Daily Archives: November 20, 2007

Gulf Times: More Bad Math For Iraq

Amazing, simply amazing. Well, maybe stupidifying One child dies every five minutes because of the war, and many more are left with severe injuries. Of the estimated 4mn Iraqis who have been displaced in Iraq or left the country, 1.5mn are children. For the most part, they don’t have access to basic health care, education, […]

Gray Lady: Baghdad Security Improves. I’m Concerned About Pinch

I really am shocked. Over the past month or so, I am seeing more and more news stories in the New York Times that state that things are getting much better and even *gulp* that we are winning in Iraq. The editorials are avoiding discussion of the state of Iraq’s security as of late, as […]

Aside: The Jawa Report Helps Bust Bilal Hussein

A story you have to check out. Rusty of The Jawa Report helped nab Bilal Hussein. You remember him. He is the AP stringer accused of helping Al Qaeda in Iraq. Kudo’s, Rusty!

TLF: Newsweek Tells Americans How Mean We Are

As we come in to Thanksgiving, Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek is nice enough to illuminate us on what ***holes Americans are As an immigrant, I’ve always loved Thanksgiving for all the corniest reasons. It’s a distinctly American holiday, secular and inclusive, focused on food, family and gratitude. But the one Thanksgiving tradition I try strenuously […]

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