Starter topic: Why did so many left-wing blogs, dependant on free speech themselves, want the government to force ABC not to air "Path to 9/11?" Ann Althouse's answer: "It's too late to decide to attack bin Laden, so let's attack this TV show."
Starter topic: Mark Tapscott thinks John McCain doesn't have a chance for the GOP nomination unless he renounces his campaign finance regulation bill:
If the Republican Party nominates Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, for president
in 2008 without his official apology for and repudiation of
McCain-Feingold, plus introduction of legislation to repeal that
monstrous outrage against the First Amendment, no conservative,
libertarian or honest liberal can support him for the White House.
I tend to agree. How about you?
UPDATE 12:19. Different topic: In case you've been trying to access one of the blogs on mu.nu, they've crashed but hope to be back later today.
UPDATE 12:58. Ace emailed me and says mu.nu is fixed.
In the news: Castro gives power to brother, Raul during period of poor health. Mel Gibson ABC series about Holocaust jeopardized by anti-Jewish comments. Myspace no longer top American internet site (Alexa ratings). Kos payola blogger Jerome Armstrong, defends himself. Conservative bloggers create fund-raising group called "Rightroots" to give money to preferred GOP candidates.
All too often all we get are the bad stories about this war on terror from our Mainstream Media. Not only that but we only hear about our allies when they are quitting their support for US led efforts to combat terror in the world and never when they are in support or do something to help the effort. So, I suppose it isn't beyond belief that we never heard this heartwarming story anywhere in the US Media.
For the last two years, Fran O'Brien's Steak house in Washington D.C. has treated our wounded servicemen from Walter Reed Army Medical Center to a steak dinner on Friday nights. But they recently lost their lease at the Hilton Hotel in D.C. leaving the Friday night dinners in doubt.
Enter the Italian Ambassador and his staff who, on May, 21st, conjured up a full Italian dinner for 27 of our wounded heroes. When Ambassador Gianni Castellaneta, and his wife, Lila, found out that O'Brien's had lost their lease, they decided to step in to substitute lasagna for steak. (See Stars and Stripes article Click here)