Archive for November, 2008

Giving Thanks for the Watchers of Weasels

Tweet The Watchers Counsel has spoken. Thanksgiving has passed and the Christmas shopping season is fully underway. Meanwhile the quest to find the best articles for the week that was continues. Please enjoy this week’s winning entries and congratulations to all that participated. Winning Council Submissions First place with 2 2/3 points! – The Colossus […]

Thanksgiving Watch

Tweet The Watchers Council wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!! Please enjoy this weeks submissions: Council Submissions Mere Rhetoric – Obama’s Top NSA And CIA Picks: Harsh On Israel, Sympathetic To Iran And Hezbollah Soccer Dad – Well, duh The Colossus of Rhodey – Culture of Whine (a rant) The Glittering Eye – Official History Joshuapundit […]

Education Blues

Tweet This weeks two winning entries span both sides of the latest Presidential election. On the pre-election side political science professor Paul Kengor discusses the impact that academia had on the youth vote that turned out overwhelmingly for Barack Obama. Noting how we won the cold war yet lost the war on campus as left […]

Exposure: When Democracy Does Not Count

Tweet This weeks submissions come at a time when Democracy is under attack from the usual suspects in the activist community. Gays across the nation have been protesting in angry, sometimes violent, hate filled demonstrations over their displeasure with the Prop 8 Constitutional amendment banning gay marriages. Advocates in favor of redefining marriage have shunned […]

Winners: New Strategies for New Times

Tweet This weeks winners are in and it is clear that the overriding topics were concerned with the failure of the GOP and the new challenges we face going forward under an Obama administration. Both winning entries discussed what must be done to rebuild the GOP going forward. This was echoed by many other posts. […]

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Tweet Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Don’t want to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strain) Ch-ch-Changes Just gonna have to be a different man Time may change me But I can’t trace time Oh yes, welcome to the first post-election week Watcher of Weasels event. In 1971 David Bowie […]

The Watchers Council Announces Two New Members

Tweet After a long and arduous selection process we are proud to announce two new members to the Watcher of Weasels Council. Please join me in welcoming Mere Rhetoric and The Provocateur as our newest members. We have spent a couple of months revamping the site and looking for writers that will bring the most […]

Post Election Winners – The Era of Change Has Begun

Tweet The election of Barack Obama is hardly over and the weasels are already coming out of the closet. The GOP may be the first casualty of the election but it was already on life support before John McCain pretended to be its one last hope. Sadly, the old stalwarts in the GOP leadership are […]

Submissions in a Time of Change

Tweet Eight years ago Republican governor George W. Bush was elected to replace Democratic President Bill Clinton. The expectations were high as Republicans enjoyed a House majority and would soon follow that up with a majority in Senate; a comfortable position that was defended until both houses of Congress were turned over to the Democrats […]