Daily Archives: November 8, 2007

Michael Mukasey Confirmed As Attorney General

Untitled document The United States Senate has voted to confirm Michael Mukasey as Attorney General. WASHINGTON – The Senate moved to confirm Michael Mukasey as the nation's newest attorney general Thursday despite differences over his position on the legality of harsh … Continue reading

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Crunching Numbers

Untitled document Tobin Harshaw at the New York Times Opinionator caught this (it popped up on Memeorandum). Charles Franklin over at Pollster.com has crunched a lot of poll results for a long period of time and has found something very interesting. … Continue reading

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Frustrating

Untitled document Yesterday, I posted not one but two warnings about a fraudulent website that supposedly exposed the theory of anthropogenic global warming as being completely wrong. I posted in my update who the entire thing traced back to. People … Continue reading

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The Angry Voters

Untitled document Chuck Todd from NBC News has an interesting analysis of Tuesday's election results. Interesting and disturbing, at least for politicians. Because what he is seeing is not the conventional wisdom that is being touted by many newspapers and … Continue reading

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How About A Nice Game Of Dominoes?

Untitled document   Or if you're into something a little more active for recreation, how about Full Contact Chess? Tweet

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Stripping The Light Scholastic

Untitled document What's wrong with this picture: A teacher, warned by a parent that she had arranged a birthday surprise for her 16-year old, was expecting an interruption during drama class. That disruption, however, turned out to be a female … Continue reading

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Massive Tidal Surge Warning In Britain

Untitled document A combination of strong storm activity coinciding with a very high tide is expected to send a nine-foot tidal surge roaring down the English Channel. British authorities are warning of "extreme danger to life and property". A three-metre … Continue reading

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Bearjacking In Jersey

Untitled document A bear carjacked a minivan in New Jersey, taking the vehicle for a spin until he crashed it. VERNON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A black bear put his own spin on trick-or-treating when it broke into a van to … Continue reading

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$16 Million Fraud Is Immaterial: Washington DC Official

Untitled document I kid you not. A $16 million dollar embezzlement of Washington DC tax money, conducted by employees of the tax office over several years, is being called immaterial by the district's Chief Financial Officer, Natwar M. Gandhi: Gandhi, who … Continue reading

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Tax Policies To Benefit Democrat Donors

Untitled document Well, I'm not sure if I believe this trend or not. Yesterday, the Washington Post exposed what sure looks like a  shakedown by Democrats – led by Chuck Schumer – trading opposition to closing a tax loophole for … Continue reading

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Piece Of History

Untitled document There is a piece of history about to be auctioned in Fredericksburg, Texas on November 10th and 11th. In fact several pieces. As in historical pistols once belonging to Pancho Villa and Calamity Jane among others. SAN ANTONIO … Continue reading

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False Identification, False Security

Untitled document 110 people used false identification to obtain security clearances to work at Chicago's O'Hare airport. A raid there netted 23 illegal immigrants from Mexico. The airport raid, which netted 23 undocumented workers from Mexico, showed that rigid new … Continue reading

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Lose-Lose Situation For Hollywood, Writers

Untitled document The Washington Post notes that the writer's strike is likely to do permanent damage to the entertainment industry. (Gee, where have I heard that before.) They point out that people are already turning to the internet. After a … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Expert

Untitled document John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel, tears into the myth of anthrpogenic global warming with a vengence over at ICECAP. I do not oppose environmentalism. I do not oppose the political positions of either party. However, … Continue reading

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