Friday, July 10, 2009

Iranian agents in Iraq released by U.S.

"If you didn't like the release of Laith and the Irbil Five, you'd better get used to it," one official told The Long War Journal in disgust.

"We worked hard to catch these bastards, now we're cutting them loose with little thought to the consequences of doing this.”

Military personel who rent get stuck with the moving bill if their landlords are foreclosed



Let's see if I have this straight:

Before the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 - Landlord foreclosed. Military renter evicted right away, move paid for by government.

After the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 - Landlord foreclosed. Military renter evicted at end of lease, move not paid for.

This is, no doubt a way to save taxpayers money, but is it right? Seems the least we as a society could do for those that serve is to pay for their moves.

Hello..Pot? This is Kettle. I have something to say.


Today, Arlen Specter (R)....er....(D) displays a subtle grasp of irony.*
*Irony (from the Ancient Greek εἰρωνεία eirōneía, meaning hypocrisy, deception, or feigned ignorance)
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter called his fellow Democrat, Rep. Joe Sestak, a "flagrant hypocrite" and accused his rival of registering as a Democrat "just in time to run for Congress."
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