Daily Archives: June 20, 2006

Posturing

Untitled document I sincerely hope this is posturing on the part of some unnamed spokesmen. Supposedly, the administration is considering an attempt to shoot down any North Korean missile launch. If it works, it reveals our capabilities. If it doesn't. … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Well, I darn near missed this today, what with going to pay respects, but I remembered in time. My ongoing mission to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day led me to Physics Geek. And there … Continue reading

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Remembrance

Untitled document Remembrance of the fallen. Remembrance of the victims. This is a worthwhile project. H/T Howie's Moisture Farm Tweet

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Does This Guy Even Understand?

Untitled document How freaking silly he looks to everyone but the furthest of the furthest left wing at this point? And they are getting suspicious. John "Hey! This Is A Great Hat!" Kerry, who was for it before he was … Continue reading

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Senate “Immigration Reform” Flushed?

Untitled document Looks like it is. The House is suddenly developing a spine. "Our number one priority is to secure the border, and right now I haven't heard a lot of pressure to have a path to citizenship," said Speaker … Continue reading

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Got One

Untitled document Captain Ed has been following events in Iraq today while I was busy paying respects. It would appear that a big fish just got killed and possibly several others captured. UPDATE IV: Thanks to CQ reader Brendan F, … Continue reading

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For A Hero

Untitled document The first thing that hits you are the flags. Midwestern towns don't have suburbs. You'll be driving past corn fields, sometimes beans or wheat, then *click* just like that you are in a town. Today, the second you enter … Continue reading

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Confirmation

Untitled document US Military spokesman Major General William Caldwell confirmed that the two bodies found earlier appear to be those of the two missing soldiers. At a press conference in Baghdad, U.S. military spokesman Maj. Gen. William Caldwell confirmed that … Continue reading

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DDOS Update

Untitled document I haven't received any status report about the DDOS attack on my hosting company, but I am resuming it is still going on judging from the number of spam comments my site is still blocking. There were 69 … Continue reading

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No Real Surprise

Untitled document There are reports that the US has moved it's anti-missile system into operational mode in the face of North Korea's apparent intent to launch a multi-stage missile. I don't think that's really as big a deal as the … Continue reading

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It’s Rather Official

Untitled document CBS News has made the formal announcement that Dan Rather has left the network. To their credit, they did not shy away from the forged documents in their write-up on Rather's career, nor did they dwell on it. … Continue reading

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99% Of Lawyers

Untitled document Give the rest a bad name. A lawyer defending a 79-year old woman accused of shooting her ex-boyfriend, is complaining that his client's constitutional right to a trial by her peers is being violated. The potential jurors are … Continue reading

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Make Dinner Or Else

Untitled document A Chinese woman has been arrested for killing her husband. She had been forcing him to do her bidding around the house. At swordpoint. Police said Tang Xiaowan, 25, who has been practicing swordsmanship since she was young, … Continue reading

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Timelines And Realities

Untitled document In today's Washington Post there is a piece by Mowaffak al-Rubaie, who is Iraq's National Security Adviser. In it he lays out the plan that the Iraqi government and coalition forces are following. This, of course, completely negates … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s The Coverage

Untitled document The Washington Post has a story up about an upsurge in the number of Vietnam vets seeking help for PTSD. More than 30 years after their war ended, thousands of Vietnam veterans are seeking help for post-traumatic stress … Continue reading

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