Daily Archives: January 8th, 2007 «

 

Losers of the week: The Weather Channel and their pro-global warming agenda

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 9:11 pm » 24 Comments

I’ve been meaning to blog about this recently but with the busy nature of the holiday season it slipped off my radar. Thanks to ST reader, JW, though, it’s back on my radar again. JW emailed this link to an opinion piece written by Move America Forward chairman Melanie Morgan in which she discusses the […]

 

Airstrikes from US helicopter gunship on AQ in Somalia

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 7:42 pm » 13 Comments

Via CBS/AP: (CBS/AP) A U.S. Air Force gunship has conducted a strike against suspected members of al Qaeda in Somalia, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports exclusively. The targets included the senior al Qaeda leader in East Africa and an al Qaeda operative wanted for his involvement in the 1998 bombings of two […]

 

Today’s Port of Miami package scare: A false alarm

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 4:30 pm » Comments Off

Earlier today, news outlets were buzzing about a package at the Port of Miami that had tested postive six times for C4, a military-grade explosive. The AP is reporting this afternoon that although the package was destroyed, it was later determined to have contained spinkler parts. In related news, authorities are saying the natural gas […]

 

NYT admits that poor people typically don’t get much tax money back because they don’t pay much in taxes to begin with

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 3:45 pm » Comments Off

You have to dig for it, but it’s there, in the midst of their class warfare piece about the rich and taxes: The top 1 percent of income earners paid about 36.7 percent of federal income taxes and 25.3 percent of all federal taxes in 2004. The top 20 percent of income earners paid 67.1 […]

 

Gas leak in NYC

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 11:08 am » 4 Comments

Read earlier about the gas leak in NYC. Allah’s following the story and has updates. Any of my readers who are in the area, please check in here when you can to let us know how you’re doing and to perhaps give us a birdseye view of what’s going on.

 

The left and war

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 10:56 am » 3 Comments

J.R. Dunn has a fascinating piece in today’s American Thinker which encapsulates the last 50 years of the left’s slide into the party of anti-war/anti-aggressive foreign policy believers, and he explains how he believes it got started: But after what in retrospect appears to be a pitifully short period, they were back, and in force, […]

 

Senator Joe Biden officially announces bid for presidency

Posted by: ST on January 8, 2007 at 8:59 am » 5 Comments

MSNBC has the scoop: Sen. Joe Biden on Sunday told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. “I am running for president” he told “Meet the Press” anchor Tim Russert. “I’m going to be Joe Biden, and I’m going to try to be the best Biden I can […]