davidl on January 11th, 2012

Thomas Erdbrink, Washington Post: TEHRAN — An Iranian scientist involved in purchasing equipment for the Islamic Republic’s main uranium-enrichment facility was assassinated Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his car exploded in morning rush-hour traffic, Iranian media reported. Iranian officials accused the United States and Israel of orchestrating the attack, which also killed the […]

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davidl on March 22nd, 2010

Israel attacked, from Haaretz: A Qassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck an open field in a kibbutz near Ashkelon on Sunday, just three days after a foreign worker was killed by a rocket in the northern Negev. There were no casualties or damages reported in the attack on Sunday No reason to expect […]

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davidl on February 6th, 2010

Rush Limbaugh uses the term ‘retarded” a lot,  video: Hat tip video: Media Spatters. Tim Shriver, Special Olympics, soils his nappies, from Ben Smith, Politico: But the Special Olympics, which organized a delegation that ultimately accepted Emanuel’s apology and his pledge to stop using the word, is now asking Limbaugh to reconsider his language. “I […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2008

Ex and disgraced President Jimmy Carter is reported to have said that Hamas, a terrorist organization, would accept the right of the State of Israel to exists, if a peace acgreement were negotiated and approved. JERUSALEM (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that Hamas is prepared to accept peace with Israel if the […]

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Eric Florack on April 16th, 2008

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Construction union thugs used the state Department of Motor Vehicles database to target nonmember workers and their families for violence, property damage and threats of sexual assault, federal officials said Tuesday as they announced the arrests of 12 union leaders and members.The president of Operating Engineers Local 17, Mark Kirsch, and […]

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It is a well establshed that Mrs. Clinton feels entitled to simply take what she wants.   We are faced with these facts. One, Mrs. Clinton wanted the information from Bacack Obama’s passport records.  Joe Conason, Slate: Note, prompted acid comment in Europe about the Illinois senator’s failure to visit the continent since assuming the committee post, and […]

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Eric Florack on March 21st, 2008

Must be a really slow news day. WASHINGTON (AP) – The State Department says it is trying to determine whether three contract workers had a political motive for looking at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s passport file. Two of the employees were fired for the security breach and the third was disciplined but is still […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2008

Local Hero: Out of the thirty-six car pile up, me and Bit boggged about here and here, we have a local hero, from WHEC-TV: While dozens of cars and trucks were crashing into each other in blinding, blowing snow on I-390 Sunday, another driver may have prevented the accident from getting worse. A man driving […]

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davidl on November 12th, 2007

A juicy tidbit from the weekend talking heads, Wolf Blitzer to Richard Armitage on his disclosure of Valerie Plame Wilson’s employer to Robert Novak: ARMITAGE: They’re not words on which I disagree. I think it was extraordinarily foolish of me. There was no ill-intent on my part and I had never seen ever, in 43 […]

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 —NY TIMES- State Department investigators offered Blackwater USA security guards immunity during an inquiry into last month’s deadly shooting of 17 Iraqis in Baghdad — a potentially serious investigative misstep that could complicate efforts to prosecute the company’s employees involved in the episode, government officials said Monday. Now why on earth would […]

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Eric Florack on October 28th, 2007

An interesting discussion has popped up over that bombing of a nuclear target in Syria by Israel. One instance of this was at Hot Air: Why did Israel hit the reactor now if they were comfortable enough with it for four years?  The likely answer lies in this WaPo report from a few days after […]

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