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MoveOn.org has no shame. Hat tip: AJ Strata, who notes that the ad is running on CNN. *** Dave at The Paladin Blog sends word that at least one group of anti-war activists behaved appropriately. Glad to hear it.
***scroll for updates, reax, and spoofs galore…plus another explanation from USA Today with new details…*** Hat tip: Tony J The doctored photo of Condi Rice has been removed from USA Today’s website with this editor’s note: Editor’s note: The photo of Condoleezza Rice that originally accompanied this story was altered in a manner that did […]
Via Breitbart/AP, the federal grand jury investigating Plamegate met for three hours today with Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald and adjourned for the day without announcing any action. Tom Maguire, who has covered every twist and turn of the story, posts his predictions. He thinks there will be no Karl Rove indictment. If so, Chris Matthews’ […]
***scroll down for updates…345pm EDT flash: THE PHOTO HAS BEEN REMOVED from USA Today’s site with an editor’s note…reax from readers here…I’ll be talking about more unhinged examples of Condi hatred next week. More details here.*** Check out the photo of Condoleezza Rice that was published by USA Today last week: Notice anything peculiar about […]
***10/26 update: My new column, “2,000: A bogus number, a bitter cause,” is here*** Read what Lt. Col. Steve Boylan has to say. Spread the word. More at LGF and Ipso Facto Cartoon Blog. *** AP’s latest “grim milestone” dispatch.
Quote of the morning comes from the sports page. I’m not a baseball fan, so I hadn’t heard about the slapping incident involving a Houston Astros baseman’s wife at Chicago’s ballpark on Sunday night. The wife of Astros second baseman Craig Biggio was smacked by a male fan who cut and run. Biggio’s wife chased […]
Watch this video (9MB/Quicktime): Click here. (There may be a bit of a pause before it starts.) It’s a clip of the last few minutes of an exclusive promotional sales pitch for Al Franken’s new book, “The Truth (with jokes),” featured at Amazon.com. (Thanks to my web guy, Mark Jaquith, for the technical assist.) The […]
A civil rights pioneer passes. Via Breitbart.com/AP: Rosa Lee Parks, whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man sparked the modern civil rights movement, died Monday. She was 92. Mrs. Parks died at her home of natural causes, said Karen Morgan, a spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. Mrs. Parks […]
From the chancellor’s office at North Carolina State University: Dr. Kamau Kambon’s remarks have received widespread coverage on various websites, blogs and in the media. In some cases, it has been incorrectly reported that Kambon is an employee of NC State. Kambon sporadically taught at North Carolina State University on an as-needed basis. He has […]
Just received from my favorite Senator’s office: Dr. Coburn to Hold Hearing Examining Congress’ Efforts to Escape its Constitutional Boundaries (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, chairman of the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, will chair a hearing Tuesday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m. entitled “Guns and Butter: Setting Priorities in Federal Spending in […]
So, Hurricane Cindy is going to blow back into Washington as soon as the 2,000th soldier in Iraq dies: Cindy Sheehan, the military mother who made her son’s death in Iraq a rallying point for the anti-war movement, plans to tie herself to the White House fence to protest the milestone of 2,000 U.S. military […]
They buy it. Meant to note this late last week: New Jersey Sen. Jon Corzine, a former Wall Street executive with a portfolio worth $261 million, has been giving some of his money to black churches, raising questions about whether it’s generosity or politics. The Democrat, who is in a tight race for governor, donated […]
***scroll for updates*** Sign of the times from the Florida Keys: Photo: AP/Yahoo! Landfall is expected at dawn. She’s back up to Category 3: The center of the storm was expected to hit the Florida coast at dawn Monday with the eastern edge of the eyewall arriving about two hours earlier. Surf was already pounding […]
Tim Worstall explains. More background here.
The Left had a field day over Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison’s remarks on NBC’s Meet the Press this morning in which she downplayed possible perjury and obstruction of justice indictments this week in the Rove/Plame/Miller/Libby/God-knows-who-else leak case. I watched the rebroadcast of the show tonight and have to say that I found Hutchison’s pooh-poohing more […]
Am scheduled to appear on Fox News Live today at around 12:40pm EDT to talk FEMA and possibly immigration/border security. *** Update: Video at The Political Teen.
Hurricane Wilma battered Mexico’s Caribbean resorts yesterday. Six are dead. She is now picking up speed and heading to Florida. The storm’s outer bands are already causing flooding in the Sunshine State. Evacuations have been under way all weekend. The Storm Track has all the latest on Wilma’s movements. Weather blogger Jeff Masters watches Tropical […]
N.Z. Bear has set up a tracking system for bloggers to register their position on the Harriet Miers nomination. Here’s the tracking page. Check it out and make your stand. *** Joe Gandelman has a giant round-up of all the latest Miers news, opinion, rumors, etc. Make sure to see this and this as well.
***1/30/06 update. Click here for the latest and for all 12 cartoons.*** Brussels Journal reports on how a Danish newspaper and its cartoonists are being threatened by Muslim extremists for publishing cartoons about the prophet Muhammad deemed offensive (hat tip: Paul B.): The Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten is being protected by security guards and several cartoonists […]
If you’re in southern California, check out the Liberty Film Festival for fair and balanced entertainment. Looks like there are some very interesting films, documentaries, and panels on tap for tomorrow. Also visit the Libertas blog for more info. Congrats to Jason, Govindini, and the rest of the organizers and sponsors. *** These features looked […]
They support the troops…by partying over their deaths. Sick. But it’s par for the course. *** Charles Johnson at LGF responds to critics: They obviously don’t like it when their sick plans are exposed. Yup.
Blackfive remembers. So should you. Alan Gray has more.
Here we go again. Australian moonbat journalists accuse American soldiers of abusing corpses in Afghanistan. The rest of the blogosphere has it covered. See Euphoric Reality for a giant round-up of news and opinion on all sides. *** In related news, James Joyner at OTB points out that our friends in Canada are moving forward […]
I received a bit of flak from some of my conservative friends for highlighting FEMA’s inadequate response–particularly former FEMA chief Michael Brown’s embarrassing performance–during Hurricane Katrina. This week, Department of Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff and FEMA official Marty Bahamonde confirmed FEMA’s failures once and for all. Bahamonde’s testimony yesterday was especially damning. He was […]
Watch him Vaughn Ververs has a follow-up on Mike Wallace’s appearance at an anti-gun Brady Center event late last month. Ververs responded to an inquiry from NRAnews.com blogger/radio host Cam Edwards, who blew the whistle. Ververs was initially quick to back up Wallace and CBS, but now he is less satisfied: We were asked what […]