Daily Archives: July 25th, 2007 «

 

John Edwards’ phoneyism

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 10:49 pm » 11 Comments

There’s cronyism and there’s phoneyism, and as we all know by now, John Edwards ranks high on the list of biggest phoneys to ever run for political office. I’ve written about it here before on numerous occasions, and tonight, ST reader Dana Pico takes the hammer to the nail in this piece about how Edwards […]

 

Ron Paul fanatics have to be escorted out of Fred Thompson gathering

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 8:20 pm » 6 Comments

Sheesh. Paul supporters are getting just as bad as the Nutroots. Update: Jay Stephenson has video of the confrontation.

 

Wednesday/Thursday Open Thread

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 7:57 pm » 8 Comments

I am tired with a capital “T.” What’s up in your world? Photo courtesy: REUTERS/Christina Cameron

 

House Judiciary Committee okays resolution of contempt re: Miers and Bolten

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 12:39 pm » 4 Comments

Here we go: The House Judiciary Committee, in a straight party-line vote, approved a contempt resolution against White House Chief of Staff John Bolten and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers, setting up a constitutional battle between the Bush administration and Congress over executive privilege. After several hours of skirmishing over whether to send a […]

 

Oppose impeachment? You’re guilty of treason

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 12:26 pm » 7 Comments

John Hawkins was brave enough to go digging around the troll-infested swamps of the Daily Kos recommended diaries to find out what some of their diarists are up to, and found this, um, nugget from DK diarist “Greyhawk” (emphasis added): Now is the time for us, as a nation, to stand together and face the […]

 

John Doe provision back on the table

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 11:07 am » 1 Comment

Excellent news!

 

Democrat candidates not interested in winning over moderates

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 9:27 am » 2 Comments

… not yet, anyway: WASHINGTON (AP) – Bill Clinton will be there. So will 300 officeholders from more than 45 states. But one thing will be missing when Democrats gather in Tennessee this weekend to discuss how to appeal to moderate, independent-minded voters in 2008: the Democratic presidential field. Not a single one of the […]

 

What is a “staunch Republican” to the Chicago Sun-Times?

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 9:08 am » 7 Comments

One who overwhelmingly gives more to Democrats than Republicans, as Brit Hume explains: Chicago Sun-Times columnist Jennifer Hunter is taking heat for a recent story headlined “GOP Lawyer Sold on Dems.” She wrote that after watching the top Democratic presidential candidates speak —one “staunch republican” lawyer said he will not vote for anyone from the […]

 

The New Republic’s credibility issues

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 8:40 am » 4 Comments

CPAC director Lisa De Pasquale has a must-read piece up this morning about the latest controversy surrounding The New Republic: Last week, conservative bloggers came to the defense of American soldiers after The New Republic published its third article by “Scott Thomas” a pseudonym for a soldier that says he is currently serving in Iraq. […]

 

Forecaster WSI Corp revises forecast for hurricane season 2007 to ‘less severe’

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2007 at 8:30 am » 1 Comment

Via Reuters: NEW YORK (Reuters) -The 2007 hurricane season may be less severe than forecast due to cooler-than-expected water temperatures in the tropical Atlantic, private forecaster WSI Corp said on Tuesday. The season will bring 14 named storms, of which six will become hurricanes and three will become major hurricanes, WSI said in its revised […]