Fact Checking the Boston Globe – in Advance Look. I was on vacation for two weeks and without an internet connection or motivation to even read a newspaper for most of that time. Paul at Wizbang has a really bizarre post about the Boston Globe preparing to run a story about a guy who could […]
Month: September 2004
U.S. launches major offensive in Iraq’s north At one time, Samarra had been subdued by the Stryker Brigade and the US military turned the city over to Iraqi security forces in January. It was an example of the way to do things. Mission accomplished. Except that the Iraqi forces didn’t get the job done and […]
Fox News beats all rivals What isn’t clear about the headline is that Fox News beat all rivals COMBINED. 1.8 million for FoxNews to 1.7 million for CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and Headline News. And FoxNews had 9 of the top 10 programs. So does that mean that FoxNews is no longer the fringe channel and […]
30 Days, 2,368 Attacks ACE points out this great map noting the locations of insurgent attacks over the past month. It’s not clear from the map whether this includes all attacks, only attacks against Coalition forces, or only attacks against US forces. (A seperate story in the NYT writes Over the past 30 days, more […]
2nd Stryker brigade leaves tonight for Iraq The title of this Seattle Post-Intelligencer article is a little misleading. Only about 400 troops, all members of the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, are actually leaving tonight. But the trickle of 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division troops is picking up as the new second Stryker brigade prepares […]
Why you should never leave your kids, their dad, and cans of spray paint alone Pictures are worth 1000 words, so I’d have to write about 6,000 words to explain this. Just go look. Next weekend, they’ll up-armor it.
Too loud on cell phone? You’re busted A loud-talking pregnant woman cursing into her cell-phone was arrested after an encounter with a D.C. Transit Police officer escalated. Transit Police and some Metro officials say Saoutis was protecting the peace by removing a woman who had overstepped the boundaries of civil behavior because she was loudly […]
Madonna may be banned from Egypt It is due to her devotion to Kabbalah and apparent indifference to the sufferings of the Palestinians. If you’re considering a permanent move to Egypt, put this in your “pro” column.
We’re still on vacation in South Dakota, so I’ll make your day by sharing some pictures. Here I am near the top of Little Devil’s Tower in Custer State Park a couple of days ago: Am I good looking, or what? Also, I happened to catch this sign along the way: I’m told that sign […]
Justice- Poetic and Legal What do you get when you mix a Vancouver, WA Bush lawn sign thief, a clever sign owner, a little alcohol, and license plates from across the river? Go read Wizbang to find out. Too good to be true? I was buying it until the final revelation. No idea if the […]