davidl on April 17th, 2009

In a firefight, superior firepower prevails, C.J. Chivers, New York Times; An American platoon surprised an armed Taliban column on a forested ridgeline at night, and killed at least 13 insurgents, and perhaps many more, with rifles, machine guns, Claymore mines, hand grenades and a knife.  As Bit rambled, Speaking of Roesgen  That story gets […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2009

Wecome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere… where the typos are always free. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Friday Fish Fry Edition. (Chuckle) Insty notes Micheal Graham: MICHAEL GRAHAM: Janet Napolitano was right. There were hatemongers at the Tea Party rallies on Tax Day. They called themselves […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2009

You just knew someone would do this eventually. Washington Times: Liberal actress and political activist Janeane Garofalo, in all seriousness, said activists who attended tea parties are racists with dysfunctional brains in a recent prime-time television appearance. “Let’s be very honest about what this is about. This is not about bashing Democrats. It’s not about […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2009

Matthew Lee, Associated Press, is no Jan Schakowsky and is unable to shallow all of Mrs. Clinton’s delusions: WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the Obama administration will take the unusual step of trying to seize pirate financial assets and property, as it works with shippers to thwart hijackers off the […]

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So where is this much promised smart diplomcay the Obama administration has been promising. Al Jazeera: The United States has said it would welcome dialogue with Iran but has not dropped its demand for it to halt uranium enrichment activities. Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, was meeting Javier Solana, the European Union foreign policy […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2009

Funny, we just don’t seem have hair stylists like Olga, Carl Schreck, Crime Watch: In what is either the weirdest Russian crime story of the year so far or a new low in yellow crime journalism, a female hair stylist in the Kaluga region is suspected of holding an armed robber in captivity as a […]

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