Daily Archives: June 6th, 2007 «

 

Weds/Thurs open thread and misc. blog/news notes

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 10:56 pm » 15 Comments

First, some great news: —– Jon Henke, who created and blogged at QandO before he became New Media director for Senate Republicans at the beginning of this year, has left that job to become a part of the New Media Strategies team and in the process will be working with the Fred Thompson campaign. Jon’s […]

 

Anti-war “art” – UK style

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 7:20 pm » 13 Comments

Because anti-war ‘art’ isn’t just for the US: LONDON (AP) – An artist’s triptych of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, naked, stony-faced and surrounded by haunting images of the war in Iraq, is one of the arresting sights at a major London art exhibition. Michael Sandle, whose “Iraq Triptych” was unveiled Wednesday at the Royal […]

 

Unintentionally funny headline of the day

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 6:48 pm » 2 Comments

Ahem: Clinton courting non-voting women I bet the first think you think about isn’t Hillary Clinton trying to “court” non-voting women … “That ST sure is funny!” (Via James Taranto)

 

This week in history

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 6:41 pm » 4 Comments

Today is the 63rd anniversary of D-Day. See a timeline of events that led up to the historic day here. And how about a word of prayer and thanks to our WWII military veterans who helped free the French from the Germans. President Reagan’s speech at Normandy on the 40th anniversary of D-Day comes to […]

 

Promising developments in adult stem cell research

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 4:28 pm » 6 Comments

Via Yuval Levin at NRO: The coming week’s issue of the scientific journal Nature, made available online today, includes several extraordinary new studies on an alternative avenue to embryonic-like stem cells that does not require the destruction of embryos. In the most important paper, scientists at MIT have chemically reprogrammed regular adult cells (like skin […]

 

Fighting for the ‘rights’ of Gitmo terrorists …

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

You’ll never guess who’s doing that. Well ok, you will. Curt at Flopping Aces has the details.

 

Age really is just a number

Posted by: ST on June 6, 2007 at 10:01 am » 3 Comments

Check out this awesome story of a former police commander and a former US Marine and how they, along with a flight attendant, took care of an unruly passenger on a recent Minneapolis to Boston flight: Shortly before landing, Bob Hayden and a flight attendant had agreed on a signal: When she waved the plastic […]