This Guardian story from yesterday surely looks like what newsie folks like to call a “stinging rebuke”. Except this particular rebuke ended up costing us a few thousand lives. Ministers insisted that British secret agents would only be allowed to pass intelligence to the CIA to help it capture Osama bin Laden if the agency [...]
Here’s a little tidbit I thought was interesting. HOUSTON, Texas (CNN) – A woman screaming “you’re not a real conservative, sir” was removed by police from a welcoming reception for likely GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson Wednesday morning. A second protester was also taken from the room. Houston police officers escorted the woman — as [...]
If your favorite leftist seems unusually jump right about now, there’s a good reason for it. As Fezzik would have put it, all their worst nightmares are about to come true. CAMP DAVID, Md. — President Bush transferred the powers of the presidency to Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday just before being sedated for [...]
I saw Transformers with a couple good friends Saturday night. I normally don’t go out to movies, mostly because there aren’t many movies I’ve seen worth a ten-spot when I can just wait and see them on DVD for a lot less. And I get to sit around in my boxers when I watch which [...]
Back in December of 2003, the President told us he had a plan to cut the deficit in half by 2009. Lots of people laughed. Democratic Senator Kent Conrad called it “…all spin, all the time…”. The New York Times called it “nearsighted” and various think-tanks attacked it from both sides. Democratic Congressman Mike Doyle [...]
All that diplomacy’s really been working well, hasn’t it? The sudden flurry of digging seen in recent satellite photos of a mountainside in central Iran might have passed for ordinary road tunneling. But the site is the back yard of Iran’s most ambitious and controversial nuclear facility, leading U.S. officials and independent experts to reach [...]
Okay, J.J. Abrams may have hooked me this time. I’ve managed to dodge Felicity, Alias, and Lost but it looks like he’s managed to tap the part of my braim stem that’s wired to groove on great movie trailers that promise an awesome monster movie. Watch. Drool. Note the release date.