A moonbat organization called "World Can't Wait" will be protesting across the country on Wednesday Nov. 2 to mourn the one-year anniversary of President Bush's re-election. (Hat tip: Reader Scott S.) In NYC, the group's members are warming up tonight with bizarre Halloween rituals including the following: Presenting the Future of Horrors Under Bush -... Read More
Take it here if you haven't yet. It's looking very good for the nominee. *** Ankle Biting Pundits reports on the blogger conference call on Alito with Ken Mehlman: Others on the call: Erick from Red State. Tim Chapman from TownHall.com, which says Confirm Alito. John Hawkins from Right Wing News. Matt Margolis at Blogs... Read More
Jim Hoft sees dead people...voting. Everywhere. More on the tainted Detroit ballots here. *** Speaking of election fraud, be sure to check out Stefan Sharkansky's latest investigative blogging on shenanigans in Washington state. And in Texas: A case of "legal" voter fraud.
Support Tom Coburn's offset package. Keep track of the lard here. Brought to you by Glenn Reynolds, N.Z. Bear, and the anti-pork brigades of the blogosphere. *** Previous: Sen. Tom Coburn fights for fiscal conservatism Pork-busting progress Don Young: Hog wild! Cut out the fat!
***scroll for updates...1030am EDT appearance with GOP Sens...1110am Schumer exploits Rosa Parks...gross...video at The Political Teen*** Via Breitbart/AP, we have a nominee: Samuel A. Alito, Jr. White House will make official announcement at 8am EDT. Details from USNews: Nicknamed "Scalito" for views resembling those of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito Jr. is... Read More
Fox News reporting tonight that the White House will announce its SCOTUS pick tomorrow. Washington Post, A1 for Monday: Real Clear Politics has a round-up of SCOTUS vacancy news (see right sidebar). SCOTUS Blog looks at front-runners. Reuters/WaPo on Alito and Luttig. The Prowler hears it will be Judge Samuel Alito. So does Erick at... Read More
Following up on yesterday's horrific news of the triple beheadings of Christian schoolgirls in Indonesia, here's the latest via Reuters/India: Indonesian police increased patrols on Sunday in the Poso area, plagued by sectarian violence for years, after assailants in black beheaded three teenage Christian girls. At the Vatican, Pope Benedict offered his deepest sympathies to... Read More
In case you missed this from last week, via LGF: Seattle moonbats photoshop Ward Churchill. Before.. And after... The doctored photo has now been removed by Shoreline Community College officials. More at Marathon Pundit, The Bo'sun Locker, and Joe Kovacs.
The Right Place offers a Halloween movie viewing guide. What should you be for Halloween? (via Blogthings) Mark Steyn's Halloween Horrors Movie Vault My recommended pumpkin pie recipes (and photo) from last year. Flashback: The Parade of Unfortunate Star Wars Costumes Flashback 2: Al and Tipper Gore circa Halloween 1999...
Check out this video of not-so-peaceful union protesters in California--here (via the California Republican Party) and at The Political Teen--mobbing a lone pro-Schwarzenegger woman on Thursday who supports union reform initiatives on next week's ballot. Even the "security guard" (that's her in the photo below in the middle of the screen with the orange vest)... Read More
On Wednesday, the NYTimes published a 4,625-word opus on the "2,000 dead" milestone--a "grim mark," read the headline--on page A2. Among those profiled were Marines from the First Battalion of the Fifth Marine Regiment, including Cpl. Jeffrey B. Starr. Here's an excerpt from the Times' passage about Cpl. Starr: Last night, I received a letter... Read More
***scroll for updates throughout the day...223pm EDT liveblogging Fitzgerald news conference...240pm EDT Fitzgerald: "We have not made any allegation that Libby knowingly/intentionally outed a covert agent...300pm EDT "This indictment is not about the war. Not about the propriety of the war..." 310pm EDT "We're not quite done, but I don't want to add to a... Read More
The free-speech-curtailing effects of McCain-Feingold are still at work in Washington state, where my old friends, conservative radio talk show hosts Kirby Wilbur and John Carlson, are feeling the chill. In via the Seattle Times: Brian Maloney has more. *** Free speech fight in Washington state, Pt. III Free speech fight in Washington state, Pt.... Read More
***1/30/06 update. Click here for the latest and for all 12 cartoons.*** Muslim leaders are still having a major snit fit over the so-called Muhammad cartoons published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten earlier this month. Paul Belien sends an update at Brussels Journal: So far, Denmark is standing firm. *** Related news: Denmark Arrests 4... Read More
Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, a black Republican and rising star in the party, is running for Senate here in Maryland. Yesterday, I noted Robert George's blog post blowing the whistle on a despicable left-wing smear of Steele. Now, a Democrat official has done the right thing. George reports that Tim Kaine, running for governor in... Read More
What a relief. Sad, pensive, what-a-waste relief. Not happy-joy-joy relief. First Breitbart/AP dispatch 858am EDT: Exit strategy hinged on refusal to release privileged White House documents. (Ed Morrissey and Charles Krauthammer called it.) Whatever. We know the real reasons. Now, onto a candidate that conservatives can be proud of, okay? National Review Online has a... Read More
...on the Harriet Miers SCOTUS nomination. My post last night noted some ominous signs. This morning, the New York Sun has more: In addition, the Sun notes that both the American Conservative Union and the Family Research Council are moving to organize votes on whether to call for Miers' withdrawal. James Dobson did not return... Read More
The Political Teen has the full video of Kamau Kambon's murder-minded remarks at the Million Moan March a few weeks ago. He also has video of a Howard University law grad who appeared on The O'Reilly Factor last night justifying Kambon's genocidal thoughts. *** On a related note, John Hinderaker at Power Line notes the... Read More
***Update: AP/Yahoo! photo filed approx 930pm EDT...*** Readers are sending word that the woman who fashions herself the Rosa Parks of the anti-war movement was arrested tonight outside the White House. Here's a brief story: So, she didn't tie herself to a fence, as she had earlier promised to do. But she has vowed to... Read More
***updated...Wash Times reports Leonard Leo quitting pro-Miers lobbying effort*** SCOTUS nominee Harriet Miers was supposed to turn in more detailed questionnaire responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee today. Kathryn Lopez reports that as of 8pm EDT tonight, Miers had failed to turn in her answers. Hmmm. Meanwhile, there have been some significant shifts to the... Read More
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: More photog feedback from Brad: And Jason R... USA
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'... Read More
***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... Read More
***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... Read More
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... Read More
From the chancellor's office at North Carolina State University: Glad to hear it. Meantime, there's a trickle of MSM coverage coming in. Here's the AP report. *** Previous: "We have to exterminate white people"
So, Hurricane Cindy is going to blow back into Washington as soon as the 2,000th soldier in Iraq dies: This time, Sheehan's Fenton Communications handlers will probably make sure she tries not to look like she's having so much fun. Meanwhile, LGF has launched the "grim milestone" watch. Anyone who thinks these anti-war events won't... Read More
***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: Bloomberg News reports that about 150,000 people have moved inland ahead of the storm. Tornado warning in effect for all of west central Florida from Citrus County southward until 11 a.m.... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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 test results are in: On Thursday the ambassadors of eleven Muslim countries,... Read More
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... Read 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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More