Thursday, November 16, 2006


Ethiopian-Born Man Arrested with Nuclear Info at Detroit Metro
An Ethiopian-born man was arrested Tuesday at Detroit Metro Airport with information about cyanide and nuclear materials: Man, 34, arrested at airport. (Hat tip: LGF readers.)


State Sen. Tim Burchett says he caught a group of youngsters during a break-in Wednesday, held them at gunpoint and fed them chocolate-chip cookies until Knox County sheriff's deputies arrived. . . .

The state senator, who said he holds a conceal-carry permit, had a recently purchased 9 mm Glock pistol and a .25 automatic Keltec as a "backup," according to his account. He said he brandished the larger pistol and told the youths to "put your hands up" and then to "put your hands behind your head."
(from InstaPundit)

Annan: Climate Change as Dangerous as WMD
Posted by: Mary Katharine Ham at 10:43 AM

Some of that famous U.N. perspective.

And he lacerated the fast-shrinking minority of politicians or scientists who still denied there was any threat as "out of step, out of arguments and out of time."...

Annan declared: "The message is clear. Global climate change must take its place alongside those threats -- conflict, poverty, the proliferation of deadly weapons -- that have traditionally monopolised first-order political attention."

This message? Not as clear to him. (via TownHall Blog)

Quick Update
Greetings all! We've been bouncing around the southern Caribbean lately. It's been nice, but difficult to find adequate time for blogging/respondint/commenting, so apologies for that. Hence the slowness over at Observations :)

House Democrats name Pelosi speaker
By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press Writer 44 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Nancy Pelosi was unanimously named speaker-elect by House Democrats Thursday, the first woman to be ensured the post that constitutionally is second in line of succession to the presidency.

Head back into work tomorrow, so trying to fix all the problems on here today. If anyone else can't see the emblem up top (beside the daylight picture) let me know, I'm going to try to move it (I have it a vidilife atm) and see if it will show up.

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 Recently played a few games on Caldera (warzone) and then... Lots of luck in this one, but satisfying