Daily Archives: January 25th, 2007 «

 

Senator Russ Feingold plans to use “power of the purse” to “end” the Iraq war

Posted by: ST on January 25, 2007 at 6:07 pm » 2 Comments

John Bresnahan has the details: Feingold, who chairs the Subcommittee on the Constitution, will question several witnesses [next week at a hearing], including a Library of Congress official and legal experts from Harvard, Duke, and the University of Virginia, on the issue. Senior Bush administration officials have publicly argued that Congress’ has no such right, […]

 

The Patriotic Terrorists?

Posted by: ST on January 25, 2007 at 4:19 pm » 25 Comments

Gotta hand it to this guy – he’s gut gots having this piece posted at the hostile-to-conservatives-HuffPo. I wouldn’t want to be his email inbox for the next few days – LOL!

 

Congress and the Iraq war: Do they have the authority to stop it?

Posted by: ST on January 25, 2007 at 12:48 pm » 32 Comments

The Wall Street Journal editorial page has a piece up today arguing that Congress has no Constitutional power to micromanage any war: To understand why the Founders put war powers in the hands of the Presidency, look no further than the current spectacle in Congress on Iraq. What we are witnessing is a Federalist Papers […]

 

Getting ridiculous

Posted by: ST on January 25, 2007 at 10:12 am » 13 Comments

It’s one thing to target a radio or TV personality when you think he and/or his staff have gone over the line with allegedly ‘offensive’ words and/or statements they’ve made that can be attributed only to themselves, but it’s another thing entirely to go after one for using the offending word or statement in context […]

 

Another admission of liberal media bias

Posted by: ST on January 25, 2007 at 8:45 am » 2 Comments

From CBS News business correspondent Anthony Mason, who believes the media treats stories about big business from an ‘us versus them’ perspective, and also thinks the “traditional media tends to skew more liberal.” Read about it here. Via Ken Shepherd at Newsbusters.