Archive for December 15th, 2005

Dec 15 2005

Self Defense Can Kill You

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I am stunned at what could be a gross miscarriage of justice. I man asleep in his house with his 18 month old baby is awakened by the sounds of a loud intruder and shoots the intruder – only to face murder charges. Not negligent homicide or manslaughter, but pre-meditated murder (is there any other […]

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Dec 15 2005

Iraq Turnout Estimated At 71%

Wow, the initial estimate is 71% of eligable voters voted today! In a day remarkable for the absence of large-scale violence, millions of Iraqi voters, many of them dressed in their best and traveling with other family members, streamed to the polls today to cast ballots in a nationwide election as Iraqi leaders predicted that […]

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Dec 15 2005

Able Danger Coming Out Party

Well it looks like it is official, the Pentagon has agreed to Senate hearings on Able Danger. I hope they are looking at some of the questions I posted so that the hearings are not some sort of catch up to the blogosphere but actually settle some serious issues. TopDog at the Able Danger Blog […]

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Dec 15 2005

Stem Cell Snake Oil

As I said, the embryonic stem cell promises have been all hype and snake oil: Key parts of a landmark paper from South Korea’s most renowned stem cell scientist were fabricated and the researcher is seeking to have the work withdrawn, a close collaborator told South Korean media on Thursday. The daily newspaper Hankyoreh and […]

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Dec 15 2005

Iraq Election Turnout High

Updates at the end I stated the other day that today was history in the making in the ME. And indications are this is truly the case, with a very high turnout. Iraqis voted in a historic parliamentary election Thursday, with strong turnout reported in Sunni Arab areas and even a shortage of ballots in […]

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Dec 15 2005

Novak Talks, Sort Of

Updates at the end Bob Novak let rip on his source in the Plame Game, bringing new life to a dead issue (once there was no crime for leaking the name, this became nothing more than an ego trip for Fitz Magoo). Novak claims President Bush should know who it is and people should go […]

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