Daily Archives: June 16, 2006

Intrepid Intrique

Untitled document Many people of my generation remember the USS Intrepid as the aircraft carrier that was used to recover a lot of the Mercury and Gemini space missions. Those who live in or have visited New York City know … Continue reading

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McKinney Will Not Face Charges

Untitled document Cynthia McKinney will not be charged for assaulting a Capitol police officer. Sorry, I think that's wrong. If it had been an average shmoe off the street they would have already been in court. WASHINGTON (AP) – A … Continue reading

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Gathering Storm

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Murtha In Trouble With Constituents?

Untitled document Gateway Pundit has a very interesting roundup of things that may well mean that Murtha's challenger, Diana Irey may have more of a chance than some people realize to unseat Murtha. Long time readers know I have been … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be In Philadelphia

Untitled document Which are the words W.C. Fields supposedly suggested for his own tombstone. Well, oddly enough, from the Philadelphia Inquirer comes another story about Dan Rather's imminent departure from CBS. Rather, 74, whose contract runs until late November, is working out … Continue reading

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Preliminary Report On Haditha Completed

Untitled document The preliminary report on whether or not proper reporting procedures were followed has been completed by Army Major General Eldon A. Bargewell. The report has been sent to Lt. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the second-ranking commander in Iraq. Chiarelli now … Continue reading

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Important Warning For PayPal Users

Untitled document Mac World is reporting a major, major security problem with PayPal. Fraudsters are exploiting the flaw to harvest personal details, including PayPal logins,     Social Security numbers and credit card details, according to staff at Netcraft Ltd., an Internet … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Continuing my long journey (it keeps getting longer, too) to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day, today I went over to Bit's Blog. It seems that Bithead follows a lot of the same stories that … Continue reading

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Untitled document Here's a quiz for you to see where you fall on the political spectrum. I score as a libertarian. Do check out the statistics, by the way. They are interesting. H/T Hugh Hewitt Tweet

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Bomb Scare In Police Station

Untitled document Some extremely scary moments inside the police station in Iizuka city in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. Police suddenly noticed a package inside the station. The box was wrapped in newspaper and there were no labels on it indicating it … Continue reading

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Rasmussen Show’s Lamont Gaining

Untitled document Well, except it was only a sample of 218 people and there's a huge margin of error. As I have said many times, I am not a big fan of polls or polling in general, but I generally … Continue reading

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Speaking Of Mars

Untitled document Exclusive, shocking new picture from the Mars rover Spirit. (Courtesy http://www.streetsigngenerator.com/ Many thanks to Shawn over at Joab's Blog Empire for the tip._  Tweet

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Coming Soon To A McDonald’s Near You

Untitled document The new taste sensation: The McMoby burger. A restaurant in Japan is serving whale burgers, whale cutlet sandwiches and whale hot dogs. Demand is quite high. The sandwich, which features fried whale meat nestled in a bun with … Continue reading

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House Votes To Support Troops

Untitled document The vote was 256-153. In a 256-153 vote, the GOP-led House approved a nonbinding resolution that praises U.S. troops, labels the Iraq war part of the larger global fight against terrorism and says an "arbitrary date for the … Continue reading

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Chavez Chic

Untitled document Fausta has a post up about the new darling of the self-loathing far left fringe, Hugo Chavez. Coming soon to a "peace" rally near you, Chavez T-shirts instead of ones featuring the image of the murderous Che. While … Continue reading

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