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Seattle’s KING 5 TV nabbed a must-see interview with one of the Marines injured at Haditha on Nov. 19. (Big hat tip noted below to Red Hot Cuppa Politics.) The Marine is Lance Cpl. James Crossan, who rode in the passenger seat of the Humvee that was struck by an IED. The driver was Lance […]
Bill Roggio of The Counterterrorism Blog is there, reporting on the riot aftermath: The violence was not Taliban-inspired, but composed mainly of Hazaris. The Haziris are an ethnic group that fought the Taliban under the banner of the Northern Alliance and followers of Ahmad Shah Masood , who was killed by al-Qaeda two days prior […]
And it’s taxpayer-funded.
The saga continues.
Video overview. My column today, What we know and don’t know, concludes: There are countless numbers of anti-war zealots on the American Left rooting for failure. They believe the worst about the troops. They’ve blindly embraced frauds who’ve lied about their military service and lied about wartime atrocities. They’ve allied themselves with socialist kooks and […]
The New Old York Times discovers the month-old Send-A-Brick project! (Have you sent yours yet?) Prediction: Next, the Behind-The-Times will break the “news” of the month-old toilet brush campaign in L.A.
***update: the school backs down! Michael Graham reports: “As I’m about to report exclusively on my show in 20 minutes, King Philip High has backed down under pressure from angry supporters of the US military. They’re going to allow representatives of West Point and the ROTC at graduation on Sunday (not tonight’s awards event, alas) […]
Hot Air affiliate Ian Schwartz has a video tribute to the departing Today Show star. Fly away! NBC is making the most of it: According to buyers, the network is charging $110,000 for a 30-second spot in Ms. Couric’s final appearance on ‘Today.”
If you know Philadelphia, you know Geno’s. Best cheesesteaks in the world. Reader Willie S. sends word via the Philly Inquirer that Joey Vento, the grandson of Italian-born immigrants who owns Geno’s, is taking a stand for assimilation and against illegal immigration. The Inquirer does its best to knock down Vento, but his blunt Philly […]
The beverage-spew-inducing line of the day goes to Al Gore for calling pro-illegal alien amnesty, Harriet Miers for Supreme Court-nominating, Medicare entitlement-expanding President Bush a “renegade right-wing extremist.” Sides. Splitting. Oh. Oh. Ouch. Help. Kathryn Lopez: If only! Freepers: Rolling on the floor. Lucianne.com: “Gore says he’s ‘carbon neutral’ – Doesn’t hot air count?