On July 16th I wrote short post wondering if Iraq could be the Democrats Waterloo… For better or worse I think most Americans are more interested in the economy than they are Iraq now but the fact that Marines are quietly withdrawing from Fallujah is indeed good news. From Fox News: Last One Turn Out […]
The U.S. Military announced today that Abu Qaswarah, also known as Abu Sara, the number 2 ranking leader of al Qaeda in Iraq was killed by coalition forces during operations in Mosul, Iraq on October 5th. Reuters has the details.
Update (Friday, September 19, 2008): Jake Tapper of ABC News is reporting that Bush Administration officials support Barack Obama’s version of events… Details below the fold… If this is true somebody’s got some splainin to do: OBAMA TRIED TO STALL GIS’ IRAQ WITHDRAWAL By AMIR TAHER, New York Post, September 15, 2008 WHILE campaigning in […]
Where incompetence will suffice… Personally, I’m inclined to ascribe both to Washington Post reporter Anne Kornblut. In a page one news story, she accuses Sarah Palin of asserting “that the Iraqi government under Saddam Hussein helped al-Qaeda plan the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.” There’s just one problem that’s not what […]
Democrats have spent virtually every waking minute of the last 5 years predicting disaster in Iraq. They’ve so thoroughly invested themselves in defeat one has to wonder what they’re going to do now that the situation there has improved so dramatically that even the mainstream media has taken notice? For the moment they seem to […]
Is it me or has the world gone nuts? I picked up my local paper this morning and there was front page story on two 13 year olds being arrested for threatening to shoot a public school teacher. I’ll be the first one to admit I had more than a few disagreements with my teachers […]