Monday, July 7, 2008

Daily Trek -- July 7, 2008

What'd I miss?

Everything you need to know to stay informed each day in 5 minutes or less!  Read your regular news and include this and you will be able to participate in most any current events discussion.
Following Al Qaeda is against Islam according to a Saudi Muslim scholar.

Reducing the speed limit to 55 is fundamentally defeatist, a tacit admission that America can’t solve the problem.  That is just NOT the case.  We have untapped resources and untapped innovation but the government has to just get out of the way and let us do what we do best. -- My reply to Senator John Warner's suggestion that the DOE look into fuel savings if the speed limit were lowered again to 55 mph.

"It used to be we broke down doors. We went in and we killed people inadvertantly(sic)."  Jack - deploy the cold blooded murderers to Okinawa - Murtha on why the surge is working. (video).

Canadian Free Press says Alleviate world hunger: produce more CO2! Why CO2 isn't the poison it is being made out to be.

US Embassy returning to it's pre-WWII location in Berlin!

Obama's candidacy is not the judgment of America's civil rights growth.  That's already been decided.

19 year old offers to sell his vote, realizes he is an idiot when he gets arrested!  Will probably face prison.

"Wes Clark has decided to retreat redeploy over the event horizon after a week of criticism regarding his remarks about John McCain’s service. "

"The “recession” is causing women to choose to get abortion. And abortions are down."  Don Surber points out the AP's strange understanding of math.

Perhaps the most famous Iranian political dissident escaped to the West!  

One of the stated reasons the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty of child rapists ends up being factually incorrect, and it was only caught by a blogger!  There are calls for a rehearing on this case with that new information.

Iraqi Army Mopping up al-Qaeda in Mosul.

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