Category Archives: Terrorism

Making it More Broken

Does it even need saying anymore? I haven’t posted about the bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samara, because I honestly haven’t had the heart. Just seeing the pictures of the mosque before and after the bombing, side by side, … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart of Mass Destruction

So, half a dozen middle eastern men walk into a Wal-Mart. It sounds like the beginning of a joke doesn’t it? I wish it was, rather than the start of a story of petrified patriots with hair-trigger panic buttons. These … Continue reading

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Phosphorus Photos from Fallujah

I wrote earlier about the not-so-shocking news now finally breaking through the thick consciousness of the American public that the U.S. used chemical weapons (namely, white phosphorous) in Fallujah. The Army admits to using it. Now, via Uruknet, we have … Continue reading

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Olberman & Me

I said earlier that he makes the list. Well, now he’s just moved up a notch. Last Thursday on Countdown, I referred to the latest terror threat – the reported bomb plot against the New York City subway system – … Continue reading

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Who’s Who?

An editorial cartoon too good not to share. From an article found online which suggests that when “god” talks to the president, he leaves out some rather important details, and seems to say something quite different to his other “children.” … Continue reading

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Not Gonna Say It

Sigh. Information that led to heightened security for the New York City transit system was a hoax, government sources said Tuesday. The sources said an informant in Iraq who provided the tip had told investigators there was a terrorist plot … Continue reading

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NYC Penn Station

Good Lord. I was just in New York City, at Penn station. I was the dark-skinned guy with the bulky backpack, looking anxious because my train was delayed, and frequently whipping out my laptop to check email. Now part of … Continue reading

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Drunk Man Talking?

One more thing, and then I’ll get off the topic of whether Bush is drinking or not. If he doesn’t want people to think he’s hitting the bottle again, then he shouldn’t go around saying stuff like this. Bush said: … Continue reading

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Achievements in Asshattery

In case anyone’s wondering, I haven’t forgotten about the Asshat Awards. I just haven’t decided if it’s going to be a weekly thing, or if it’s something I’ll do just when there’s a glut of obviously worthy candidates. Doing it … Continue reading

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Things Happen, And Happen Again

I’m nearly finished reading We wish to inform you that we will be killed with our families tomorrow. I’ll probably finish it later this today, but as I was reading it on the way home yesterday I started thinking of … Continue reading

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Clap If You Believe in Dubya

Mark does an excellent job of dissecting this David Limbaugh column (brother of everyone’s favorite junkie/pundit) piece by piece. So I’ll just underscore something that jumped out at me in the first two paragraphs. Perpetual critics of President Bush’s initiation … Continue reading

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Tiny Terrorist Tots?

I couldn’t resist posting on this story of how Homeland Security is keeping us safe from even the littlest terrorists. Infants have been stopped from boarding planes at airports throughout the U.S. because their names are the same as or … Continue reading

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Where Will You Be This Septber 11?

I’m afraid my answer is going to be anywhere but D.C. I stayed for the Million Man March. I even made it through the Promise Keepers big blowout years ago, and countless others. But I’m not sure I’ll have the … Continue reading

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One More Time

So, I’m headed into work yesterday morning, and I stop by the George Mason University Law School — where I unintentionally impersonate a law student every morning — to hit their vending machine for my morning Diet Coke with Lime. … Continue reading

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Juan Cole Explains it All for You

If you want to understand how we got in the appallng mess we’re in, you can either read the 720 page book I’m reading, or you can read Juan Cole’s summation. And Juan Cole’s post has pictures. The book doesn’t.

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