There’s a good lesson in
this bit of news:
As fighting began to flare up today around Kismayo, the final
redoubt for Somalia’s diminished Islamic movement, elders within
the city demanded that the Islamists leave.
The Islamists didn’t leave and Somali and Ethiopian
forces have begun to engage.
Around 5 p.m., the fighting started,...
It’s unfortunate that one might predict an almost
celebratory tone in announcements from the media and the Left that
US deaths in Iraq have reached 3,000. I had to search around to
find a news story that actually named the individual.
Spc. Dustin R. Donica, 22, of Spring, Texas, was killed...
Whenever a business entity comes to dominate its field, there
will inevitably be complaints and genuine dissatisfaction. I’ve
been far from impressed with Google’s dedication to customer
It’s early to know how much of the negativity surrounding the
brand lately is fully warranted, but there may
be signs that Google is...
If you haven’t seen the actual hanging and want to see it, the
video is at
this Jawa link.
I found myself tearing up earlier tonight, not at the ruthless
dog in the video linked above, but at the state ceremony for Gerald
Ford. Perhaps future generations will look back at our...
Update: Basque ETA said to be claiming responsibility
for the bombing.
Update: Fox may have overstated the injuries, but it isn’t
MADRID (Reuters) – A car bomb exploded in a
parking lot at Madrid’s Barajas airport on Saturday after an
anonymous telephone warning, Spanish police said.
A warning had been telephoned to
Executed between 9:30 – 10:00PM EST – still images and video
said to be taken. Celebrations break out in Shi’ite areas of
BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Iraqi television station
Al Hurra said Saddam Hussein had been executed by hanging shortly
before 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) on Saturday….
According to Arabia.
BAGHDAD, Iraq –
The official witnesses to Saddam Hussein’s impending execution
gathered Friday in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone in final
preparation for his...
A hot new Hip Hop fad. See
story and YouTube below. I suspect the number of dead will be
growing, especially among the youngest.
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — "Ghost riding the whip" – a stunt in
which a driver gets out of his car and dances around and on top of
ROFLMAO! A YouTube at Ace’s, Watch the whole thing. About midway through I had tears coming out of my eyes I was laughing so hard.
before 10 PM? I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s done earlier.
Man, as a real young kid I was a fan of the Smothers
Brothers. I didn’t realize Tommy was a total moon bat, right down
to his Bush is a fascist, Canada is better, Dennis Miller is now
At right, Time Magazine covers from 1945 and 2003.
So, so long Saddam, it appears, despite this
foolishness in the New York Times which makes absolutely no
sense at all.
Toppling Saddam Hussein did not automatically create a new and
better Iraq. Executing him won’t either.
It’s a vapid editorial, suggesting no realistic...
There were conflicting reports when
this story broke during Hurricane Katrina coverage.
UPDATE: There are contradicting versions about this story, AP is
reporting that the men shot dead were not looters but
One witness came forward and alleged that at least one
mentally disabled individual was shot in the
back. An autopsy ...
A debate over whether or not John Kerry was shunned by fighting
men in Iraq has been raging between the Left and Right
You can see Michelle Malkin
for the take from the Right. Based on a new photograph, I’m
afraid Michelle may have to apologize after all.
I’ve e-mailed Scott...
The AP and E&P have teamed up to perpetuate a lie. The
details of their own story make that clear for anyone taking the
time to actually parse it. The headline screams Many U.S.
Troops in Iraq Oppose Escalation, so let’s
take a look.
In dozens of interviews with soldiers of
I posted that it appears we are starting to play hardball with
the Shi’ite majority in Iraq. I’d say the quote below from Bush
today makes it fairly clear he’s waiting on more than information
to announce a plan. I’d look for more arrests and pressure on
Al-Sadr, perhaps even...
That’s the claim. And the only
news video I could find bleeped it out. More than one family in
different states have come forward with the same complaint.
(KMOV) — A St. Louis County mom is still talking about her
Christmas Day surprise. She claims a popular singing doll,...
We need to keep all of our wounded and kia’s in our
thoughts and prayers. This seems as appropriate a moment as any
it is hard for me to tell you all this but i was hurt
by an ied here. my right arm has been amputated below the...
Okay, different waters and a different dolphin, but I still
blame the Left. I’m adopting a new policy to combat the Blame
America First types. It’s called Blame the Anti-American Left
First! And they have dolphin blood on their hands.
It’s always the renewable energy that gets you in end. The
Ethiopian and Somalian government forces have closed on the
capitol of Mogadishu, while Islamists have fled south toward the
seaport of Kismayo. Unfortunately, some former Islamist supporters
simply went back to their tribal leanings, changed clothes and
began looting buildings formerly held by the Islamists.
Obviously Somalia is a basically lawless land...