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WaPo math: Troops=mercenaries

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 08:34 PM

Here’s Washington Post national security reporter/blogger William Arkin’s screed against NBC’s report, which quoted troops who want Americans to support their mission. An excerpt from Arkin’s unhinged diatribe: So, we pay the soldiers a decent wage, take care of their families, provide them with housing and medical care and vast social support systems and ship […]

Dianne Feinstein’s ethics

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 08:04 PM

Metroactive investigates.

A new Saudi ambassador

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 07:32 PM

Via the WashTimes’ Embassy Row column: Adel al-Jubeir, the urbane public face of the Saudi monarchy who is also well-connected in Washington, was yesterday named the new ambassador to the United States from the oil-rich desert kingdom. King Abdullah issued a decree appointing Mr. al-Jubeir and accepting the surprise resignation of Prince Turki al-Faisal, who […]

The AP’s non-correction correction

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 03:52 PM

Wow. Just wow. The Associated Press puts its advocacy spin and institutional arrogance on naked display in a story hot off the wires. You know those four mosques that AP reporter Qais Al Bashir and AP source Capt. Jamil Hussein claimed had been “destroyed” and “torched” and “burned and blew up“? The ones we showed […]

Boston: “Suspicious packages” Updated

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 03:08 PM

Via FoxNews.com: Bomb units scrambled to investigate four suspicious devices reported almost simultaneously throughout Boston. The reports forced the temporary shutdown of a key inbound roadway and a bridge between Boston and Cambridge. Boston Police say four calls, which all came in around 1 p.m., reported suspicious devices at the Boston University Bridge, the Longfellow […]

2LT Mark Daily’s message reaches the Senate floor

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 01:50 PM

Sen. John Cornyn’s office sends a video link of 2LT Mark Daily’s immortal words being read on the Senate floor: The message is getting out there. *** Related: Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway issues a challenge via Blackfive. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Conway is urging the White House to “rally the country to […]

“Too important to ignore”

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 01:33 PM

Following up on yesterday’s post, here’s our video analysis of Lara Logan’s online Haifa Street report for CBS News. Click to watch: Bryan Preston’s memo and questions are here. My syndicated column on the subject is here. The latest word I’ve received from CBS News Public Eye blogger Brian Montopoli: I didn’t get a comment […]

Biden. Foot. Mouth.

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 11:45 AM

***updates…audio…*** He’s toast. Question A: Who will press Joe Biden to name the names of the inarticulate and dim and dirty and unattractive African-Americans he was thinking about when he, um, complimented Barack Obama? Question B: Will the Washington Post give this coverage equal to its Macacaphony over George Allen’s racial blundering? NY Observer: Mr. […]

Nine arrested in British soldier kidnap plot

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 11:00 AM

All the latest on the jihadi plot at HA. From the Sun: EVIL Muslim terrorists were to kidnap a British soldier on UK streets and force him to plead with Tony Blair for his life in return for a pull-out of troops from Iraq, The Sun can reveal. The soldier would have been filmed begging […]

The scoop on the Karbala incident

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2007 12:07 AM

On Sunday, I noted Bill Roggio’s report on intel pointing to Iranian special forces involvement in the terrible ambush at Karbala. An intel officer very familiar with the area of operations shared the same theory with me. Killed were Pvt. Johnathon M. Millican, Capt. Brian S. Freeman, Pfc. Shawn P. Falter, 1st Lt. Jacob Fritz, […]