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U.N. SEX SCANDAL: HEADS ARE STARTING TO ROLL

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 10:08 PM

Reuters reports on a possible resignation in the wake of the U.N. Congo peacekeepers/predators crisis: UNITED NATIONS, Feb 28 (Reuters) – The U.N. representative in the Congo, American William Lacy Swing, may soon resign his post following allegations of widespread sexual abuse by peacekeepers, diplomats said on Monday. Swing, due in New York on Thursday […]

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO FACULTY MEMBERS COME TO THE DEFENSE OF WARD CHURCHILL

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 09:27 AM

CBS4 Denver reports that hundreds of University of Colorado faculty members have come to the defense of professor Ward Churchill: Members of the faculty bought an ad in the Monday edition of the Boulder Daily Camera. The ad demands the university stop [its] investigation. Churchill’s defenders frame this as an issue of academic freedom, but […]

ANARCHY IN BOSTON

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 09:07 AM

On top of its al Qaeda problem and its MS-13 problem, Boston has another headache: anarchists. The Boston Herald reports: Local Joint Terrorist Task Force investigators are keeping close tabs on a group of anarchists hellbent on creating a classless society – using armed resistance if necessary, the Herald has learned. Anarchist Black Cross Federation, […]

WHAT TO DO ABOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 07:57 AM

Want the feds to get serious about illegal immigration? Polipundit has a simple, humane, effective plan.

THE SOFTER SIDE OF THE BLACK PANTHERS

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 07:29 AM

A new exhibit at the Berkeley Public Library shows the positive side of the Black Panthers: BERKELEY — Former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover once called the Black Panthers the “greatest threat to the internal security of the country.” But a collection of black-and-white photographs on display at the Berkeley Public Library shows a softer […]

HAWAII’S SECESSIONISTS

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 05:58 AM

Tomorrow is Sen. John McCain’s hearing of S. 147, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005. The bill is also known as the Akaka bill, after the bill’s principal sponsor, Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii). Tomorrow’s hearing, which begins at 10 am eastern time, will be broadcast live over the internet through a link provided […]

HOT AIR ON THE

By thisistwitchy  •  February 28, 2005 05:20 AM

Michael Northrop of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, argues in this Washington Post op-ed that hundreds of businesses have taken steps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, mostly by using energy more efficiently. In so doing, they have reduced their costs and increased their profitability: For example, six companies — IBM, DuPont, BT (British Telecom), Alcan, NorskeCanada […]

BLOGGING THE OSCARS

By thisistwitchy  •  February 27, 2005 05:54 PM

The red carpet parade’s starting at 6pm. Show starts at 8pm. Not my cup of tea, but there’s plenty of Oscarblogging and ‘net coverage elsewhere, including: James Joyner’s Oscar picks at OTB. Newsmax on the “Christian Oscar” awards. Moviefone’s viewers’ choice awards. Guess which movie the masses picked? Liveblogging at Making the Movie and Mark […]

DON’T MISS MARK STEYN’S DEBUT…

By thisistwitchy  •  February 27, 2005 05:45 PM

…in a blog’s comments section. Over at Austin Bay’s. Sez Mark: “Austin Bay goads me into losing my blogospheric virginity. It was over in minutes, but the audience made me nervous.”

THE GARBAGE MAN MOVES ON TO LONDON

By thisistwitchy  •  February 27, 2005 04:07 PM

Democrat political operative Zack Exley, known as “the garbage man” for publishing fake photos of President Bush with cocaine residue under his nose, has been hired as a campaign consultant by Britain’s Labour Party. A Labour spokeswoman told The Independent that Exley was hired specifically because of his experience working for MoveOn. For those who […]

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