Daily Archives: December 27th, 2006 «

 

Dem party activist compares cracking down on illegal immigration to the Holocaust

Posted by: ST on December 27, 2006 at 6:24 pm » 10 Comments

Just when you thought you’d heard it all from the pro-illegal immigration crowd. Via Reuters: SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. Hispanic groups and activists on Thursday called for a moratorium on workplace raids to round up illegal immigrants, saying they were reminiscent of Nazi crackdowns on Jews in the 1930s. They accused the Department […]

 

Iraqi appeals court: Saddam must be put to death within 30 days

Posted by: ST on December 27, 2006 at 10:45 am » 23 Comments

Saddam Hussein was setenced on November 5th to death for his genocidal crimes, and an appeals court ruled yesterday that his sentence should be upheld and that the former Iraqi dictator must be put to death by hanging within 30 days: BAGHDAD, Dec. 26 — An Iraqi appeals court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence […]

 

Troop deaths in Iraq: The media creates another “milestone”

Posted by: ST on December 27, 2006 at 10:21 am » 9 Comments

Macranger blogs about an Associated Press report from yesterday which noted the following: “The U.S. military on Tuesday announced the deaths of six more American soldiers, pushing the U.S. military death toll since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003 to at least 2,978 — five more than the number killed in the […]

 

Gerald Ford, 1913-2006

Posted by: ST on December 27, 2006 at 9:40 am » 6 Comments

Former President Gerald Ford, who took over Nixon’s presidency after Nixon resigned in disgrace and who also later pardoned Nixon, passed away yesterday. He was 93. Lots of blogposts paying tribute to Ford can be found here. Many thoughts and prayers are with the Ford family today. RIP, Mr. President. More: Captain Ed asks an […]