Sunday, December 12, 2004

Homespun Bloggers Best Of December 12th, 2004


Faith In Action

Notice the contrast. A US Marine, motivated by his faith, walks down the hall of the ward where insurgents are being tended by US Military doctors, he prays for them, he forgives them.
Imagine if the situation were reversed. Imagine a US Marine wounded, would the insurgents (better known as terrorists) tend to him in their hospital?


I take it back

I was wrong to think that Canada's current minority government might actually be accomplishing something useful...

Our governmentÿs so-called ´justice¡ committee has voted to retain funding in a program that is approaching the $2 billion mark for costs - literally 1,000 X the original $2 million promised cost. Our governmentÿs ´justice¡ committee has voted to retain funding for a law (and related programs) that contains as many as 28 distinct Charter of Rights violations. That ´justice¡ committee would rather see the $25 million go to government waste and the infringement of rights than hiring border guards and keeping terrorists out of Canada.

Days of Infamy

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. but then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.

Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
Commander in Chief
Imperial Japanese Navy

The Commons at Paulie World... featuring Nathan Hale

"In the other ear, at the same time, no lie, the other Hubert was telling me that Sharon is only interested in killing all the Palestinians, and quoted the King of Jordan as proof! Ye gods! For this, I was called a hardhead who never listens."


Eliminating Threats

News Flash: The United States military makes its living by eliminating threats. Keep that in mind as you read this post.

Recently, Naomi Klein of the Guardian has accused the US of (via ISOU):

no longer bothering to conceal attacks on civilian targets and are openly eliminating anyone - doctors, clerics, journalists - who dares to count the bodies.
Whether intentional or not, the connotation of the word eliminating in this context implies something sinister.

Weapon of Mass Distraction

What Are We Doing in Ukraine?

The Associated Press has followed up on Rep. Ron Paul's lead: A new report indicates that the Bush administration has spent $65 million to get Viktor Yushchenko elected in Ukraine.