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Gitmo “Cocktails”

Turns out that the detainees at Gitmo are quite the pieces of work:

The prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay during the war on terror have attacked their military guards hundreds of times, turning broken toilet parts, utensils, radios and even a bloody lizard tail into makeshift weapons, Pentagon reports say.

Incident reports reviewed by [...]

Another CAIR Condemnation

You’ll never guess who CAIR’s condemning now:

A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today said the Bush administration and the international community must act to stop Israel’s campaign of “terror” in Southern Lebanon.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued that call after an Israeli air strike killed at least 57 civilians [...]

Hurricane prediction lunancy

On Sunday, there was a piece on CBS News with regard to hurricanes hitting the major cities along the east coast. They were interviewing catastrophe risk analysts about the cost of a hurricane disaster on the east coast.

This month, the nation’s best hurricane experts met for the first time ever with nervous insurance industry [...]

Mel Gibson: “Are you a Jew?”

He didn’t mean it in a particularly complimentary manner, I don’t think:

Lt. Steve Smith, in charge of the detective bureau for the Malibu/Lost Hills station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed to me just now that “the contents seem to be similar” between the official reports and the four pages posted by [...]

Angry Muslim Commits Murder

Dog bites man in Seattle:

Authorities said a man walked into the Jewish agency on Friday and opened fire, killing one woman and injuring at least five others in what they call a hate crime. Naveed Afzal Haq, 30, was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of homicide and attempted homicide, police said. [...]

Let’s poison the air to combat global warming

On LiveScience.com, yet another scientist has determined that we need to launch a potentially toxic chemical into the air to combat the effects of global warming.

One way to curb global warming is to purposely shoot sulfur into the atmosphere, a scientists suggested today.

The burning of fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, [...]

I’m Dying Over Here

M A R S H M A L L O W S.

Just scroll down to the Ahem Update if you’re not interested in the main story. Every time I see it I keep laughing in a most embarrassing and inappropriate manner at my desk.

UPDATE: Add your own unhinged rant in the comments. Bonus [...]

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“He’s an anti-Semite who sucks up to Arab dictators and presides over an organization choking on its own immoral filth.” –John Podhoretz, referring to Kofi Annan after Annan suggested that the IDF deliberately targeted a UN base in Lebanon.

Ya hear this, Europe?

Al-Qaida’s number two man called for a jihad on Israel on Thursday. While that was no surprise, his declaration of the extent of jihad should alarm those who live in Europe. In MSNBC.com, Ayman al-Zawahri declared that the jihad will last until Islam prevails from Spain to Israel.

CAIRO, Egypt – Al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader [...]

Another win for us commoners

The involuntary redistribution of land by our government took another hit this time from the Ohio Supreme Court. On Wednesday, there was an article on Newsmax.com about that court halting the seizing of a number of homes to build an office and shopping center.

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that economic development [...]

Caution: Big Laugh in Area

Mr. Big over at Sam’s place did a hysterical Photoshop.

Photo of the Week, African-American Women Edition

Almost every nation attending an international conference in Rome is pressing Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to call for an immediate end to the fighting on the Israeli-Lebanese border.

But Rice, who was attending the session on Wednesday, stood her ground in two days of diplomacy in Lebanon and Israel and the West Bank. [...]

This Really Is the Limit

I’m not sure if I’ve ever read anything quite so mind-bendingly moronic in my entire life. According to Sheldon Drobny of the Huffington Post, the progressive/left-wing/liberal-left’s anti-Semitism isn’t actually the fault of the progressive/left-wing/liberal-left, but rather, you guessed it, the “far right“:

I came to the conclusion that the hostile comments about Israel on these [...]

Kerry Would Have Scored Twelve Touchdowns in the Last Quarter

If John F. Kerry been allowed to enter the Tour de France, he’d have beaten Floyd Landis by at least an hour’s time. Two strokes for the British Open? Pah. He’d have gotten nineteen holes-in-one and kicked Tiger’s ass. Oh, and there would be peace in the Middle East, too:

U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D- [...]

Social Puritans, Virtuous Hypocrites, and Panhandlers

Stephen Terence-Gould tells us that we should each personally subsidize the substance addictions er, give money to panhandlers because, well, he knows a homeless man:

On my walks down the 16th Street Mall these days, I look ahead for Bill. He’s in a wheelchair now, with a container on his lap you can drop money [...]