Raw feed: ‘Source’ Notes Syrian Technicians Killed in Yongch’on Train Explosion Incident JPP20040507000021 Tokyo Sankei Shimbun (Internet version-WWW) in Japanese 07 May 04 Morning Edition [Corrected version — changing “Ryongchon” to “Yongch’on”; unattributed report: “DPRK Train Explosion: Syrian Technicians on Board; Debris Recovered by Team Wearing Protective Suits Immediately After Explosion; Possibility of Train Transporting […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

Ed at Captain’s Quarters is reporting that the stories about the demise if that Iraqi wedding party under the wilting US attack were a little offbase: “I know that the original reports didn’t mention the 3 AM attack time, which seems to discredit the notion that the target could have been a wedding party in […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

This one’s going to take a while for some of you to understand. Be prepared, you might need to tote lunch for this one. First, we’re not dealing with record prices… Not by a longshot. The most expensive gas we’ve ever had to contend with was under the Carter administration. In FY 2004 dollars, we […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

CYBERGRASS? The Internet Bluegrass Music Magazine – Selwyn Blakely Dies From Heart Attack Some of you from usenet and the blogging world will understand my lukewarm comments, here. For the rest, trust me, I’m being as kind as I know how to be about this. I wondered what had happened, why the sudden drop-out in […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

The WSJ: “In the scandal over the U.N. Oil-for-Food program in Iraq, Kofi Annan’s main line of defense has been that he didn’t know. Perhaps he should take a closer look at internal U.N. Oil-for-Food audit reports, more than 50 in all, produced by his own Office of Internal Oversight Services–the same reports he’s declined […]

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This story actually broke yesterday afternoon.WorldNetDaily says: “Four people have been arrested in connection with the beheading of American businessman Nicholas Berg, according to a senior Iraqi source. “ All except the guy who did it. And by the way, Nick Berg’s father, Michael Berg, keeps showing up in various articles, stating he’s anti-war, and […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

A Daily Telegraph article being re-run in the Chicago Sun-Times reports that France is suffering under it’s socialism… they’ve just not figred that out yet. In this case; The French government Monday described the 35-hour working week as a financial disaster that was costing the state billions of dollars and promised to reform the system […]

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