R.I.P.: Simon Wiesenthal

The Holocaust survivor who helped bring war criminals to justice has shuffled off this mortal coil.Wiesenthal, who died Tuesday in his sleep at his Vienna home at age 96, was driven by his memories of the Holocaust to fight for justice for…

Rita Becomes Category 2 Hurricane

Here she comes.GALVESTON, Texas (CNN) -- With Hurricane Rita intensifying as it treks westward through the Gulf of Mexico, the mayor of Galveston declared a state of emergency Tuesday night. Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas ordered mandatory…

Bush Isn't Racist About Hurricane Katrina…

...but one journalist certainly thinks he may be incompetent... At least that's what Richard Cohen says in an editorial in the LA Times recently.If you told me that George W. Bush is a dummy, I would argue with you but understand why you…

Reid Says No To Roberts

Well, well, well... This is certainly surprising.In announcing his decision in a lengthy speech on the Senate floor, Mr. Reid questioned Judge Roberts's commitment to civil rights and said he was "very swayed" by the civil rights and…

Village Voice On Cindy Sheehan

Unfortunately they don't take her to task for her many misguided comments. Instead, they highlight her criticism of Hillary Clinton. Something tells me this is going to help Hillary.“I hate to be harsh,â€Â? she…

NY Times Cuts 500 Jobs

The old guard is hurtin' for certain.NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Times Co. said Tuesday it would cut about 500 jobs, or about 4 percent of its work force, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce costs. The reductions come atop another 200…

Subject2Discussion Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

The internet radio program I was on about a month ago is celebrating their very first anniversary tomorrow. Definitely tune in.SUBJECT2DISCUSSION the news and comment webcast and podcast with bloggers marks its anniversary this coming…

Ashton Kutcher's Voicemail Hacked?

First Paris Hilton and now Ashton Kutcher? When will the senseless hacking of celebrities phones end? Frankly, it's a bit ironic and poetic justice considering Ashton is responsible for messing with so many other's lives on his MTV show…

Cheesecake for Tolerance

More scenes like this, please. Oh, I know "white shoes after Labor Day," and that dress on the poor thing on the far right just screams "Goth-slut-cum-Lawrence-Welk-singer." But consider the obstacles. This is the "Miss Seamline" beauty…

American Spectator Distances Itself From Bush

Wow. This is a bit of a surprise. American Spectator is an extremely conservative mag and a very loyal foot solider. For them to break ranks at this point means there's definitely something afoot. Political independents take note. With many…