Conventions

Jim Hoft (left, wearing glasses) pretends to be an Occupy sympathizer It's already pretty well established that Jim Hoft is the wingnutosphere's most brazenly dishonest blogger, which really is saying something, considering the competition. Read more...
July 5, 1980 - Campaign '80 A-Go-Go.
News of the day for July 5, 1980 - Campaign '80 in full swing. Carter back in Plains Georgia after whirlwind campaign stops in Los Angeles and Miami. Reagan declines NAACP invitation to speak. Shah of Iran taking turn for worse in Cairo hospital. Thailand receives first shipment in it's $400 million arms purchase. U.S pays for shipping. Cuban boat people are heading to Florida, fears this is Castro's Convict Dump. Detroit readies for the upcoming Republican Convention by hosting round-the-clock negotiations with striking garbage workers. 425,000 people cram the Mall in Washington D.C. to celebrate the 4th and John Williams makes his Boston Pops Fourth of July Debut, complete with Darth Vader. Read more...