Daily Archives: June 27, 2006


Untitled document PFC Kristian Menchaca returned home to Brownsville, Texas today. The people of Brownsville showed him the respect due a hero. June 27, 2006 — The body of Army Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, arrived at the Brownsville airport Monday … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Today, my journey to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day led me over to ChicagoRay. Ray is, by his own admission, a New Jersey transplant (Oh yeah? What exit?) who now lives in Chicago. He's … Continue reading

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Senate Fails To Pass Flag Burning Amendment

Untitled document It was close – it failed by one vote. The 66-34 tally in favor of the amendment was one less than the two-thirds required. The House surpassed that threshold last year, 286-130. The proposed amendment, sponsored by Sen. … Continue reading

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Israel Invades Gaza

Untitled document UPDATE: Yahoo News has dropped the flash alert and replaced it with this story. Israeli tanks are still inside Israel proper and have not yet crossed into Gaza.  Palestinian security forces said Israeli tanks were moving near the Israeli … Continue reading

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Round One

Untitled document I just got this in an email from Nanman at The Influence Peddler. Congressman J. D. Hayworth is sending a letter to the Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert requesting that the New York Times' press credentials to … Continue reading

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Brought To Justice

Untitled document The murderous brutal brown bear the was terrorizing Bavaria by eating livestock and poultry all over the countryside has been brought to justice. Hunters shot him down like a – well – like a bear. Apologists and conspiracy … Continue reading

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Untitled document My blog buddy Rick over at The Real Ugly American has scored yet another great interview, this time with Mort Kondracke from Fox News. It's a pretty wide ranging interview, so I won't try to give you a … Continue reading

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Keeps Dutch Citizenship

Untitled document Michael Galien at Liberty and Justice reports that Dutch lawmakers have forced Minister Verdonk to backtrack and withdraw her decision to strip Ayaan Hirsi Ali of her Dutch citizenship. The decision is reported to be permanent and final. … Continue reading

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Spain Goes Bananas

Untitled document Spain's Parliament is set to pass legislation calling for rights for apes. MADRID (Reuters) – Spain's parliament is to declare support for rights to life and freedom for great apes on Wednesday, apparently the first time any national … Continue reading

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Do They Get Together To Work Out Their Stories?

Untitled document One has to wonder what is going through Dean Baquet's head when he writes stuff like this. Baquet is the editor of the LA Times and today he writes a letter explaining why they published the story on … Continue reading

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Another Election, Another Call For Energy Independence

Untitled document John "The Man In The Yellow Hat" Kerry called for energy independence in yet another predictable election year mantra. The Kerry plan includes mandates to reduce U.S. consumption of oil by 2.5 million barrels a day by 2015. … Continue reading

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Not A Good Idea

Untitled document In today's Washington Post, Dana Milbank goes into full sarcasm mode over the Senate debate over a constitutional amendment to bar flag burning. At times crossing into bitterness, Milbank still hits a few good points. The naive among … Continue reading

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Congratulations Are In Order

Untitled document For Peter Daou. In an indication of how important blogs are already and will be in the future, the Hillary Clinton campaign has hired Daou as their web consultant. WASHINGTON, June 26 — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign … Continue reading

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t

Untitled document Researchers have accidentally discovered the newest weapon in the animal uprising conspiracy. With this early warning we may be able to defend ourselves! The reptile legion has come up with a new twist on an old trick: stealth … Continue reading

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