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Archive for October, 2005

Oct 31st 2005

third-grade insights from david espo

take this excerpt, as reported by espo, “ap special [ed] correspondent”

“Let’s give Judge Alito a fair up-or-down vote, not left or right,” said Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.
He was one of several Republicans to say so, and there was irony in that.
After battering Democrats for years about denying GOP judicial candidates yes-or-no votes, Republicans eagerly acquiesced […]

Oct 28th 2005

“2000 dead – let’s party!”

pictures of the “somber” iraq war death events.

Oct 27th 2005

how do you know you are too PC for your shorts?

you call a “hitman” a “hitperson.”
it actually happened in my criminal law class today.
culprit: the prof

Oct 27th 2005

reid and feinstein: chuck schumer a radical right-winger

“The radical right wing of the Republican Party killed the Harriet Miers nomination.” – Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada.
“The right wing effectively killed this nomination,” Senator Dianne Feinstein of California said on CNN. Ms. Feinstein said Ms. Miers “may not be the best thing since sliced bread” as far as her qualifications… […]

Oct 27th 2005

ding dong

the nominee is withdrawn
[related posts here]

Oct 26th 2005

iran’s mahmoud ahmadinejad: ridiculous name, ridiculous ideology

TEHRAN, Oct. 26 – Iran’s new hard-line president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, told a group of students at an anti-Israel event today that Israel must be “wiped off the map” and that attacks by Palestinians will destroy it, the Iranian student news agency, ISNA, reported.
He was speaking to an audience of about 4,000 student [sic] at a […]

Oct 24th 2005

From The Huffington Post

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you Bill O’Reilly’s “Most Ridiculous Item of the Day” before it is even on The Factor tonight.
Check out what passes for reasoned dialogue over on The Huffington Post (this is not from some random moonbat in the comment section, it is from regular contributer Cenk Uygur):
If You’re […]

Oct 24th 2005

Truly Frightening Teeny-bop “Singers”

As reported on Drudge and all around the web, we bring you Lamb and Lynx Gaede.
They may remind you another famous pair of singers, the Olsen Twins, and the girls say they like that. But unlike the Olsens, who built a media empire on their fun-loving, squeaky-clean image, Lamb and Lynx are cultivating a much […]

Oct 21st 2005

get ready for the world series

by reading gordon edes’ informative column filled with facts about the teams and players competing in this year’s fall classic.
edes seems to have a knack for making those michael moore-style random connections. only he uses his powers for good. recommended.

Oct 20th 2005

miers’ letter to the senate judiciary committee

read excerpts here. one portion:

“When Chief Justice William Rehnquist passed away, I participated in consideration of potential nominees, by freshening coffee for top White House officials, including the President, and assisting with donut selection during meetings.
“On the evening of October 2, I had dinner with the President and Mrs. Bush, and that’s when the […]