Sunday, April 20, 2008

Iraqi militias feeling pushback

Tribal leaders in southern Iraq are starting to push back against Iranian-supported militias in Basra, cracking their hold over the economically crucial province.


Original Bamboozler or Not?

How original is Obama's rhetoric? Not too original it appears!

Can Microsoft Be Saved From Vista

Vista seems to suck -- I have avoided an upgrade after working on my Sisters Vista -- enough so that some say a Microsoft offer to purchase Yahoo is the company's only hope. The changing market, partially driven by the Google online software options and ad revenue is the model.

Human Rights -- The PC Worlds Trojan Horse

Bin Laden's 'right-hand man' set for life on British benefits after judges rule deportation would breach his human rights!


Are They Really On To Him?

Obama is the same old type of politician despite his claims to the contrary and Commentary Magazine thinks some in the MSM may have caught on.

Within the same news cycle, mainstream media and non-partisan online news outlets picked up the video and reported the discrepancy between Obama’s take on McCain and McCain’s actual words.
And at least a few mainstream journalists are swimming against the pro-Obama tide

Low Bridge

"Stoplights aren't in our databases, either, but you're still expected to stop for stoplights."
This line, from a representative of Garmin should be included in the common sense test everyone has to take, it wouldn't hurt to include it in law schools as a lesson on when not to sue either.

Driver puts faith in GPS, shears off top of charter bus on bridge.


Hunt for the Holy Grail of Iraq

Many have always believed that Saddam moved his WMD, as reported in the book by General of the Iraqi Air Force.

Here is an April 7, 2008 report from the Jerusalem Post that, if true could add fuel to that fire.

An upcoming joint US-Israel report on the September 6 IAF strike on a Syrian facility will claim that former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein transferred weapons of mass destruction to the country, Channel 2 stated Monday.

Furthermore, according to a report leaked to the TV channel, Syria has arrested 10 intelligence officials following the assassination of Hizbullah terror chief Imad Mughniyeh.


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but am now up and running, I hope.

Sorry if some of the following posts are, "old news," already but I have a ton of links over the past week. I also may have forgotten where I first saw some of them.

Also, they will be short on pictures and videos until I catch up.
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