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It’s Good News Week

Two tasty links for you: Newt Gingrich peddling this ‘third world war’ crap in Comment Is Free. A selection of quotes from the the Rapture Ready / End Times forum.

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Best. Front. Page. Ever.

What a blinder. (Related article here.) By contrast, the people over at The Sun appear to be well off their game. If they had any self-respect, they’d be running this image under the headline ‘GOTCHA’. UPDATE: Spread the word…. EMERGENCY … Continue reading

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What’s that up on the road… a head?

It’s all about timing folks…. Guardian – United States to Israel: you have one more week to blast Hizbullah: The US is giving Israel a window of a week to inflict maximum damage on Hizbullah before weighing in behind international … Continue reading

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A few quickies

BSSC – Supporting WMD: So Gordon has announced that he wants the UK to retain an independent nuclear deterrent thus prejudging the “debate” we’re all going to be allowed to have on this. Hurray! Is he Prime Minister already then? … Continue reading

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Stoppers!

Independent – The ugly truth about everyday life in Baghdad (by the US ambassador) Juan Cole – US Embassy Document (full text) BSSC – Our Man In Iraq

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Embarrassment is not sufficient cause for exemption

The Raw Story – Newly released emails suggest Army Corps lied about Cheney role in Halliburton contract

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Aegis cleared over shooting video

BBC – Security firm cleared by US army: A British security firm has welcomed the outcome of a US army investigation clearing it of criminal offences. The US military launched an inquiry after a video showing an Aegis Defence Services … Continue reading

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We’re here because we’re here

BSSC – Foot Meets Bullet: He gave the sovereign Prime Minister of Iraq five minutes notice of the fact that he’d been granted a brief audience with his master. Whether Maliki had to kiss the great one’s feet has not … Continue reading

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And now, the news…

Reuters – Oil drops below $70 after Zarqawi killed: Oil fell $1.50 to below $70 a barrel after U.S. aircraft killed al Qaeda’s Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi on Thursday, raising faint hopes for a let-up in attacks on Iraq’s … Continue reading

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6,000

BBC – Violent Baghdad deaths top 6,000: The bodies of 6,000 people, most of whom died violently, have been received by Baghdad’s main mortuary so far this year, health ministry figures show. The number has risen every month, to 1,400 … Continue reading

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