Daily Archives: September 6, 2006

Have You Noticed?

Untitled document I think this is both interesting and revealing. Back when Fahrenheit 911 was the talk of the blogosphere, all the criticism I read was about its accuracy. There were quite a lot of bloggers that were tearing it … Continue reading

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Blair Dealing With Mutiny

Untitled document Tony Blair is facing down what appears to be a coordinated political attack against him organized and driven from certain members of his own party. The British PM met today in what appears to have been a pretty … Continue reading

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Kos, Barrett and Jones: Official Spokesmen For Iran

Untitled document Official spokesman for Iran uses literally word for word repetition of things written daily by the folks at Daily Kos and by 9/11 denialists such as Kevin Barrett and Stephen Jones. Word for word. God, that must make … Continue reading

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Of Course You Know This Means War

Untitled document The invaders must be repelled at once. No quarter. Rally 'round the flag, boys. They shall not have this territory. The Dungeness crab must be repulsed. There's a new face appearing on Atlantic Ocean "most wanted" posters: the … Continue reading

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Trouble At Arizona High School

Untitled document Six armed people are reported to be holed up inside an Arizona high school located on Navajo tribal land in Ganado, Arizona. One man with a gun and five females with knives is all the AP story has … Continue reading

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Grade Inflation

Untitled document Now the Daily Mail is inflating the 9/11 conspiracy theorists into "leading scientists". Gee, I need to get them to do a write-up on Blue Crab Boulevard. Then I'd be a leading blogger! The 9/11 terrorist attack on America … Continue reading

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Bush Acknowledges Holding Terror Suspects In Secret

Untitled document The press report calls it acknowledging "secret prisons", I'm waiting to read the exact words Bush used in the speech. This is the first time the administration has acknowledged anything of the sort, so I imagine that this will … Continue reading

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The Goats Made Me Do It

Untitled document Or rather the lack of goats. A Swiss man was caught speeding by police in Eastern Ontario Province, Canada. When the officer pulled him over, he explained that he was driving 161 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone because there … Continue reading

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AMLO Losing Support

Untitled document Up until now, leftist loser Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador  has enjoyed a pretty easy time of it in the world press. They have downplayed his more hysterical rants and kept his lost cause in the public eye with … Continue reading

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An Essay On Forced Conversions

Untitled document The Anchoress has an essay posted on forced conversions and provides some very interesting things to think about. The demand to “convert or die” is not a thinking demand, it is not born of reason. It is culled … Continue reading

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An Interesting Look At A Mini-Fad

Untitled document I hadn't commented on this item when it turned up a couple of weeks ago. It resurfaced just a few days ago and actually provides a bit of insight into fads, I think. The town of Brattleboro, Vermont … Continue reading

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Shuttle Launch Postponed Due To Fuel Cell Problem

Untitled document An erratic reading on a fuel cell has forced NASA to push back a launch attempt by at least a day while they investigate the problem. The fueling of the external tank had yet to start when one … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

Untitled document Iran has suddenly announced that talks with the EU over the Iranian nuclear program have been "postponed". The talks were regarded as the last ditch effort to head off sanctions. The announcement was, of course, a surprise to … Continue reading

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There He Goes Again

Untitled document Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, is certainly consistent in one respect. He is again calling for the West, and the US in particular, to either submit or die. In this, he is echoing the latest propaganda tape … Continue reading

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ABC In The Middle

Untitled document It has been kind of instructive watching the kerfluffle over the ABC miniseries The Path to 9/11 develop over the past few days. It seems that several darlings of the left are quite exercised over the whole thing … Continue reading

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