Daily Archives: September 1st, 2010 «

 

Don’t ever complain to me about the money spent on Iraq, again

Posted by: Phineas on September 1, 2010 at 9:16 pm » 17 Comments

For years -years!- under George W. Bush, the Democrats and their Leftist allies cried rivers of crocodile tears over the money being spent to first liberate, then stabilize that land. They claimed so often and so loudly to be worried about the debts incurred and the deficits run, that they convinced the electorate that they […]

 

NC’s “Racial Justice Act”: Not really about “justice” nor “race”

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 8:36 pm » 4 Comments

This is going to be longish, but I do hope you’ll read it – or print it to read later, and forward this to people you think need to read it. This issue is one of paramount importance for all, especially anyone concerned with the (wrong) direction the criminal justice system appears to be headed […]

 

Hostage situation at Discovery Channel ends (UPDATE: SUSPECT DEAD)

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 5:14 pm » 10 Comments

Multiple news outlets are reporting on a hostage standoff at the Discovery Channel in Maryland that apparently just ended w/ the gunman being shot: A man known for protesting the Discovery Channel stormed the network’s Maryland headquarters carrying a handgun on Wednesday, taking a “small number” of hostages while appearing to have a bomb strapped […]

 

Daily Caller

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 4:55 pm » Comments Off

Labor and liberal groups to hold Oct. 2 rally on Mall to counter Beck, Tea Party

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 4:53 pm » Comments Off

Obama Meets Netanyahu as Peace Talks Begin

 

Did DHS hang ABC’s Brian Ross out to dry?

Posted by: Phineas on September 1, 2010 at 2:59 pm » 1 Comment

Following up on this story, Annie Jacobsen wonders just what is going on with the tale of the two perhaps-terrorists arrested in Amsterdam, and why ABC’s Brian Ross was made to look like a fool: Sometime on Monday afternoon, a “law enforcement official” (which is now how DHS asks press to refer to them) gave […]

 

Hurricane Earl update

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 1:27 pm » Comments Off

All is calm in most parts of NC so far but it’s a different story along the coastal/Outer Banks areas: A hurricane warning was issued late Wednesday morning for parts of the North Carolina coast, and Hurricane Earl’s approach touched off evacuations on some Outer Banks islands. The warning affects an area stretching from Bogue […]

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 12:42 pm » Comments Off

Federal spending rises a record 16% in 2009, Census Bureau says

 

Gallup

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 12:40 pm » Comments Off

Americans give GOP edge on most election issues

 

How sweet it is: Murkowski concedes

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2010 at 10:11 am » 9 Comments

Alaska conservatives have a lot to be happy about this morning (via Memeorandum): In a major upset, Sen. Lisa Murkowski conceded her GOP Senate primary race Tuesday night to Tea Party Express favorite Joe Miller. Miller, a Fairbanks attorney, led by 1,630 votes after more than 15,000 absentee ballots were counted late Tuesday, a week […]