Archive 2007 June «
I said it yesterday: Jihadis never sleep. Here we go again: Two men rammed a flaming sport utility vehicle into the main terminal of Glasgow airport Saturday, crashing into the glass doors at the entrance and sparking a fire, witnesses said. Police said two suspects were arrested. The airport — Scotland’s largest — was evacuated […]
The shamnesty backlash begins.
Henry Gomez at Babalu Blog led an anti-socialist blogburst this week to counter Michael Moore’s anti-American, pro-Cuban health care crockumentary. Claudia 4 Libertad strikes back: Ask any Cuban who has recently left the island (because they can’t talk freely about this inside of Cuba) about their health care system and they will tell you that […]
Mockery is the best medicine.
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Scroll for updates. 3:48pm Eastern update. Peter Clark, head of anti-terrorist command, is giving a press conference to announce the discovery of the second explosive device and second vehicle. Similar materials found in second car as in first Mercedes–fuel, “substantial quantity of nails.” 3:31pm Eastern update. New developments…2nd explosive device found, also in Mercedes…Accomplice of […]
Another Democrat yakfest: Howard U. debate yields important info–Biden and Obama have been tested for AIDS Update: Obama more fizzle than sizzle?
Debate at Howard University: Watch as the Dem candidates try to out-diversity one another. Update: Hillary Clinton’s Selma accent is showing. Update: Joe Biden announces he got tested for AIDS and announces that he knows that Obama got tested for AIDS. Obama miffed. Update: Time to out-Katrina each other!
Smile, Sen. Switchback. You’re on YouTube! Plus: The open-borders Wall Street Journal puts on a tinfoil hat. Update: The WSJ gets a bloggy ribbing and takes off its tinfoil hat.
Abortion doctor George “The Killer” Tiller charged with 19 misdemeanor counts. Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison: “It’s my job to enforce the law.”
Fairness Doctrine Watch: Pence on the House floor…amendment accepted…Rep. Obey derides talk radio and “yap-yap TV;” “Let right-wing talk radio go on just as it is now. Rush and Sean are just about as important in the scheme of things as Paris Hilton.” Update: Amendment passes!
House GOP members push for broadcaster fairness. Rep. Kirk: The Fairness Doctrine is “so 20th century.” Tom Price: “Let’s keep the Fairness Doctrine off our airwaves and in the history books where it belongs.” Amendment appears to pass by voice vote…recorded vote put off…
If any of you followed my work at the Seattle Times, you know how closely I covered the battle against government racial preferences in Washington state. You may remember that Washington passed Initiative 200 to ban government racial preferences in public hiring and education. Despite massive establishment opposition (led by my then-publisher), the measure was […]
Kill the Bill: Shamnesty showdown Update: Telephone system has shut down Update: Video of Kennedy’s “Gestapo” diatribe Update: Reid attacks talk radio Update: VICTORY! Roll added Update: Goat of the day–Sen. Sam Brownback Switchback Video of the switchback added
9:30pm Eastern update. The venerable economist George Borjas weighs in on his blog with a sober and sobering assessment: The President bet all his remaining political capital on a proposal he knew would tear his party apart. And the Senate came close to enacting very bad policy. It really makes me wonder: what the heck […]
Let them eat lettuce! Update: DHS refuses Tancredo’s lettuce for “security reasons.” Seriously.
Fight, fight, fight! The battle continues. There’s heated debate right now on the Senate floor over the throat-ramming process embraced by Reid/Bush/GOP Grand Schemers. Noon update: vote underway on Hutchison “touchback” amendment. Update: Hutchison amendment killed. Plus: Video added of DeMint trying to keep the debate open.
CBN’s David Brody is causing a left-wing conniption.
Poll results on the MTV generation: Not yet mugged by reality. Question of the day: How do you inoculate your children?
“Do I think that my participation in this war will prevent the American system of government from collapsing? I have no such illusions. But the principle matters to me.”
Fairness Doctrine Watch: The Dem campaign continues Update: Rep. Pence leads challenge to beat back threat…bill added
The Democrat campaign to stifle conservative dissent in the name of “fairness” continues.
Iran is burning.
The president is scheduled to pay tribute to the Saudi-funded Islamic Center of Washington, D.C. Maybe he’ll have a slip of the tongue and say “Islam means submission.”
Another newspaper targets law-abiding concealed handgun permit owners. Time to fight back again.
Charles Johnson asks: “Can anyone explain to me how this does not violate British law? Because Hamas is an officially proscribed terror group in the UK.”
Shamnesty document drop: The “Clay Pigeon” amendment Update: Pounding Reid…and getting your RNC refund Update: House GOP passes anti-amnesty resolution
10:43pm Eastern. Here’s an easy-to-use, interactive video phone guide to the shamnesty senators who voted YEA on cloture today. 10:15pm Eastern update. A reader wants to know whether the Georgia Republican Senators’ amendments are in the clay pigeon package. Yes, they are there. But remember to take all this amendment talk with a grain of […]
Shamnesty on the Senate floor, afternoon edition…Reid invokes 9/11 (gag me)…Where do we go from here?…NRSC feels the heat Latest: Senate in recess. The backroom deal-making resumes!
4:37pm Eastern. Here’s what I’m hearing from several Hill sources… The so-called “Clay Pigeon” amendment, 300-plus pages, is still being drafted. Reviewing it will be impossible. No one has read it through. Thank your Senate GOP leadership for that. The amendment buyoffs are frantically underway. Rumors that the amendment is being re-drafted to include a […]
PJM’s new advice columnist asks: What should every adult be able to do?