Archive for May 24th, 2007

Passing Up Gas Sales: Towne Market Mobil owner Harvey Pollack Makes Statement

(AP) Dinesh Ramde’s article, “Wis. gas station shuts pumps over prices” (May 24, 2007) made me smile. According to the article, ” MEQUON, Wis. – Motorists pulled in to Harvey Pollack’s gas station Thursday, honked and gave him a thumbs-up — because he wasn’t selling any fuel. The owner of Towne Market Mobil in this […]

Breathing New Hot Air into Air America

CNS News reports the Left is going to try to resurrect Air America: A liberal talk radio network founded more than three years ago as an alternative to conservatives such as Rush Limbaugh is undergoing a “relaunch” this week, though media analysts say “the marketplace will tell the story” of whether the revamp will succeed […]

EO: Extensive Emergency Authority Over Private Sector

WorldNetDaily is reporting President Bush has signed an executive order which grants extensive new powers to the president in times of national emergency. President Bush has signed a directive granting extraordinary powers to the office of the president in the event of a declared national emergency, apparently without congressional approval or oversight. The “National Security […]

SDSM&T Solicitation Policy Under Review

The Rapid City Journal reports the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology “solicitation” policy requiring two-week notice will be reviewed: RAPID CITY — The vice president of university relations at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology said a policy requiring demonstrators to give two weeks’ notice before setting up will be reviewed, but […]

Excerpts from al-Qaeda Torture Manual

The Smoking Gun has images from an al-Qaeda torture manual. Note that they don’t stoop to the unspeakable practices of playing loud music and making victims pile up in a naked pyramid. …an assortment of crude drawings depicting torture methods like “blowtorch to the skin” and “eye removal.” Along with the images, which you’ll find […]

Baby Emilio Gonzales’ Life Was Honored at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Little Emilio Gonzales’ funeral was Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lockhart, Texas, according to keyetv.com’s coverage, “Emilio Gonzales Laid To Rest” (Julie Simon – May 23, 2007). Such a short life, but one that touched so many! Go in love and peace, Emilio!

Texas: New Futile Care Law Dead in the House???

According to News8Austin.com, “End-of-life legislation stalls in Texas House“, by AP (5/23/2007 3:57 PM), “A proposal to extend the time for medically futile patients before a hospital can cut off their life support never made it out of the Texas House. The legislation — already approved in the Senate — was scheduled for a House […]

John Edwards: Hiding from the Bogeyman

From Breitbart.com: Democrat John Edwards Wednesday repudiated the notion that there is a “global war on terror,” calling it an ideological doctrine advanced by the Bush administration that has strained American military resources and emboldened terrorists. An ideological docrine? How do you “embolden terrorists” when they’re already blowing up your embassies and flying commercial airplanes […]

Napoli: Serious Change Needed in Child Welfare

From KELO, Senator Bill Napoli takes issue with the Department of Social Services and the way they operate: “We’ve got to eliminate some of the secrecy surrounding these children. It’s almost as if it’s like a hidden world where these children go into D.S.S. And they disappear. And we’ve got to change that,” Napoli says. […]