Daily Archives: January 23, 2007

Clear Signals

Untitled document Directly related to the earlier post about the situation in Lebanon comes this article from Ynet: "Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad… assured that the United States and the Zionist regime of Israel will soon come to the end of … Continue reading

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Making Mountains

Untitled document Wow. Talk about turning molehills into mountains. The Wall Street Journal's Political Wire has really jumped the shark on this one. Writer Yochi J. Dreazen has decided that President Bush took an outright Joe McCarthy-like slap at the … Continue reading

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Situation In Lebanon Deteriorates

Untitled document Although the latest update on From Beirut to the Beltway indicates that Hezbollah called off their "intifada" for today at least, three people have died and outright rioting in the streets has become the norm. Hezbollah is, indeed, … Continue reading

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It Was Just A Matter Of Time

Untitled document Ever since Australia surrendered to the dark forces of the Animal Uprising™, it really has only been a matter of time until the animal warlords began directing their troops elsewhere. So it really comes as no surprise that … Continue reading

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Tales Of The Zombie Parakeet

Untitled document Oh, sure. This glowing report from the Associated Press makes this guy and his bird sound cute and harmless. But we here at Blue Crab Boulevard know the truth about the Animal Uprising™ and their evil Zombie Animal Program® … Continue reading

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Hillary! Says Bill Will Be An Asset

Untitled document But she intends to be the one making the decisions. That's what she told ABC this morning in an interview. WASHINGTON – If elected president, Hillary Rodham Clinton says her spouse and former Oval Office occupant will be … Continue reading

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Petraeus Confident

Untitled document Lt. General David Petraeus admitted that the situation in Iraq is grim but he also expressed confidence that the mission can be accomplished. He also was very frank with the Senators and told them that he did not … Continue reading

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All Hail Marx And Lenin

Untitled document A team of British and Canadians made a trip to the so-called Point of Inaccessibility (POI) in Antarctica on foot recently. This point (which obviously isn't really inaccessible since they got there) is called that because it is … Continue reading

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Some Positive Signs

Untitled document Jack Kelly, via Real Clear Politics, points out several positive signs that the so-called surge in troops in Iraq is already producing some results. This despite the fact that the surge really hasn't begun. Still, there are at least … Continue reading

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Selling Short

Untitled document Mohammed Fadhil one of the two bothers who blog at Iraq the Model has an op-ed in today's Opinion Journal that again begs America not to abandon the Iraqi people. He describes what he sees as impossible conditions … Continue reading

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The Luckiest Man In Australia

Untitled document Although shark attacks really aren't all that common worldwide, when one occurs it is big news. Actually, that is probably why they are big news, actually. Even fewer shark attacks actually end in a fatality. The exception to … Continue reading

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Parrot Pirates Pinched

Untitled document In a gross miscarriage of justice, a Kazakh man has been arrested at the border with Uzbekistan. The poor man and his Audi had been carjacked by a brigade of parrot pirates from the Animal Uprising™ and forced … Continue reading

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Amateur Archaeologist Discovers Ironworks

Untitled document An amateur archaeologist from Virginia has discovered what is thought to be the oldest iron smelting furnace in America. The man found it after heavy rains had caused erosion along the banks of the creek. The ruins of … Continue reading

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Lebanon Under Siege From Within

Untitled document Hezbollah has stepped up its campaign against the Lebanese government and has shut down Beirut and surrounding areas using barricades and armed men. They are calling it a general strike. It is more than that. It is a … Continue reading

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Buying The Presidency

Untitled document Federal election officials are calling Hillary Clinton's decision to forgo all Federal funds in both the primaries and the general election, should she win the nomination, a likely fatal blow to the public financing system. Clinton may not … Continue reading

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