Disturbing: Food stamp fraud rampant: GAO report
… and a Christmas tree only a beer afficionado could love!
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
… 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, […]
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, […]