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November 28, 2003

Meanwhile, In The Warren

Some People Never Learn

We learned that the UN and the EU are run by feckless career bureaucrats whose top priority is preserving their cushy jobs, followed closely by sticking a finger in the eye of the Great Satan whenever possible. We learned that these people will turn a blind eye to the actions of repressive regimes, especially if they have a sweetheart deal with the thug who runs the country. And we also learned that in a crisis, these people are about as reliable as an '84 Yugo; they will cut and run as soon as things get tough or unglamorous.

What a Man!!

You need to have served in the military to understand the effect on troop morale. President Bush didn't need to go to Iraq; I'm sure the secret service tried hard to talk him out of it. But he went anyway, and in so doing showed his loyalty to the troops. This is one of those intangibles that separates genuine people from fake hucksters. By braving danger to be with the troops, he became one of them.

I'm Confused

Great Britain obviously does not have a First Amendment, which means that one can be investigated for hate crimes for suggesting that homosexuals can change their orientation.

But then the British Political Cartoon Society gives an award to the creator of a vulgar, anti-Semitic cartoon, and he walks away Scot-free (oops, is that an anti-Caledonian slur?)

Clearly it seems that one can get away with any type of hateful speech in Britain if the target is the Jews. Some people, after all, are more equal than others.

More Newzbites

Okay, does anybody else here think that the Muslim Army Chaplain accused of espionage on Gitmo oughtta be tried and shot, if for no other reason, than he downloaded porn on an Army laptop, while deployed to the highest security environment around?

Posted by Bigwig at November 28, 2003 12:01 PM | TrackBack
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How hard is it to find a Muslim chaplain who can just chapl, or whatever it is you call it? So far we have, what, two who are spies and one who is a pervert? Could the army find one who can actually do the religion thing?

Posted by: Teri at November 29, 2003 01:02 AM

Call me voyeristic, but I am eaten up with curiosity as to which porno sites would appeal to a pious Muslim iman.

www.hotinfidelbabes.com? www.72teenvirgins.com?

Any other suggestions?

Posted by: Captain Holly at November 29, 2003 02:12 PM
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