Monthly Archives: August 2007 «

 

Indictments handed down in Goose Creek explosives incident

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 8:56 pm » 3 Comments

Malkin. All over it. Background here.

 

A study in cowardice

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 8:37 pm » 1 Comment

Marc at the The Van Der Galiën Gazette delivers a delicious smackdown on defeatist Democrats and liberal think tanks here, arguing that cutting and running is not the answer to the problems in Iraq. There are parts of it I don’t agree with, like, for example, where he states that “we” (being the US) “destroyed […]

 

Breaking: Senator Craig to resign tomorrow (MORE: CRAIG TO RESIGN, EFFECTIVE 9/30)

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 6:38 pm » 12 Comments

Via Fox: WASHINGTON — Idaho Sen. Larry Craig will resign from the Senate Saturday after pressure from fellow Republicans to step down after an arrest in a men’s room sex sting, Republican officials said Friday. Craig decided to resign with plans to make the announcement on Saturday, the Associated Press reported. Craig will hold a […]

 

Sick: Director Brian De Palma makes film sliming our troops as a way to protest the war

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 2:18 pm » 33 Comments

First, many thanks to Jules for inviting me to guest blog at his place, and for the warm reception I received from his regular commenters. It’s been a real treat blogging alongside some of the blogosphere’s finest, and hopefully I’ll get the opportunity to do so again the next time Jules decides to take a […]

 

Tony Snow to resign next month

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 12:10 pm » 5 Comments

Nooo: WASHINGTON – Tony Snow, the highly visible White House press secretary, will leave his job on Sept. 14 and be replaced by his deputy, Dana Perino, an administration official said Friday. President Bush was to announce the changes during an appearance in the White House briefing room. Snow, ailing with cancer, had said recently […]

 

Jonah Goldberg on the “moralizing” left

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2007 at 11:26 am » 2 Comments

In light of the Larry Craig scandal and the schadenfreude the far left has been expressing over his downfall, Jonah Goldberg has a must-read piece up today in which he writes about the left and how they have no room to talk about hypocrisy as it relates to moralizing: But the left has another solution. […]

 

They’re wrong about so many other things …

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2007 at 7:49 pm » 12 Comments

… so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone to find out that this NYT editorial on gun rights gets the Constitution wrong, as Instapundit explains. This isn’t the first time they’ve gotten the Constitution wrong, either – I remember last year when they mistakenly confused the right to speak with the mythical “right” […]

 

Breaking: “Dangerous” chemical vials found at UN headquarters

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2007 at 1:24 pm » 14 Comments

Via Fox News: DEVELOPING STORY: Vials of dangerous chemicals believed originating from Iraq were discovered Thursday in the world headquarters of the United Nations in the heart of New York City. No evacuations were ordered, and there was no immediate danger to the public, according to a U.N. spokesman. Hazardous materials personnel were reported at […]

 

Conference call on the announcement of the announcement? (MORE: FRED WILL MAKE IT OFFICIAL SEPT. 6TH)

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2007 at 12:02 pm » 5 Comments

The Politico’s Jonathan Martin reports that the Thompson team has sent out an email that there will be a conference call today at 4 pm which will “discuss the next steps as we move forward as an organization”: A Thompson aide confirms that they’ll share the news about the long-awaited formal launch. “By the end […]

 

More Hillary campaign contribution questions

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2007 at 11:03 am » 7 Comments

Gateway Pundit and Stop The ACLU both have the latest details on yet another shady character involved in donating lots of money to Hillary Clinton. His name is Abdul Rehman Jinnah, and he, too, like Hsu, was wanted by law enforcement. Just keep scrolling at both places. I’d say it’s about time you started answering […]