davidl on November 24th, 2011

Word to the wise, change is not a synonym for improvement, see frying pan, fire, from Kim Sengupta and Solomon Hughes,Independent (UK): Thousands of people, including women and children, are being illegally detained by rebel militias in Libya, according to a report by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Many of the prisoners are suffering […]

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davidl on April 3rd, 2011

Mediaite stirs the pot, from Frances Martel, Mediaite: Pastor Terry Jones, who took advantage of the rapidfire late summer news cycle to become famous for burning Korans last year, has come out strongly against claims that he is directly responsible for prompting Muslim protesters to kill eleven people in Afghanistan this week, including a number […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2011

Special:  Better late than never edition. No shit Dumbo, is anybody surprised by these other than maybe Mrs. Clinton, from Telegraph (UK)? Libyan rebel commander admits his fighters have al-Qaeda links Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader, has said jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq are on the front lines of the battle […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2011

Dumbo’s Disaster, Victor Davis Hanson on what it wrong with Barack Obama’s war of choice on  Libya, from National Review: 4) Aims and Objectives: Fact: We are now and then bombing Libyan ground targets in order to enhance the chances of rebel success in removing or killing Qaddafi. Fiction: We are not offering ground support […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2011

Putting a Boot up Max, from Max Boot, Commentary: ContentionsTime for Close Air Support in Libya “We do not provide close air support for the opposition forces. We protect civilians.” So says Gen. Carter Ham, head of Africa Command, who is apparently running the war in Libya at least for the moment. My question is: […]

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davidl on November 20th, 2010

Dumbo’s Direction, from Eugene Robinson, RCP: For what it’s worth, my advice for Obama is to forget the Republicans.  Not literally, of course — the new House leadership is going to make itself hard to ignore. But ultimately, it’s the president who sets the agenda, and who ultimately is held accountable for America’s successes and […]

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davidl on September 12th, 2010

Fluck tolerance, as usual Dim Won, b/k/a Barack Obama, is full of a brown smelly liquid, best used for fertilizer, from Erica Werner, Associated Press WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama appealed to an unsettled nation Saturday to honor the memory of the Sept. 11 attacks by hewing to the values of diversity and tolerance. “We […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2010

Are we a still a Christian nation? From Gallop: PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of Americans favor letting the tax cuts enacted during the Bush administration expire for the wealthy. While 37% support keeping the tax cuts for all Americans, 44% want them extended only for those making less than $250,000 and 15% think they […]

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