Archive for January 2nd, 2012

January 2nd, 2012 - 5:42 pm § in Misc.

Iran v. US, Playing Dangerous Games With Big Kids Toys

A GAME OF CHICKEN Iran’s navy has started a 10-day drill in international waters near the strategic oil route that passes through the Strait of Hormuz. The exercises, dubbed “Velayat 90”, could bring Iranian ships into proximity with United States Navy vessels in the area. “[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm § in Misc.

Glorify this year 2012 as a year of proud victory, a year when an era of prosperity is unfolding

That we parted too suddenly and unexpectedly with the great leader Kim Jong Il last year was the greatest loss our nation had suffered in its 5 000-year-long history and the bitterest grief our Party and people had experienced. “Let us do many more things for the benefit of the people!”?[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 am § in Misc.


Rebels capture Syrian troops in north: opposition BEIRUT – Armed Syrian rebels captured dozens of members of the security forces by seizing two military checkpoints on Monday, the opposition said, even as the Arab League chief reported cautious progress in a peace monitoring mission. | Video[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Commentary from HorsesAss

Last Sunday was the Feast of the Holy Circumcision.  I think thsee comments from HorsesAss were memorable. 29. Roger Rabbit spews: @28 I think footballs should be made from the players’ foreskins. If you think they fight over possession of the ball now, just visualize a locker room halftime speec[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 am § in The Ave Scene

Shootout on Mount Rainier

Seattle Times:  Massive manhunt after ranger slain at Mount Rainier Benjamin Colton Barnes, left, is a person of interest in the fatal shooting of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson at Mount Rainier National Park. I have never understood the idea that a gun is defensive.  Would a rifle have protected R[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

Dan Savage’s Offer to Help Rick Santorum


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 am § in Misc.

HAPPY NEW YEAR: Thom Hartmann Backon Seattle Radio TODAY!

BREAKING: Thom Hartmann to KBCS 91.3 From the KBCS website KBCS is pleased to welcome New York Times best-selling author Thom Hartmann to our weekday line-up. The former Air America host leads a thoughtful discussion on issues of the day, with guests representing a variety of perspectives. The Thom [...]