Reports Indicate Fred Thompson Once Practiced Law

St. Louis, MO — The Washington Post is reporting that former U. S. Senator and presumed Republican candidate (nominee?) for President, Fred Thompson, may have practiced law during a period of his life when he was out of office, according to sources inside BlogsForFredThompson.com. The speculation is based on discoveries of Fred Thompson’s signature and…

Arlen Specter To Cancel Independent Judiciary

In an attempt to overturn Marbury v. Madison, Senator Arlen Specter, a far-left Republican, intends to bring up two Supreme Court justices on perjury charges. (source, StLCofCC) Arlen Specter is an ass. This, children, is why we don’t feed the liberals!

Al Qaeda’s Base is Iraq

The ultimate argument for winning the war in Iraq came down from W today. The Discerning Texan has done a superlative job of breaking it down for you, so I won’t even try. We will win this thing, damn it. And we won’t damage the republic or the Republican Party in the process.

Where’s All The Hurricanes?

Al Gore said this would be the worst year for hurricanes since hurricaning began, in 1952. Matt Margolis, who does great research, has the answer. The 2007 hurricane season may be less severe than forecast due to cooler-than-expected water temperatures in the tropical Atlantic, private forecaster WSI Corp said on Tuesday. Just not enough global…

Blast From the Past: Ward Churchill

Funny thing . . . last night, I was cruising around one of my favorite blogs, The Pirate Ballerina, to see how the battle of Ward Churchill was going. It turns out, reading Michelle Malkin, that CU’s decision to fire or retain the plagiarist, almost-American Indian renegade professor is due tonight. I’ll add links to…

First Gaffe of the Campaign?

If Hugh Hewitt is right, the distinction goes to Barack Obama for promising to meet the leaders of “Iran, Syria, Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea without precondition.” Huh. Didn’t Jimmy Carter promise something like that in 1976? Except then it was China, the Soviet Union, East Germany, and the Grand Dutchy of Fenwick. This gaff…

American Support For War Grows

The New York Times, believe it or not, has this story in its campaign blog: Poll: American Support for War Inches Up The story cites an NYT/CBS Poll that showed America support for war in Iraq rose to 41% in July from 35% in May. You will not see this story on the CBS Evening…

Is Al Qaeda Impotent?

Captain Ed raises an interesting point in response to al Qaeda’s declaration of war on North Africa Despite their general inability to prevail in Iraq, successfully detonate explosives in Britain, and do anything else in the US, AQ warned Muslims to stay away from their own government buildings on the south side of the Mediterranean…

Welcome Back!

You might have received an ugly error if you tried to view Hennessy’s View in the past week.  I switched hosting providers (I’m on GoDaddy), and I transfered the domain over to the new hoster.  Unfortunately, Yahoo!, the losing registrar, locked the DNS, leaving the site without a host file for a week. But now…

Thompson to Announce in September

****THIS IS HENNESSY’S VIEW’S 1000TH POST SINCE AUGUST, 2000**** As an act of courtesy to the politics-weary American public, Fred Thompson is likely to announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination for President in September, according to columnist-reporter Robert Novak. Thompson’s late entry may reverse a trend in recent years in which the next presidential…