Archive for: December 18, 2007

December 18, 2007

Where Bloomberg Fits in Election

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 18 Dec 2007

As Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls stumped in Iowa and New Hampshire Monday, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in China talking about entrepreneurship. The setting was different, but the goal may have been the same. Those close to …

Three Colombians Plead Guilty to Supporting Terror Group

Filed under: War On Terror - 18 Dec 2007

WASHINGTON – As a result of a 22-month investigation, three Colombian nationals have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a designated foreign terrorist organization, and alien smuggling, …

ABC: Thompson’s Debate ‘Tantrum’ — There’s Fair and Balanced Reporting!

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,The Republicans - 18 Dec 2007

ABC proved once again that they will use language to flavor reporting to promulgate their ideological position instead of just reporting the facts. After Wednesday’s GOP debate in Iowa, ABC news posted a Political Radar blog entry calling attention …

God Is Dead? He Seemed Fine In This Morning’s Prayer Time!

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 18 Dec 2007

Despite dire warnings of the immediate and irreversible demise of the Almighty should I dare to see ‘The Golden Compass’, two friends and I took the plunge this weekend. I’m happy to report that God seems none the worse for …

Clinton Basks in Buffett Glow

Filed under: The Democrats - 18 Dec 2007

SAN FRANCISCO — Democratic presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are vying for the affections of legendary investor Warren Buffett, as the economy eclipses Iraq as a key election issue. Mr. Buffett has said he won’t endorse a …

Hopelessly Clouded Issues: The “Clinton Effect”

It is disturbing to realize just how far the country has been dragged away from relevant campaign issues in recent weeks. Though on the run, militant Islamists have clearly not abandoned their plans for further attacks against our homeland. Ominous …