Archive for December, 2007

Dec 28 2007

Police Abandoned Bhutto Prior To Attack?

It seems police security in place at Bhutto’s rally left their post prior to the attack on her: Perhaps more shockingly, an attendee at the rally where Bhutto was killed says police charged with protecting her “abandoned their posts,” leaving just a handful of Bhutto’s own bodyguards protecting her. “Police officers had frisked the 3,000 […]

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Dec 28 2007

Huckabee’s Dukakis Moment

One thing a President can’t be is a loose cannon willing to shoot wildly and with out purpose and thought. Presidential candidate “Wild Mike” Huckabee has demonstrated why this is so true with a wild shotgun blast over the heads of the news media at a photo shoot (pun intended): Any good sportsman, though, couldn’t […]

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Dec 28 2007

Bhutto Update: No Bullets

In a prime example of how rumors can run wild it seems there were no bullet wounds to Bhutto, calling into question the news reported in the New York Sun earlier today. The changes in what happened is coming out as details become available from Pakistan: Mystery shrouds the death of former Pakistan prime minister […]

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Dec 28 2007

Complex Military Operation In Bhutto Killing

Conflicting News Update Here It would seem the forces in Pakistan spooked by a possible Bhutto win include some elements of the Pakistani military or ISI, given the accounts being presented in the New York Sun today: American and Pakistani military leaders are seeking to account for what may be renegade commando units from the […]

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Dec 28 2007

Evidence Coming In Bhutto Assassination

It seems Pakistan has clear evidence of al-Qaeda and Taliban complicity in Bhutto’s assassination: Pakistan’s interior minister says al-Qaida and the Taliban were responsible for the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. The Pakistani official tells the Associated Press that investigators have resolved the “whole mystery” behind the assassination. He says details will come at a press […]

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Dec 28 2007

Iraq Update: Sadr Neutered, Anbar Rising Again

It seems Muqtada al-Sadr, the fiery Iraqi Shiite cleric with ties to Iran and filled with anti-US denunciations, has been basically de-fanged by the ruling Shiia forces: KARBALA, Iraq – Posted at the door of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s office recently, a flier denounced the arrest of his followers. Up and down the barricaded street, […]

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Dec 28 2007

al-Qaeda Succeeds In Killing Bhutto, World Plays To Their Tune, End Game Coming

It seems the final stage of the war is on, given the fact al-Qaeda has taken credit for the killing of Benazir Bhutto (and gave information about the bomber only the planners would know): An al-Qaeda leader based in Afghanistan formally claimed responsibility for the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, whom he […]

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Dec 27 2007

Lost Posts And Comments

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I am more than a little pissed off with my web hosting provider. They lost a disk and did not back up our data since December 25th – which means we lost two days of posts and comments. Sorry for this, no one is madder than I am. If someone has an RSS feed of […]

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Dec 27 2007

Race To Be First Is A Disaster

I noted a couple of times recently (most recently here) that this year political activists probably made a huge mistake by pushing the nation’s first primaries right on top of Christmas – a time to forget the blood sport of DC and focus on families, friends and hope. It seems I am not the only […]

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Dec 27 2007

Democrats Finally Excel Over GOP – Worst Congress In History

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The Democrats took over Congress last year with the expectation they would out perform their GOP rivals. And looking back over 2007 we can see that they have excelled over the GOP – they were much worse and created an even more dysfunctional congress than the last one (which was turned out on its ear). […]

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