Monthly Archives: July 2007 «

 

Why won’t the Democrats impeach President Bush?

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2007 at 7:22 pm » 3 Comments

For the last few years, the President, as we all know, has been accused by Democrats of all sorts of underhanded, nefarious, “illegal” actions. The “Impeach Bush” site lists the following: Summary of Known Impeachable Offenses Bush lied to Congress and the American public about the reasons for invading Iraq. Bush conducted illegal wiretaps of […]

 

“Leaving partisanship at the front door”?

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2007 at 12:42 pm » 4 Comments

Remember this? Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the would-be Speaker of the House, savored their victories on Wednesday but struck conciliatory tones, promising to work in a bipartisan way with congressional Republicans and the president. “This is not a juggernaut just slicing through town,” Reid said. [11/2/06] Riiiight. Check out this “Senate voting with party” […]

 

The real Che Guevara

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2007 at 9:15 am » 12 Comments

Think the far left cult-worshippers of Che Guevara will change their tunes once they read this? (CNSNews.com) – Che Guevara, who aided Fidel Castro in his rise to power in Cuba in the late 1950s and early 1960s, is today an icon of liberal culture worldwide. His picture and image adorn countless products, from posters […]

 

Update on Chief Justice Roberts’ condition

Posted by: ST on July 31, 2007 at 8:46 am » 3 Comments

Via Fox News: WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts suffered what doctors are describing as a “benign idiopathic seizure,” causing him to fall Monday at his summer home in Maine. He is staying in Penobscot Bay Medical Center overnight for observation, court officials told FOX News. […] A benign idiopathic seizure means the […]

 

Odds -n- ends

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 9:19 pm » 4 Comments

Some misc. links of interest: — There are some troubling developments on the earmark reform front – especially in the Senate. Robert Bluey has the details on how Democrats in the Senate are trying their best to water down the bill to the point that it’s essentially meaningless. Not exactly shocking, considering who their leader […]

 

Walter Mondale chides Dick Cheney, and also claims he’s ‘proud’ of the Carter administration

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 8:32 pm » 4 Comments

Priceless: But it wasn’t until Jimmy Carter assumed the presidency that the vice presidency took on a substantive role. Carter saw the office as an underused asset and set out to make the most of it. He gave me an office in the West Wing, unimpeded access to him and to the flow of information, […]

 

Legendary NFL coach Bill Walsh passes away

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 7:25 pm » 1 Comment

Former SF 49r coach Bill Walsh passed away today at the age of 75, after a lengthy battle with leukemia. He helped coach the 9rs to three Super Bowl victories, and was highly respected in the NFL: Walsh didn’t become an NFL head coach until 47, and he spent just 10 seasons on the San […]

 

John Fund on voter fraud

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 6:58 pm » 1 Comment

Several readers have sent me this link to a column author and columnist John Fund wrote for the WSJ in which he states, in essence, that just because Democrats are no longer crying “voter fraud” doesn’t mean it’s magically gone away: When Republicans win elections, liberals are quick to cry fraud. But when actual fraud […]

 

Monday open thread

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 12:50 pm » 6 Comments

Ya’ll hold down the fort til I return, which hopefully will be later this afternoon, if not then definitely tonight. In the meantime, check out this adorable little guy in the pic below. And then read this story about a rent-a-pet service in San Francisco and you’ll wonder what the hell they’re thinking: SAN FRANCISCO […]

 

Debunking the latest ‘climate changes causes hurricanes’ study

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2007 at 9:49 am » 21 Comments

First, the study: MIAMI (Reuters) – The number of Atlantic hurricanes in an average season has doubled in the last century due in part to warmer seas and changing wind patterns caused by global warming, according to a study released on Sunday. Hurricane researchers have debated for years whether climate change caused by greenhouse gases […]