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Kerry Claims Egyptian Army ‘Restored Democracy’!

Brendan O’Neill in “The Army Pulled The Trigger, But The West Loaded The Gun” calls the posturing of concern -- a “restrained” outcry -- among Western leaders over the recent behavior of Egyptian security forces gunning down or wounding thousands of SIT-IN PROTESTERS “synthetic sorrow.”

I’d call what is happening on the streets of Egypt “terrorism” but apparently our Western terrorizing perpetrators of the GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR don’t judge it so.

No surprise.

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Great Headlines of Our Time

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AP is really on a roll:

Blair Made Bush's Ordeal Less Lonely

O.M.F.G. The mind reels.

And especially the mind reels at this picture:

Fuhrergefluffen from a poodle...

"Yo, Blair! Front and center!"

Arf! Read below the fold...

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Tony's "Tolerance"

I'm feeling stoopid. Someone align the following for me:

Tony Blair yesterday told radical Muslims that they had a "duty to integrate" into British society and warned them they could not be allowed to override what he described as the country's core values of democracy, tolerance and respect for the law. "Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain, Britain. Conform to it; or don't come here. We don't want the hate-mongers, whatever their race, religion or creed," Mr Blair said.

and yet:
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Brit Top Soldier Speaks of Truth and Religion

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The top soldier in the UK speaks truth...is it appropriate to say "to power" given that he is one? I'm not sure. But it's a good read, more or less what all of us here in the blogosphere have been saying for, like, ever. But the conclusion of the article is odd:
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A Poor Choice Of Words

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That is the extent of "misteps and mistakes" this President regrets about his and his entire administration's performance in Iraq?

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Astonishing. Read below the fold...

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A Poor Choice Of Words

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That is the extent of "misteps and mistakes" this President regrets about his and his entire administration's performance in Iraq?

src="http://static.flickr.com/57/153619672_14..." width="190" height="260" alt="Iraq 26haditha190.2 Associated Press"/> An image from videotape taken shortly after a fatal raid in Haditha, Iraq. Residents there said several marines carried out unprovoked killings. Provided to AP by Hammurabi Human Rights Group

Astonishing. Read below the fold...

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