Daily Archives: February 5th, 2009 «

 

Why do women do this to themselves? (OPEN THREAD)

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm » 13 Comments

This is just gross (via ST reader Cump): We were already fairly impressed last April, when we heard (via ABC) that one Sheyla Hershey traveled to Houston for a boob job. And not just any boob job: An enhancement bound for the record books. Because after eight surgeries and a full gallon of silicone, the […]

 

Submitted without comment

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 7:30 pm » 5 Comments

Because some stories are too painful for me to comment on. Headline from Tampa, FL: Doctor investigated in badly botched abortion – Woman waiting for procedure gives birth; baby placed in bag, thrown out Flashback: 1/22/07 – From pro-abortion to pro-life: My thoughts on the 34th anniversay of Roe v. Wade

 

Obama’s “I screwed up” comment

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 6:36 pm » 4 Comments

Liberals have been falling all over themselves this week praising President Obama’s admission while on the news media circuit that he “screwed up” with the nomination of Tom Daschle to the HHS post: WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday abruptly abandoned his nomination fight for Tom Daschle and a second major appointee who failed […]

 

AP

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 1:07 pm » 2 Comments

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for pancreatic cancer surgery

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 1:00 pm » 1 Comment

Report: Rangel’s Financial Disclosures Omitted Data Over 30 Years

 

On the funding for the expansion of SCHIP and “irrational” criticism of Obama

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 12:51 pm » 3 Comments

President Obama’s expansion of SCHIP was signed into law with much fanfare earlier this week, but little known to the casual news follower, in order for this expansion to work at its “best,” it will have to be funded, in part, by smokers who will see taxes on tobacco increase by 155%. So much for […]

 

Yo, Pete Sessions

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 11:58 am » Comments Off

Dude, please leave the GOP/Taliban comparisons to the loonies on the far left! Please. (Via MSDNC’s First Read)

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 9:16 am » Comments Off

$500K spent on Dem caucus retreats

 

AP

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 9:15 am » Comments Off

AP alleges copyright infringement of Obama image

 

BO

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2009 at 9:14 am » Comments Off

We need that stimulus package passed, and we need it NOW – or else