The other day on a popular radio talk show several callers suggested that the foiling by British authorities of the latest alleged terrorist plot was in fact just another politically motivated scheme with this country’s chief ally to help justify the Bush and Blair administrations’ military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and support of Israel.
Tens of thousands of Lebanese jammed bomb-cratered roads Monday as they returned to still-smoldering scenes of destruction after a tenuous cease-fire ended 34 days of vicious combat between Israel and Hezbollah. Highlighting the fragility of the peace, Hezbollah guerrillas fired at least 10 Katyusha rockets that landed in southern Lebanon early Tuesday, the Israeli army said, adding that nobody was injured. The army said that none of the rockets, which were fired over a two-hour period, had crossed the border and so it had not responded.
The federal program that provides legal help to poor Americans turns away half of its applicants for lack of resources. But that hasn’t stopped its executives from lavishing expensive meals, chauffeur-driven cars and foreign trips on themselves.
Bombed-out roads and traffic jams slowed the delivery of humanitarian relief to south Lebanon after Monday’s cease-fire, and many aid workers were stuck on roads alongside the refugees they were trying to help.
Israeli soldiers killed six Hezbollah fighters in four skirmishes in Lebanon after the U.N.-imposed cease-fire took effect Monday, the army said. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he took sole responsibility for the offensive, and acknowledged “deficiencies” in the way the war was conducted.
Porn star Mary Carey is running for the California governor again with the slogan: Finally, a politician you really want to get screwed by. We’ve never screwed a porn star so we can’t speak to whether or not sex with one is better than getting nailed by a politician but given what’s been happening to America at the hands of politicians in Washington and our own statehouse in Virginia, we’d bet a little sack time with Carey would beat the hell out of a little bungholing at the hands of a Republican or Democratic poll.