Farris Hassan and "Consequences" Dear parents, discipline him as appropriate–he did run off to Iraq, afterall–but let him blog, too.
A blogger reported the awful scene here
More Fingerpointing At Assad WP: Syria’s former vice president said in a television interview Friday that President Bashar Assad threatened former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri in the months before Hariri’s assassination and that the sophisticated operation to kill him could not ...
The President's New Year's Resolutions
If you need to be talking into buying it any more (what are the odds), read her chatting about it here.
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It's a Job For Patrick Fitzgerald! “US probes leak of domestic eavesdropping program”
Get The Impression Bush Would Have Been a Bad Guy No Matter How Many He Granted? “Bush grants pardons less than predecessors”
It's That Time of The Month
I knew it. This whole Crunchy Con thing is a farce. He’s just posing on the con stuff. It’s all a con.
The Woman Who Has Everything But a Man
I believe Warren Bell tried to beat you to it. And he got the evil eye.
My Lies Just Started Getting Deeper Hwang’s cloned dog claims are suspect, like all his other work.
Closer to home: He made no embryonic stem cells from cloned embyros.
A loyal reader reports that if the predictions game were a contest, Stuttaford won last year, but Cliff really did.
Checks to Those Who Want Us Dead George Conway on foolish–and dangerous–charity
As I Reemerge From My Haze It dawns on me this Hart debate would make a great pay per view event.
Someone with more of a grasp on reality explains to Kathryn that’s what C-SPAN’s for.
I got under the weather for Christmas and want to share with you the panacea I discovered:
Being Bobby Brown. Watch it once–heck, watch half of one episode–and you’ll do anything to get out of ...
won’t let his junior colleague’s star power keep him in the shadows.
Abortions Hit 30-Year Low
A Special Christmas Thanks to all those serving overseas, fighting this war we’re in, protecting us and freedom. And to the families of those who make this noble but painful sacrifice…thank you.
Stanley Weintraub on the Christmas truce.
Ed Morrow explains the attraction–and the detractors.
You might be off building some Lego villages right now–or at least wrapping them for under the tree. “Merry Christmas”–and “Happy Holidays”–to everyone who reads, writes for, or otherwise contributes to NRO and/or NR. Thank you ...
I Know You Were Waiting to Hear
What an odd, morbid story
This is all pretty funny.
LegoLand’s 30-foot-Lego tree is a Christmas tree. I’m still not into the “Christmas wars” stuff, but any excuse to mention a 30-foot-Lego tree… Good night and Merry Christmas Eve eve. And happy holidays too.
I think it is fair to say that the Associated Press would like Ed Whelan to go Christmas shopping elsewhere.
says he is an adult-stem-cell success story.
Blogging the (now-done) strike.
Jack The Rent Price Up For Republican Homeless Advocates
House is sending a
one month extension back to the Senate…
writes to the Senate about the eavesdropping frenzy.
He’s taken to insulting reporters instead of answering legitimate questions. Claudia Rosett has the report here.
I don’t think I’m too upset it doesn’t look like I’m going to win this. Bridget Johnson (GOP Vixen) tells me winning the “blogress diva” title from Gay Patriot is “the political equivalent of the gay ...
I’m reminded Miller, we’ve been meaning to talk to you about those cab bills to Narnia…exceeded your travel-expense limit last month….
Actually, I’ve long thought that people who read the NYTimes in public are doing it for self-esteem issue reasons.
And I refuse to agree with any of your commerical rants.
play politics with the futures of the people of Iran.
In other Senate news, they’re voting to remove ANWR from the DOD bill now. Ted Stevens is not happy.
Unfortunately, Laffey is anti-ANWR drilling too.
is the reason crime rates are not skyrocketing while New Yorkers are walking everywhere in the cold. Ha. Read that and weep, Romney! (I
never said that gov. is perfect.)
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican Jeanine Pirro has abandoned her
bid to unseat Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.
"Mayor Bloomberg: Get The Buses Running." Nicole Gelinas over at City Journal.
NY Observer: But the story, which began with reporter James Risen and was eventually written by Mr. Risen and Eric Lichtblau, very nearly didn’t reach that endgame at all. In one paragraph, the piece disclosed that the White House ...
The 56-44 roll call Wednesday by which the Senate voted to block
oil drilling in an Alaska wildlife refuge as part of a defense
bill. Sixty votes were needed to stop debate on the issue and allow
George Conway writes: “So as much as I still want to get my tax dollars’ worth from the NSA, I’m not convinced that the arguments that the Government has floated thus far make it legal under FISA.” More here.
Bill Weld is asking the same thing
please come clean about your Zales stock.
The Twa Hijacker/Murderer The Germans Released is now evidently in Lebanese custody.
This story out of Egypt is heartbreaking–and infuriating. From the NYTimes: They had fled war-torn Sudan, but the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in Cairo – across the street from where they camped out – told them that they ...
From Diet Coke to Donuts and Back to Romney Oh, the conspiracy theorists are going to be loving this, a stretch of a sweet political marriage.
is again claiming sabotage.
This is the e-mail Jeff refers to, reprinted with permission: Jeff’s treatment of the abortion crisis in America is seriously flawed. Let me elaborate:
He writes: “Roe relocated decision-making about abortion from state governments to the individual woman, and ...
Anti-Christian jeans hot in Sweden
"He's Not Your Typical Teenager." Florida teens runs off to Bagdad
outed again (during Joe’s going-on-vacation press conference).
From Gallup: Hillary Rodham Clinton again leads the list of most admired women. Thirteen percent of Americans mention her, compared with 12% for Winfrey and 10% for Rice. Last year, Clinton was mentioned by 13%, Winfrey by 11%, and Rice by 7%.
I almost posted earlier, “Good news–Hwang appears to be all fake. “
From Time’s 2004 “people who mattered” on Hwang: “While such research raises troubling ethical questions, Hwang has already proved that human cloning is no longer science fiction, but a fact of life.” Kudos to the media in South Korean that ...
Kate’s book is now out. Get a taste of it here and buy it here.
for that perfect after-Christmas gift
Kellyanne Conway is thinking more MidAtlantic, and dessert.
I May Faint. Scientific Breakthrough in Boston Globe. Get out the Nancy Hopkins smelling salts. This piece in the Boston Globe on women and science actually allows for common sense. Even a female academic makes some of it: Princeton University president Shirley M. Tilghman, a molecular biologist, has ...
in Spain, by nearly three quarters.
“The longer a woman takes to get pregnant, the greater her chance of having a boy, new research says.”
Have Muslims working in the U.S. embassy in Egypt been routinely denying visas to Coptic Christians?
one George Washington’s Christmas farewell.
During His First Christmas as Pope
finds than Iran is a terrorist state.
I had flashbacks to 2000 when I hit this story. Much worse in Chad though than our Florida state of chads. Even Al Gore would agree.
Stanley, The New Republic, and Marriage Maggie Gallagher weighs in.
…we’re pretty much on Christmas break here, but Rich and Jonah’s syndicated columns are up and a Stanley Kurtz reply to a New Republic piece on the marriage debate is just up, too….look to the right.
Two Munich widows have endorsed
Munich. Here’s some of what they say about the movie: “We didn’t feel it was an affront or a negative thing, or an equation between the terrorists and the people who ...
Our friends at the National Journalism Center e-mail: The National Journalism Center (NJC) is now accepting intern applicants for its internship Spring 2006 session from February 13 to May 5. The NJC has provided free 12-week internships with Washington-area media outlets for 28 years. ...
a Christmas tree can work to fight off assailants.
Are the president and vice president trying to boost ipod sales?
our Andrew McCarthy gonna get one of these?
Tis The Season For Fan Mail More: Poor thing, that Gay Patriot. Poor thing. Of course you can be conservative and gay (I myself have some conservative traits: believe in the market economy, small government, fisco discipline, an adversion to change the constitution and respect for ...
NORAD Santa on Christmas Eve.
This one not provoked by the puppy thread but this column: Lopez, I ask are you a Mexican or a whining Jewish mother ? Of course what would one expect form a right wing piece of s**t rag like the ...
From The Streets of Manhattan I’m sure there are pieces out there, but I have not gotten to them yet, on the impact this is having on cab drivers (you know us for our pro-immigrant concern). This is what, three days before Christmas? You ...
Anwr Is Out of The Dod Bill
Just talked to a Senate source: They’re close to a deal where the Republicans who voted to filibuster the Patriot renewal will switch sides on the romise that their concerns will be addressed by the end of May (“a ...
George Conway pulls out some more numbers from that poll.
Get on with it! AP: NEW YORK – The city and state stepped up their pressure on striking transit workers Wednesday in hopes of forcing them back to work, and a judge said sending union leaders to jail was a “distinct ...
I found no references to “Duran Duran” when I looked on its inaugural day. Shocking.
I looked for old Kirk stuff, too, ok? And, no, not “Captain.”
The Frist “no” is just a procedural thing.
why the National Republican Senatorial Committee is going all out for Chafee in his primary fight with Steve Laffey?
Byron has more on Clinton and warrantless searches, just up.
Stop. Now. You give a lot of cover to guys who can afford to buy diamonds to not buy ‘em for Christmas. Your tradition just gives me more e-mail complaints (or thank yous, from men).Every “kiss” does begin with “...