Daily Archives: November 18, 2006

Quick Global Warming Post: Getting My Shovel And Hip Waders

More complete and utter misreported environmental news Bush pulled out of Kyoto in 2001, saying caps would cost jobs and the plan wrongly omitted targets for poor countries. You cannot pull out of something that you were never part of. The US Senate voted 95-0 on July 25th, 1997, against joining the Kyoto Protocol, which […]

Harry Reid Boggles The Mind

From his radio address In the Senate, the Democratic Majority has presented three principles to guide our legislative way. First, bipartisanship. In the weeks and months ahead, we intend to reach out to President Bush and our Republican colleagues in Congress. The last four years-in which Republicans controlled the House, the Senate and the White […]

Hate America Crossword

With a hat tip to Michelle M (blogroll me, lass! :)), a disturbing story from right down the road A Spanish teacher at Smithfield-Selma Senior High School resigned this week after handing out an assignment that some students and parents said teaches hate. Khalid Chahhou, who was in his first year of teaching in Johnston […]

Liberal Advocacy Groups Make Their Wish Lists

And a few things seem to be missing (from CNN) After years playing defense, liberal advocacy groups see the Democrats' takeover of Congress as a long-awaited chance to convert some of their goals into law. Their wish lists include workplace protections for gays, a broader hate-crimes law, and a multi-pronged push to reduce unplanned pregnancies. […]

Pirate's Cove