. . . Alan Caruba shares brilliant insight with us from his most excellent blog WARNING SIGNS:
". . . Egyptians, ten years or less into the future, might look back at his thirty years of dictatorship as 'the good old days.' "
". . . the Central Intelligence Agency . . . I seriously doubt could predict tomorrow’s weather. Reportedly, the news of Mubarak’s decision to step down came to the current CIA Director, Leon Panetta, from CNN.
. . . they (the CIA) were taken completely by surprise when both Pakistan and India achieved nuclear weapon parity. I can even recall the debacle of the Cuban Bay of Pigs invasion. The fall of the Berlin Wall was a happy surprise . . ."
Alan obliquely refers to a salient point I made in THE STORMBRINGER CONTROVERSY:
"So it is left to imbeciles in the news media to tell us what is happening, why it is happening, and what is likely to happen.
That’s how we ended up with Walter Cronkite reporting from Saigon that Tet was a huge defeat for the American forces when it was, in fact, a huge victory or Dan Rather’s utterly false report about George W. Bush’s National Guard history . . .
Since the late 1980s, this mush-for-brains crowd has been telling us that global warming was real . . ."
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You gotta love it. I wish I could crank out brilliance like this even once a week but I'm a soldier - even in what I do now - not a journalist and the sad fact of the matter is there are only so many hours in a day, only so many days in a week. Necessity being the Mother of Invention, therefore, it is with great fanfare that Blog STORMBRINGER proudly presents:
NASA To Honor Dead Egyptian Bimbo
What is with this government? Every day there is another slur on American Culture, American Values. This time the agency is NASA . . .
U.S.-Afghan-Pakistan Meeting Delayed Amid Tensions Over U.S. Prisoner
With allies like this who needs enemies?
American Thinker Blog: Afghan Red Cross worker with one leg set to be hanged for conversion to Christianity
Take note - this is happening in a regime that we prop up with billions of U.S. dollars and the lifeblood of thousands of our soldiers. Does anybody know the outcome of this outrage?
Iraqi Christians Flee Wave Of Targeted Violence
This story comes from NPR no less . . .
Iraqi Christians Flee Mosul after Series of Murders
Sad to say; Christians had a better deal under Saddam Hussein than under the current management . . .
Haunted by violence, Iraqi Christians flee to Turkey
Judeo-Christian-based politics are better than Islam any day of the week.
52 Iraqi Christians killed by al Qaeda after raid on church
FACT: Christianity is the single most persecuted religion on Earth.
If nothing else, this is a brilliant way to include politics without turning STORMBRINGER into a political site . . . same way I managed to incorporate the North American version of a Page Three Girl* . . .
* DANGER WILL ROBINSON: NSFW!!!
. . . without frosting the Ladies Auxiliary . . . speaking of which; this Monday's Mystery Bird is HERE
"Happy Valentines Day Ladies!"
SEAN LINNANE SENDS