Something potentially ugly.
Back when the storm clouds gathered in late 2002 and early 2003, heads attached to graying pony tails, heads filled with grandiose memories from 1970′s street demonstrations remembered the pride of their youth and once again took to the protest ramparts, augmented this time by the organizational power of committed paleo-reds [...]
Dateline 31 AUG 06 -
Democrats scold Rumsfeld for remarks about critics
WASHINGTON // Democrats chastised Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld for questioning the historical grasp of those who criticize the Bush administration’s handling of war, accusing him yesterday of engaging in “dangerous business.”
DEMOCRATS LAUD RUMSFELD’S CALL FOR REALISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE [...]
It’s hard for me as a born and bred, high speed, low drag, strike fighter guy to admit this, but if I was a ground pounder? In a pinch? In a relatively permissive surface-to-air threat environment? I maybe wouldn’t want a Hornet on call. I’d maybe ask for an AC-130, if one was [...]
Awake at 0630. Admit the vegan surfer kid your daughter seems to like into the gated community. Mumble a quick prayer. Go back to sleep.
0630-0645: Toss fitfully.
0645: Arise and greet the day. And the vegan surfer kid. Who, it turns out, drinks coffee at age 15.
0650: Make a second pot of [...]
Does anyone really care what Hugo “Don’t call me hugh-go” Chavez thinks? I mean when he isn’t breaking local skulls, buying neighboring nation elections or encouraging the ever-successful Latin American tendency towards industrial nationalization he spends the rest of his time trying to break our balls:
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has pledged to stand [...]
Speaking to a crowd at the American Legion Convention in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, SECDEF made what would seem to most of us a set of fairly innocuous remarks on the nature of the war we’re in – even drawing some of the same historical analogies such as would be familiar to those [...]
It’s been building for quite a while, but the press is now in full throat over the anniversary of the disaster that struck New Orleans last year. Whatever governmental inadequacies were revealed in the first few days at the local, state and federal levels, no one can say that the feds don’t care enough [...]
Found this in the referral logs, just had to share it – comments from “el badbob” -
el badbob dice: 22 de agosto de 2006 en 11:01Lex ACEPTABLE, por la discusi??n podemos financiar solamente 2/3.Dig?
Two years ago this August, coalition ground troops wrested the Shi’a holy city of Najaf from Moqtada al Sadr’s mehdi army, a group of mostly Bagdhad-based thugs, louts and impoverished goons that had encamped there, threatening the clerical base of the more moderate Ayatollah Ali al Sistani. Sistani – the leading Shi’a cleric in [...]
Terrorists lie, Rumsfeld says
FALLON NAVAL AIR STATION, Nev. // Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said yesterday that he is deeply troubled by the success of terrorist groups in “manipulating the media” to influence Westerners.
“That’s the thing that keeps me up at night,” he said during a question-and-answer session with about 200 naval [...]