Daily Archives: May 6, 2006

Maybe Not A Good Hero

Untitled document The more left part of the blogosphere made a very big deal about Ray McGovern and his heckling of Donald Rumsfeld. I asked at the time whether he was really someone they wanted to embrace given his notably … Continue reading

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United 93

Untitled document There was a bunch of smug pooh-poohing on Monday saying that United 93 was not "living up to it's hype" at the box office. It turned a profit on May 3rd according to Box Office Mojo and as … Continue reading

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Heroes

Untitled document Cheerfully stolen from GM's Corner (I will bet he won't mind one little bit, either). Turn the volume up and click the link to see one of the best slideshows I have ever seen. This is powerful. And … Continue reading

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Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Continuing my project to visit at least one member of the 101st Fighting Keyboardists per day, today I visited GM's Corner. He has a great post up on the term "reality based" and similar words and phrases used … Continue reading

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Capitol Police Discipline Watch Commander

Untitled document The Capitol Police announced it has taken "significant" disciplinary action against the Watch Commander on duty when Representative Patrick Kennedy had his automobile accident. Others may be disciplined as well. McGaffin said the incident was improperly delayed due … Continue reading

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Not All See Media’s Defense Of Zarqawi As Good Strategy

Untitled document Yesterday CNN, today the New York Times. Rushing to defend the good name of a terrorist killer who saws the heads off bound victims. An effort by the American military to discredit the terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi … Continue reading

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Call For Terror

Untitled document Spiegel is reporting that an online magazine run by an Islamic terror group is calling for freelance hits against journalists and newspapers that printed any of the Mohammed cartoons. The magazine published lists of newspapers that published the … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Untitled document There's an interesting opinion piece in the Asia Times Online from Kaveh L. Afrasiabi that helps explain some of the internal political conflicts going on inside Iran. He argues that Iran has two choices, either go back to … Continue reading

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Digging Up History

Untitled document Archaeologists are racing the clock to finish excavating the ruins of a Roman city lying under a construction site in Paris. Roads, houses and baths have been found where the town of Lutetia once stood. Remnants of private … Continue reading

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Photo Op “Recovery”

Untitled document Dan over at Riehl World View reviews Patrick Kennedy's performance at the press conference yesterday. He's not real impressed. Tweet

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Now Let’s Not Lose Our Heads

Untitled document Some commenters here have said Colbert was "brave" to have said the things he said during his performance last week. Of course, Colbert knew he'd suffer no consequences for his unfunny routine, so it wasn't at all brave. … Continue reading

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Just Call Me Your Lordship

Untitled document Police may have discovered the real identity of the man they have been holding in jail for the past year. Arrested while trying to cross the channel into France, the man's identity papers showed the name Christopher Buckingham. … Continue reading

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