Daily Archives: June 4th, 2007 «

 

Remembering Tiananmen Square

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 9:52 pm » 3 Comments

Gateway Pundit has an outstanding write-up/look back at the massacre at Tiananmen Square, which happened 18 years ago today. McQ sums things up: China seems to have come a long way in these 18 years, but you should remember that just below that veneer of freedom and progress they like to show the rest of […]

 

CBS Public Eye: JFK airport plot was “serious” …. but overhyped – media engaged in ‘scaremongering’

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 9:38 pm » 3 Comments

Sigh. Here we go again. More: Read Keith Olbermann’s thoughts on the thwarted JFK terror plot. Predictable. Update: What does the Daily Kos blog have to say about the news that this terror plot was busted open by the feds? Find out here. Ian Schwartz notes other liberal blog reactions here. Prior: LA Times: JFK […]

 

Joe Scarborough and the “pole” remark

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 9:24 pm » 7 Comments

Palmetto Scoop calls recent comments made by MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough about soon-to-be Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson’s wife a possible “Imus moment” for Scarborough. View the video here: Transcript (via Palmetto): SCARBOROUGH: Have you seen Fred Thompson’s wife? CRAWFORD: Oh, yeah. SCARBOROUGH: You think she thinks she works the pole? CRAWFORD: That’s what a Hollywood […]

 

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: “Something has to be taken away from some people”

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 8:53 pm » 8 Comments

More Socialistic preachings from she who wants to be president: Transcript (via “dollarsandsense” at YouTube): “[B]ecause an uninsured person who goes to the hospital is more likely to die than an insured person. i mean, that is a fact. so what do we do? we have to build a political consensus. and that requires people […]

 

Fraudulent science then and now

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

.!. James Lewis at The American Thinker recently wrote a piece about the fraudulent science Stalin was sold on, in comparison to the fraudulent science of “man-made” global warming that the usual suspects try to sell people on today, and finds some similarities (h/t: ST reader Sev): Trofimko Lysenko is not a household name; but […]

 

The 'Bowl

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 8:22 pm » 8 Comments

.!. Whatcha think so far?

 

Thoughtful posts on the immigration issue

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 8:18 pm » 20 Comments

As we all know, the debate over the immigration bill has become a highly contentious one, so much so that Republicans are battling Republicans on the issue to the point where it almost seems like the bill can’t be discussed rationally. There are some blogs whose posts on immigration I won’t even read, because the […]

 

Sen. Craig Thomas (R-WY) in serious condition after second round of chemo treatment for leukemia (UPDATE: THOMAS PASSES AWAY)

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 6:51 pm » 1 Comment

Via CNN’s Political Ticker: WASHINGTON (CNN) — Sen. Craig Thomas, R-Wyoming, is in serious condition after undergoing a second round of chemotherapy treatment for leukemia, his family said in a statement Monday. “At this difficult time, all we can do is give him as much love and support as possible” his wife Susan said in […]

 

Rep. William “Fridge” Jefferson indicted on 16 counts (MORE: WILL JEFFERSON BE EXPELLED FROM CONGRESS?)

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 2:11 pm » 9 Comments

It’s about time. This virtually ensures that he won’t take his seat on the Homeland Security Committee, a seat he was recommended to by none other than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He’s been blocked from taking the seat because Republicans insisted on an up and down vote that the Democrats in the House don’t want […]

 

Panthers at the Titans (UPDATE: PANTHERS LOSE 20-7)

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2007 at 1:07 pm » 5 Comments

.!. Please, please let this game be better than last week’s! Update: It was just as bad, although neither team really played particularly well. The Panthers fall to 4-4. Oh well – the best game of the day is being played right now: The Patriots vs. the Colts, in Indianapolis.