Daily Archives: July 23rd, 2011 «

 

SF Chron

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 4:52 pm » Comments Off

Deadline: Congress Leaders Rush to Forge Debt Plan Before Markets Open

 

Daily Mail

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 4:19 pm » Comments Off

RIP: Amy Winehouse, 27, found dead at her London flat 

 

538

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm » Comments Off

Thumbs Down: Unfavorable Ratings for Both Major Parties Near Record Highs

 

Oregon scandal, another special election in the offing?

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2011 at 4:00 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas What is it with congressmen and their evident inability to keep their pants zipped? Now it’s Democrat David Wu of Oregon, who stands accused of making unwanted sexual advances to a teenaged girl: According to the Beaver State-based outlet, the daughter of a longtime friend and campaign donor accused the Democratic congressman […]

 

Nightmare in Norway: at least 92 dead, and the question of religion

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2011 at 1:31 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas How awful for them: Norwegian police said Saturday that the death toll from Friday’s attacks has risen to 92 and confirmed that they have arrested a suspect whom they described as a right-wing Christian fundamentalist. In a news conference Saturday morning in Oslo, police confirmed that they had arrested Anders Behring Breivik, […]

 

Weekend Open Thread

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 12:17 pm » 3 Comments

Getting ready to go out and try to brave this wicked summer heat. Later.

 

A friendly reminder about acts of so-called “Christian terrorism”

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 11:47 am » 33 Comments

As Norway tries to pick up the pieces from yesterday’s horrific terrorist attacks that have left at least 91 dead, many of them young people from a youth camp in Utoya, the mainstream media has turned its attention to the suspect the Norwegian authorities have in custody: 32 year-old Anders Behring Breivik.   Of Breivik, CNN reports: (CNN) […]

 

LAT

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

Sigh: How to choose a light bulb: The incandescent and alternatives

 

AP

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 10:16 am » Comments Off

2012 Watch: Gov. Perry: Gay marriage is states’ rights issue

 

B’berg

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2011 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

Hmmm: U.S. House Stops Voting for Week With No Action to Keep FAA Operating