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  • Happy Birthday, TONY SNOW!

    06/01/2014 4:32:49 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 21 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 6/1/2014 | loud mime
                        Tony Snow                      Born June 1, 1955 My, how our president's Press Secretaries have changed. Dana Perino: "Remembering Tony Snow's Life"Tony Snow Making Helen Thomas Look Like A Fool Tony Snow Plays The Blues I know a lot of Freepers like Tony and have stories about him. It's time to share?
  • The TRUTH about Kwanzaa

    12/22/2012 12:08:33 PM PST · by wesagain · 22 replies
    JewishWorldToday ^ | Dec 31, 1999 | Tony Snow
    BLACKS IN AMERICA have suffered an endless series of insults and degradations, the latest of which goes by the name of Kwanzaa. Ron Karenga (aka Dr. Maulana Ron Karenga) invented the seven-day feast (Dec. 26-Jan. 1) in 1966, branding it a black alternative to Christmas. The idea was to celebrate the end of what he considered the Christmas-season exploitation of African Americans. According to the official Kwanzaa Web site -- as opposed, say, to the Hallmark Cards Kwanzaa site -- the celebration was designed to foster "conditions that would enhance the revolutionary social change for the masses of Black Americans"...
  • Remembering Tony Snow

    07/12/2012 4:30:04 PM PDT · by Dacula · 38 replies
    Tony Snow passed away four years ago today. he was a great man who inspired others to do great things. Rest in Peace Tony, you are nor forgotten.
  • The Inside Story: Why a Ron Paul Disciple Left His Ranks

    David Bahnsen of Newport Beach, California is a Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley, and also serves on the Board of Advisers of the California Recovery Project with Dr. Arthur Laffer. Bahnsen has abandoned his earlier support of the Ron Paul crusade, and now describes himself as an "economically literate Republican." He is the author of "The Undiscerning and Dangerous Appreciation of Ron Paul." Bahnsen says "It is the ironic that Ron Paul's alleged praiseworthiness comes from his devotion to the Constitution, when in fact, he has emphatically rejected it." Bahnsen has many family and business connections with libertarians. His...
  • Remembering Tony Snow On His Birthday.

    06/01/2011 1:57:24 AM PDT · by saveliberty · 180 replies
    Our memories of a good man | June 1, 2011 | saveliberty
    Please join me in remembering Tony Snow and his family on his birthday. Happy Birthday, Tony! We miss you and keep your family in our hearts and prayers.

    12/12/2010 8:47:21 PM PST · by eastforker · 7 replies
    You go Tony, we will never forget you.
  • Remembering Tony Snow and his family on his birthday

    06/01/2010 3:50:04 AM PDT · by saveliberty · 213 replies · 1,537+ views
    Free Republic | June 1, 2010 | saveliberty
    Today is Tony Snow's birthday. We remember our friend and his family on his birthday. Happy Birthday, Tony! Please add a message for Tony's friends and family as we remember our friend on this day.
  • American Journalism and the Constitution (Tony Snow)

    12/11/2001 2:09:00 AM PST · by leadpenny · 37 replies · 3,757+ views
    Imprimus | December 2001 | Tony Snow
    American Journalism and the Constitution Tony Snow December 2001 Imprimis Tony Snow was born in Kentucky and raised in Cincinnati. He received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from Davidson College in 1977, and went on to study philosophy and economics at the University of Chicago. He began his journalism career in 1979 as an editorial writer for the North Carolina Greensboro Record, later becoming an editorial writer at The Virginian Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, editorial page director of The Daily Press in Newport News, deputy editorial page editor of The Detroit News, and editorial page director of The Washington Times. ...
  • Remembering the Great Tony Snow - Video 7/12/09

    07/12/2009 9:07:14 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 16 replies · 464+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 12, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a Fox News video dedicated to remembering the late Tony Snow, who passed away one year ago today. Snow was a longtime Fox News personality, and conservative commentator, and also served as White House Press Secretary for former President George W. Bush. Tony Snow set a standard in jounalism that showed him to be a man of integrity and honor. He was a gem, and is sorely missed. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • One Year that Tony Snow Has Beeen Gone (Vanity)

    07/12/2009 4:13:48 AM PDT · by Buddygirl · 91 replies · 1,953+ views
    self | July 12, 2009 | Self
    It has been one year since Tony Snow died. How I miss this man! Just wanted to put up a thread to remember a very good man who kept the press people on their toes in the White House. How I wish we could see another Tony Snow there!
  • Tony Snow Remembered

    07/10/2009 9:21:32 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 125 replies · 2,974+ views
    MediaBistro ^ | July 10, 2009 | Alissa Krinsky
    Sunday will mark one year since the death of Tony Snow from cancer. He battled the disease, which originated in his colon before spreading, for more than three years. Snow, a longtime commentator and journalist, anchored at Fox News Channel and later worked for a short time at CNN. In between his TV jobs, he served as White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush. This Sunday, TVNewser has learned, Fox News Channel will mark the anniversary of Snow's death with numerous mentions of him throughout the day, along with thoughts from Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W....
  • June 1, 2009: In Remembrance of Tony Snow on his birthday

    06/01/2009 12:17:01 AM PDT · by saveliberty · 213 replies · 2,676+ views
    June 1, 2009 | saveliberty
    June 1st is Tony Snow's birthday. Please take a moment to remember our friend and keep his family in your thoughts today.
  • Celebrities We Lost in 2008 (Fox: Russert & Crichton but no Snow!)

    12/11/2008 7:24:13 AM PST · by visualops · 28 replies · 1,471+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12-11-08 | Fox News
    No article, just pictures. Says "entertainment world" "celebrities" but lists Russert and Crichton, neither of whom are actors, but leaves off their own Tony Snow. We haven't forgotten you Tony.
  • Sending FR Christmas Wishes from Free Republic to Tony Snow's family and friends

    12/10/2008 10:25:01 AM PST · by saveliberty · 161 replies · 1,856+ views
    12/10/2008 | saveliberty
    We would like to take the opportunity to remember our friend, Tony Snow and to send Christmas wishes and prayers to his family and friends. Please post your messages here.
  • Tony Snow’s Last Testimony

    08/04/2008 5:45:52 AM PDT · by VRWCmember · 33 replies · 422+ views
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church Bulletin, Arlington TX | Unknown | Tony Snow
    Blessings arrive in unexpected packages, - in my case, cancer. Those of us with potentially fatal diseases - and there are millions in America today - find ourselves in the odd position of coping with our mortality while trying to fathom God's will. Although it would be the height of presumption to declare with confidence 'What It All Means,' Scripture provides powerful hints and consolations. The first is that we shouldn't spend too much time trying to answer the 'why' questions: Why me? Why must people suffer? Why can't someone else get sick? Why can't I answer such things? The...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 7-25-08

    07/25/2008 5:50:37 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 99 replies · 2,410+ views
    Today President Bush participated in a private fundraiser for Congressional candidate Aaron Schock in Peoria, Illinois. The family of Tony Snow traveled with the President today on board Air Force One. Press Secretary Dana Perino: The President invited them to come on a trip with him if they ever wanted to and the family decided that they would like to, so they're on board. They got a tour of the plane and they're up with the President now, and they'll be coming with -- just coming along for the ride, for the event. And hopefully we'll be able to show...
  • Tony Snow legacy to live on in Villages High School scholarship

    07/21/2008 5:44:04 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies · 178+ views
    The Villages Daily Sun ^ | 7-21-08 | Rachel Katz
    Tony Snow may be gone, but his legacy will live on in The Villages. The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation established a fund in his name to be awarded to graduates of The Villages High School. “The scholarship is just really heartwarming for us. What a wonderful way to commemorate someone’s life and what an example it represents,” said John Davis, a member of the foundation’s board of directors. An anonymous donor contributed $20,000 to the Tony Snow scholarship fund; all scholarships presented from these donations will be done in Snow’s name. The most important part of the scholarship is the significance...
  • A Gentleman and Conservative Warrior ... (Who was Tony Snow?)

    07/21/2008 4:34:09 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 7 replies · 190+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | July 12th, 2008 | Rachel Alexander
    Who was Tony Snow? His four profound contributions to conservatism. This past year has been a saddening one for many conservatives, who lost William F. Buckley, Jr. in February and then United States Senator Jesse Helms earlier this month, on Independence Day. The former was, in many respects, the founder of modern conservatism and its most articulate voice for over four decades. The latter was conservatives' most reliable leader in the United States Senate for just about as long, never afraid to fight the battles that needed to be fought to hold liberal initiatives at bay, including ending the Senate's...
  • Tony Snow: The Measuring Stick

    07/21/2008 1:04:27 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 5 replies · 239+ views
    Human Events ^ | 7/21/08 | D. R. Tucker
    It’s only been a week or so since Tony Snow’s passing, and I can still hear him speaking to me. Snow was an outstanding fill-in host for Rush Limbaugh a decade or so ago, and at times he seemed to be a superior host to “El Rushbo” himself. Snow explained and defended his conservative views with a clarity and skill that was as effective as it was entertaining. Like fellow Limbaugh fill-in Dr. Walter E. Williams, Snow made conservatism intellectually as well as emotionally appealing. I’m sure that he convinced some liberal listeners to reconsider their views. Cancer has not...
  • Tony Snow - Cancer's Unexpected Blessings

    07/20/2008 1:23:21 AM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 7 replies · 301+ views
    Snopes ^ | 7/19/08 | snopes
    Tony Snow, a conservative writer and commentator who cheerfully sparred with reporters in the White House briefing room during a stint as President Bush's press secretary, died July 12 of colon cancer. He was 53. The following was apparently written by Tony a couple of years ago. What a strong testimony to the faith of one person. Oh, that we all could be this strong. Blessings arrive in unexpected packages — in my case, cancer. Those of us with potentially fatal diseases — and there are millions in America today — find ourselves in the odd position of coping with...
  • Tony Snow: A Tribute -- by Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

    07/19/2008 5:45:14 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 84 replies · 1,197+ views ^ | 07.09.08
    Some people ask me, usually vehement liberal Americans, how I could count amongst my few real friends, an arch-Republican spokesman for the Bush administration. Well, Tony and I disagreed on most things political and came to robust verbal blows on the subject of climate change but that’s the charm of friendship. Life would indeed be a bore if all of your buddies agreed with everything you said and tap-danced to the same tired riff. I like to think that Tony was a professional journalist and political commentator first and White House spokesman second. He could, I rather think, have filled...
  • Tony Snow Brought the Aroma of Christ to Washington

    07/19/2008 10:43:03 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 106+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 7/17/08 | Dr. Tony Beam
    I have always loved the words of the chorus of Steve Green’s classic song Find Us Faithful. The chorus says, Oh may all who come behind us find us faithful. May the fire of our devotion light their way. May the footprints that we leave, lead them to believe. And the lives we live inspire them to obey. Oh, may all who come behind us find us faithful. Tony Snow left faithful footprints and a fire of devotion that obviously lit the way for many of his colleagues. I didn’t get word of Tony’s passing until almost 9:30am on Saturday...
  • Let It Snow

    07/19/2008 6:54:16 AM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 26 replies · 176+ views
    National Review Online ^ | July 18, 2008 | By Kathryn Jean Lopez
    (Washington, D.C.) — Tony Snow was remembered as “a man of uncommon decency and compassion” by President George W. Bush at his funeral Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of the Catholic University of America on a picture-perfect July Thursday morning this week. The president said it in tribute to Snow, his former press secretary, but he also set an underlying theme for the send-off for Tony: “Why so uncommon?” Call it “Tony’s challenge.” Say what you will about the president, he is a man of faith who speaks with an...
  • Disrespecting Tony

    07/19/2008 5:55:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 377+ views ^ | July 19, 2008 | Bill O'Reilly
    The recent death of Tony Snow brought sadness to millions of Americans who admired the man's public service and optimism about his country. But not everybody felt the need to honor him. Just hours after he died from cancer, the Associated Press released an obituary that has shocked some people and badly damaged the AP's image, at least in the conservative community. AP reporter Douglass Daniel began the article by listing some of Tony's accomplishments, but then suddenly veered into ideological territory, writing: "With a quick-from-the-lip repartee, broadcaster's good looks and a relentlessly bright outlook -- if not always a...
  • Homily for Funeral Mass of Tony Snow

    07/18/2008 7:17:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 28 replies · 333+ views
    ZNA ^ | 7/18/2007 | Father David O'Connell
    "The True Measure of a Man Lies in His Efforts to Please God" WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 18, 2008 ( Here is the homily preached Thursday by Father David O'Connell, president of Catholic University of America, at the funeral Mass for Tony Snow, held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.Snow, a Catholic journalist and former White House press secretary, died of colon cancer Saturday at age 53. Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington presided at the Mass.* * *Archbishop Wuerl, President and Mrs. Bush, Vice President and Mrs. Cheney, distinguished guests, Mrs. Snow,...
  • Does anyone have a link to Tony Snow's funeral?

    07/18/2008 6:51:38 AM PDT · by freedom4me · 17 replies · 204+ views
    7-18-08 | freedom4me
    I'd love to see the funeral service that was held for Tony Snow yesterday. Anyone have a link?
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush... (Photos and news) 07-17-08

    07/17/2008 5:53:22 PM PDT · by snugs · 55 replies · 335+ views
    Today the President and First Lady attended Tony Snow's funeral, the President made a wonderful speech about how special Tony was and I have chosen these words to be the quote of the day as the content does much in putting things into perspective. We may get tied up on the minutiae of life but Tony Snow showed where our priorities should be never compromising his beliefs but always bearing in mind what was important and treating the rest with good humour and a smile. After attending the funeral the President travelled to California to view some of the damaged...
  • President Bush Attends Funeral Service for Tony Snow (Text of the President's Eulogy)

    07/17/2008 12:26:52 PM PDT · by kristinn · 35 replies · 228+ views
    The White House ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2008 | President Bush
    For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary July 17, 2008 President Bush Attends Funeral Service for Tony Snow Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Washington, D.C. 10:16 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Archbishop Wuerl, Father O'Connell, Mr. Vice President, members of the Cabinet and my administration, members of Congress, distinguished guests; most importantly, the Snow family, Jill, Robbie, Kendall, Kristi and Jim, and other family members; former colleagues of Tony. Laura and I are privileged to join you today to pay our final respects to a cherished friend. Tony Snow was a man of uncommon decency and...
  • AP's Excuse for Not Mentioning V.P. Cheney at Snow Funeral: "A Lot of People Were There"

    07/17/2008 11:46:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 27 replies · 110+ views
    Thursday, July 17, 2008 | Kristinn
    While reading the Associated Press' story and updated versions about the funeral of former White House spokesman Tony Snow today, I noticed a curious ommission in their reports: the presence of Vice President Cheney at the funeral.The AP's Ben Feller wrote the article about Snow's funeral that has been transmitted around the country. He reported that President Bush spoke at the funeral and noted the presence of former Bush administration officials Karl Rove and Andy Card, but not Vice President Cheney.A phone call to the AP's Washington, D.C. bureau led to my being connected to reporter Terrence Hunt. Hunt excused...
  • Phelps Cult Hit Tony Snow Funeral

    07/17/2008 8:23:49 AM PDT · by paltz · 125 replies · 170+ views ^ | 7/17/08 |
    The toxic Fred Phelps brigade known as "God Hates Fags" invaded the Tony Snow Funeral in Washington, DC. Video
  • Funeral Mass for Tony Snow, Thursday, July 17, 2008 10am EST

    07/17/2008 4:50:17 AM PDT · by saveliberty · 493 replies · 1,288+ views
    Free Republic | July 17, 2008 | FreeRepublic
          Thursday, 17 July 2008 10:00 am - Funeral Mass - Great Upper Church Open to the Public Doors open at 8:00 a.m. (Will Need to Pass through Security Checkpoint Magnetometers) The Most Reverend Donald W. Wuerl Archbishop of Washington Presider Reverend David O’Connell, CM President of The Catholic University of America Celebrant & Homilist Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 400 Michigan Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20017 Metro: Red Line – Brookland/CUA In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Tony Snow: The President's Defender

    07/17/2008 4:26:03 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 5 replies · 108+ views
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 17 JULY 2008 | Dr. Paul Kengor
    Tony Snow: The President's DefenderBy Dr. Paul | 7/17/2008 The first time I encountered Tony Snow was through his columns for the Detroit News in the 1980s, when I was an undergraduate subscribing to a forgotten but quite good publication called Conservative Chronicle. His articles were like his later work for Fox News: a combination of reliable research and lively commentary, with the latter grounded in the former, making his arguments cogent and convincing. When you read Tony Snow’s op-ed pieces, you were engaged and learned something; you came away with the assurance that the case you just...
  • Rush is asking for help for Tony Snow's kids

    07/16/2008 8:36:11 PM PDT · by paulat · 92 replies · 270+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 7/16/08 | Rush Limbaugh
    I would hope that Fox, the govt., etc., provided benefits...but maybe not, if Rush has to ask. Rush wouldn't ask if he didn't have to.
  • Tony Snow Column Archives

    07/16/2008 8:32:38 PM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 5 replies · 162+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | Various | Tony Snow
    For all who may be interested in a link to a collection of Tony Snow's columns from January 8, 1999 to April 21, 2006: Tony Snow Archives
  • Rest in Peace, Tony Snow, The Comfort of the Lord to Your Family

    07/16/2008 5:13:20 PM PDT · by tcg · 8 replies · 132+ views
    Catholic online ^ | 7/17/08 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    He was dedicated to the domestic church of his family, loved the Lord and His Church and was committed to pursuing excellence in his chosen profession. To him, there was no conflict. All of this he saw as a part of his Baptismal vocation. A convert to the Catholic Christian faith, Tony Snow came into the full communion of the Catholic Church during his years in College. Among those who influenced him was the now well know “Evangelizer” of so many leaders at the intersection of faith and culture, my friend Fr. C. J. McCloskey III. His evangelistic and pastoral...
  • A Man Who Loved People, the Gritty Nature of Life and All of the Human Comedy

    07/15/2008 7:34:06 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 12 replies · 158+ views
    The Fox Forum ^ | July 12, 2008 | Juan Williams
    Tony Snow and I traveled parallel paths through Washington. We are a year apart in age –Tony is a year younger at 53 –and both loved politics and debate. Our love of debate may have been due to the fact that we both studied philosophy in college (Tony went to Davidson, I went to Haverford). And before joining FOX News we both spent time as editorial writers. ..... We got together when he came to Washington to be the editorial page editor of The Washington Times. I was working as a White House correspondent, editorial writer and columnist for The...
  • In Remembrance of Tony Snow

    07/15/2008 7:22:17 PM PDT · by Jo Nuvark · 21 replies · 135+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 7-15-08 | Arnaud de Borchgrave
    It was the best decision in my 62 years of professional life as a journalist. I was the Washington Times' editor in chief and looking for a new editorial page editor. Tony Snow was the first and last recommended name I interviewed. The year was 1987. ..... Tony was 32 years old. We had breakfast, lunch, and dinner the same day in a secluded beach location, away from...
  • Two Men of Character

    07/15/2008 5:34:07 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 4 replies · 109+ views ^ | July 15, 2008 | Cal Thomas
    Two Men of Character Cal Thomas Two longtime friends of mine died last week. One was the renowned cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Michael DeBakey. I first met him as a young reporter in Houston in the late '60s and we kept up over the years. He lobbied me to write about health issues and the importance of research. I occasionally asked him for medical advice, which he was always happy to give. A brilliant man with fingers so long he might have been a concert pianist, Dr. DeBakey invented many of the instruments now used in operating rooms and pioneered procedures...
  • Free Republic Posts by Tony Snow

    07/15/2008 4:27:28 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 90 replies · 942+ views
    Free Republic ^ | Many | Tony Snow
    Tony is going to be buried on Thursday. Bush will attend Tony Snow's funeral Thursday I am not sure that everyone on FR is aware of Tony Snow's membership and contribution to this wonderful forum. I am posting the link in the hopes that more people read his posts, and get a sense of what an incredible guy he was.;tab=comments His last post on Free Republic was May 29th, 2008. I know you are with God Tony. See ya.
  • Defender of the President and the Faith [remembering Tony Snow]

    07/15/2008 4:08:08 PM PDT · by rhema · 2 replies · 151+ views
    Political ^ | 7/15/08 | Paul Kengor
    The first time I encountered Tony Snow was through his columns for the Detroit News in the 1980s, when I was an undergraduate subscribing to a forgotten but quite good publication called Conservative Chronicle. His articles were like his later work for Fox News: a combination of reliable research and lively commentary, with the latter grounded in the former, making his arguments cogent and convincing. When you read Tony Snow’s op-ed pieces, you were engaged and learned something; you came away with the assurance that the case you just heard was rational and reasoned. He advanced his particular point and,...
  • YouTube's Disrespect For Tony Snow

    07/15/2008 3:02:46 PM PDT · by paltz · 6 replies · 72+ views ^ | 7/15/08 | K. Daniel Glover
    When media personality Tim Russert, once a top adviser to leading Democratic officeholders in New York, died of a heart attack in June, editors at YouTube rightly paid tribute to him by promoting videos that celebrated his work and life.They didn't extend the same courtesy to conservative journalist Tony Snow over the weekend. Instead, YouTube chose to mark Snow's passing by featuring a liberal rant that blamed Snow for "hundreds of thousands of deaths," including those of innocent children, because he briefly served as President Bush's spokesman.The video was one of two promoted in YouTube's news and politics section...
  • Infamous Kansas church: Tony Snow burns in hell

    07/15/2008 2:25:28 AM PDT · by Man50D · 47 replies · 185+ views ^ | July 15, 2008 | Joe Kovacs
    A Kansas church well-known for its protests at the funerals of fallen American soldiers plans to picket at this week's funeral of former Press Secretary Tony Snow, declaring that Snow is "a very bad monkey" who is "now burning in hell." "He had a platform, he was given some small talent by his Creator. He was an unfaithful steward, and is now residing in hell," says a schedule on the website of the Westboro Baptist Church. "Each opportunity he had to faithfully report what the servants at WBC had to tell this country/world, Tony Snow besmirched and vilified the words...
  • The Tony Snow International Appreciation Society

    07/15/2008 5:16:49 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies · 222+ views
    NRO - The Corner ^ | July 12, 2008 | Mark Steyn
    The Tony Snow International Appreciation Society [Mark Steyn] I was about to tell my own Tony Snow story when I realized it was the same as so many others - that of meeting the guy when you're an obscure peripheral fellow of no consequence and being amazed that he's familiar with your work and is gracious and affable and collegial and full of generous advice. So I thought instead, as an illustration of the range of his generosity, I'd pen a PS to this Corner post from six months ago about the great Australian wag Tim Blair being stricken by...
  • Vets Tribute to Tony Snow

    07/15/2008 5:13:40 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 3 replies · 202+ views
    NRO ^ | July, 13, 2008
    Vets Tribute to Tony Snow [Pete Hegseth] I never had the good fortune of meeting Tony Snow. Our organization—Vets for Freedom—however, was fortunate enough to cross paths with Mr. Snow during our early days. In December of 2005, while hosting his daily Fox News Radio program, Mr. Snow read an op-ed live on the air that was written from a returning soldier. The soldier, David Bellavia—now the VFF Vice Chairman—felt that his leadership in Washington was failing our efforts to win the war in Iraq. Mr. Snow would later write a follow up piece on this topic. Wade Zirkle, the...
  • Tony Snow, RIP (from a liberal)

    07/14/2008 10:40:45 PM PDT · by peggybac · 14 replies · 140+ views
    KC Star ^ | 7/13/08 | Aaron Barnhart
    The first time I spoke with Tony Snow, he was the newly-minted host of "Fox News Sunday," I was the newly-minted television critic of the Star, and KPHN afternoon host Mike Shanin was kind enough to invite me to stay for an additional segment so I could join in his weekly chat with Snow, who was phoning in from Washington. Tony stayed on the line for what strikes me now as an inordinately long time to be talking to an AM radio station in Kansas City. Only later did I learn that "Fox News Sunday" was (and might still be)...
  • Tony Snow, Requiescat In Pace

    07/14/2008 10:15:40 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 10 replies · 102+ views
    Raymond's Blog ^ | 7-14-08 | Raymond Arroyo
    Like many Americans I am mourning the passing of Tony Snow, the journalist and White House spokesman who lost his battle with colon cancer on Saturday. Tony and I had many friends in common and knew each other a bit. Years ago, before he joined Fox News, I met him in Washington and bumped into him occasionally on the road at functions and conferences. He was a class act and a passionate journalist. He was also a committed and practicing Catholic; though I hear little mention of it in the scant media remembrances. Over the last few weeks another Sunday...
  • Video: O’Reilly rips the LA Times over Tony Snow commenters

    07/14/2008 9:13:59 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 37 replies · 128+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 7/14/08 | Allahpundit
    Usually it bugs me when he knocks lefty bloggers for foul comments, just because if you have a site with any kind of traffic you’re bound to have a crank infestation to some degree. This time is different. For one thing, as chronicled by Patterico in excruciating detail this weekend, the LAT moderates all comments; everything that appears is apparently read and approved by an editor — or disapproved, in the case of Patterico himself chiming in to call the cretins over there dicks. Beyond that, it’s no secret per the sheer volume of death-wish crap after a prominent conservative...
  • Bush pays condolence call on Snow family

    07/14/2008 8:52:09 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 13 replies · 193+ views
    UPI ^ | 7-14-08
    U.S. President George Bush Monday paid a condolence call on the family of former White House spokesman Tony Snow, who died during the weekend. Bush, accompanied by first lady Laura Bush, went by motorcade to Snow's Virginia home shortly after a Rose Garden appearance during which he rescinded an executive order banning new offshore oil drilling. Snow died of colon cancer Saturday. He was 53. Bush said Sunday he was saddened by Snow's death. Snow served as White House press secretary from May 2006 to last September when he revealed his cancer had recurred. Before joining the administration he worked...
  • Tony Snow: An Integrated [Catholic] Life

    07/14/2008 7:37:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies · 245+ views ^ | 07-14-08 | Mary Kochan
    Tony Snow: An Integrated Life July 14th, 2008 by Mary Kochan The news that Tony Snow, a Catholic convert and national media figure, had lost his battle with colon cancer in the wee hours of Saturday morning was not a surprise, but it was still a sad disappointment. He is survived by his wife Jill and three children. God comfort them.Tony Snow always considered himself a very lucky man — even during his years of struggle with the same cancer that had taken his mother when he was 17.  His gratitude for his many blessings bubbled out of him like a...
  • Funeral for Tony Snow Open to Public

    07/14/2008 7:00:52 PM PDT · by kristinn · 85 replies · 317+ views
    Monday, July 14, 2008 | Kristinn
    The funeral service for former White House spokesman Tony Snow will be open to the public. The service will be held Thursday morning at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of Catholic University in Washington, D.C.The White House announced earlier today that President and Mrs. Bush would attend the service.Details as announced by the Shrine:Mass of Christian Burial for Tony Snow Thursday, 17 July 2008 10:00 am - Funeral Mass - Great Upper Church Open to the Public Doors open at 8:00 a.m. (Will Need to Pass through Security Checkpoint Magnetometers) The Most...