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Archive for November 2007

11/30 Morning Report…delayed

November 30, 2007

As expected, the new Australian PM has declared they will be out of Iraq by mid-2008. Kevin Rudd still calls the U.S. our ‘great friend and allay.” But, the liberal Pm has made his stance on Iraq clear : He has previously described the decision to go to war in Iraq as the “single greatest […]

11/28 Wednesday Hero: Antwan Walker

November 28, 2007

Sgt. Antwan L. Walker22 years old from Tampa, Florida2nd Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry DivisionMay 18, 2005 Sgt. Antwan Walker was excited about coming home from Iraq to celebrate his 23rd birthday with his family and friends. His mother, Andrea Pringle, was busy planning the party when an Army official unexpectedly came to her house. […]

11/27 Morning Report

November 27, 2007

Isn’t it encouraging that Iran has TWO long range missiles? Modeled after Chinese and North Korean devices, and some modified US weaponry, these rockets can reach targets up to 1250 miles away! Isn’t that exciting! (…oh, but don’t worry about those nuclear non-compliance issues…Iran has no military ambitions…besides the declared purpose of wiping Israel off […]

11/24 Morning Report

November 24, 2007

Liberal rumblings are being heard in several countries. Australia’s Labor Party is claiming victory in the elections there. Conservatives are split. Prime Minister John Howard says Labor, dominated by trade unionists, would end the economic growth in Australia. That would be bad for Australians, as well as the global economy. But, what would a Labor […]

If Dogs Sent Letters To God…

November 22, 2007

(…something fun for Thanksgiving…remember to say thanks for those who are standing in harm’s way for their loved ones and their country somewhere on the earth…but especially our own soldiers…Happy Thanksgiving everyone…) IF DOGS SENT LETTERS TO GOD… Dear God: Why do humans smell flowers, but seldom, if ever, smell one another? Dear God: When […]

Wednesday Hero: Spc. Roger G. Ling

November 21, 2007

Spc. Roger G. Ling20 years old from Douglaston, New YorkCompany C, 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat TeamFebruary 19, 2004 When Spc. Roger G. Ling’s Humvee was struck by a homemade bomb in October of 2003, he survived the attack and he worked to keep his superior officer, Lt. Matt Homa, alive. Spc. […]

Media Spin Defined….

November 20, 2007

OK…First of all, I know this is not true. Visit snopes.com if you want the details. So, second, this is not aimed at passing on muck about Sir…I mean, Madaam… Hillary. She does just fine at generating this stuff on her own. I am posting this because…well…if this isn’t the perfect description of how politicians […]

11/19 Morning Report

November 19, 2007

The news from Europe is nothing new. Speaking to Kosovo, EU officials basically said independence is OK…IF…the rest of the world agrees. European Union countries on Monday urged Serbia’s breakaway Kosovo not to rush into a declaration of independence, with its backers insisting any such move should be coordinated internationally. The EU did a bad […]

When A Soldier Comes Home

November 16, 2007

I had a really good post to load up…but my laptop just turned off and I can’t get to it. However, in it’s place, I found an awesome report on MSNBC. If you haven’t read or seen it, be prepared to cry a few tears of joy. And, make sure you watch the video! This […]

Enough Said?

November 14, 2007

Doesn’t this make you really love the man? (…even Sir Hillary has more sense than Barack Hussein Obama…)