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ABC News Reports: Solid Evidence That Iran is Backing Some of the Insurgents in Iraq

According to ABC News:

U.S. officials say they have found smoking-gun evidence of Iranian support for terrorists in Iraq: brand-new weapons fresh from Iranian factories. According to a senior defense official, coalition forces have recently seized Iranian-made weapons and munitions that bear manufacturing dates in 2006… Iranian-made munitions found in Iraq include advanced IEDs designed [...]

Movie Review: Apocalypto

This evening I saw Mel Gibson’s movie, “Apocalypto.” Over Thanksgiving, I had a discussion with one of my brothers about not wanting to support Mel Gibson, yet wanting to see Apocalypto. How best to get around it? It was decided that if the movie comes on cable television, it’s not supporting Mel Gibson directly in [...]

The Eloquent Madness of Ahmadinejad

On Wednesday, the President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a four-page letter to the American people explaining his point of view of recent events in the Middle East. The Fox News web site has obtained a copy of the letter and covered its contents.

TEHRAN, Iran ? Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a lengthy [...]

U.S., Iraq, Iran: Brothers in Arms?

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki recently met with Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an historic meeting, re-opening relations after a quarter century of silence. The topic was security.

According to Ahmadinejad, “Based on our brotherly relationship with Iraq, we will stay beside the Iraqi nation in all fields. The present conditions that the enemies [...]

Imams Escorted off Plane

Paranoia, or justified caution:

Muslim religious leaders removed from a Minneapolis flight last week exhibited behavior associated with a security probe by terrorists and were not merely engaged in prayers, according to witnesses, police reports and aviation security officials.

Witnesses said three of the imams were praying loudly in the concourse and repeatedly shouted [...]

Cease Fire?

We’ll see how it works out:

A fragile Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire took effect yesterday, stoking faint hopes for a resumption of peace negotiations even though it was breached by five rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel.

The truce, which started at 6 a.m. local time, reflects recognition by the hobbled governments of [...]

Michael Richards, Who Played Kramer on “Seinfeld,” Spouts Racial Epithets at African Americans in a Recent Comedy Club Performance

In the new age of omnipresent daily video surveillance, “he said/she said” has been replaced by “you said/we know you said it.” Michael Richards, Seinfeld’s “Kramer,” was caught on camera-phone yelling racial epithets at African Americans during his gig at “The Laugh Factory.”

According to Michael Richards, “You can talk, you can talk, you’re brave [...]

Robert Altman, Director of Many Boring, Pointless Movies, Dead at 81

Robert Altman, who directed incredibly boring and pointless movies such as “The Player” and the absolutely unwatchable “Short Cuts,” is dead at 81:

“The director died Monday night at a Los Angeles Hospital, Joshua Astrachan, a producer at Altman’s Sandcastle 5 Productions in New York City, told The Associated Press. The cause of death wasn’t [...]

O.J. gets squeezed out

A week after the announcement of the book and television interview, O.J. Simpson’s deal has been officially cancelled. Breitbart.com explains why Rupert Murdoch and the rest of News Corp. shelved the book where Simpson explains how he would have murdered two people if he had murdered them.

After a firestorm of criticism, News. Corp. said [...]

Rangel: Draft the Bush Twins

Charlie Rangel’s military draft fantasy to be resurrected now that his party is on top:

Americans would have to sign up for a new military draft after turning 18 if the incoming chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee has his way.

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said Sunday he sees his idea as a [...]

AhMADinejad about to take final steps

On Thursday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that his country was close to completing the nuclear program which most of the world has called on it to stop. In Newsmax.com, he says that the country would be celebrating its nuclear technology by year end.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday Iran was about to take the “final [...]

Animal Necrophilia Not a Crime?

A guy was caught having carnal relations with a dead deer.

Commentary below the fold. I’m dying over here.

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QUOTES OF THE WEEK

“You cannot solve this nation’s fiscal problems without increased revenue.” –Robert E. Rubin, Treasury secretary under President Bill Clinton

“We cannot save the Iraqis from themselves. The only way for Iraqi leaders to squarely face that reality is for President Bush to tell them that the United States will begin a phased redeployment of our [...]

Was Dem Sweep Really about Iraq?

According to the latest news:

“The top U.S. commander in the Middle East warned Congress Wednesday against setting a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, putting him at odds with resurgent Democrats pressing President Bush to start pulling out of the violence-torn country.

Gen. John Abizaid spoke as the Senate Armed [...]

I thought he did it

Twelve years after a jury found him “not guilty”, football star and pariah, O.J. Simpson has come out with a book entitled, “If I Did it” about how he would have committed the murders. According to FoxNews.com, there will be several interviews with him on FoxNews starting on November 27th.

LOS ANGELES ? O.J. Simpson [...]