Archive for July 20th, 2005

Jul 20 2005

Done – No Filibuster

Between the comments of the republican moderates as posted here and these comments a filibuster is out. The possibility of a Democratic filibuster against Supreme Court nominee John Roberts in the Republican-controlled Senate seemed to all but disappear Wednesday. One influential Democrat said Roberts was “in the ballpark” of being a nonconfrontational selection. A Democrat […]

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Jul 20 2005

Proud Member of the Watchers Council

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I am honored to have become the most recent member of the Council of Weasel Watchers. The alumni to this group is impressive, as is the current council members. As a member I will be posting the weekly selections of premier posts here at the Strata-Sphere for your pleasure. Please also visit the member sites […]

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Jul 20 2005

Double Homicide, Pregnant Woman

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What posesses someone to be so callous and cold as to kill another human being is something I hope to never understand. This is a tragic story, but one I think we as a nation need to come to concurrence on. And no, it is not that cold blooded murder is wrong. [ hat tip […]

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Jul 20 2005

Scotty Has Beamed Up

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Being a life long Star Trek fan from the very first series, season 1 (yes, I am that old) it is sad to hear of the passing of Jimmy Doohan, aka Mr. Scott. [hat tip Jawa Report]. James Doohan, the burly chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise in the original “Star Trek” TV series and […]

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Jul 20 2005

John Roberts – Confirmation Predictions

As a stalwart member of the Coalition of The Chillin’ I must express how I think the Rogers confirmation process will play out in light of the filibuster agreement made by the “Gang of 14″ senators, who sold this as a way to avoid frivolous filibsuters and any ensuing vote on the removal of filibusters […]

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Jul 20 2005

John R0berts Update

Leon at Redstate made the comment you can discern a person by their enemies and how they react. If the open thread on DailyKOs was any example of this, then John Roberts is going to be an interesting nominee. What stunned me was the massive amount of surrender. It has finally hit many what has […]

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