Daily Archives: December 13th, 2006 «

 

Search continues for three missing Mt. Hood hikers

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 11:58 pm » 3 Comments

Via Fox News: COOPER SPUR, Ore. — Search crews on Wednesday were racing against a storm that was expected to dump three feet of snow on Mount Hood in the next 48 hours while they continued to look for three missing hikers. Cold rain began whipping the mountain’s base as temperatures remained in the 30s, […]

 

Duke lacrosse defense team: DNA from OTHER men found on alleged “rape victim”

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 11:49 pm » 5 Comments

I’ve had several readers email me the link to this story this evening: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – DNA testing in the Duke lacrosse rape case found genetic material from several males in the accuser’s body and her underwear – but none from any team member, defense attorneys said in court papers Wednesday. The papers were […]

 

Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) suffers “possible stroke”

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 6:49 pm » 6 Comments

Obviously a scary time right now for the Johnson family. Keep ‘em in your prayers. Update: Allah’s saying that Fox News is reporting that a Johnson spokesman is denying he had either a heart attack or a stroke. Thur AM Update: Senator Johnson is in critical condition after undergoing emergency brain surgery last night.

 

Cop killer’s name ordered off City University of NY’s ‘community and student center’

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 2:41 pm » 5 Comments

Yesterday, I blogged about some students at the City University of NY who have honored Assata Shakur, a convicted cop killer, as well as Puerto Rican terrorist Guillermo Morales at their ‘community and student center’ by naming the center after the fugitives, who are both currently residing in Cuba. The center has had this name […]

 

John Kerry to visit troops in Iraq

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 11:49 am » 15 Comments

To educate them, perhaps? Greg Tinti has the details. Essentially, this is a ‘fact-finding’ mission for Kerry, or so it’s implied. Something tells me, though, that the only ‘facts’ he’s going to come back with are the ‘facts’ he wants to hear. Speaking of, Amy Proctor has linked up to a video of US troops […]

 

Profiles in Courage: US Army PFC Ross McGinnis, an American hero

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 11:35 am » 3 Comments

Blackfive has the details of the last actions this American hero took in order to save the lives of his fellow soldiers and platoon sergeant. Godspeed to you, PFC McGinnis. Hat tip: Jeanette at Hang Right Politics

 

When it’s ok to wiretap and when it’s not ok to wiretap: the apparent liberal perspective

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 11:10 am » 10 Comments

It’s recently surfaced that Princess Diana was bugged for a time in the 1990s – by the US: American intelligence agencies were bugging Princess Diana’s telephone over her relationship with a US billionaire, the Mail’s sister paper has learned. Evening Standard reports that she was even forced to abandon a planned holiday with her sons […]

 

Stem cells being harvested from live babies?

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 10:47 am » 60 Comments

Very disturbing news from the BBC: Healthy new-born babies may have been killed in Ukraine to feed a flourishing international trade in stem cells, evidence obtained by the BBC suggests. Disturbing video footage of post-mortem examinations on dismembered tiny bodies raises serious questions about what happened to them. Ukraine has become the self-styled stem cell […]

 

Just got home …

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2006 at 12:12 am » 7 Comments

Been gone most of the afternoon and all evening, and am just now getting home and getting settled in for the night. Consider this an open thread. I’ll check back in to blog in a few hours once I’ve had a good night’s sleep. G’nite