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GET WELL, ZELL

By thisistwitchy  •  April 29, 2005 09:11 AM

Democrat Zell Miller–a true maverick—fell ill yesterday during a speech and was taken to a hospital outside Atlanta. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Check out Scott Johnson’s lovely tribute to Zell here, “My favorite Democrat.” Mine, too. 🙂 *** Previous: End-of-the-year listmania (best Zell zingers of 2004, scroll down)

THE ROAR OF MSM DEMAGOGUES

By thisistwitchy  •  April 29, 2005 08:11 AM

“I propose a Social Security system in the future where benefits for low-income workers will grow faster than benefits for people who are better off,” President Bush said at his news conference last night. “This reform would solve most of the funding challenges facing Social Security.” Democrats claim that Bush’s plan constitutes a “cut” in […]

DEATH FOR HASAN AKBAR

By thisistwitchy  •  April 29, 2005 12:09 AM

Justice is served. Never forget the victims who died in Hasan Akbar’s cold-blooded, premeditated attack on our troops. They served our country well and honorably and left behind grieving families: Army Captain Christopher Seifert Major Gregory Stone *** Previous: Confirmed: Hasan Akbar stabbed an MP Breaking: Hasan Akbar found guilty Dear Diary: “I am going […]

MAKING FISCAL CONSERVATIVES CRINGE

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 11:38 PM

From tonight’s Bush press conference, regarding the dreadful No Child Left Behind Act: The system for too long had just shuffled children through and just hoped for the best. And guess what happened? We had people graduating from high school who were illiterate — and that’s just not right in America. It wasn’t working. And […]

LT. PANTANO UPDATE: “HE’S A GREAT MARINE”

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 11:18 PM

Moving testimony today from six defense witnesses on behalf of Lt. Pantano, who faces a possible death sentence for killing two Iraqi insurgents in the heat of battle in a terrorist-infested town near Baghdad. From AP: Six defense witnesses spoke glowingly of 2nd Lt. Ilario Pantano at a military pretrial hearing – at one point […]

TERMINATOR TROUBLES

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 11:01 PM

His poll numbers slumping, Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger now is using border security to pump up his popularity. Chris Kelly has the details.

WARD CHURCHILL AND MEChA: PERFECT TOGETHER

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 06:04 PM

Scott at Slant Point reports on a match made in P.C. hell: left-wing loon Ward Churchill and America-hating ethnic grievance-mongerers MEChA. *** Previous: Bustamante, MEChA, and the media Ward Churchill: bullying claim Ward Churchill update Press conference on Ward Churchill Ward Churchill: Caught on tape One of Ward Churchill’s ex-wives speaks Double standards at the […]

AL FRANKEN: PROUD MEMBER OF THE UNREALITY-BASED COMMUNITY

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 05:56 PM

How does Air America’s marquee host deal with pathetic ratings? Deny, lie, and vilify. Brian Maloney reports that in an interview with South Park Conservatives author Brian Anderson, Al Franken asserted today that Air America’s ratings are not available to the public. So I guess the radio trade industry is just making it all up? […]

STILL MORE UNCOUNTED BALLOTS IN WASHINGTON STATE

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 05:28 PM

They are still finding uncounted ballots in Washington state from last fall’s gubernatorial election. (Hat tip: Gerry at Daly Thoughts) Related: According to the King County Journal, Dino Rossi is ruling out a run for U.S. Senate against inumbent Democrat Maria Cantwell in 2006. He was considered the GOP’s best hope. (Hat tip: Doverspa at […]

LOJACK FOR COMPUTERS

By thisistwitchy  •  April 28, 2005 05:08 PM

If U.C. Berkeley used the same computer-tracking system as the University of Tampa, Biology professor Jasper Rine might have recovered his stolen laptop. (Hat tip: reader Rod Ruggiero.)

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