Daily Archives: June 9th, 2007 «

 

Gore uses fake quote in book?

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2007 at 10:20 pm » 13 Comments

This is interesting: You can’t really blame Al Gore for not using footnotes in his new book, “The Assault on Reason.” It’s a sprawling, untidy blast of indignation, and annotating it with footnotes would be like trying to slip rubber bands around a puddle of quicksilver. Still, I’d love to know where he found the […]

 

Weekend open thread

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2007 at 1:41 am » 16 Comments

Let’s have a little fun with this one. We have a good group of frequent commenters to this blog, and we’ve gotten to know each other pretty well – well enough, I think, to be able to make suggestions as to who would make a good cabinet member in a future Republican administration. Like who […]

 

Church counseling is now “torture” …

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2007 at 1:18 am » 5 Comments

Apparently to militant gay ‘rights’ activists, voluntary church counseling on the gay lifestyle equates to ‘torture’: Holsinger has come under fire from gay rights groups for voting to expel a lesbian pastor from the United Methodist Church. [...] Also, Holsinger helped found a Methodist congregation that, according to gay rights activists, believes homosexuality is a […]

 

I’m surprised this didn’t happen in the US Senate Thursday …

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2007 at 12:59 am » 3 Comments

Yikes: MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Simmering tensions in the Alabama Senate boiled over Thursday when a Republican lawmaker punched a Democratic colleague in the head before they were pulled apart. Republican Sen. Charles Bishop said Democratic Sen. Lowell Barron called him a “son of a [expletive].” “I responded to his comment with my right hand,” […]

 

Why?

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2007 at 12:31 am » 11 Comments

I’m signed up to get ‘breaking news alerts’ from most of the major news sites via email. I got like eight today on the California judge’s order to send Paris Hilton back to jail. Why is that really important enough to be considered ‘breaking’ news??