Daily Archives: June 10th, 2007 «

 

Hillary and impeached Democrats go hand in hand

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 11:31 pm » 8 Comments

We all know about her husband’s impeachment, but did you know that La Clinton has named impeached former judge turned Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL) as a co-chair for her presidential campaign? Jason Smith writes in response: I guess it’s only fitting that someone who’s been impeached would head up a Clinton campaign. Here’s a little […]

 

Lieberman’s hardline stance on Iran

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 11:07 pm » 7 Comments

With his recent comments on what we should do if Iran continues to aid anti-US forces in Iraq, has he finally, once and for all, completely ostracized himself from the Democratic party? Here’s video of Lieberman’s call for a strike on Iran if their antics in Iraq continue: (Via Hot Air) Michael Ledeen thinks Lieberman […]

 

The “Sopranos” series-ending episode

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 10:53 pm » 4 Comments

I don’t watch the “Sopranos” but I’m sure I have plenty of readers who do, so I thought I’d open up a thread for discussion on the last ever episode of the show, which aired earlier tonight. The AP has an article about what happened, so if you’ve TiVo’d it to watch later, don’t click […]

 

The death penalty: A deterrent to crime?

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 10:47 pm » 42 Comments

Several studies taken over the last six years suggest that it does: What gets little notice, however, is a series of academic studies over the last half-dozen years that claim to settle a once hotly debated argument — whether the death penalty acts as a deterrent to murder. The analyses say yes. They count between […]

 

Round 1 of French parliamentary elections: Sarko’s conservatives win

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 10:27 pm » 1 Comment

Fausta’s got updates galore. Austin Bay’s following the results closely, too. The second – and most important round – will be the final round, which takes place on June 17. If the conservative wave continues and is successful next week, it will make it all the more easier for Sarko to implement the sweeping reforms […]

 

Will he or won’t he be disbarred?

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2007 at 9:45 pm » 6 Comments

Coming Tuesday: Former Durham DA Mike Nifong goes on trial for ethics violation charges stemming from the Duke lacrosse rape case. Scared Monkeys wonders: The question does remain though, will the NC State Bar just gloss over Nifong’s actions as State Bar’s have done all too often in the past? Will they protect one of […]