Then the execution:
Accused Sept. 11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is likely to be executed after being tried and convicted, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Sunday.
Gibbs spoke on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The Obama administration has begun looking for places other than the heart of New York City to prosecute Mohammed [...]
The center IPCC cannot hold:
A STARTLING report by the United Nations climate watchdog that global warming might wipe out 40% of the Amazon rainforest was based on an unsubstantiated claim by green campaigners who had little scientific expertise.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in its 2007 benchmark report that even [...]
Sukhoi comes out with its first “Fifth Generation” fighter in the T-50:
The Sukhoi T-50 prototype, a “fifth generation” fighter, completed a 47-minute maiden test flight in Russia’s Far East. The project, three years behind schedule, has been shrouded in secrecy during almost two decades of development and aims to rival the F-22 Raptor [...]
Abraham Shakespeare, who was barely literate, went missing nine months ago after complaining of being exploited by hangers-on who tried to take his money.
His body was found on Friday behind a home belonging to the boyfriend of a woman who befriended him in 2007.
The woman’s name is Dorice Donegan “Dee-Dee” [...]
Because first class is for the little people.
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I woke up this morning with the answer to many questions in my head, foremost among them this: What on earth is Navy doing? I mean, after all, these are smart men atop the leadership ladder at Navy and in the Navy. Excellent competitors and achievers with brilliant political instincts.
How could they be [...]
The Navy Times has more on the USNA football player who received a reprieve after having popped positive for THC:
People with knowledge of the situation also said Curry already had three honor code violations before failing his drug test.
“This kid should’ve been kicked out a long time ago by anyone’s standards — [...]
More money for SOF, F-35, doubled up on Reapers, 10 carriers by 2040:
Due to be sent to Congress on Feb. 1, the new budget will call for the termination of yet more programs while doubling the purchase of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, according to the summary document, titled “Overview — FY 2011 Defense [...]
Nancy Pelosi was shocked – shocked, do you hear! – to learn that three terrorists had undergone waterboarding shortly after 9/11, just as countless US naval aviators had before them.
She was then shocked to learn that she’d known about the program pretty much from the beginning, but hadn’t objected. Being powerless, and that. [...]
Not al Andalus:
The public prosecutor has requested five years in prison for the imam and four for his second-in-command, the president of the Cunit Islamic Association, Abderraman El Osti, as well as two for the imam’s wife and son, Zohra Ahmaddach and Haffsa Ben Brahim, accused of intimidation. According to judicial sources quoted [...]