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As the Queen’s Royal Hussars decamp from their 3-year-old permanent camp in Maysan province, Iraq and set out to be a constantly mobile force in the Iraqi desert because of constant mortar attacks by insurgents, regiment commander Lt. Col. David Labouchere had this quote of the day: “Maysan is and will always be a problem [...]
Kendrick Ledet of Smyrna Georgia, one of the three U.S. servicemen convicted for the notorious rape of a 12-year-old Okinawan schoolgirl in 1995, was found dead last week from self-inflicted knife wounds in the apartment of a 22-year-old college student who had been raped and then murdered by strangulation and a blow to the head, [...]
This video is just too funny to keep from gentle Goyareaders, especially if you appreciate a northern German accent: Bush Pilot
If you like the U2 song you may not want to watch the Bush version of it — it’ll be ruined forever. But it’s done so damn well. Go ahead and watch/listen, and then go get your brain and ears scrubbed.
Bush spends more time fundraising in Tennessee than he does raising funds for Katrina victims. He’s coming straight from praying with folks down on New Orleans to Nashville (again) to play starstruck republican elites (yes, liberals do not have a monoply on “elites”) for all they got in support of Republican senate candidate Corker at [...]
I really cannot understand why after all the debacles and miscalculations and calls for resignation from respected people from both parties and the military, Donald Rumsfeld is still Secretary of Defense. Does Bush really love him that much? Did God tell Bush to never ever under any circumstances fire this “arrogant pathetic excuse of a [...]
I’ve been meaning to point Goyareaders to this article ever since it was first reported last week but the onslaught of the new semester has me with little time to blog. But maybe I could take inspiration from District Judge Donald “slip it under my cloak” Thompson and blog under the table while lecturing. What [...]
Doing a Pandora from Asobi Sekusu will eventually lead you to Monsters Are Waiting, an up-and-coming female-fronted (Annalee Fery) rock band from L.A. Their debut LP, Fascination, has me waiting for their next one. In the meantime listen to three from their latest.