I'm glad some of my memory-related braincells still work, as this has been bugging me for a while. I don't know if it means anything at all, but isn't it interesting, in the wake of Joe's loss and the need to wipe Lamont off the front pages, that we get new rules about liquids and air travel, when one of the guys to make a last minute primary donation to Joe is the guy who runs the "duty free" shops that basically can't operate in airports anymore? Hmmm. Read below the fold...
From Wikipedia, re The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas:
Master Hsuan Hua set up six principles that he expected for all monastics and lay practitioners to follow. These six principles were not to fight, not to be greedy, not to seek, not to be selfish, not to pursue personal advantage, and not to lie.Read below the fold...
My question: Why is John Bolton sitting down with this person for an hour-long interview [DCOW]?
Because he wants to be Civil, like Ho Lieberman?
How many stones must a man hurl down
Before you bleed from your hands?
Yes, 'n how many votes must a candidate get
Before you strike up the band?
Yes, 'n how many crimes must the White House commit
Before you make a last stand?
The answer, my friend, is ask Joe Lieberman
The answer is ask Joe Lieberman Read below the fold...
Terror alerts, terror threats, terror among us, terror without us, terror around us, terror, terror, terror.
Headline from todayâ€™s Meet The Press: Terror is a word worn-out from over and inaccurate use; in a word, terror, and all the attached isms have become a bore.
The implications, such as they may be, of the arrests in London of a group said to be planning coordinated attacks on multiple airlines on route to the good old USofA was used as the frame for the entire hour. Read below the fold...
Six Lessons from the London Airline Bombing Plot
What we now know about the London-based plot to destroy ten civilian airplanes points to six conclusions.
First, what stopped this plot was law enforcement. Law enforcement. Not a military invasion of Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt, or Iraq. Old-fashioned surveillance, development of human sources, putting pieces together, and cooperation with foreign police and intelligence services.Read below the fold...