Daily Archives: April 30th, 2007 «

 

Against it before they were for it

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 8:47 pm » 4 Comments

The Majority Accountability Project has a write-up on the Democrat freshmen House members who backtracked on their pledge to not support any war supplemental that included a timetable. If you see your Congressperson’s name on that list, make sure to send ‘em a line or three and let them know how you feel about it. […]

 

Monday/Tuesday/24 Open Thread

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 8:25 pm » 33 Comments

Any predictions for what will happen tonight on “24”? BTW, since this is an open thread, any of you out there live in the bay area? It used to be bad just for conservatives, but this highway collapse is going to make it a pain for everyone to get around the SF/Oakland area for a […]

 

Jon Corzine leaves hospital, promises to ‘set right kind of example’ – then doesn’t

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 6:01 pm » 2 Comments

Remember the car accident NJ Governor Jon Corzine was in a few weeks ago, which lead to him being in stable but critical condition for most of his time in the hospital – the one where the big factor that led to the accident was that his vehicle was going 26 MPH over the speed […]

 

Will one Ro replace the other on The View?

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 4:23 pm » 8 Comments

The NYPost reports that Roseanne Barr is an “early favorite” to replace Rosie O’Donnell on ABC’s The View: April 30, 2007 — A Rosie is a Rosie is a Rosie. Roseanne Barr has emerged as the top contender to replace Rosie O’Donnell next year on “The View,” sources say. A rep for Barr says she […]

 

Smear campaign taking place at World Bank as Wolfowitz tries to hang on to his job

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 3:50 pm » 4 Comments

World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz came out swinging today against charges levelled at him by the World Bank that he used his position in order to provide a nice raise and cushy promotion for his girlfriend: WASHINGTON — World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz on Monday decried what he called a “smear campaign” against him and […]

 

Disputing George Tenet

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 3:27 pm » 5 Comments

Lots of buzz in the media today about the release of former CIA director George Tenet’s new book At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA, which came out today. I noted yesterday that Michael F. Scheuer, head of the CIA’s bin Laden unit, wrote a piece challenging some of the claims […]

 

UK: Five terrorists convicted and sentenced to life in prison for fertilizer bomb plot

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 10:22 am » 3 Comments

Good news: LONDON — A British judge sentenced all five men convicted in fertilizer bomb plot to life in prison Monday. A jury found five men guilty earlier of plotting to bomb a London nightclub, power plants or a shopping mall. The yearlong trial was Britain’s longest ever terror case. Details that were kept secret […]

 

Yay, Tony!

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 10:14 am » 2 Comments

WH press secretary Tony Snow will be back in action today five weeks after finding out his cancer had metasized, and undergoing exploratory cancer surgery last month. The AP reports: WASHINGTON – White House press secretary Tony Snow was back on the job Monday, five weeks after doctors discovered a recurrence of his cancer. He […]

 

How the Democratic hopefuls for president remembered the 15th anniversary of the LA riots

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 9:58 am » 3 Comments

They did it by blaming the violence and destruction, that left 53 dead and $1 billion in damage to … … poverty and hopelessness. Unreal. Are these candidates vying for Rep. Maxine Waters’ endorsement or something? Michelle Malkin remembers the anniversary and reminds people of what happened during the LA riots and how a couple […]

 

Senator Clinton to drop use of maiden name in her campaign

Posted by: ST on April 30, 2007 at 9:05 am » 6 Comments

Via the Brisbane Times: Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has dropped the use of her maiden name “Rodham” in her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Clinton identifies herself as “Hillary Clinton” in her campaign press releases and on her campaign website. The lone mention of her maiden name is in a campaign biography that says […]