Monthly Archives: July 2006

Taking Out The Trash

Untitled document Updating a story first posted on here, the former 80's icon, Boy George will be picking up trash from the streets during August to fulfill his court-ordered community service. The one-time Culture Club singer will be issued a … Continue reading

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Got Change For A Three Dollar Bill?

Untitled document A fairly large number of early American banknote printing plates are going up for auction. Once issued by private banks, the banknotes became obsolete overnight when the Federal government began printing it's own in 1866 and imposed a … Continue reading

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Down Mexico Way

Untitled document Supporters of the loser in Mexico's presidential election are choking the capitol city of that country in an attempt to influence the court that has to certify the election. They are setting up camps right in the middle … Continue reading

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Cautionary Note

Untitled document Henry Kissinger in today's Washington Post reminds the world that there is still an issue that must be dealt with. Iran. Heretofore the Six have been vague about their response to an Iranian refusal to negotiate, except for … Continue reading

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Insanity

Untitled document Captain's Quarter's points to a truly frightening development in the uproar over Mel Gibson's drunken rant. The head of the Jewish Anti-Defamation League wants a criminal probe opened into Gibson's speech. However, some people just cannot abide the … Continue reading

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All Joe All Week

Untitled document The media is spewing forth a vast amount of ink  – or pixels – on the primary in Connecticut. I suppose that's only to be expected when it's down to the last week of campaigning. But I really … Continue reading

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The Dead As Props

Untitled document If you want to see what staged photographs look like, look no further than Qana. In a truly sickening display of blatant propaganda, Hezbollah has manipulated photos and photographers using dead children as props for their photo ops. … Continue reading

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Retreating

Untitled document Sebastian Mallaby, a Washington Post writer I have taken exception to before, has a column in Monday's WaPo. Ah, the parade of tired out clichés is quite enormous – and revealing: The first lesson is that allies do … Continue reading

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IAF Suspends Operations For 48 Hours

Untitled document The Israeli Air Force has announced it will cease operations over Lebanon for 48 hours or until a complete inquiry into the Qana incident is finished. They reserve the right to act if they determine attacks are about … Continue reading

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The Blue Crab As Terror Fighter!

Untitled document CS Scott at Security Watchtower passed this one along. A new nanosensor has been developed with the help of the humble blue crab! A substance found in crab shells called chitosan has very useful properties. For example, it has … Continue reading

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A Slam (De)Bunk

Untitled document Gateway Pundit takes down that recurring meme the press keeps puking up about how Iraq is Vietnam all over again. The only resemblance is the media's alliance with the far left to paint positive developments as outright defeat. … Continue reading

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A Bat Upside The Head

Untitled document Last night, the battle of Pool Harbor turned strange. The family went over to have dinner with our future daughter-in-law's family. It's been miserably hot here, so they had cooked everything outside so as to not further stress … Continue reading

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Isn’t This Odd?

Untitled document A few points to ponder: Item: The village in Lebanon where civilian deaths occurred – many of them children – is the exact same village that forced a world outcry in 1996 and caused Israel to agree to a … Continue reading

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War Once Removed

Untitled document Mark Steyn has a sobering opinion piece in the Chicago Sun-Times that should be required reading. He starts out tearing apart a commenter who threw the "chickenhawk" nonsense that the left is so fond of these days at … Continue reading

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Axis Of Egos

Untitled document If one is paying attention to many things that are going on in the world all at the same time, certain patterns begin to emerge. Train bombings in Mumbai, war in Gaza, war in Lebanon, missile tests in … Continue reading

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