleanor Clift hits a new low

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 11:41 pm » 11 Comments

Earlier this week, I blogged about former President George H.W. Bush having tearful moments while giving a speech about one of his sons – Florida Governor Jeb Bush. This is Governor Bush’s last term in Florida, and his dad was speaking at Jeb’s last governer’s leadership forum in FL. In that same post, I pointed […]

 

Louisiana’s 2nd district runoff election: Will Rep. William Jefferson be able to retain his seat? (UPDATE-JEFFERSON WINS)

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 12:34 pm » 12 Comments

We shall soon find out: NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Voters trickled into the polls on a chilly Saturday morning for a runoff to determine the fate of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, whose long tenure was threatened by a federal bribery investigation. Jefferson’s seat is one of the nation’s last unresolved midterm races, and the eight-term […]

 

Holiday mall terror plot foiled

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 12:24 pm » 7 Comments

Score another one for the feds. Whew. Plenty more links and reporting via Michelle Malkin. I’m skimming the blogs for more reactions on this, and I feel confident that I’ll come across a few liberal ones who will say this foiled plot is “no big deal” since it’s being reported that the guy planning the […]

 

Bush’s reaction to the ISG’s report concerns Dems

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 12:04 pm » 2 Comments

Good news: Bush isn’t too keen on some of the recommendations of the ISG’s report, released earlier this week, and it’s worrisome to Democrats: WASHINGTON – Top Democrats in Congress left a White House meeting with President Bush on Friday frustrated over what they perceived as his reluctance to embrace major recommendations from the bipartisan […]

 

The House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct verdict on how Foleygate was handled: GOP should have done more, and the Dems knew, too

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

In the interest of time and catching up, I’m linking up to Allah’s post at Hot Air on the news yesterday that the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct’s official report on Foleygate stated that there was negligence on the part of the GOP leadership in the handling of the complaints about Foley – […]

 

One of the greats is gone: RIP, Jeane Kirkpatrick

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 11:19 am » 1 Comment

Daniel Freedman has the best tribute post up I’ve seen on the death of former liberal Democrat and US ambassador to the UN under Reagan Jeane Kirkpatrick. Jed Babbin and Norman Podhoretz also have up moving pieces about Ambassador Kirpatrick. A great woman with a powerful voice has passed on. She may be gone, but […]

 

How the far left symbolically spits in the faces of our military

Posted by: ST on December 9, 2006 at 11:02 am » 4 Comments

First, an incident of literally spitting in the face of a US soldier. Via Dread Pundit Bluto I read about this disturbing news involving a woman who has been accused of spitting in the face of a Fort Drum soldier: A Syracuse woman was charged after a Fort Drum soldier accused her of spitting on […]