Daily Archives: June 28th, 2007 «

 

Pet peeves (Thursday/Friday open thread)

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2007 at 8:28 pm » 13 Comments

I need to take a break from the “issues” for the rest of the night, and instead wanted to start a thread where we could rant about non-political stuff, like pet peeves. I know you’ve got a few. Here are some of mine: — Someone chewing bubble gum with their mouth open: Recently at my […]

 

The “National Popular Vote” plan?

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2007 at 7:26 pm » 12 Comments

This is a horrible idea: RALEIGH – Legislators in North Carolina, and other states across the country, are taking a look at changing the way voters elect a president. Under a bill approved by the N.C. Senate last month, North Carolina’s 15 votes in the Electoral College would go to the presidential candidate who wins […]

 

Ding dong, the immigration bill is dead

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2007 at 11:38 am » 21 Comments

For now, anyway. Captain Ed liveblogged today’s Senate vote. The AP has more on the vote. PM Update: I see the congrats are being passed all around the conservative opinion sites and blogs, but this piece from Jim Geraghty stood out to me: So, Mr. President… now that you’ve demonstrated that you’re willing to: –put […]

 

Breaking: Supremes “limit” use of race in assigning students to public schools

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2007 at 10:37 am » 2 Comments

Via CBS/AP: (CBS/AP) The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected public school assignment plans that take account of students’ race. The decision in cases affecting schools in Louisville, Ky., and Seattle could imperil similar plans in hundreds of districts nationwide, and it leaves public school systems with a limited arsenal to maintain racial diversity. The court […]

 

A sign of just how clueless the far left have become

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2007 at 9:37 am » 4 Comments

Nancy Pelosi has to ‘remind’ them that she – a San Francisco liberal – is on their side?? Can someone help me out here and tell me what exactly it is she’s done to make it look like she’s on “Bush’s side”??