In their first direct talks since theIraq war began, U.S. and Iranian envoys traded harsh words and blamed each other for the country’s crisis Saturday at a one-day international conference that some hoped would help end their 27-year diplomatic freeze.
I’m not real sure why we’re having talks with those folks. Aren’t the Iranians the ones who are supplying arms to terrorists groups in a variety of countries?
The leader of Germany’s Roman Catholics repudiated remarks by two bishops that appeared to equate Palestinians in the West Bank with Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. Cardinal Karl Lehmann’s letter to the director of the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem has not put the matter to rest, The New York Times reports.
Horse manure! I wasn’t aware that Israel had forced people in the West Bank to live in squalor, rationing their food to a point that life is barely maintained, or any of the other things that were forced on the people in the Warsaw Ghetto.
“If you want to get someone’s attention in this country, you use the word ‘eco’ as a prefix or suffix, or you use the word environment,” he said Thursday. “This needs to be done on a much broader scale.”
Every time I hear or see ‘eco’, I think moonbat. Not that it applies to every situation, but the ‘bats have given the rest a seriously bad name.
Electronic Data Systems Corp. made a promise to users of the 3.5 million desktop computers the company manages for clients: You won’t miss the Monday morning meeting.
The world’s second-largest manager of corporate networks dispatched a team of 15 people to dish out software fixes and help customers prepare for this weekend, when an earlier onset of daylight-saving time may leave digital clocks in computers and handheld devices an hour behind after the 2 a.m. switch.
Sometimes, all this technology isn’t such a great thing. Would it really be so tough to just change it by hand? I’ve already changed my watch. 🙂
GUANTANAMO Bay detainee David Hicks’ trial has been pushed back six days due to a defence team scheduling conflict, his military lawyer Major Michael Mori says.
If he’s found guilty, what will the “free Hicks” bunch do?
Engulfed in the earliest, most intense presidential campaign in memory, Iowans are beginning to fear they’re losing something precious: the small, no-frills encounters with candidates that have long been the soul of the state’s politics.
They got the ‘circus’ part right. I’m thinking clowns.
Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt says he is considering a shift from taxing vehicles to taxing their emissions, as his Moderate Party pushes forward with new proposals to counter the threat to the climate.
Shhhh! Don’t tell Gov. Dopey!