Daily Archives: January 26th, 2007 «

 

Least and most desired 2008 Republican contenders for president

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm » 14 Comments

John Hawkins surveyed several right wing bloggers, including moi, to find out who we wanted least and most to win the Republican nomination for president in 2008. The list is here. Speaking of presidential conteners, the WaPo did a write-up on Senator Chuck Hagel today and his pondering of a potential bid for the White […]

 

Sign the pledge

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 10:28 pm » 6 Comments

Want to show your opposition to the Republicans in the Senate who plan on siding with the Dems by voting to express their opposition to Bush’s surge plan? Dean Barnett explains exactly how you can do it. Already aware of the pledge but just haven’t gotten around to signing it? Click here to do just […]

 

Friday open thread

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 11:52 am » 15 Comments

TGIF!

 

UN: Iran is planning to start nuke development as early as next month

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 11:31 am » 2 Comments

Via the AP: DAVOS, Switzerland – Iran expects to start installing thousands of centrifuges in an underground facility next month, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Friday. The installation would pave the way to large-scale uranium enrichment, a potential way of making nuclear weapons. On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, […]

 

The President to Iraq naysayers in Congress: “I am the decision-maker”

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 11:09 am » Comments Off

Uh oh! I’m waiting for the “dictator” accusations to start flying anytime now from the usual suspects. MSNBC is reporting this on their front page but there’s no link to the story just yet. Update: Here’s the story, via AP: WASHINGTON – President Bush, on a collision course with Congress over Iraq, said Friday “I’m […]

 

Good news in the WOT: Admin has authorized “kill or capture” program towards Iranian operatives in Iraq, elsewhere

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 11:00 am » 5 Comments

… authorized last fall, to be specific. Via the WaPo: The Bush administration has authorized the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian operatives inside Iraq as part of an aggressive new strategy to weaken Tehran’s influence across the Middle East and compel it to give up its nuclear program, according to government and counterterrorism […]

 

Will they be bringing white flags along for the visit?

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 10:39 am » 5 Comments

The SF Chronicle is reporting this morning that Pelosi, Murtha, and a few other Dems have visited Baghdad this week for a quick ‘fact finding’ mission and to meet with Prime Minister al-Maliki. What the hell are they meeting with him for? Hopefully not in an attempt to act as representatives of this country’s foreign […]

 

Senator Chuck Schumer on the “Today” show – priceless

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 9:29 am » 3 Comments

Mark Finkelstein at Newsbusters has a partial transcript of yesterday’s “Today” show where David Gregory interviewed Senator Chuck Schumer. It’s very revealing, as you’ll soon see (emphasis added): Gregory: “The Vice-President is dismissive of this [resolution] effort yesterday saying it’s not going to stop the president, and in fact he goes further, saying this will […]

 

Daniel Pipes debates London Mayor Ken “Red” “Livingstone

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2007 at 8:55 am » Comments Off

The NYSun has a recap today of last Saturday’s London debate between anti-Islamofascist warrior Daniel Pipes and notorious pro-Islamofascism Mayor of London Ken “Red” Livingstone. Here are some highlights: Mr. Livingstone’s world is one gigantic conspiracy, with American neoconservatives pulling the strings. The Cold War was, he said, a conspiracy cooked up in Washington in […]