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Team Hillary to the NYT: Stop writing ‘negative’ stories about La Clinton

Posted by: ST on June 5, 2014 at 8:51 pm » 5 Comments

The Washington Free Beacon has an exclusive report on a ‘secret meeting’ between senior members of Team Clinton and the New York Times in which the Clintonistas told the Times to “back off” (via): Some of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides blasted the New York Times for what they said was unfair coverage of the former first lady during a […]

 

CNN notices that Obama has become “toxic” to some Democrat Senators

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm » 2 Comments

CNN asks one of the more amusing questions of the day about our celebrity President: Is Obama toxic to Democrats facing tough re-elections?  The answer is, of course, yes: When it comes to the 2014 midterm elections, Harry Reid and Mark Begich don’t appear to be on the same page. Reid, the Senate majority leader and Democrat […]

 

Photo of the Day: The “Frozen Tundra” that is Lambeau Field

Posted by: ST on January 4, 2014 at 11:57 am » 3 Comments

Fox News sports commentator Erin Andrews tweeted out this photo yesterday of conditions on the ground at Lambeau Field: The Frozen Tundra waits #Packers #49ers #NFCWildcard @NFLonFOX @FOXSports pic.twitter.com/nOAJpi3Is0 — Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) January 3, 2014 Here’s the gameday forecast. One word: BRUTAL. 49ers vs. Packers – Sunday, 4:40 P.M., FOX FORECAST: Brutally cold temperatures, […]

 

Federal govt creating “Behavioral Insights Team” to help “influence” your behavior

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2013 at 7:14 pm » 9 Comments

Another “shaking my head” moment (hat tip): The federal government is hiring what it calls a “Behavioral Insights Team” that will look for ways to subtly influence people’s behavior, according to a document describing the program obtained by FoxNews.com. Critics warn there could be unintended consequences to such policies, while supporters say the team could make […]

 

Around the Web: Headlines You Might Have Missed

Posted by: ST on May 22, 2013 at 7:26 pm » 3 Comments

The deadly tornado in Oklahoma and the various scandals that comprise Obama’s “Scandalpalooza” have understandably been the MSM’s main focus this week so I wanted to link up to some interesting stories you might have missed as a result of that in the meantime.  Please feel free to use this as an open thread. —— […]

 

FYI – Headlines You Might Have Missed This Week

Posted by: ST on February 1, 2013 at 11:54 am » 4 Comments

It’s impossible for Phineas and I to write about everything we want to cover, considering work and personal responsibilities. Here’s a round-up of some headlines from this week you may have missed. —– NYT: Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months – Really? Only for the last four months? I would have […]

 

Happy New Year from the ST blog!

Posted by: ST on December 31, 2012 at 7:58 pm » 3 Comments

Here’s wishing you and yours a very safe, healthy, and happy New Year’s eve and day. Let’s make 2013 count! Of course, it’s already “next year” in other parts of the world. Enjoy the fireworks seen earlier in Australia. Helpful tips: First and foremost, you should designate a driver if you know you’re going to […]

 

Prayers for former President George H.W. Bush

Posted by: ST on December 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm » 2 Comments

Worrisome news via the Associated Press: HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated in the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital after suffering “a series of setbacks,” including a stubborn fever, his spokesman said. In a brief email Wednesday, Jim McGrath, Bush’s spokesman in Houston, said the 88-year-old former leader had […]

 

Blog housekeeping notes

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2012 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

FYI, I have had to temporarily disable Ajax comment editor for the site because some glitch in the plug-in is causing commenters to see error messages when they try to post a comment. I wasn’t seeing it when I was logged into the blog but when I logged out of the blog I did see […]

 

Romney wows 7,000+ strong Asheville crowd, gets the support of Rev. Billy Graham

Posted by: ST on October 11, 2012 at 7:46 pm » 4 Comments

Just a little bit ago, I got done livetweeting the Romney / Ryan rally held earlier this evening in Asheville, NC (also known as Liberalville, NC to yours truly).  Media reports had indoors being over 7,000 and there was jumbotron outside for the overflow crowd (I don’t know the numbers but I did see pictures […]