Daily Archives: December 18th, 2006 «

 

Monday open thread …

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 9:25 pm » 5 Comments

… and a Christmas tree only a beer afficionado could love!

 

Greedy … Democrats?

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 9:05 pm » 3 Comments

Via the Las Vegas Review-Journal: Meetings in Washington last Thursday between rock star Bono and Democrats, including Senate leader Harry Reid of Nevada, yielded a nice photo-op but not much else, according to Bono. Bono, the U2 frontman and anti-poverty activist, was on Capitol Hill to seek assurances that $1 billion in planned U.S. spending […]

 

A tale of two alleged gang rape cases in Durham, NC

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 4:00 pm » 1 Comment

Blogger KC Johnson compares a 1989 Durham gang rape case with the 2006 Duke lacrosse rape case and finds that unlike this year’s case, the case from 1989 was actually handled competently. Make sure to read the entire post – especially for the surprise you’ll find out at the end of it. On a related […]

 

First there was the peace activist mama, now there’s a peace activist grandma

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 3:35 pm » 3 Comments

Dan Riehl blogs today about a Vermont grandmother by the name of Rosemarie Jackowski whom the AP has dubbed as an “unlikely peace activist.” Only thing is, once you read Dan’s post, you’ll realize that it’s not as “unlikely” for her to be a peace activist as the AP (predictably) makes her about to be. […]

 

It’s the end of the year …

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 12:59 pm » 2 Comments

… and with the end of the year come the best and worst lists, and this year is no exception. John Hawkins has his list of what he feels are the 40 most obnoxious quotes of 2006. He’s got some good ones, and a few I haven’t heard before. One that I think is missing, […]

 

Scare America: The latest news

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2006 at 8:57 am » 1 Comment

It’s still faltering, and it sounds like there’s a bunch of infighting going on. Also, Al Franken is owed $367,000 by AAR – which filed bankruptcy earlier this year – is on a USO tour, and when he returns he may run for Senate. The NYT has the story here, but as Michelle Malkin notes, […]