Tuesday, June 28, 2005

"Mu"-in' On Up

A time comes in the life of every blog when a change is needed, and at Confederate Yankee, that time has been coming for a while.

I appreciate what Blogger.com and Blogspot.com have done for me so far. I've had relatively few of the problems that others have had, and the price (zero. zip. zilch. nada.) was precisely what I was looking for at the time. But now I've been doing this blogging thing

Monday, June 27, 2005

Congressmen: Guantanamo Bay Torture Doesn't Exist

From News Carolina 14:
Returning from a one-day visit to the military prison in Cuba where suspected terrorists are being held, U.S. Rep. Robin Hayes said Monday that complaints about abuse at the prison are the work of people determined to "blame America first."

The Republican congressman from Concord said his Eighth Congressional District constituents would probably be upset if they saw how

Ward Churchill Supports the Troops...

...we're just not sure for which army.

From Pirate Ballerina:
"For those of you who do, as a matter of principle, oppose war in any form, the idea of supporting a conscientious objector who's already been inducted [and] in his combat service in Iraq might have a certain appeal," he said. "But let me ask you this: Would you render the same support to someone who hadn't conscientiously objected,

Lying for a Living: THR Columnist Exposed

The Times Herald-Record’s Beth Quinn has made it abundantly obvious that she’s a columnist instead of a reporter. Reporters rely on facts when composing a story. Quinn’s, “Proof is in the memo: Soldiers died for a lie,” editorial shows that she is unencumbered by such constraints.

The high-pitched polemic professes to be about the now infamous meeting minutes of top British government officials

Friday, June 24, 2005

Google News: It's al-Qaedariffic!

Months ago Google News made the announcement that it planned to upgrade its news service to “rank news stories by the quality and credibility of the source.” San Francisco-based Google might want to hold off on those new patents for a while though, unless they really do consider State Department-confirmed pro-terrorist web sites as quality, credible sources.

Google News proudly features this

Duncan Whines

Duncan Black, better know as Atrios of Eschaton mewls:
Ken Mehlman Says Liberals Want Our Troops to Die

So this is the nice quiet RNC chief who is so unlike that nasty Howard Dean:

Republican Party Chairman Ken Mehlman, speaking in Puerto Rico, said there was no need to apologize because "what Karl Rove said is true."
I'm with you, Duncan. I feel your pain...
Though Mehlman never made that