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Convicted murderer Stanley “Tookie” Williams, the co-founder of the violent Crips gang who is on Death Row in California, is Hollyweird’s current cause celebre. He is scheduled to be executed on Dec. 13 after 24 years of legal wrangling. The San Francisco Chronicle reports today that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has decided to hold a clemency […]
Warren County Community College adjunct English professor John Daly, who advocated fragging American soldiers in an e-mail bullying conservative student Rebecca Beach over a speaking event she had organized, has resigned. Here’s the official college statement. An excerpt: The College became aware of the impact of the instructor’s comments when it was inundated with local […]
Just sick. More from Power Line in case you missed it.
It’s about time. Debbie Schlussel has been on the case. *** Previous: The FDNY’s Muslim moonbat Visas for radical Muslim clerics The religious worker visa scam What say you now, Grover Norquist?
The latest installment of Project Hero at Q and O.
Reason number 95,385 to keep your kids out of government schools (via the Boston Globe): BENNINGTON, Vt. –The school superintendent whose district includes Mount Anthony Union High School has labeled “inappropriate” and “irresponsible” an English teacher’s use of liberal statements in a vocabulary quiz. “I wish Bush would be (coherent, eschewed) for once during a […]
Today’s Voice of Sanity Award goes to Akef Tayem of Dallas, Texas, who traveled to Crawford to counter Cindy Sheehan and her moonbat minions outside President Bush’s ranch on Thanksgiving. Via AP/CNN: A few miles away in a field beside the main road leading to Bush’s ranch, a lone Bush supporter set up camp Thursday […]
Shawn Wasson is covering them.
Well, now that Thanksgiving’s over, the anti-Christmas season has begun. Darleen Click shares the latest salvo. John Gibson’s book is chockful of similar examples of secularists gone wild. *** Ann’s Fuse Box investigates the USPS Christmas stamp issue. Reader Mary M. also made a phone call: I read your entry about religious stamps not being […]
Here’s the recipe for the Thanksgiving pies I’ve been making with the kids today: Pumpkin chocolate crunch pie 3/4 cup milk 1 (3 1/2-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix 1/2 cup canned or fresh pumpkin puree 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2/3 cup chopped almonds 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 (8-ounce) container frozen non-dairy […]
My latest column is up. *** Ken Masugi reflects on Lincoln and Thanksgiving as a public religious holiday. *** For contrast, take a look at nutball professor Robert Jensen’s latest un-Thanksgiving screed.
Via Breitbart.com/AP: Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held for three years as an enemy combatant suspected of plotting a “dirty bomb” attack in this country, has been indicted on charges that he conspired to “murder, kidnap and maim” people overseas. A federal grand jury in Miami returned the indictment against Padilla and four others. While […]
…against “Kerrying” our soldiers. Power Line and The Democracy Project have details. A snippet from O’Neill’s New York Sun op-ed: Are the politicians like Mr. Kerry who led the campaign to send our kids to war (when it was popular) now to withdraw support while they are locked in combat and apparently succeeding because the […]
Marc Morano reports that some military folks aren’t happy about these “civilian hip-hop” shirts being sold at your local PX.
Not that anyone cares anymore in the land of the dwindling attention span, but French hoodlums continue to torch cars and wreak havoc (hat tip: Astute Blogger): A high school guard suffered a heart attack and died today while trying to extinguish cars set aflame by vandals in the latest unrest in troubled French suburbs, […]
***see updates*** Ok, just got home and have been deluged with e-mails asking for comment and more info on the Drudge Report’s big story tonight about CNN’s X-tra special treatment of Vice President Cheney. It’s seemingly reminiscent of the MSM photo doctoring of Condi Rice’s eyes and the Netscape/CNN.com editors’ post-election photo pranks on images […]
I’ll be offline until later tonight. Heading to Georgetown U. for an event co-sponsored by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute and the Georgetown University College Republicans. Meantime, have you seen the trailer for Superman Returns? I know I’m a few days late, but it looks pretty cool.
Obviously the words “Never forget” mean nothing to Chris Matthews: In a speech to political science students at the University of Toronto yesterday, the host of the CNBC current affairs show Hardball had plenty of harsh words for U.S. President George W. Bush, as well as the political climate that has characterized his country for […]
Oh, my. Someone just sent me a link to the latest popular rant at the Democratic Underground. An excerpt: I am an American, Born and Raised, but I am NOT a citizen of BUSH’S America. I want nothing to do with the country these people have created. And for those who support them, Let’s get […]
Via Ann Althouse and others comes news from the San Francisco Chronicle of yet another disturbing 9th Circuit court ruling: A Contra Costa County school was educating seventh-graders about Islam, not indoctrinating them, in role-playing sessions in which students used Muslim names and recited language from prayers, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The Ninth […]
The terrorism-conspiracy trial of former University of South Florida professor Sami Al-Arian has received virtually no coverage in the national MSM. A Florida jury resumes deliberations today on whether Sami Al-Arian and three other defendants are guilty of raising money to support the mission of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, a terrorist group. Debbie Schlussel suspects […]
The Wall Street Journal has an editorial retrospective on Sen. Tom Coburn’s small triumph of fiscal sanity–the defunding of the Alaskan bridge to nowhere–but as the editorial writers note, “alas, apparently this is merely a symbolic and tactical spending retreat.” Fight back at Porkbusters.
Vice President Dick Cheney is set to give a major speech this morning defending the Iraq war at the American Enterprise Institute. The Washington Times editorializes: Ever since Mr. Bush’s Veteran’s Day speech rebutting the canard that he lied the country into war, congressional Democrats and parts of the mainstream media have responded by coming […]
Haven’t seen much coverage of the standoff over the weekend between US Border Patrol agents and armed Mexican bandits. The El Paso Times reports: A marijuana-laden dump truck got stuck in the Rio Grande on Thursday evening in Hudspeth County, leading to a standoff between U.S. law enforcement and what appeared to be the Mexican […]
Paul Geary at The New Editor compares and contrasts NYTimes and other MSM headlines on the Iraq war pullout debate. What liberal media?