Tim Blair homes in on what I always felt was the weakest link in
the Red Cross Ambulance story. As I’ve said, it is hard to draw
absolute conclusions from images taken a thousand miles away. But
the reporting was either terribly done, or that is the real place
One might think that with an American media so attuned to
listening to what our friends, allies and even enemies in the
International community have to say, we’d see more than
a handful of Google News references to a recent exchange
between a radio show caller and the Australian Prime
We only ever hear one side of the Big oil story from the MSM.
Blog friend Pundita has an interesting post dealing with another
side of the equation.
The production and export of petroleum in Chad are overseen by
the Exxon Mobil-led consortium. Under the mechanism, Exxon Mobil …
In a revealing, though inadequate bit of analysis,
R J Eskow at the Huffington Post writes:
IF (Eskow’s quaint abbreviation for the Islamic Fascism he
argues doesn’t exist) is a propaganda creation in the classic
sense of the term. Anyone with a grasp of history knows that
"fascism" entails intense nationalism and...
via Steel No, unfortunately, it isn’t a joke.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have yet to show their baby daughter off in public, but eager fans were given an unusual preview with the chance to see a bronze cast depicting her first solid stool.
Update: Okay, I was ahead of the curve.
Air America bankrupt.
As if one needed more proof that Liberalism in America today
isn’t only bankrupt as an ideology, Air America appears to be fast approaching
the point of bankruptcy, too. Today they fired Mike Malloy.
Oh, and there’s another wonderful bit besides the...
Update: Didn’t take long for Olbermann to do
his best to top Hackett. These people are coming unhinged now
that’s it’s obvious Bush and Co. are pushing back on the war and
the war on terror, pre-election.
That video here – Hackett below. My God, that’s the most I have
In the wake of today’s
awkward announcement from CBS that they did indeed alter an
image of new CBS Anchor Katie Couric to make her look slimmer, I
received the image at right from an unnamed source who claimed to
have absolutely no affiliation with Katie Couric, or CBS’
So, Jimmay is
willing to meet with a former Iranian President. And the
Iranians reached out to him? Might that be because the last time
they dealt with Carter they took an embassy, several hostages and
eventually Iran itself – along with any Carter hope for a second
In case it...
Some of you may remember the large banner featuring Condoleeza Rice
with fangs that was unfurled in Lebanon during the war. Powerline
story on it here.
The image at right is different but is also from Lebanon. It was
recently rolled out courtesy of Hezbollah for Kofi...
Was the San Fran road rage an act of terrorism? No, it just
Watch the brief video at lgf. Also see an update there that
suggests the motive might have been revenge.
Was Katrina an unavoidable natural catastrophe with blame for
all levels of govenrment. But, more importantly, did it...
Twelve days ago, at a town meeting in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) accused Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) of obstructing his porkbuster-database bill with an anonymous hold.
Finally a locale that gets about as much respect as
New Jersey. It’s about
“I’ve lived in Buffalo for 38 years and I’ve never heard
gunfire.” Thus spoke Newell Nussbaumer, an organizer for Buffalo
Old Home Week, a festival aimed at attracting warm bodies to the
beleaguered upstate New York locale....
Everytime you think you’ve had enough, it pulls you back in.
Must be my week.
I’m person of the week
here at Politics Online..
News is listing me as blog of the week next time around. I
can’t say I’m disappointed to be, um, following blonde sagacity.
How’d I ever...
Update: There’s info on an Omeed Aziz Popal here for some type
infraction in 2005.
POPAL OMEED AZIZ 7697923/14/2005
Much more here
Gateway Pundit has the details and graphics.
One person was killed and at least 14 others injured when a
rampaging man intentionally targeted pedestrians with his sport
Details of what it all means at TPMM
Who’s trying to stop the
government from telling its citizens where their tax dollars are
being spent? Help find out.
Just before the August recess, the Senate was set to vote on
introduced by Sens. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Tom Coburn
As the originator of the Red Cross Ambulance story, I would urge
the elements of the blogosphere still running with the story to at
least slow down, if not back up. They are increasingly looking like
the very drive by media against which we so often rant,
running the risk of...