Wednesday, December 14, 2005

interesting reads 12.14.05

Stop the ACLU has found yet another ACLU dirty deed.

In an age when local governments are consistently cash strapped, a local government has been carrying on a long standing tradition of plowing snow from parking lots for the town’s houses of worship. A practice which has been going on for as long as anyone in the community of Bellingham, Rhode Island can remember; until now.

A town resident, Ernest Godbout called the American Civil Liberties Union who in turn sent their customary threat letter. Upon review by the town’s legal counsel, it was advised that the town should end the practice. source
Captain Ed has this story on the New York Times yet again spreading rumor and innuendo.
There are two options Bias or incompetence. You decide.

This is all over the net today but Michelle Malkin has the freeze frame of Iraqi American Betty saying "Anybody who doesn't appreciate what America has done, and President Bush, let them go to hell!"

I don't think the DNC will be using her for any of their 2006 congressional campaigns.

Media Reality Check has a fantastic piece analyzing network coverage of happenings in Iraq.

Of course, those optimistic Iraqis don’t watch ABC, CBS and NBC every night. A new Media Research Center study of network evening news coverage of Iraq during October and November found the networks maintained the same negative approach
our team found during a review of Iraq news during the first nine months of 2005. In spite of a successful constitutional referendum in October, the start Saddam’s trial for mass murder, successful U.S. offensive campaigns along the Syrian border and the return of a number of cities and town to full Iraqi control, the networks continued to offer mainly downbeat coverage of the situation in Iraq.

Right Wing Nut House a great take on what to believe and not believe in polls. This looks like a cool blog in general btw I will be checking back.

Speaking as a Democrat I completely agree with Vodka Pundit in this take "So here's something to keep in mind this election year: Vote for hawks, not for parties."


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