Daily Archives: January 18th, 2007 «

 

Al Gore doesn’t want to debate global warming

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 8:49 pm » 70 Comments

Jonathan Adler at the Volokh Conspiracy linked to a subscribers-only op/ed piece at the WSJ written by Jyllands-Posten culture editor Fleming Rose and Bjorn Lomborg on Al Gore’s refusal to debate global warming. Rose and Lomborg wrote (emphasis added): The interview [with Gore] had been scheduled for months. Mr. Gore’s agent yesterday thought Gore-meets-Lomborg would […]

 

“24″ under attack by CAIR

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 6:57 pm » 86 Comments

First, Keith Olbermann called the show “propaganda” for the administration in the WOT, and now the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is worried that people won’t be able to tell fact from fiction. Here’s a CAIR press release (via K. Lo): (WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/18/07) – A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today […]

 

Poll showing that Dems don’t want us to win in Iraq is nothing new

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 6:01 pm » 29 Comments

**3/9/09: Hi and welcome, Hot Air readers! To comment on this post, please click here. Thanks!** ————- Fox News has released a poll that proves once again that Democrats either don’t want us to win in Iraq, or at the very least “don’t know” if they do, which is just as bad (emphasis added): Do […]

 

What it’s like here today (THUR OPEN THREAD)

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 3:55 pm » 10 Comments

The Charlotte, NC area has been the recipient of a “wintry mix” today, and it feels colder outside than it actually is. Last I checked, it was 32 degrees but when I went outside it felt like about 25. Caption: Ice clings to a purple bloom during the morning precipitation of sleet and rain Thursday. […]

 

Washington Post spins the ‘halting’ of the Senate ethics and lobbying reform bill

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 3:05 pm » 5 Comments

The Washington Post reports today that Senate Republicans ‘halted’ ethics and lobbying reform last night over an alleged ‘unrelated measure’, and quoted liars like Senator Harry Reid as portraying the Republicans as “against reform.” Not so fast, though. Gaius at Blue Crab Boulevard breaks through the spin of the Post’s report and points out that […]

 

House Intelligence Committee chair Silvestre Reyes: Another Dem who was for the surge before he was against it

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 12:56 pm » 2 Comments

I noted back on the 10th about how Democrats were playing political games with the Iraq war by being before the suggested ‘surge’ in troops in Iraq before they were against it. Well guess what? Add another Democrat to the game players: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Silvestre Reyes. Via the Washington Times: On Dec. 5, […]

 

The Fairness Doctrine

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 11:46 am » 1 Comment

Guess who’s trying to reinstate it? Democrats in Congress. LaShawn Barber explains what the Fairness Doctrine is and slams home the reasons why Democrats are trying to resurrect it here. Make sure to read it all.

 

Uncompromising positions

Posted by: ST on January 18, 2007 at 10:57 am » 13 Comments

With politicians announcing almost daily now that they intend to run for President, I thought now would be a good time to talk about issues you wouldn’t compromise on, because there are some candidates on the Republican side – like Rudy Giuliani, for example – who are polling well but who differ sharply with conservatives […]