Daily Archives: December 29th, 2006 «

 

More bad news for Mike Nifong

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 11:31 pm » Comments Off

On Thursday, the North Carolina state bar filed an ethics complaint against the embattled DA in the Duke lacrosse rape case. Now the North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys have called for him to step down from the case. Via ABC News: Dec. 29, 2006 — In yet another moral blow to Durham County District […]

 

Some Democrats will support ‘spending restrictions’ on the Iraq war

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 5:34 pm » 6 Comments

Because it’s “time to get out.” Via the Brattleboro Reformer: WASHINGTON — Fearing President Bush is poised to escalate the Iraq war, several New England Democrats said they will support spending restrictions to block a potential troop surge, or even leverage a withdrawal. It is a challenging maneuver that could crosscut the promises of their […]

 

Guess it’s time for me to start doing those dishes

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 5:05 pm » 7 Comments

The BBC is reporting that a new study suggests that women who do a ‘moderate’ amount of housework are cutting the risk of getting breast cancer: Women who exercise by doing the housework can reduce their risk of breast cancer, a study suggests. The research on more than 200,000 women from nine European countries found […]

 

Saddam’s execution “imminent”? (UPDATE II: SADDAM EXECUTED)

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 4:51 pm » 19 Comments

Rumors and news stories are swirling that the former Iraqi dictator who the US captured and ousted in 2003 will be executed this weekend. Hot Air and Malkin are on top of the latest developments. Jules Crittenden speculates on the time the execution will occur and has a link roundup of other opinions. In the […]

 

Idiotarian and Anti-Idiotarian of the year

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 11:45 am » 5 Comments

Little Green Footballs is holding its annual Idiotarian and Anti-Idiotarian of the year contests. Here’s the link for the Idiotarian of the year voting. The nominees are: Kofi Annan Hugo Chavez John F. Kerry Mainstream Media John Murtha Keith Olbermann 9/11 Conspiracy Theorists Tough to pick just one, isn’t it? Here’s the link to the […]

 

Cindy Sheehan arrested – once again

Posted by: ST on December 29, 2006 at 10:43 am » 1 Comment

Along with four other protesters. Via AP: (AP) CRAWFORD, Texas Peace activist Cindy Sheehan and four other protesters were arrested Thursday for blocking a road near President Bush’s ranch, delaying the arrival of Vice President Dick Cheney’s motorcade, authorities said. Sheehan and the others lay or sat in the road for about 20 minutes and […]