Monday, November 19, 2007
US sees military gains in Iraq, political impasse
"The benchmarks are not likely to work -- the political consensus
to make them happen is not there and the ability of the government
to implement them is questionable," said Terry Kelly

"One of the problems is that as Shi'ites in the government see that al Qaeda
is growing weaker, their natural reaction is ... to take advantage of effectively
the United States defeating their opponent and to try to consolidate power," said Cordesman.

Four Years Later, Many Iraqis Still Lack Reliable Water, Electricity
U.S. struggles to restore drinking water to Iraqis
Iraqi Electricity Crisis: Baghdad Suffers Worst Cuts
US loses wattage to China in Iraq

Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack
On a Deadly Day, U.S. Reports Drop in Iraq Attacks
Poland To Pull Troops From Iraq Next Year
U.S. general says Qaeda fighters move to north Iraq
Friday, November 09, 2007
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story trailers and video clips
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - Official Site - Pain (PSN) - Modes Trailer
Savage 2: A Tortured Soul Preview - Octomania - Point and Rotate Gameplay
Valve: Source SDK Adds Sweet Orange Box Support

Slashdot | Is SETI Worth It?

What Should You Be When You Grow Up?

2 Girls 1 Cup Song
Not the video, or the reactions to it. I think the video is fake,
not that thats stuff doesn't happen but I think this one is fake.

Make your own - Blu-Ray Laser Phaser

Lady Bit at Church by Snake Dies; Hospital Sued for Laughing at Her Beliefs

Family sues hospital over snakebite death
The complaint also says the unprofessional comments about Long's religious beliefs
were discriminatory and caused her and her family emotional pain and humiliation.

The text for the belief is Mark 16:17-18:
"And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons;
they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up snakes with their hands;
and when they drink deadly poison, it will not hurt them at all;
they will place their hands on sick people, and they will get well.
Republicans Turn on Bush to Overturn His Veto
The Senior Bush Defends Bush the Jr.

Dollar's Woes Threaten Status in World Market
The greenback's decline has been going on for two years.
Some are predicting the dollar may soon lose its status
as the world's leading investment currency.

Skynet military launch is delayed

Skynet (fictional) - Wikipedia
Skynet is a fictional, computer-based military defense system

Skynet (satellites) - Wikipedia
Skynet is a family of military satellites, now operated by
Paradigm Secure Communications on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence.
Thursday, November 08, 2007
Every time I watch this Team Fortress 2 video it just cracks me up.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
White House Blocked Waterboarding Critic
Former DOJ Official Tested the Method Himself, in Effort to Form Torture Policy

Olbermann: Special Comment on Waterboarding and Torture [VIDEO]
On waterboarding and torture - Countdown with Keith Olbermann

Poll results: Waterboarding is torture
The View From the Waterboard

Bush reached an unwelcome record. By 64%-31%, Americans disapprove of the job he is doing.
For the first time in the history of the Gallup Poll, 50% say they "strongly disapprove" of the president. Richard Nixon had reached the previous high, 48%, just before an impeachment inquiry was launched in 1974.

5 U.S. Soldiers Killed by Bombs in Iraq

2007 Deadliest Year For U.S. In Iraq , Deaths Of 5 More Soldiers Brings Total to 852
Soldier survives bizarre knife attack in Iraq

Hagel suggests possibility of military draft

Minot Base Wing Still "Decertified"
The 5th Bomb Wing, which operates the B-52 bombers at the base,
was decertified as a result of the nuclear mistake of August.

US 'nightmare': Will Pakistan chaos let al Qaeda get nukes?

Senate Panel Probes 6 Top Televangelists
Republican Sen. Charles Grassley Asks Ministries
To Turn Over Financial Records Within One Month.

NPR : U.S. Special Forces Obscure in Iraq
Iraqis complain some units often use excessive force, killing innocent people. Regular U.S. military units are often uncomfortable with their methods.

Pessimism is spreading in United States

Oil hits $97 on bombs, demand prediction
Sinking Currency, Sinking Country - Pat Buchanan

Iran rules out possibility of U.S. military strike