Outrageously outrageous: Iraqis jailed for attacking U.S. troops pardoned for political expediency

July 27, 2011

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Politics seems to trump all, even in a newly formed “democratic” government: In an illustration of its growing muscle in Iraq as U.S. influence wanes, anti-American cleric Muqtada Sadr‘s movement has won pardons for at least 50 prisoners jailed for crimes including murder, kidnapping and attacks on U.S. troops. The amnesties come at a time when […]

Posted in: Iran, Iraq, Politics

Two years after his release, the Lockerbie bomber is still alive and kicking and claims he was a victim of a conspiracy

July 26, 2011

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They must have some great health care in Libya given this man was only supposed to have three months to live when he was released from a Scottish prison: Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the ailing Lockerbie bomber freed by Scotland nearly two years ago, showed up on Libyan TV Tuesday at a pro-government rally in Tripoli.[…]   The British […]

Posted in: Libya, War on Terror

Latest Congressman to be involved in a sex scandal: Democrat David Wu

July 23, 2011

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It’s sad to say, but it seems that politics just isn’t politics without some sex scandal in the mix.  Just recently we’ve had Rep. Anthony Weiner make a spectacle of himself (in more ways than one if you count his twitter photos) and former California Gov. Schwarzenegger fess up to an extramarital affair which resulted […]

Posted in: Politics

When all is said and done, taxpayers take a $1.3 billion loss on Chrysler bailout

July 22, 2011

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The American taxpayer finally made it out of Chrysler’s business today after the U.S. government sold its final holdings in the company to Fiat to the tune of $560 million.  This final sell-off brings Chrysler’s reimbursement to the U.S. taxpayer to a grand total of $11.2 billion.  That’s  a whopping $1.3 billion short of the company’s total […]

Posted in: Economy

Global warming message terrorizes Australian kids

July 8, 2011

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It seems the global warming crowd in Australia  has been screaming its message so loud it’s ended up traumatizing the poor kids : On the eve of Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s carbon tax package announcement, psychologists and scientists said the lessons were alarmist, created unneeded anxiety among school children and endangered their mental health. […] Australian National University’s […]

Posted in: Australia

It’s a monkey invasion!

July 8, 2011

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A little humor… First, they learn how to walk through automatic doors. Then, the  next thing you know is they’ll be asking their bigger, badder relatives to lock us up in cages. If  you’re ever in New Delhi and have to go to the hospital, you might want to check under your doctor’s mask to make sure he’s human: Doctors at […]

Posted in: India, International

Beta males don’t make good burglars

July 8, 2011

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What happens when a beta type male gets caught in the process of burglarizing a home?  He sits and waits while the owner calls police: CENTER HARBOR, N.H. – A New Hampshire woman was so angry when she came home and found a burglar in her house that she grabbed the thief half her age […]

Posted in: Crime
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