Daily Archives: June 19th, 2007 «

 

Newt Gingrich on solving the illegal immigration problems

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 10:22 pm » 5 Comments

When he’s not slamming the President as the worst president since Jimmy Carter, Newt Gingrich is well-worth the read/listen, and his “Practical Steps to Solving Immigration, American Identity, and Border Security” piece is no exception. The suggestions involve common sense, something seriously lacking in the out-of-control rhetoric being tossed back and forth by many in […]

 

What’s up?

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 10:03 pm » 3 Comments

Illegitimacy, that’s what: John R. Lott, Jr. takes a sobering look at the unintended consequences of legalized abortion. Unfortunately, along with illegitimacy, the number of abortions in the US is up, too – as I noted a few days ago. And they’re also up to “record highs” in the UK. This, my friends, is what […]

 

NJ Walk-A-Thon for the Hydrocephalus Association

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 7:58 pm » 1 Comment

My friend Michael Illions sent this request on Father’s Day but obviously I missed it as I am behind on email (sorry Michael!). In any event, he wrote about an event going on in New Jersey in September that you may be interested in supporting: I want to wish all the fathers a Happy Father’s […]

 

Dems oughta listen to their own ‘experts’

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 7:38 pm » 3 Comments

I missed this article the first time around, but ST reader Sev passed the link on via email and I just now had time to check it out: During Sunday night’s Democratic presidential debate, the candidates cited an oft-repeated source of the mess in Iraq: The White House’s refusal to heed knowledgeable advice. Indeed, it […]

 

Breaking: NY mayor Mike Bloomberg is “leaving” the GOP

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 6:35 pm » 14 Comments

Via WCBSTV: (CBS) NEW YORK CBS 2 HD has learned New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving the Republican party and has announced he is currently unaffiliated with a political party. The move will clearly begin advancing rumors that the mayor is gearing towards a presidential run, which he has denied in the past. […]

 

In other news, dog bites man

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 4:33 pm » 5 Comments

… and Jimmy Carter is defending Hamas while attacking his own country. Again. Disgraceful. Related/Prior: The moral bankruptcy of Jimmy Carter

 

Fred Thompson’s foreign policy speech in London

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 2:26 pm » 1 Comment

Very impressive … But he didn’t just start impressing people. In fact, he’s just edged ahead of Rudy in the latest Rasmussen poll. Feelin’ the heat yet, “Big 3“? Update: Kelly O’Donnell at MSNBC’s First Read has the inside scoop on when Thompson’s official announcement will likely be made.

 

Hillary finds a campaign theme song

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 12:24 pm » 2 Comments

… while at the same time spoofing the infamous end to The Sopranos. Watch the video here. On a related note, Captain Ed wonders if Hillary is the inevitable Dem candidate. She’s certainly been polling extremely well, but it’s early on so it’s still anybody’s guess. In spite of the fact that she’s doing as […]

 

The dumbing down of America continues

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 8:43 am » 6 Comments

Want to be paid $300 for doing well on a school test, or $200 for visiting the doctor? You can be – if you’re poor and live in NYC: NEW YORK — Poor residents will be rewarded for good behavior — like $300 for doing well on school tests, $150 for holding a job and […]

 

Nine firefighters die in SC blaze

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2007 at 8:33 am » 3 Comments

Just awful, and so sad. Yet another reminder that they’re the ones always headed towards the danger, while steering others away from it to safety. Remember their families in your prayers.