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By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 10:12 PM

As I noted earlier today, Robert Spencer and Jihad Watch have been doing cutting-edge reporting on the Armanious murders. Today JW revealed new details about the killings that the MSM have yet to report: Shortly after the murders, members of the Egyptian consulate went to visit the family to encourage them to keep quiet. And […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 01:50 PM

A WNBC headline: Man In Wheelchair Struck, Killed By SUV In Bronx Actually, he was killed by the driver of the SUV, wasn’t he? The story continues: Police said 41-year-old Juan Jimenez was crossing Broadway near 230th Street at about 5:44 p.m. when a late model black Mitsubishi SUV hit him and pinned him under […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 12:55 PM

The Miami Herald spotlights Babalu Blog, a fresh, funny, and fiercely anti-Castro blog run by Valentin Prieto. Here’s a taste: A couple of men walking home in Cuba get arrested for “hanging out in a tourist zone” and I am here in exile telling fidel castro to kiss my ass. Somewhere on that island, in […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 12:09 PM

Who shot down the British C-130 in Iraq carrying 9 Royal Air Force personnel and one soldier over the weekend? Terrorist mouthpiece Al Jazeera is now broadcasting a videotape with some possible answers. Background on another terrorist group’s claim on the crash at Jeff Quinton’s.


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 11:26 AM

Adam Keiper has set images of the Iraqi election to Aaron Copeland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. It’s dazzling. (Hat tip: Simon Smith)


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 11:19 AM

Over the weekend, FOX News business anchor Neil Cavuto interviewed SPC Jose (J.R.) Martinez about the Iraqi elections. Martinez expressed elation over the success of the process and gratitude for his fellow men and women in uniform. Martinez’s unbridled enthusiasm and love of country captivated me. He is an awe-inspiring spokesman for Salute America’s Heroes, […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 10:57 AM

The latest developments in the Armanious murder case… * From the N.Y. Sun, we learn that a radical Islamist website has been tracking Christians on the online chat forum, Paltalk–which was frequented by Hossan Armanious: The password protected Arabic Web site, at the address www.barsomyat.com, features pictures and information about Christians who have been particularly […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 08:23 AM

Meant to blog this on Friday, but Rush Limbaugh delivered some tough remarks on federal spending and illegal immigration that have grass-roots conservatives buzzing. “We cannot maintain our sovereignty without securing and protecting our borders in an era where terrorists around the world seek entry to this country,” Limbaugh said in his radio monologue. John […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 07:49 AM

I’ve never liked N.Y. Governor George Pataki (see here and here, for example). Here’s one more reason not to like him. The N.Y. Post reports today on its front page that Pataki had the state GOP secretly fund a personal maid for his wife at the family mansion: The servant — whose shocking existence on […]


By thisistwitchy  •  January 31, 2005 07:38 AM

…the disgruntled staffers sing. Ratherbiased.com alerts us to the latest issue of New York magazine, which has an inside look at the internal strife at CBS News. Among the juicy tidbits the magazine revealed, Ratherbiased.com reports: *Dan Rather has been observed wandering the hallways of CBS News muttering “elections have consequences,” referring to Bush-Kerry presidential […]