Friday, April 16, 2010

Soccer Dad

Soccer Dad

At least they bothered to convene a kangaroo court

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:10 AM PDT

The Washington Post and NY Times both report that Hamas has executed two men. The Post's headine correctly puts the term 'Collaborator' in quotes. Given the lack of due process we really don't know if the men were gulity as charged or if they were simply inconvenient for one reason or another as noted back in 2003. The Palestinian Authority, established in 1994, now puts suspected collaborators on trial. But vigilante killings are also still common, and Palestinians have slain more than 70 in the past three years, Mr. Eid said. An Israeli security official insisted that most of those...

More "vivid and painful memories" from bill clinton

Posted: 15 Apr 2010 11:27 PM PDT

Back in June, 1996, then President Bill Clinton said in his radio address: "I have vivid and painful memories of black churches being burned in my own state when I was a child." The next day a columnsit for the Arkansas Post-Gazette titled his column: "Others don't recall what Clinton does" You see when Bill Clinton was growing up no black Arkansas churches were burned. Apparently, now, President Clinton remembers something else: In advance of a symposium on Friday about the attack on the Oklahoma City federal building and its current relevance, Mr. Clinton, who was in his first term...

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