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City attempts white out during Clinton festivities From the AP: LITTLE ROCK – Seeking to distance itself from a checkered racial past, Little Rock erased “Confederate Blvd.” from interstate highway signs just weeks before dignitaries arrived for the opening of Bill Clinton’s presidential library. The Confederate Boulevard signs had been the first landmarks many saw […]
that Tom Ridge is handing in his resignation. Some conservatives want Rudy Giuliani to replace Ridge. Before you get on the bandwagon, here’s my column from 2002 highlighting Giuliani’s open-borders court battle to keep New York City safe for illegal aliens and, yes, terrorists. Update: News conference is set for 2:45pm. Update II: Ridge says […]
Steve Hayward over at The Corner celebrates.
in Iran. Reporters Without Borders is keeping on top of the story: “The government is now attacking blogs, the last bastion of freedom on a network that is experiencing ever tighter control,” said the worldwide press freedom organisation. “At the same time, an Iranian delegate is sitting on a UN-created working group on Internet governance. […]
Check out this obituary carried in my old newspaper, the Seattle Times. It starts out routinely enough: Stephen James BYRNE Steve, who lived in Edmonds, savored life… We learn that Byrne loved “sailing, biking, cross country skiing, diving, hiking…an incredible mountain vista, how the leaves turned gold in the fall, a great bottle of wine […]
Raid at mosque reveals use as car-bomb factory Excerpt: BAGHDAD – A mosque raided by security forces in southern Baghdad contained a workshop to rig suicide car bombs, with seven vehicles ready for terror attacks, an Iraqi Defense Ministry official said Sunday. Car bombings and remote-controlled roadside blasts have become routine in the Iraqi capital […]
I don’t usually link to Fark (great stuff, but often too risque for my admittedly prudish tastes), but they have a funny Photoshop contest envisioning how Dan Rather will spend his retirement. Here’s one from Fark poster Chuckless: And another from Fark poster bargirl24: More contest winners here.
The Swift Boat Vets will be rightly honored by the Conservative Political Action Conference next month with the “Courage Under Fire” award. From the Washington Times: “These veterans dared to tell a side of the story that the American people otherwise would not have heard,” said CPAC’s David Keene of the group’s effort to show […]
Next week, Rep. John Dingell will receive a “Distinguished Citizen Award” from the Detroit area Boy Scouts. Yet, just nine days ago, Dingell–along with fellow Dems Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Lynn Woolsey of California–voted against a resolution commending the Boy Scouts and condemning legal efforts to limit government ties to the group because of […]
Chuck Colson remembers “a true prophet for our postmodern age.” WorldNetDaily is selling beautiful boxed sets of “The Chronicles of Narnia.”