Daily Archives: July 22, 2006

Mandatory Hit Piece

Untitled document The New York Times has become, if nothing else, predictable. If anything, anywhere at any time could be interpreted as a good thing for the Bush administration, the NYT will publish a hit piece. This time it is … Continue reading

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Hamas Folding?

Untitled document Ha'aretz is reporting that Hamas just may have blinked. Senior Fatah sources in Gaza said on Saturday Hamas is ready to accept a deal that involves freeing abducted soldier Gilad Shalit, a joint cease-fire and an end to … Continue reading

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This Is Too Funny

Untitled document A brand new, really spiffy, environmentally friendly bandwagon to jump on! Forget the buzz about Gore '08. This is even better. How about Gore  '08 v.2.0. Or vp.2.0, as it were. As in a modest proposal for Gore … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale

Untitled document Haim Watzman, writing in the Washington Post has a cautionary tale for Israel. Watzman served in the Israeli Defense Force in Lebanon during the first Israeli invasion in 1982. In fact he served several years there. One day, … Continue reading

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Echoes

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Israel Continues To Try To Minimize Casualties

Untitled document Unlike Hezbollah, Israel continues to try to minimize civilian casualties. They have issued warnings to a number of towns that military operations will be expanded to those areas. They have told civilians to get out. Hezbollah is required … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Today my mission to visit one member of the Fighting 101st each day led me over to Chaotic Synaptic Activity. Although not as frequently updated with posts as some blogs (who will remain, of course, nameless) there is … Continue reading

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This Ought To Be Amusing

Untitled document The Democratic party rules and bylaws committee has recommended wedging Nevada's caucus in between Iowa and the New Hampshire primary. And all hell ought to be breaking out any moment over the attempt to alter the formula. WASHINGTON … Continue reading

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What Will Happen

Untitled document There are a lot of differing opinions on how the whole situation in Lebanon will turn out. There are many negative opinions, many positive and/or hopeful ones. I thin Ha'aretz has published an interview that helps clarify the … Continue reading

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Update On Terrorist Arrested In Kenya

Untitled document A team from India has been dispatched to Kenya to bring back Abdul Karim Tunda, the wanted terrorist bomber arrested there yesterday. Kenya has expressed it's willingness to turn the man over to someone, but there appears to … Continue reading

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Spoke Too Soon

Untitled document I had hoped that there was a bit of a slowdown in the number of rockets being launched at Israel. That turned out to be optimistic. Ha'aretz is reporting that over 160 rockets have fallen on civilian targets … Continue reading

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Reaching

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Sign Of Impending Victory?

Untitled document Here's a stunner for the people who keep up the flood of negativity about Israel. The meme goes something like, "Israel can't win by force because….." insert whatever logic. Only the Palestinians appear to be folding in Gaza. … Continue reading

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Ode To An Old Flame

Untitled document Ah, the smooth sleekness. The classic beauty. That timeless sound you make. Ain't Zippo lighters neat? BRADFORD, Pa. – Derrick Stainton can't stop talking about his old flames. He's got more than 1,000 of them at home in Scotland. … Continue reading

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Perfect

Untitled document The RCP Blog has the absolutely perfect cartoon posted. It literally says it all. Tweet

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