Daily Archives: July 14, 2006

Rumors Redux

Untitled document Val Prieto at Babalu Blog has been trying to run down the rumors about Fidel Castro being dead. Still no luck, but a lot of odd things going on right now: We're going on day four of the … Continue reading

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Bush And Putin

Untitled document An article in the Washington Post shows the fundamental problem President Bush cannot get past. Literally nothing he tried to do will be favorably reported in the media. After being criticized for being too confrontational, he tries an … Continue reading

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Tolerance For Me, But Not For Thee

Untitled document I think that's the message the Mufti of Australia is trying to send. Either that or, "We are a tolerant religion; if you're a Muslim we tolerate you. Everyone else just pound sand." You decide. THE nation's Islamic … Continue reading

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Tell Me Again Why A Fence Is A Bad Idea

Untitled document Last I knew it was pretty much impossible to bribe a fence. Unfortunately, that is not the case with the agents we have guarding our borders, it seems. SAN DIEGO — Federal law enforcement officials are investigating a … Continue reading

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Iraqi Peacekeepers In Britain

Untitled document A crack unit of Iraqis has been deployed to Britain to ensure the safety and security of the British people in these troubled times. The government feels it is necessary to overawe those who would do us harm. … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Today, my ongoing mission to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day led me over to PostWatch. The Postwatcher keeps an eye on more than just the Washington Post. Today there's a pretty handy takedown of … Continue reading

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Burning Resources

Untitled document And in another display of exactly what is wrong with the netroots going after Joe Lieberman, the amount of money that is being burned up in fending off Lamont's challenge is phenomenal. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. … Continue reading

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Talk About Your Illegal Aliens

Untitled document This weekend, a conference in Denver will hold panel discussions about the ultimate illegal aliens. As in aliens. As in UFO. BOULDER, Colorado — The 37th annual Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) symposium is being held July 14-16 in … Continue reading

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Terror In The Streets

Untitled document People going about their everyday business. Just doing what the normally do. Riding a bike, vacuuming out a car then, out of nowhere, shots ring out, a person lies wounded or dying or dead. In a city where there … Continue reading

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New York Times Receives Envelope Containing White Powder

Untitled document The New York Times received an envelope containing white powder. Emergency crews have responded. NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Times said on Friday it had received in its mailroom an envelope containing white powder, raising fears … Continue reading

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Israeli Ship Hit By Missile – No Injuries

Untitled document Israeli aircraft destroyed the house of the leader of Hezbollah. Nasrallah survived, however. Shortly thereafter, Hezbollah managed to hit an Israeli missile ship off the coast of Lebanon, there are no reported injuries and the amount of damage is not … Continue reading

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First They Came For Joe

Untitled document Hillary Clinton will be challenged in a primary by a stridently anti-war candidate. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is now facing an all but certain Democratic primary from a poorly funded anti-war candidate who yesterday blamed her for the … Continue reading

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Watermelons In Space!

Untitled document The inflatable experimental spacecraft Genesis 1 has successfully sent pictures back to ground controllers and all systems appear to be operating better than anticipated. (Earlier post here). Genesis I sent back several photos Thursday taken by its dozen … Continue reading

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The Twisted Logic Of Terror

Untitled document The New York Times has an article up about Lebanon, Hezbollah and the logic the terror groups use. It's frankly a pretty bleak picture. “It is strange that one man representing a faction of the Shia, Hassan Nasrallah, … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This One

Untitled document Funniest take on the whole Plame/Wilson lawsuit is Alexandra von Maltzan's photoshop over at All Things Beautiful. Don't miss it – it's a hoot. Tweet

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