Daily Archives: February 12, 2008

Another Rat Deserts USSR Clinton

Woops! Mike Henry, deputy campaign manager for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) has resigned, according to a source familiar with the decision. Henry tendered his resignation yesterday morning but worked the last two days on a volunteer basis. His departure is not entirely unexpected, as he was brought into the campaign by Patti Solis Doyle, […]

Telecom Immunity Passes

What happened? The Senate voted Tuesday to shield from lawsuits telecommunications companies that helped the government eavesdrop on their customers without court permission after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. After nearly two months of stops and starts, the Senate rejected by a vote of 31 to 67 a move to strip away a grant of […]

Bagdad Doctor Arrested Over Mentally Impaired Suicide Bombers

No bad deed goes unpunished The acting director of a Baghdad psychiatric hospital has been arrested on suspicion of supplying al-Qaeda in Iraq with the mentally impaired women that it used to blow up two crowded animal markets in the city on February 1, killing about 100 people. Iraqi security forces and US soldiers arrested […]

Aside: Top McCain VP Picks

Over at Right Wing News, John Hawkins highlights the top 24 potential VP picks for McCain.

Afghany Mullah Wins Darwin Award

This weeks winner KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb killed a militant mullah and two of his children when it exploded prematurely in their southern Afghanistan home, a police chief said Monday. Mullah Abdul Wasay was tinkering with the explosives at his home Saturday night in Helmand province when they blew up, said provincial police […]

TLF: Criminals Love Climahysteria

They do, they really, really, do. Why? Because useful idiots are making their jobs oh so much easier Street lights in suburban areas are to be switched off after midnight as part of council plans to save energy. A series of trial blackouts will be carried out over the next few weeks by local authorities […]

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