Daily Archives: August 4th, 2007 «

 

Bush wins: Senate votes to expand warrantless surveillance (MORE: HOUSE PASSES BILL AS WELL)

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2007 at 11:10 pm » 10 Comments

***scroll for updates*** The WaPo publishes this shocker: The Senate bowed to White House pressure last night and passed a Republican plan for overhauling the federal government’s terrorist surveillance laws, approving changes that would temporarily give U.S. spy agencies expanded power to eavesdrop on foreign suspects without a court order. The 60 to 28 vote, […]

 

Moonbat of the week: “Harto”

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2007 at 2:59 pm » 6 Comments

Didn’t have one for the week before, believe it or not, but we’ve got a live one for this week In response to my link to his post at the Democratic Daily blog about the revelation that TNR screwed up big time with their ‘military blogger’ Scott Thomas, blogger Hart Williams writes: Your thesis is […]

 

More on the Democrats politicizing of the Minnesota bridge collapse

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2007 at 11:06 am » 2 Comments

Captain Ed has done some investigating on some accusations prominent Minnesota Democrats (and others) have been making with regards to funding and inspections on Minnesota bridges in light of the I35W bridge collapse, and finds them wanting: Yesterday, Senator Amy Klobuchar blamed the collapse of the I-35W bridge on a lack of highway funds — […]

 

Busted: Scott Thomas Beauchamp claims bebunked by Army internal investigation, TNR’s credibility takes severe hit

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2007 at 10:48 am » 14 Comments

Confederate Yankee has the details. In summary, he writes: Let’s look at that once more: “members of Thomas’ platoon and company were all interviewed and no one could substantiate his claims.” Presumably thorough, in-person interviews of all of Alpha Company, 1/18 Infantry, Second Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division, and Beauchamp’s platoon within Alpha Company […]