Monthly Archives: September 2006

Video Of Atta Surfaces

Untitled document A video of 9/11 ringleader Mohammed Atta has suddenly surfaced in the hands of the Times of London. There is suddenly a rush of this stuff flooding out just before the elections, isn't there? I’ve always hoped we … Continue reading

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Miss World

Untitled document An 18 year old young woman from the Czech Republic has been chosen as Miss World, 2006. WARSAW, Poland – Tatana Kucharova, an 18-year-old student from the Czech Republic, won the Miss World 2006 beauty contest on Saturday. … Continue reading

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New York Times Reveals Another Quagmire

Untitled document Donald Sensing has the details. Crap, now we have to figure out how to retroactively surrender. Note for the historically clueless and the ClueProof™ : Midway. Tweet

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Terrific Idea

Untitled document Flat Daddies. Life sized photos of soldiers from the waist up for families of deployed soldiers. The Maine National Guard is giving one of them to every soldier's family who asks for one. Other units around the country … Continue reading

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Internet Jihadis

Untitled document The New York Times has an article dealing with how al Qaeda is using the internet and the media to spread jihad. There are increasing numbers of young Islamists who are choosing not to pick up a rifle … Continue reading

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Wile E. Goes Looney

Untitled document We always suspected that the years of failure and people laughing at him would finally make Wile E. Coyote go mad. Little did we suspect how right we were. But a Pennsylvania man found out the hard way … Continue reading

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The Petrified Lady

Untitled document One day in 1933, Mabel Douglass went for a canoe trip on Lake Placid in New York's Adirondack Mountains. She never came back from that excursion. She simply disappeared. Thirty years later, however, some divers found her in … Continue reading

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Baghdad Under Tight Curfew

Untitled document Omar at Iraq the Model says things have begun to calm down under the extremely tight curfew imposed on Baghdad. All residents have been ordered to stay in their homes until Sunday. It is not clear why the … Continue reading

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Iron Outlaw Update

Untitled document Back at the beginning of August I linked to a story about the Australian government providing funds to promote tourism centered around Ned Kelly and his gang of outlaws. Kelly and his gang made a last stand against … Continue reading

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More Detail From Zawahri Tape

Untitled document More detail is coming out about what Zawahri said on his latest Kos video diary. CNN has a more thorough translation up today. On the tape, al-Zawahiri calls the leader of the Roman Catholic Church an "impostor" whose … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Port Security Bill

Untitled document The final bill passed before Congress adjourned for the election season is a bill to improve security at the nation's seaports. The House passed their version of the bill and the Senate confirmed by voice vote, sending the … Continue reading

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Kean Leads Menendez

Untitled document In what is very, very bad news for the Democrats, Tom Kean, Jr. is leading Robert Menendez in the New Jersey Senate race. While polls are always to be taken with a grain of salt the size of … Continue reading

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New Pictures From Mars

Untitled document NASA is extremely happy with images being sent back from the low-flying Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) using a new high resolution imaging system. The first picture is absolutely amazing. The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera flying aboard … Continue reading

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Indian Police Blame Train Bombings On Pakistan

Untitled document Police in Mumbai, India say they have proof that Pakistan intelligence service ISI was behind the bombing of commuter trains in Mumbai on July 11. They have 15 people in custody. Pakistan heatedly denied the allegations and demanded … Continue reading

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“Fence Only” Immigration Bill Passes 80-19

Untitled document The Senate bill to build 700 mile for fence passed the Senate by an overwhelming majority of 80-19. 26 Democrats joined with 54 Republicans to approve the measure. The president has indicated that he will sign the bill. … Continue reading

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