Daily Archives: December 7th, 2011 «

 

Alec Baldwin: “Catholic 50s gym teacher” flight attendant singled me out or something

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 7:08 pm » 18 Comments

First, the back story: (CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES – American Airlines took to its Facebook page Wednesday to explain its actions after Alec Baldwin complained he was kicked off a flight for playing a Scrabble-like game on his cell phone as the plane was about to depart from Los Angeles. Without mentioning the “30 Rock” star by […]

 

They never learn: DOD classifies Ft. Hood massacre as ‘workplace violence’

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 6:20 pm » 11 Comments

Here we go again: Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday blasted the Defense Department for classifying the Fort Hood massacre as workplace violence and suggested political correctness is being placed above the security of the nation’s Armed Forces at home. During a joint session of the Senate and House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, the Maine […]

 

Byron York

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 5:38 pm » Comments Off

There He Goes Again: Romney wouldn’t recommend Romneycare for states

 

AP

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 5:37 pm » Comments Off

Courts: Death penalty dropped against Mumia Abu-Jamal

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm » Comments Off

RIP: Harry Morgan, Colonel Potter on ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 96

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm » Comments Off

2012 Watch: Gingrich or Romney: McCain prepares to play kingmaker in 2012 GOP primary

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on December 7, 2011 at 5:34 pm » Comments Off

Interesting: Obama administration refuses to relax Plan B restrictions

 

And speaking of surprise attacks…

Posted by: Phineas on December 7, 2011 at 4:38 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas How about having a cannonball fly through your home and smash your van in the middle of the night? I hope Mythbusters has good insurance… UPDATE: CBS changed the link, so I’ve updated it. Thanks to Red Gypsy in the comments for pointing that out. BTW, the Mythbusters hosts visited the homeowners […]

 

Pearl Harbors then and now

Posted by: Phineas on December 7, 2011 at 12:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In the last surprise attack on American soil before 9/11, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor: (Credit: Aviation History) My grandfather was a Petty Officer aboard the USS Nevada during the battle. Below are a couple of pictures of his ship under attack, the only battleship to get underway that day: …and… (Both […]