davidl on August 16th, 2007

However I do call him a con artist, a fraud and a race baiter. It seems Al Sharpton and his cronies hav gotten into a urination contest with [c]rap performer known as David Banner, real name Levell Crump.  TMZ is attributing the following to Al Sharpton’s organization: “From time to time we do encounter people […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2007

MIAMI (AP) Jurors reached a verdict Thursday in the trial of Jose Padilla and two co-defendants charged with supporting Al Qaeda and other violent Islamic extremist groups overseas. The verdict was to be read at 2 p.m. before U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for about a […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2007

The player that we’ve heard from the least in the Middle East of late, is Syria.  So, I was interested when a BitsBlog reader forwarded a report from Reuters: DAMASCUS (Reuters) – Syria is facing a violent campaign by Islamist militants and six border soldiers died in attacks launched from inside Iraq, a senior Syrian […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2007

Cliff Thier, American Thinker,  outlines the ultimate Rudy Guiliani general election spot. Narrator: In 1999 Suha Arafat, Yasser Arafat’s wife, said, “Our [Palestinian] people have been submitted to the daily and intensive use of poisonous gas by the Israeli forces, which has led to an increase in cancer cases among women and children.” Although Hillary […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2007

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the news, because you didn’t think you’d hear from Mike Nifong again…. here comes The Smoking Gun : AUGUST 15–In a pathetic end to the Mike Nifong saga, the disgraced North Carolina prosecutor who handled the Duke rape investigation has turned in his law […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2007

I’m waiting for the first yutz to pronounce this the faults of George Bush: LIMA, Peru -MSNBC- A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Peru’s coast near the capital, killing at least 337 people and injuring more 827 others, the Civil Defense said early Thursday. Civil Defense Commander Aristides Mussio released the figures on Peru’s state television […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2007

I came to the conclusion, some years ago, that I don’t quote Jeff Jacoby nearly as much as I should. This morning, comes yet another example of this: INTRODUCING Newsweek’s Aug. 13 cover story on global warming “denial,” editor Jon Meacham brings up an embarrassing blast from his magazine’s past: an April 1975 story about […]

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