Archive for August 28th, 2005

Aug 28 2005

Al-Zarqawi Is Moving Up, Eyes Europe

At least according to this Time news article I ran across: It’s hard to separate the man from the mythology, but recent European intelligence reports reviewed by TIME suggest that al-Zarqawi’s al-Qaeda franchise is expanding far beyond Iraq and that he now rivals Osama bin Laden in influence among Middle Eastern and European jihadists. Al-Zarqawi […]

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Aug 28 2005

Anti Death Penalty Liberals In Iraq

You know, you’d think the leftward fringes in this country would be ecstatic about the Iraqi government. Turn outs the current President (soon to be ex-President it would seem) is against the death penalty: Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said in remarks that he would not sign a death sentence against his ousted predecessor Saddam Hussein […]

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Aug 28 2005

Who Left The Radioactive Material Out?

This is one of those stories that makes you shake your head and say what idiot did this? And then you are thankful that at least someone learned of the idiot’s mistake. AUSTRALIAN nuclear experts working to prevent terrorists launching a regional “dirty bomb” attack have found large, unsecured sources of dangerous radioactive material in […]

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Aug 28 2005

Islamacists Are Not Warriors

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Warriors are not characterized by cowardly acts on innocent people -especially children. The attack on a ferry in the Phillipines illustrates why the Islamacist thugs will never gain the respect of anyone. LAMITAN, Philippines: At least 30 people, including several children, were wounded yesterday in a bomb attack on a ferry believed to have been […]

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Aug 28 2005

One Big Fish

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The NY Time has this article and this picture by Suthep Kritsanavarin on what might be the largest fresh water fish ever caught. Where was that thing hiding? It goes with this enormous shark we posted on a few weeks back.

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Aug 28 2005

Hosting Problems

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Sorry for the outages folks. Our web hosting provider has been having some serious issues this weekend. It’s not traffic to this site but some upgrade they tried to put in that caused some problems. Hopefully they will have it all worked out soon. Keep checking back if we are not here!

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Aug 28 2005

From the Duh! Files

Somedays you wonder how you too could make living writing this stuff. From the NY Times we have this story, and this lead from their main page: Some parents of troops killed in Iraq appear as divided as the rest of the nation in their opinions of Cindy Sheehan and the antiwar encampment named for […]

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Aug 28 2005

Able Danger Round Up, 08/28/08

Time magazine came out with an article on Able Danger which is focused on the marginal issue of what the 9-11 commission knew and when did it know it. Personally I want to know what the Able Danger team knew in 2000 and why their efforts to contact the FBI were squashed by legal cowering. […]

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Aug 28 2005

Democrat Split

The democrat split is coming. I have said many times there is a chance the party doesn’t last past the 2008 election cycle. And it appears this is becoming more likely. In this LA Times commentary Peter Charles Choharis, executive director of the 2004 Democratic Platform Committee, adds his voice to the growing argument inside […]

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Aug 28 2005

Katrina

The hurricane Katrina is bearing down on the US coast, possibly heading straight for New Orleans. The picture below shows how massive and well formed this storm is, which has reached a Category 5. It is amazing this storm has regenerated so quickly and so strongly after hitting southern Florida – it barely slowed it […]

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