Fire melts steel. More videos of the Interstate 580 bridge collapse in Oakland here.
Archive for April, 2007
Ed Morrissey doing the work the big boys just happen to forget: Yesterday, the news broke that US forces had captured Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi, a senior al-Qaeda commander, in transit back into Iraq to take over the AQ operation there late last year. He had already racked up quite a record, having coordinated operations with [...]
Unfortunately, my two Senators both deserve the White Feathers of Defeat, and we cannot forget my neighbor Senator Loser Reid. Jules Crittenden: We live in a time of great moronitude. Morons, everywhere, rising from their morasses, massing and moving forward. In their multitudes, the morons march inexorably to the moronocy… Michelle Malkin sends her feathers [...]
If people want to continue the fantasy that al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein had nothing to do with one another, let them live in denial. Reality, alas, is different: So al-Hadi, a former Iraqi soldier who became a top al Qaeda operative in Afghanistan and later supervised that organization’s operations in Iraq was caught re-entering [...]
This is what Democrats consider leadership in dangerous times: We’re going to pick up Senate seats as a result of this war. Senator Schumer has shown me numbers that are compelling and astounding. –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, April 12.
Living in both the old and new worlds: Evangelical teens express conservative attitudes about sex, but they are very average in their actual behavior. Why? Because evangelical kids live in two worlds. The new world tells them to value career, self-fulfillment, happiness and entertainment – and this is what adults and parents model for them. [...]
Kevin Aylward: If the financial crush of providing treatment to a single autistic child is staggering (estimates are that it will cost over $3 million dollars per child over their lifetime), imagine my dilemma. There’s a variety of services and programs available to autistic children none of which are covered by the vast majority of [...]
Deliver us from evil: According to the AP. Iraqi insurgents are now fighting each other, as “moderate” Sunni terrorists tangle with “extremist” al-Qaeda whose brand of Islam is so radical that it prohibits placing cucumbers beside tomatoes because these vegetables have different genders. What makes men kill each other over tomatoes and cucumbers? What makes [...]
The Secret Warriors: The UK Times tells the story of two CIA agents secretly held in a Chinese prison for 20 years. “Not until their release would they learn, with astonishment, that a man had walked on the Moon.” Jack Downey and Richard Fecteau received a muted welcome from the country they had served so [...]
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