The Mesopotamian’s Endorsement

Don’t want to believe me that George Bush should get your vote on Tuesday? How about listening to Iraqi blogger Alaa at The Mesopotamian: “Thus, regardless of all the arguments of both candidates the main problem is that President Bush now represents a symbol of defiance against the terrorists and it is a fact, that […]

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NBC Whitewashing for Kerry?

Captain Ed points out that NBC appears to be covering up Kerry’s critical slip in which he admitted that his military records have not been disclosed. The rumor mill from which the allegedly forthcoming discharge story comes has indicated that Kerry’s brief moment of honesty was actually part of what led to that story coming […]

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Kerry Discharge Rumor: Again

As Spoons states, the rumor mill is heating up to critical on the Kerry discharge story. Spoons, myself, and many other bloggers have received a message from an individual who claims to have direct knowledge of the story, and indicates that it is definitely breaking tonight. We’ll see. I guess if you want to know […]

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Sorry Jim!

Treacher is forced to re-examine his coverage priorities after receiving a Dear-Jim letter from GoogleNews. Personally, I have been thinking that he’s been spending a bit too much time blogging about President Taft, but I suppose it’s a matter of taste.

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Blogsphere Motto of the Week

With apologies to Hugh, I’ll share with you the internal motto I keep muttering to myself as I juggle real life, the Day Job, and the blog in the target-rich news maelstrom that is leading up to the election: If it’s not close, we get to sleep on Wednesday!

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Osama’s Outtakes

Apparently, there is more interesting stuff on the Osama tape that wasn’t shown on al-Jazeera: Officials said that in the 18-minute long tape

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OK, but I have to be home by 10

So Clinton is on his feet again and stumping for Kerry: Seven weeks after his triple-bypass heart surgery operation, Clinton appeared with Kerry in the beginning of the last full week before the presidential election to help give the Kerry campaign an extra nudge in the final stretch of the campaign… A stray

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Swift Vets on Capitol Steps: Cancelled

Well, that didn’t take long: Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2004 10:23 am I have been asked by the highest authorities (No — I will not expound) to not hold this Rally. Although our actions and intent has been nothing but honorable, this effort will not serve our purposes. My sincerest apologies for this but I […]

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Kerry Discharge Story Leaking Like A Sieve

I still can’t vouch for or confirm any of this, so please treat this all as the purest form of Internet rumors. But here’s what’s being posted on FreeRepublic and elsewhere this morning: I [DONALD L. NELSON, CAPT, JAGC, USNR] was on active duty as a U.S. Navy lawyer when all of this was going […]

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NYT Declines to Correct Kos Daily Visitor Error

On Thursday, The New York Times published a weblog story which included the following statement: “A recent posting on DailyKos, a liberal Web site visited by more than 500,000 people daily, according to blog rankings posted on a site called The Truth Laid Bear…” That evening, I replied with full snark. But after thinking about […]

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Saturday Blog Radio

This morning’s required blog-radio listening: Bill at INDC reports that Dean Esmay will be on Pundit Review Radio. The Northern Alliance has Saint Paul Mayor Randy Kelly (“the first major Democratic politician to break ranks and endorse George W. Bush for President.”), and representatives from Protest Warrior. The Northern Alliance show runs from noon to […]

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Blowups Happen

Powerline notes that the Kerry campaign seems a bit frayed at the edges: KERRY CAMPAIGN BLOWS UP AT FOX, THREATENS TO THROW FOX OFF THE PLANE, BACKS OFF: KERRY CAMP OBJECTS TO 4:00pm FOX NEWS SEGMENT: ALAN COLMES: “It’s not like he [Osama bin Laden] had a Kerry-Edwards bumper sticker in his cave.” NEIL CAVUTO: […]

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Swift Vets On Capitol Steps This Sunday

UPDATE: This rally has been cancelled; see here NavyChief at the SwiftVets forum has called “all hands on deck” for a demonstration on the Capitol Steps against Kerry this Sunday: Do you really want to defeat Kerry as President? Do you really feel deep down in your heart that this is the most important Presidential […]

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The Batman Effect

So there’s another Bin Laden tape out, the first in a long while. This could be seen as an attempt by Bin Laden to influence the election against Bush; his mocking comments towards the President certainly make it come off that way. But I don’t think it will work, because of a theory I’ll call […]

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Kerry’s Discharge: News Soon?

The rumbling is starting to reach a fever pitch that there will be news soon on Kerry’s mysterious discharge from military service. Powerline notes the following post by NavyChief on the Swift Vet’s forum: Okay, folks. We got it finally. We have the Former Secretary of the Navy who stated, “Yes, Kerry did receive an […]

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Wrong Seal? I’m afraid not

Megan McArdle posted the following at Instapundit: PHOTO FINISH: A reader emails the following: “If you review the pictures on the KSTP web site that has the ABC video everyone is using you can see a very clear picture of a seal with its number (#144322). The PDF document of the UN inspections available show […]

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Election Night Timeline

Edison Media research has posted a guide to covering Election Night, which includes the following handy listing of when polls close throughout the night and the corresponding electoral votes that will be decided at those times: 7:00 PM – 58 EVs 7:30 PM – 40 EVs 8:00 PM – 171 EVs 8:30 PM – 6 […]

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Explosivesgate Roundup: Day IV

Another day, another explosivesgate roundup! Let’s begin with the release of a single satellite image of the Al Qaaqaa facility by the Department of Defense, which shows two trucks parked outside some of the bunkers. GlobalSecurity.org cautions us, however, that the trucks do not appear to be parked directly in front of bunkers which were […]

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