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Monthly Archives: November 2006

As The Iraqis Stand Up, We’ll Stand Down

15 Brigades Would Gradually Stand Down Under Plan – New York Times Haven’t I heard something like this before? They threw some “redeployment” in there to assuage Murtha and the rest of the Democrats are still demanding deadlines for declaring defeat and heading for the exit. That’s sure to impress others who are or are [...]

Panel Considering Surrender Talks

Panel to Weigh Overture by U.S. to Iran and Syria – New York Times WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 — A draft report on strategies for Iraq, which will be debated here by a bipartisan commission beginning Monday, urges an aggressive regional diplomatic initiative that includes direct talks with Iran and Syria but sets no timetables for [...]

Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know

The Wars of Perception – New York Times Finally, the American news media painted a picture of disaster in Vietnam. Even though communist forces incurred enormous losses, reporters often lauded their performance. As the Times war correspondent Peter Braestrup put it, “To have portrayed such a setback for one side as a defeat for the [...]

Sounds Like A Dispatcher Problem To Me.

Officials admit mistakes after 911 call goes unanswered A 14-year-old girl calls 911. She’s home alone, in a desperate situation. But no one ever shows up to help. It began at 10 p.m. Sunday night, November 5th. The 911 tapes tell the story. When the operator asks what her emergency is, Jana Kansanback answers, “Hi, [...]

The Military Is For Losers

This is the attitude of the Democratic Party. At least if you listen to John Kerry and Charlie Rangal it seems to be. Of course, they claim to “support the troops”. I think we should call them on it. Every appointment, every new hire by members of the Democrat Party should be examined to insure [...]

An American Fatwa

The Blog | Tony Hendra: A Thanksgiving Prayer for Dick Cheney’s Heart — and a Few Other Favorite Things | The Huffington Post The Jihadist war against the west has had many effects. One of which seems to be that certain segments of the political spectrum has adopted the traits of the terrorists. Read follow [...]

Severe Corporal Punishment Would Be Appropriate

Boy makes 49 calls to 911 from Texas school ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) – Police in this Austin suburb were stumped for hours by the 49 emergency calls that kept coming in from an unregistered cell phone. The caller would say nothing before hanging up, sometimes after a brief giggle. Eventually, though, police found their [...]

Happy Freaking Thanksgiving

Just had the third fatal accident in the past three days. One on Tuesday on Hwy 34 , one on Peoria Rd off Hwy 34 yesterday, one on I5 at milepost 244, and now we have one on Hwy 34 near I5. It looks like it may be a double. Yep, confirmed double. My first [...]

Over The River And Through The Woods

Might be the best way to get to Grandma’s house. I-5 is officially a parking lot both north and southbound. Probably due to George Bush’s ineffective highway policies. And the fact that Congress likes to spend highway funds on bike paths and railway stations instead of, you know, highways. One thing I know is that [...]

But The Dixie Chicks Are Oppressed. Right?

The American press should count its blessings Give thanks we don’t live in Bangladesh, where you can be put on trial for writing columns supporting Israel and condemning Muslim violence. [...] Give thanks we don’t live in Egypt, where bloggers have been detained by the government for criticizing Islam and exposing the apathy of Cairo [...]