Daily Archives: June 18th, 2008 «

 

Heartwarming and heartbreaking

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2008 at 11:21 pm » 2 Comments

Heartwarming: The Associated Press reports on the wonderful news of a Chinese woman who had been trapped for 50 hours in earthquake rubble last month just gave birth this week to a bouncing healthy baby girl. It wasn’t a premature baby, either – in fact, the mom was 8 months pregnant when she was trapped […]

 

Kucinich: I’m not giving up on impeaching Bush and Cheney

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2008 at 10:46 pm » 7 Comments

Even though the last time around he voted against his own measure, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Moonbattia) is vowing to fight on with more articles of impeachment against President Bush if he has to in order to get Congress to ‘act.’ Via Mary Ann Akers at WaPo’s “Sleuth” blog: Kucinich tells us he’s giving the House […]

 

Democrats: Let’s nationalize oil refineries

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2008 at 10:17 pm » 6 Comments

Yeah! Considering how efficiently the government runs everything else, this one should be a no brainer. Back to reality, today the Prez. smartly called (again) for an end to the ban on offshore oil drilling as part of what the USA Today calls a “four-point plan for more domestic production.” McCain is also newly on […]

 

Obamarama news round-up

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2008 at 7:55 pm » 3 Comments

There’s lots of Barry Oh! news to cover out there, so much so that I’m going to try and condense all the stories into one post. Here goes: First up, the top headline at Memeorandum this evening: “Muslims barred from picture at Obama event.” Trouble brewing for Team Obama, perhaps? The Politico’s Ben Smith reports: […]