In April of 2003 I posted a pic of a Marine and some graffiti and noted: I think that’s a “V for Victory,” not a “Peace, bro’.” Just a hunch. But recent events have convinced me to update the pic a bit: Can you see what’s changed since April of 2003? I realize that there’s […]
Month: January 2005
I’m just sitting here, waiting for the first “Despite election, violence goes on in Iraq” news item to hit.
via Powerline The world changed today. Do you think opponents of intervention in Iraq or of George Bush will even notice? UPDATE: Noted just now on Cavuto by David Drier (R-CA): The 1981 inaugural speech by Ronald Reagan: Above all we must realize that no arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world […]
Against violent backdrop, Iraqis turn out to vote I’ve been away from television and the internet since yesterday afternoon. I just walked into the house five minutes ago and there’s a email from a reader that ends with: And how are you not covering the elections?!?!?!? Elections? What elections? Elections in Iraq? Are you serious? […]
Just received this email regarding yesterday’s post: Murdoc, sorry but the gun pictured for that robbery really is an MP9. It’s an Encom MP9 pistol which was available for sale in the early 90s until the AWB came into effect. It is very similar to the KG9/Tec9 series though I don’t know about internal similarities. […]
Police Investigate Use Of Submachine Gun In Robbery Hell in a Handbasket notes a case where the media misidentifies a weapon. They call it an “MP9 9 mm. submachine gun” though it clearly isn’t. It appears to be either a DC-9 or a TEC KG-9 semi-automatic pistol. Though the fitting for the magazine appears longer […]
Tell me again why we fought this war A co-worker forwarded me an article she clipped from a newspaper (remember those?) with the title “Tell me again why we fought this war”. I couldn’t find it under that title, but I did find it at the Miami Herald: Drop the ‘Bush Doctrine’. Here’s what seems […]
Munched USS San Francisco For more and bigger, follow the link to Strategy Page.
Bush revises history in Inaugural Address; latest example of delusion When a paragraph about American efforts for freedom drives his critics STARK RAVING MAD. The biggest complaint seems to be that Bush said From the day of our founding, we have proclaimed that every man and woman on this earth has rights, and dignity, and […]
Steven Vincent on the Muslim Scholars Association noting that while many Sunnis will boycott the elections, they want to be part of the drafting of the Iraqi constitution: And there you have it, coming on the heels of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s declaration of “fierce war” against democracy: the beginnings of an open split between the […]