Monthly Archives: November 2006

Devil’s Cross

The A-10 Warthog (nicknamed the "devil's cross" by people it was coming after) has just received a major upgrade that should extend the operational life of the venerable ground attack aircraft until the 2020s or beyond. Even though the A-10 … Continue reading

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Evil Land Seals Invade England!

Oh sure, people just keep calling the authorities on us here at Blue Crab Boulevard. The visits from the health department folks are becoming tedious, even if they are showing us those stylish white sport coats. We have been warning … Continue reading

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Countdown In Fiji? Or Not?

It appears increasingly likely that a coup will occur in Fiji. The military has given a deadline for the government to meet demands. The government has apparently declined to do any more concessions than they already have. FIJI'S capital Suva … Continue reading

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Dirty War In Oaxaca

Mark in Mexico is reporting a series of attacks and kidnappings in the Mexican city of Oaxaca. This really sounds very, very bad indeed. There are all the signs of a secret "dirty war" being conducted back and forth between … Continue reading

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AP Refuses To Correct Or Retract

Curt over at Flopping Aces has been an absolute bulldog on this phony police captain that the AP has quoted repeatedly. Despite the Iraqi government itself telling the world that this captain does not work for the police and has … Continue reading

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Cheap In America, Part Two

John Stossel wrote an article talking about a certain former president named Carter and some celebrity type folks who think America is cheap because the government gave away only $20 billion in aid last year. Of course, Americans gave away $260 … Continue reading

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Smoking Gun

US and coalition forces in Iraq have captured weapons bearing Iranian markings and with manufacture dates in 2006. These are not weapons that have found their way onto the international arms market. These had to have come directly from Iran. There … Continue reading

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No Nudes Is Good Nudes

A small village in Western Canada has had it up to here, so to speak, with what are reported to be truly world class potholes in their main road. So they have taken matters into their own hands, so to … Continue reading

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AP Caught?

The New York Times has picked up the story of the "police captain" that the AP quotes rather often, who appears to be a fake (the information appears in the Lede, one of the Times' blogs). The Iraqi government has … Continue reading

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Christmas Time In Hell

A British home improvement store has a red face just in time for Christmas. It seems they played a jolly little Christmas carol over the store's PA system. The song upset the kids. Christmas Time In Hell by Satan and … Continue reading

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Toss In A Shamu Snack

Shamu, the star orca who made Seaworld what it is today, has decided that he is not going to work for mackerel anymore. No, he's decided that a raise in the minimum wage is in order. From now on, he … Continue reading

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A New Age Dawns

The CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, has warned Republicans – pointedly – that they had better learn to use the internet effectively before the 2008 campaigns begin. If they do not, they will have a tough, uphill battle. MIAMI (Reuters) … Continue reading

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The Fix Appears To Be In

The left wing here in the US has charged many times that some elections were rigged, that Gore and Kerry was robbed, etc., etc. But all that talk finally quieted down after the Democrats won the elections. It would be … Continue reading

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Mahmoud’s Missive

Investors Business Daily takes a look at the letter our pal Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent to all us "noble Americans". They aren't real impressed with the rhetoric, especially in light of a video that is circulating at the moment, as well … Continue reading

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Operating Presumption

"My operating presumption is that this is either a problem or a potential problem in every single one of our missions." Those are the words of the UN's assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Jane Holl Lute. The problem she is describing is … Continue reading

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