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Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan cities, Kabul attack foiled
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Escort confirms Senator Bob Menendez is Buy-sexual
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 02/25/2013 02:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [462 views] Top||

#1  that many of her wealthy and powerful customers use pseudonyms.....

A discreet look at Menendez's last Security Clearance periodic reinvestigation (PR) might be interesting. I believe the use of "pseudonyms"
is a question asked on the PR. Losing a Security Clearance for making false statements would be a real bitc*.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/25/2013 3:44 Comments || Top||

#2  I think the problems came about moreso from the not paying...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 02/25/2013 10:07 Comments || Top||

#3  She also said Buchyk was “very involved” with “bad Russians” in New York City who traffic drugs, weapons and girls through Caribbean ports to the United States. Melgen owns a company that is attempting to force the Dominican Republic to honor an exclusive contract for X-ray equipment to inspect shipping containers in the nation’s busy seaports. Traffickers in illicit goods and human cargo, Beth speculated, would go to any length to keep the Dominican Ports unprotected. She said Buchyk may have “unwittingly” fed information to her Russian associates, who then exposed Menendez and Melgen through the “Peter Williams” documents.

We can only for a very happy ending to his girlfriend experience, in particular, nonconjugal visits for all inprison, when the dots are all connected. Another Dem, or 2 or3, down, would make me ecstatic!
Posted by: Kojo Wholuse5660 || 02/25/2013 11:32 Comments || Top||

#4  insert 'hope' for
Posted by: Kojo Wholuse5660 || 02/25/2013 11:33 Comments || Top||

#5  A senator who wont f*ck, wont vote!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/25/2013 12:09 Comments || Top||

#6  BUY?
What did he Buy?
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 02/25/2013 22:58 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
John Kerry invents country of Kyrzakhstan
In an embarrassing slip of the tongue, Mr Kerry last week praised US diplomats working to secure "democratic institutions" in the Central Asian country, which does not exist.

The newly minted diplomat was referring to Kyrgyzstan, a poor, landlocked nation of 5.5 million, which he appeared to confuse with its resource-rich neighbour to the north, Kazakhstan.
Posted by: tipper || 02/25/2013 09:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [426 views] Top||

#1  Another Hagelakhstan moment.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/25/2013 9:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Maybe Kyrzakhstan is one of those "composite countries." Its like having a "composite girlfriend."
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/25/2013 9:56 Comments || Top||

#3  This country is in the very best of hands.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/25/2013 11:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Not to be confused with the great state of Kerryfarts-and-tans.
Posted by: airandee || 02/25/2013 11:39 Comments || Top||

#5  it sounded different in french
Posted by: Frank G || 02/25/2013 11:46 Comments || Top||

#6  Next week Kyrgyzstan will start receiving US aid...
Posted by: Iblis || 02/25/2013 11:56 Comments || Top||

#7  Sorry. Meant Kyrzakhstan of course.
Posted by: Iblis || 02/25/2013 12:05 Comments || Top||

#8  Sorry. Meant Kyrzakhstan of course.

Ha, ha, ha --- you conservatives are soooooooooo stupid!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/25/2013 12:07 Comments || Top||

#9  Lekker place, Kryzakhstan. I speak a bit of Krazak. Excellent local music by the way.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/25/2013 12:13 Comments || Top||

#10  Nations created or saved.

(drives nail into wall with forehead)
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/25/2013 12:28 Comments || Top||

#11  All hail the glorious nation of Kyrzakhstan!
Posted by: Borat || 02/25/2013 12:46 Comments || Top||

#12  John Kerry invents country of Kyrzakhstan

...why, its in the reference book with the 56th and 57th states. If the government can maintain magical accounting books, why not magical World Almanacs? /rhet question.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/25/2013 12:48 Comments || Top||

#13  The esteemed Secretary's yatch is registered in Kyrzakhstan, under 'flag of convenience'.
Posted by: Pappy || 02/25/2013 13:10 Comments || Top||

#14  Is a visit to Bumfykistan scheduled for this tour?
Posted by: SteveS || 02/25/2013 13:16 Comments || Top||

#15  The dumb ass better hope he does not end up in Iraq.
Posted by: newc || 02/25/2013 15:08 Comments || Top||

#16  Kerry's a dumfuk, leave it at that
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 02/25/2013 16:15 Comments || Top||

#17  Is 'flag of convenience' what one reaches for when there's no more toilet paper in the head?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 02/25/2013 16:55 Comments || Top||

#18  Kerry's a dumfuk, leave it at that

Oh no, the journalists now describe him as merely playing the genial New England windbag, while actually being one of the sharpest negotiators around. They're said to be simply thrilled to have him as their Secretary over at the State Department.

I was shocked to read it.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/25/2013 20:37 Comments || Top||

#19  merely playing the genial New England windbag, while actually being one of the sharpest negotiators around.
Well, he DID manage to marry a very rich widow...
Posted by: Glenmore || 02/25/2013 21:26 Comments || Top||

#20  Two rich widows, actually...
Posted by: Raj || 02/25/2013 23:52 Comments || Top||


Government
JFK Embarks on 1st Official Trip, Heads to Europe and Mideast
[An Nahar] America's top diplomat John F. I was in Vietnam, you know Kerry
Former Senator-for-Life from Massachussetts, self-defined war hero, owner of a "lucky hat," speaker of French, current Secretary of State...
began his first official trip as secretary of state on Sunday, a marathon get-acquainted tour of America's closest allies in Europe and the Middle East.

A plane carrying the news U.S. secretary of state and his team took off from Joint Base Andrews outside Washington at around 7:15 am local time (1215 GMT).

Kerry will visit the United Kingdom, Germany, La Belle France, Italia, Turkey, Egypt, Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in their national face...
, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar from February 24 to March 6.

The first stop will be London, where Kerry will meet with senior British officials, State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told news hounds Friday.

Kerry travels on to Berlin where, in addition to meeting Germans, he will encounter his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, for a tricky exchange at a time when Moscow and Washington are at loggerheads on many issues.
Posted by: Fred || 02/25/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [521 views] Top||

#1  Please, please, PLEASE do NOT feed into this asshole's massive ego by calling him JFK.
Thank you.
Posted by: tu3031 || 02/25/2013 1:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah, what tu said. Howzabout John Effing Kerry?
Posted by: SteveS || 02/25/2013 2:18 Comments || Top||

#3  How about just Effing.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 02/25/2013 5:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe Marshall Kerry or Grande Marshall Kerry.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 02/25/2013 9:16 Comments || Top||

#5  My vote is "Jawn the effing traitor Kerry".
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 02/25/2013 9:24 Comments || Top||

#6  Kerry out the effing garbage, it stinks in here.

"JFK" Just F-ing Kerry
Posted by: Bill Gling4867 || 02/25/2013 9:59 Comments || Top||

#7  #3 How about just Effing. He needs to be distinguished from Sen. Menenzdez.
Posted by: JohnQC || 02/25/2013 10:01 Comments || Top||

#8  I prefer Lying Dipshit.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/25/2013 12:24 Comments || Top||

#9  Le Chapeau Magie.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/25/2013 12:31 Comments || Top||

#10  Lurch is pretty easy to remember and short.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 02/25/2013 13:00 Comments || Top||

#11  That is an insult to dipsh*ts Darth. Also insulting to Lurch.

I like Effin.

How about:

Mr. Lucky Hat.

Mr. Home Movies. (for when he would go back to a scene in Vietnam to re-enact something for his home movies. Would love to see those in youtube.)



Posted by: CrazyFool || 02/25/2013 15:18 Comments || Top||

#12  John "Do you know who I am?" F'ing Kerry.

Otherwise known as SOS Kerry.
Posted by: Frozen Al || 02/25/2013 18:51 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Culture Wars
Nation of Islam asks for gang protection
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has a proposition for the members of Chicago’s gangs — and it doesn’t even involve getting them to put down their guns.

Farrakhan, 79, gave an address at the annual Nation of Islam (NOI) Saviours' Day convention on Sunday, and during his remarks he made a plea to the city’s gang members. Amid an epidemic of violent crimes in the Windy City, Farrakhan tried to recruit those responsible to protect his group.

"All you gangbangers, we know you love to shoot, but you're killing yourselves," Farrakhan said at the University of Illinois Chicago Pavilion. "All your weapons are illegal and you're using them like savages."

During his address, Farrakhan told a crowd of more than 7,000 that the re-election of a black president did not necessarily equate to a victory for African-Americans, and encouraged the audience to pool together money and buy land in order to "control means of production.”

"Even though one of our own has reached the highest pinnacle of the American political system, his presence has not, cannot and will not solve our problems," he said.

The Nation of Islam already owns more than 1,500 acres of farmland in Georgia, and the group’s national assistant minister confirmed to the Associated Press this week that the group is looking to buy thousands more acres in the Midwest region of the United States. Should the religious movement look to establish a self-sufficient community, Farrakhan implored gangbangers to provide protection.

“You are the natural warriors to defend,” he added. “And the science of war must be taught to us, so that we will protect whatever God allows us to buy or to build. We have to protect what is ours from any thief or robber."

“America is for sale,” Farrakhan said. “But we are not owning it. We helped build this. Our sweat and blood was used to protect it. Shouldn’t we be co-owners of it? You’ve got to think like that now. I don’t want to walk streets that we don’t own.”
Posted by: tipper || 02/25/2013 19:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [326 views] Top||

#1  "All you gangbangers, we know you love to shoot, but you're killing yourselves," Farrakhan said at the University of Illinois Chicago Pavilion. "All your weapons are illegal and you're using them like savages."

That quote should start with every call for gun control. But of course, that would be racist.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/25/2013 19:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Yakuza and Aryan Bros need not apply.
Posted by: DepotGuy || 02/25/2013 19:56 Comments || Top||



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Mon 2013-02-25
  Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan cities, Kabul attack foiled
Sun 2013-02-24
  Karzai orders US special forces out of Afghan province
Sat 2013-02-23
  Syrian Rebels Claim To Seize Nuclear Facility
Fri 2013-02-22
  Boko Haram Denies Ceasefire, Pastes Threat Posters In Borno
Thu 2013-02-21
  Bombing in Indian Hyderabad, at least 11 killed
Wed 2013-02-20
  French nationals kidnapped in northern Cameroon
Tue 2013-02-19
  Mortars land near Syrian presidential palace
Mon 2013-02-18
  Five killed in attack at government office in Peshawar
Sun 2013-02-17
  Egyptian police publicly beat to death man suspected of killing officer
Sat 2013-02-16
  Bomb kills at least 20 in Pakistani city
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  Meteorite Hits Urals, Up to 500 Injured
Thu 2013-02-14
  Pakistan asks Taliban to announce 30-day cease-fire for talks
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  Syrian rebels say they captured military air base near Aleppo
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