all-encompassingly

we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Apr 29th 2009

Someone Better Be Fired For This

April 28 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama ordered a review of a publicity-photo shoot with one of the planes that serves as Air Force One that cost taxpayers $328,835 and caused a furor in New York City.
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[Y]esterday’s low-altitude flight over New York Harbor….rattled windows in New York’s financial district and prompted some office workers to […]

Sep 11th 2008

George W. Bush & 9/11

 
I think that Ann Coulter gets this exactly right:
As Bush has said, we have to be right 100 percent of the time, the terrorists only have to be right one time. Bush has been right 100 percent of the time for seven years — so much so that Americans have completely forgotten about the threat […]

Jul 1st 2008

When terrorism strikes…

We can blame global warming!

Sep 29th 2007

9/11 Is Over

Tom Friedman says a lot of what I’ve had kicking around in my head over the past year.
I will not vote for any candidate running on 9/11. We don’t need another president of 9/11. We need a president for 9/12. I will only vote for the 9/12 candidate.
What does that mean? This: 9/11 has made […]

Aug 2nd 2007

glasgow suicide bomber gets his wish….finally

he is on his way to meet allah wonka and the 72 virgin oompa loompas.

LONDON – A man who set himself on fire after allegedly crashing an explosive-laden Jeep into Glasgow Airport died in a hospital on Thursday, Strathclyde Police said Thursday.
Kafeel Ahmed, 27, had been in the hospital for a month with critical burns […]

Aug 2nd 2007

counterpunch.org pulls a ward churchill

i wrote this post a few months ago but never published it — travis
why is it that every time foreigners kill a bunch of americans nowadays, that there are people in this country practically crapping their pants with glee, who race each other to be the first to publish a theory explaining why the american […]

Jul 19th 2007

fauxtography 2.0

Khaled Abdul-Fattah Dawoud Mahmoud al-Mashhadani revealed propaganda ruse.

foreign terrorist leaders in iraq are pretending to be iraqis so they can market the insurgency as a nationalistic movement:

Al-Qaida’s man in Iraq unveiled as fictional character
U.S. military says an Iraqi actor had portrayed the nonexistent leader
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[A] front organization was aimed at making Iraqis believe that al-Qaida in […]

Jul 15th 2007

jimmy carter, adolf hitler take arab world by storm

i almost published this post two months ago, but i didn’t. now, here it is. –travis
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the front window of a bookstore in amman, jordan, featuring the latest bestsellers in arabic: jimmy carter’s peace, not apartheid and adolf hitler’s mein kampf. great comment at LGF: “One farmed nuts, the other was nuts.”

Jul 14th 2007

more mistranslated persian idioms

(in this heartwarming video, aqua velvet head, a peaceful man, leads a froth-mouthed crowd in chants of “death to israel!”)

(sounding completely amiable, aqua velvet head, a peaceful man, promises an explosion of anger in the arab world over israel’s ‘corrupt’ existence will soon spill over into the west. absolutely charming! — and probably peaceful!)
“Ahmadinejad […]

Jul 13th 2007

some thoughts on the glasgow terror attacks

(1) why in the world is one of the bombers recovering in the ICU at a glasgow hospital? the god-fearing part of me tells me i shouldn’t be asking this question, but WHY did someone save his life? this fact says something about the west: either we are too nice or too […]