30 Jun 2008

After all we’ve done for them…

Iraq said on Monday that it had failed to sign technical support deals with global oil majors hoping to cash in on boosting the war-torn country’s extensive but underexploited oilfields.Iraq is still negotiating with Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, Chevron and Total, and a consortium of other smaller oil companies, to develop six oil blocks and two gas fields…

30 Jun 2008

Late Late Nite FDL: Clapton And Cale

Eric Clapton With JJ Cale – Call Me The Breeze

30 Jun 2008

SBC Scholar: Spouse abuse happens because wives refuse to submit

A friend of mine forwarded this to me today. I’m absolutely, positively gobsmacked. This gem is from a Bruce Ware, who is said to be a professor of Christian theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. I don’t see that this makes him any sort of expert on

30 Jun 2008

Sometimes an Acorn is Just a Nut.

Inflammatory alarmist puffery isn’t just a hobby; it’s a way of life!

30 Jun 2008

This Is Just Stupid

The Bush Junta has been pressuring British banks to stop having financial dealings with Cuba — even though the British government isn’t a party to the asinine embargo. That’s stupid. But here’s what’s even stupider: Bush wants to invade Iran.

30 Jun 2008

Ted Rall Captures My Feelings

Ted Rall’s latest cartoon captures my misgivings about Barack Obama precisely. Thank Ted for another excellent cartoon.

30 Jun 2008

Pentagon Charges the Third Detainee Who Was Water-Boarded

The trial of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri will test the ability of the Gitmo Show Trials to actually try someone we admittedly tortured.

30 Jun 2008

"Homosexual eases into 100 final at Olympic trials"?

I would say it’s a safe bet to make that OneNewsNow avoids posting the term gay in the Associated Press articles they feed to their site by the use of an automatic search-and-replace program. It looks this way because of their embarrassing post of an article that changed the name

30 Jun 2008

Last Gasp of the Sons of the Confederacy

Make you own Shorter Mark Levin:

30 Jun 2008

Red State Road Trip: The War on Our Streets

Since 2005 writer, director, and guerilla filmmaker Chris Hume has been crisscrossing the United States on what he calls a “red state road trip.” It’s been a long and sometimes strange trip and here in episode eight, season 2 Hume looks at just how easy it is to buy a gun.