Archive for April, 2005

What's Good for the Goose, is Good for the Pelosi

What's Good for the Goose, is Good for the Pelosi

| April 22, 2005 | Reply

Wel, looks like the Republicans in Congress have decided to fight back to defend Tom DeLay, and they’re going on offense. They’ve asked Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and one of the folks leading the charge against DeLay to pony up records proving that a trip she took to Puerto Rico wasn’t paid for illegally […]

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Mister Astros

Mister Astros

| April 21, 2005 | Reply

This post is going to make my brother Kellie very happy. For what it’s worth, I agree with Bay. Biggio is Hall-worthy. He ought to be known as “Mr. Astros”.

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War, War, Always with the War.

War, War, Always with the War.

| April 21, 2005 | 3 Replies

Villanous Cassandra has a wonderful post about how Democracy grows versus how fast the MSM seems to want it to grow. Here’s a taste: Freedom’s torch has been passed. It’s time to stop the constant second-guessing and watch, and hope, and be there if they falter. Our task now is to hold fast: to demonstrate […]

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Please Don't Spit on the Moonbat.

Please Don't Spit on the Moonbat.

| April 21, 2005 | 1 Reply

You might have heard today that Jane Fond got spat upon at a book signing by a Vietman Veteran who says he was repaying like with like. Yes, well, as much as I detest Fonda’s politics and believe that it is to our shame that she was never tried for treason, spitting on her is […]

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A Missing Story

A Missing Story

| April 21, 2005 | Reply

The House Ethics Committee has agreed to take up a hearing on the various Tom DeLay accusations, but the Washington Post isn’t very happy about it. REPUBLICANS on the House ethics committee made a surprise offer yesterday to resolve a partisan standoff and launch an immediate investigation of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.). The […]

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Abstinence? Nope, too Expensive.

Abstinence? Nope, too Expensive.

| April 21, 2005

Richard Cohen has decided today to tell us all that he doesnt like the Pope and, furthermore that the Pope could be the ruination of us all. Cohen’s beef is with the Church’s teaching on abstinence and condoms. I am sure that well-meaning people, inculding Catholics, can differ from the Church on this issue on […]

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A Few Clowns or a Bad Ringleader?

A Few Clowns or a Bad Ringleader?

| April 21, 2005

I don’t often disagree with the guys at PowerLine, but tonight’s one of those times. Writing on the latest drama in the John Bolton confirmation battle, Paul says: Inevitably, as frustration mounts over Bolton and the stalled judicial nominees, we’re also starting to hear criticism of Majority Leader Frist. I don’t know whether Frist failed […]

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Impose Our Beliefs When It Suits Us? Sure!

Impose Our Beliefs When It Suits Us? Sure!

| April 20, 2005 | 2 Replies

I was reading through Hugh Hewitt’s roundup of anti-Benedict news stories and a thought occurred to me. Do they have any idea how hypocritical they look? These are the same newspapers that have spent the last four years losing their minds over the evil “neocons” who believe that we ought to be aggressively spreading democracy […]

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Help!!

Help!!

| April 20, 2005

The Shack is being absolutely bombed by comment and trackback spam. I’ve cleaned out over 300 spams in the past two hours and I’ve been getting an average of ten a minute in the last little while. I have been running the Spam Karma plugin, which has done absolutely nothing to slow down, much less […]

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Howard Dean, Theocrat.

Howard Dean, Theocrat.

| April 19, 2005 | 2 Replies

Huh, seems it’s not just Republicans who are slinging Biblical allusions to make a political point. “We need to kick the money changers out of the temple and restore moral values to America,” Dean said, drawing roars from the crowd. So Howard Dean has joined the legion of Bible-thumpers who dare to introduct religion into […]

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