Category Archives: Good News GWoT

Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown, Silver Star Recipient

No commentary necessary A 19-year-old medic from Texas will become the first woman in Afghanistan and only the second female soldier since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the nation’s third-highest medal for valor. Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown saved the lives of fellow soldiers after a roadside bomb tore through a convoy […]

A Truther Quits

Mike Metzger, one of the founders of the Albany Truther group, has called it quits.  (h/t The Jawa Report) Change of Heart? I might be thinking too much of myself, but I’m sure some of you are already jumping to conclusions over my apparent "change of heart." I can hear it already. "Mikey stopped smoking pot, […]

Muslims Starting To Reject Homicide Bombings

Amazing what freedom, and the hope of freedom, can do (Washington Post) Muslims around the world increasingly reject suicide bombings and other violence against civilians by those purporting to defend Islam, according to an international poll released yesterday. A wide-ranging survey of international attitudes in 47 countries by the Pew Research Center also reported that […]

Whose Side Is The Media On?

Doing my Jerry Sienfeld impersonation, have you ever noticed that, when it comes to any good news in the GWOT, the media tries to go all fair and balanced in their reporting? KABUL (Reuters) – U.S.-led troops killed more than two dozen insurgents in a battle in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, without any civilian casualties, the […]

AQ Eating Its Own

I wonder why so many US media outlets are avoiding this like the plague (Times Online) Fed up with being part of a group that cuts off a person’s face with piano wire to teach others a lesson, dozens of low-level members of al-Qaeda in Iraq are daring to become informants for the US military […]

Pakistan Busts Suicide Bombers

Well, it is nice to know that Pakistan is doing something to help in the GWoT LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) – Pakistani intelligence has busted a gang of Islamic militants supplying suicide bombers and explosive devices to Taliban fighters in neighbouring Afghanistan, police said Sunday. The eight-member group led by former fighters of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammad […]

Freedom Journal #666

Hat tip to Howie at The Jawa Report, who wonders about the number 6, and what it means to others. The number of the beast? It seems 6 is showing up everywhere. Like the 6 insurgents that Iraq is fixing to hang and the six more who will be prisoners for life. It could also […]

This Will Make You Proud: HuffPo Thread of The Day

Did you know that more then 24 Taliban fighters were killed Wednesday? KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S.-led coalition and Afghan forces clashed with Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, killing 24 suspected militants, while three more died in an ambush in the west, the coalition said Thursday. The joint coalition and Afghan forces battled Taliban fighters for […]

Thursday Linfest: Boxer’s Carbon Bill

First Boxer compared yesterdays SCOTUS decision to stop a certain partial birth abortion to the tragedy at Virginia Tech, then she stated that she wants everyone to pay much, much more for, well, everything  ( – Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, pledged Wednesday to push legislation that would […]

Capture Of KSM Slowed Al Qaeda

From WRAL Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's capture four years ago didn't shut down al-Qaida or bring the Americans to Osama bin Laden. But if his mega-confession is to be believed, his arrest was a crushing blow to bin Laden's plans for even more deadly attacks in the wake of 9/11. His expertise was never replaced and […]

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