Daily Archives: January 30th, 2007 «

 

What passes for ‘art’ at Berkeley

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 7:24 pm » 7 Comments

Abu Ghraib “paintings.” Zombietime shares photos from the “American premiere” of Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s “artwork.” Via LGF.

 

More media double standards at the NYT

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 6:37 pm » 3 Comments

Clay Waters reports on the tale of two NYT reporters who went on PBS’ Charlie Rose show (each on a different occasions) and expressed an opinion about the war in Iraq. The reporter who expressed that he wanted us to win in Iraq was publicly chastised after a complaint from a reader, whereas the reporter […]

 

The Democrats’ idea of ‘expanding democracy’

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 3:28 pm » 6 Comments

We know it’s not being in favor of victory in Iraq, so what could it possibly be? Mary Katharine Ham explains.

 

“Obama Messiah Watch”

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 2:59 pm » 3 Comments

This new periodic feature at Slate is absolutely priceless. Slate’s Tim Noah starts things off by mentioning the latest puff piece on Obama, as written in the LATimes. Larry Gordon, staff writer for the LAT, writes: In [poli-sci professor Roger] Boesche’s European politics class, [classmate Ken] Sulzer said he was impressed at how few notes […]

 

Tuesday fun – and open thread

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 11:45 am » 14 Comments

Any of you gents out there who are unsure of what a woman means when she says it, please read below for clarification Words Women Use: 1.) FINE: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. 2.) Five Minutes: If she is getting […]

 

More global warming skepticism expressed in two new books

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 11:15 am » 44 Comments

Noel Sheppard has the details on two new books written in an attempt to debunk man-made global warming theories. Gotta hand it to anyone who goes against the ‘global warming alarmist’ crowd – it’s like walking into a room full of cultists, all chanting the same thing, never going ‘off message.’ Hat tip: Ffffffish

 

Support the troops but not the war?

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 10:55 am » 5 Comments

These gentlemen aren’t buying it: It’s a little over a minute. Make sure to watch it all the way through. Hat tip: McQ and other ST blog readers. McQ, BTW, had a toldjah so moment of his own with this quote from a post of his from a couple of days ago: “While I can […]

 

Senator Chuck Hagel: The new John McCain?

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2007 at 9:25 am » 6 Comments

I’ve watched with amusement over the last several days as the media has all but fallen at the feet of Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel, treating them like they used to treat Senator John McCain, which is to say, they are treating him like a ‘maverick’.  Since McCain’s media darling days are over because he’s tried […]