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Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Anita Page (August 4, 1910 – September 6, 2008) was an American film actress who reached stardom in the last years of the silent film era.

Page became a highly popular young star, reportedly receiving the most fan mail of anyone on the MGM lot. She was referred to as "a blond, blue-eyed Latin" and "the girl with the most beautiful face in Hollywood" in the 1920s. She retired from acting in 1936. Page married her second husband the following year with whom she had two children. After a hiatus of 60 years, Page returned to acting in 1996. She appeared in four films in the 2000s. She died in September 2008 at the age of 98

1996 Sunset After Dark
2000 Witchcraft XI: Sisters in Blood Sister - Played - Seraphina - Medium - Direct-to-DVD release
2002 The Crawling Brain - Played - Grandma Anita Kroger - Medium - Direct-to-DVD release
2004 Socialite Socialite
2009 Frankenstein Rising - Played - Elizabeth Frankenstein - Film Released posthumously
Posted by: Au Auric || 07/04/2013 0:11 Comments || Top||

#2  U.S. of A. 237th Birthday Gam Shot


Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 07/04/2013 1:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Birthday Gam Shot

Angelique Boyer [French-born Mexican][Filmography](age 26)



Which Part was Designed in France?

Special Edition of Women Who Bathe


Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 07/04/2013 1:08 Comments || Top||

#4  I'll stand up and salute that!
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/04/2013 2:00 Comments || Top||

#5  If she fails to celebrate Camaron Day, I insist she be immediately forgiven.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 3:23 Comments || Top||

#6  Happy Fourth of July to our patriotic American Rantburgers! To our foreign RB'ers, please forgive the hooting and hollering, the BBQ smoke, the beverages, and the stray fireworks scaring the dogs and cats
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Hmmmm! Nice drapes!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/04/2013 9:38 Comments || Top||

#8  I may be being picayunish, but I don't think our lady displaying her great gam shot on our 237th birthday is following flag protocol. Flag protocol. I will offer to talk to her about her violations of our flag protocols. A good spanking might be slap on the wrists might be appropriate.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/04/2013 10:27 Comments || Top||

#9  Poor protocol, maybe, but not as bad as Better Homes and Gardens recently that showed a flag as a tablecloth. they have since served their time out and did a stop and go.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 07/04/2013 10:44 Comments || Top||

#10  What Frank said. :-D
Posted by: Barbara || 07/04/2013 11:15 Comments || Top||

#11  the hooting and hollering, the BBQ smoke, the beverages, and the stray fireworks scaring the dogs and cats

Yep, pretty much a regular Summer Thursday in deh deeeeep South, except we have moar mullet.

Posted by: Shipman || 07/04/2013 15:59 Comments || Top||


--Tech & Moderator Notes
New category: Land of the Free
The Burg rolls out a new category today for posting: Land of the Free

As Fred said to the mods, "Land of the Free: There was a story the other day--I don't think it was posted here--about a sorority girl who was almost shot by cops as they were attempting to detain her on suspicion of underage drinking.

"I'd say all evidence of police state stuff."

This is an extension beyond our usual WoT focus. Let's see if we can use this category as Fred suggests. There does seem to be more and more material with which to work.

A suggestion: the police state stuff and curtailments of liberties that we post in LotF should be about countries that aren't already police states.

Questions and comments about LotF today can go here.

Thx to all,

AoS
Posted by: || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [564 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Might I suggest this story for 'Land of the Free'.

http://www.kmbc.com/news/kansas-city/leawood-student-turned-away-at-british-customs-checkpoint/-/11664182/20423774/-/4qgbfuz/-/index.html

Posted by: Nigel || 07/04/2013 4:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Nigel's URL linked.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 4:53 Comments || Top||

#3  Would stuff like the Gibson guitar raids qualify as well?
Posted by: no mo uro || 07/04/2013 6:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Good idea.

May I suggest that this might be a home for posts on international agreements that violate our constitution or what are normally considered sovereign responsibilities? (See UN arms control)
Posted by: AlanC || 07/04/2013 7:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Obama trying to get ready to send our young men and women in to protect Morsi and the muslim bunderhood against the millions of Egyption protestors and the Egyption military definitly a police state move by trying that nonsense over there before trying it here.

Secretly surveying every American, buying billions of rounds of hollow points, intimidating Catholic communities, while ignoring the guys who blew up the Boston Marathon in several locations, arming Al Qaeda affiliated terrorists in Syria, refusing to help the Benghazi Seals against the Al Qaeda attack, refusing to acknowledge a War On Terror. Damn straight a Hussein police state is priority one with this regime.

Great call Fred.
Posted by: Hupuque Bucket2093 || 07/04/2013 8:16 Comments || Top||

#6  The girl was a student at U. VA, and she had just bought a 12-pack of bottled water, cookie dough, and ice cream.
Posted by: Eric Jablow || 07/04/2013 10:16 Comments || Top||

#7  "Police state stuff" - wow... Aren't you getting a little carried away?

How can anyone over the age of forty believe that the US today does not offer vastly more protection for individual expression, more personal choice, more personal freedom than it did in the late 20th century? Fer chrissake, we still had sodomy laws on the books in many states.

30 years ago, this website and this community, of strangers living all over the world, was unthinkable. The media was dominated by three national broadcasting companies, and oligopoly newspapers dominated every local media market.

Aren't you getting just a wee bit paranoid, friends?

Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 10:20 Comments || Top||

#8  US today does not offer vastly more protection for individual expression, more personal choice, more personal freedom than it did in the late 20th century? Fer chrissake, we still had sodomy laws on the books in many states.

Excellent illustrative point Lex. It was indeed for "Christ's sake" we had such prohibitions.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 10:34 Comments || Top||

#9  This is a joke, right? During the week that saw SCOTUS protect the ability of homosexuals in this country to get married, you're talking about a looming _police state_? WTF?
Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 10:37 Comments || Top||

#10  Lex you are a buffoon.

A police state doesn't care about what you do in your bedroom. It only cares about things that threaten IT. Things like private communications, political speech, self defense and its ability to take anything from anyone at anytime.

The BS about sodomy laws and gay marriage is all part of the bread and circuses SQUIRREL approach. Make it look like the state is oh so benevolent all the while putting in place the means to do whatever it wants to maintain the power, wealth and priveledge of the ruling elite, backed up by the force of arms.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/04/2013 10:47 Comments || Top||

#11  Remember the Fourth of July:

Inviting a liberal to celebrate the Fourth of July is like inviting someone with a known bladder control issue to a pool party.
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 10:53 Comments || Top||

#12  Amour sacré de la Patrie, For the Land of the Free, für das deutsche Vaterland, Sal dit wel wees, God regeer. Rule Britannia, Britannia rule the waves! Britons never, ever, ever shall be slaves.

Our definitions of "freedom" differ greatly. None of the above mention sodomy as a cause. I would wager few served or died to made it so. Just my humble opinion.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 10:55 Comments || Top||

#13  You guys should get out more. You want to see a state moving away from freedom, go to Putin's Russia. Or Venezuela.

But Rantburgers' freedom to say whatever we bloody well please, and f--- the consequences, hasn't diminished in the slightest. Never has anyone in this country had more freedom to say and do more stuff - good, bad, thoughtful or nutty, whatever - than in the present era. Sex, drugs, free expression, ranting about the wickedness of POTUS, whatever: all far, far less controlled than at any time any of us can remember.

Same for economics. Effective tax rates are vastly lower than they were 30 years ago. Businesses today are far less regulated than they were. Remember fixed brokerage commissions? Gone. Media monopolies, airlines' price-fixing? Gone. The average life of a top corporation is shrinking every year. Competition in sector after sector is more robust. There's never been more consumer choice.

Someone mentioned police brutality. Good lord, have you forgotten Frank Rizzo? Or the 1970s-era brutal and corrupt departments all across this country? There are many more, not fewer, curbs on the cops today than there were in our youth.

Really, guys... what are y'all smoking?

Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 10:58 Comments || Top||

#14  You guys should get out more.
Lex

Indeed, I should! I've been a disengaged shut-in far too long. [sarc off]
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 11:02 Comments || Top||

#15  Conrad Black.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 11:13 Comments || Top||

#16  Congress can pass all the laws against sodomy they want. It's when they come into your bedroom to ensure compliance that we're in trouble.

Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 11:17 Comments || Top||

#17  We even read radical conspiracy theory journals for all our news for the so called police state
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 11:18 Comments || Top||

#18  Lex

There are a few items that qualify for Land of the Free and our erosion of liberties. These items are large and small.

The SWAT team landing on the woman who was buying bottled water, that they mistook for beer.

The 14 year old arrested for wearing an NRA T-shirt

The young boy tossed from school for biting a pop-tart into the shape of a gun

The IRS harassing Tea Party groups over 501(c)4 applications, then lying about it to the House, then having the FBI conduct an 'investigation' in which no one is interviewed

New York trying to ban guns after saying it wouldn't ban guns

Investigation of and threats to AP writer James Rosen

Dismissal of Inspector General Walpin

Gibson guitar factory raid

I could name more if I had another minute.

You get the idea -- or, you would if you were willing to sit back a moment, put your ideology to one side and examine the situation.

There are people in this country who want to 'transform' it, and they're working to do so by hook and crook. That's the point.
Posted by: Steve White || 07/04/2013 11:18 Comments || Top||

#19  We should "get out more", except law enforcement is trying to kill us
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 11:20 Comments || Top||

#20  Oops! I guess I was just being paranoid!
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 11:22 Comments || Top||

#21  Just curious - no snark intended - do you guys use Facebook or other social networks that sell your data to advertisers for profit? Do you allow cookies? Use Google?

If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies to gather vastly more, and more intimate, personal info about you - and then SELL that info to data merchants like Acxiom and the credit scoring companies - than any US gov't entity will ever have? How so?
Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 11:24 Comments || Top||

#22  Being "paranoid" doesn't mean there isn't someone behind you Badanov.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 11:24 Comments || Top||

#23  I go by "Lex" on Facebook. Why do you ask ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 11:26 Comments || Top||

#24  If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies

versus a government run by thugs.

It's no contest, baby!

GO Punks!
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 11:26 Comments || Top||

#25  But Rantburgers' freedom to say whatever we bloody well please, and f--- the consequences, hasn't diminished in the slightest. Never has anyone in this country had more freedom to say and do more stuff - good, bad, thoughtful or nutty, whatever - than in the present era. Sex, drugs, free expression, ranting about the wickedness of POTUS, whatever: all far, far less controlled than at any time any of us can remember.

Except if you hold conservative viewpoints. Not all change is a wonderful, shout-about, freeing moment. Some change is destructive, freedom-destroying, stultifyingly stupid, and culture destroying.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/04/2013 11:29 Comments || Top||

#26  Say hi to the NSA Lex. And they thank you for being a parrot drone.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/04/2013 11:33 Comments || Top||

#27  John: Except if you hold conservative viewpoints. Not all change is a wonderful, shout-about, freeing moment. Some change is destructive, freedom-destroying, stultifyingly stupid, and culture destroying.

And what do you intend to do about the latter? Suppress it with the power of ... the state? Are you a Texas GOP state legislator?
Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 11:36 Comments || Top||

#28  Thanks for the reminder, Lex.

Hey Fred -- add Facebook to the list!
Posted by: Steve White || 07/04/2013 11:37 Comments || Top||

#29  And what do you intend to do about the latter? Suppress it with the power of ... the state?

That's what you would do.

Some advice Lex. Stop accusing us of being paranoid, and then changing the subject by playing to your projected views of us.

You'll have a better debate
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 12:11 Comments || Top||

#30  For the LotF section, here's a bizarre, and terrifying, 3rd amendment case in Henderson, Nevada.

Re: the new troll. May I ask, why are y'all engaging this ankle-biting biaytch? You can't reason someone out of a position they were never reasoned into in the first place. Just my $0.02.
Posted by: RandomJD || 07/04/2013 12:19 Comments || Top||

#31  #23. Heh, B! Troll-bashing can be fun
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 12:22 Comments || Top||

#32  Quit complaining everyone. You don't know how good you've got it! Or Lex will project his views on you to shut you down
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 12:23 Comments || Top||

#33  And what do you intend to do about the latter? Suppress it with the power of ... the state?

Absolutely not. I would suggest less rather than more government intrusion into the lives of citizens would result in more freedom. I would also suggest that adding layers upon layers of security does not lead to more freedom for the citizen.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/04/2013 12:25 Comments || Top||

#34  Actually Government getting involved in marriage is an example of a police state in my book.

Also an example of the problems caused by too much government leading to people arranging their lives around taxation and inheritance!
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/04/2013 12:27 Comments || Top||

#35  Businesses today are far less regulated than they were.

Oh.

My.

God.

We now have proof that this Lex organism does not own an authentic (non rent-seeking) business or possibly owned one and it failed.

I've owned a business for over a quarter century now and there has NEVER been a time like the last four years with anything like the regulatory cost and time burden we have now. The Clinton years even were better.

Toss out a few isolated industries where the burden is slightly less as examples but ignore the other 95% of us who own businesses and are being crushed under a draconian hyperregulatory environment, and your credibility sinks even further, boy. You might win on the high school debate team with that sort of crap but reality has other notions.
Posted by: no mo uro || 07/04/2013 12:35 Comments || Top||

#36  Its about time! Thanks Fred and MODS. We must be vigilant about our right, or we will watch them go away. There is so much going on out there, both here and abroad that's getting missed. This will be Troll smashing fun!!!
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/04/2013 12:43 Comments || Top||

#37  Yes, thanks Fred and Mods. Dog sitting in Ga. Raining buckets with no end in sight, 4 inches last 24 hrs.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 12:51 Comments || Top||

#38  Businesses today are far less regulated than they were.

That alone should get you sent to the kid's table.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/04/2013 13:04 Comments || Top||

#39  "Businesses today are far less regulated than they were"

What are you smoking, and can people on this planet get it?
Posted by: Barbara || 07/04/2013 13:18 Comments || Top||

#40  An example of what you can derive from 'just' metadata.

http://www.businessinsider.com/what-you-can-learn-from-phone-metadata-2013-7

Make sure you click on the graphic so it plays.

Add to that the fact that the postal service takes an image of both sides of every letter and uses that information.

http://hotair.com/headlines.
/archives/2013/07/03/oh-by-the-way-the-feds-are-collecting-information-from-your-regular-paper-mail-too/


A saw both of these at AoSHQ, just to give credit where it is due.
Posted by: WhiskeyMike173 || 07/04/2013 13:33 Comments || Top||

#41  we used to have an infrequent commenter nymed Lex, who was usually coherent, and dealing with the same reality. ll I can surmise is: 1) different Lex, or 2) head injury
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 13:44 Comments || Top||

#42  That's what I was thinking, Frank.

Unless our Lex drank a MASSIVE overdose of Kool-Aid.™
Posted by: Barbara || 07/04/2013 14:25 Comments || Top||

#43  my youngest son posted this today:
On today, Independence Day, please reflect on how we lack the individual freedom to purchase and explode fireworks in all 50 states. Then mail me some Black Cats.>
Posted by: 3dc || 07/04/2013 15:52 Comments || Top||

#44  ^^^^^^That. Moar firecrackers for freedom!


Posted by: Shipman || 07/04/2013 16:02 Comments || Top||

#45 
If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies to gather vastly more, and more intimate, personal info about you - and then SELL that info to data merchants like Acxiom and the credit scoring companies - than any US gov't entity will ever have? How so?



Given that governments and not the private sector have committed nearly all of the horrible atrocities of the past hundred or so years, Lex - over 100 million dead in the leftist world (USSR, Maoist China, and their various counterparts) and another fifteen million or so due to big-government right of center groups like the Nazis - why do you have so much trust in government and see the private sector as being inherently evil to the point where you want to regulate it to death and make it subservient to the state (instead of the opposite, which is what the founders envisioned)?
Posted by: no mo uro || 07/04/2013 16:14 Comments || Top||

#46  no mo uro, I'm sorry but I have to object to you're portrayal of the Nazis as "right of center".

The Nazis were a flavor of socialism as is fascism, read your Mussolini. They were only "right" of center if you consider Mao to be the center.

This is a semantic turd that has bothered me for more than 40 yrs.

Other than that, I agree with you. Lex has apparently had his image of bad guys formed by watching too many James Bond movies.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/04/2013 16:22 Comments || Top||

#47  Ok, so it's black helicopter time. Anyone seen anything more on the Mike Hastings car crash ?

In spite of the source, an story.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 16:33 Comments || Top||

#48  ....an interesting story.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 17:05 Comments || Top||

#49  Ok, so it's black helicopter time. Anyone seen anything more on the Mike Hastings car crash ?
Nope, but I think it is safe to say 'He's(still) dead, Jim.'
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 07/04/2013 18:53 Comments || Top||

#50  If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies to gather vastly more, and more intimate, personal info about you

Yeah, shopping at Trayvon Mart. Whats the frequency Lexinth, in the plural.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/04/2013 19:16 Comments || Top||

#51  hey, any of you in the lex group do anything today, volunteer time, feed the poor, celebrate the liberty to express yourself? Get your coffee on time, or your tea and whine? Its quite obvious to me that you are nym by committee. Talk it over with your freaihnds?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/04/2013 19:44 Comments || Top||

#52  Re regulation, you either slept through the last half century or else you're wilfully ignorant. Let's take it industry by industry:

Banking: far more regulation pre-1990s: Glass Steagall, to name the most obvious example, plus much greater enforcement. After the circus of scandals in mortgage banking over the last ten years, you'd have to be an industry shill to argue that this rotten sector needed LESS, not much more, regulation. Consider that the state which most tightly regulated its lenders in the wake of the S&L debacle is the one whose real estate market has been the healthiest and least volatile. That would be Texas, if you care to know. The least regulated mortgage markets gave us boom and bust, Countrywide and other corrupt slimeballs. Again, TX is the most regulated in this area, CA one of the least . As usual, you've got it backwards.

Airlines: again, the industry was deregulated. Fares adjusted for inflation are lower than they were 40 years ago.

Media/Internet: there was no competition to speak of for many media companies 40 years ago. The Internet is wide open, with hardly any regulation at all.

I could go on, but it's not even worth arguing with someone who doesn't know what Glass Steagall refers to, or who thinks our banking sector needs less, not more, regulation after all the criminal stunts that those clowns pulled on us when they were cratering the world's economy during the Bush admin.
Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 19:59 Comments || Top||

#53  Right, so the bitter enemy of communism who blamed the Reichstag fire on the Communists and allied himself closely with German industrialists and all the pillars of the right-wing Prussian hierarchy was a leftist. Suuuuure.

You guys need to adjust the tinfoil. Starting to constrict the blood flow to your brains.
Posted by: Lex || 07/04/2013 20:24 Comments || Top||

#54  Pretty neat trick. Arguing both for and against regulation.
Posted by: badanov || 07/04/2013 20:32 Comments || Top||

#55  Lex,

The only moron here with tinfoil on their head is you. Nobody believes your regime provided talking points or falls for attempts to constant move the goal posts when you start losing the debate. There's really no point in even reading your posts because well, if we want to read inane drivel we can go to the CNN or MSNBC websites. My suggestion is that you find the rock you slithered out of and use it to club yourself into having an IQ
Posted by: Silentbrick - Schlumberger Squishy Mud Division || 07/04/2013 20:46 Comments || Top||

#56  The Internet is wide open, with hardly any regulation at all.

Taxation on internet-based commerce to come soon, though.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/04/2013 21:41 Comments || Top||

#57  Our Legal System was designed to protect US from Federal Government control any way possible. That Constitution is not about regulating US, but those with the biggest guns.

Many, many feel this slipping away.
Furthermore, the CINC almost has it to the point where he could* (Could)flip one switch and PWN it all.
You do not hurriedly consolidate such power so quickly unless you plan to use it.

Take off your Fedora, and put on tin foil hat. It is Our duty to watch the watchers and maybe have something in semblance of a non tyrannical state.
Posted by: newc || 07/04/2013 22:15 Comments || Top||

#58  BTW - U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement
Posted by: newc || 07/04/2013 22:20 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement
[NY Times] "Gentlemen don't read other gentlemen's mail," Cordell Hull once said, as the govt went too far in one direction in shutting down the American Black Chamber. The observation on what gentlemen do still applies even as the govt swings way too far in the other direction.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [381 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement"

Is that like "The U.S. Internal Revenue Service tracks your tea party donations for tax collection purposes"? Hmmm, no possibility of abuse there.~
Posted by: Cholugum Thrart9772 || 07/04/2013 9:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Are they logging all that junk mail too?

Monitoring of mails, emails, websites visited and phone calls has got to be the most stultifying, boring job of all time. Most likely there are misses and FAs too. It would tend to make one begin to consider making up stuff just to liven up the job.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/04/2013 10:35 Comments || Top||

#3 
If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies to gather vastly more, and more intimate, personal info about you - and then SELL that info to data merchants like Acxiom and the credit scoring companies - than any US gov't entity will ever have? How so?


Given that governments and not the private sector have committed nearly all of the horrible atrocities of the past hundred or so years, Lex - over 100 million dead in the leftist world (USSR, Maoist China, and their various counterparts) and another fifteen million or so due to big-government right of center groups like the Nazis - why do you have so much trust in government and see the private sector as being inherently evil to the point where you want to regulate it to death and make it subservient to the state (instead of the opposite, which is what the founders envisioned)?
Posted by: no mo uro || 07/04/2013 13:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Mods....this comment was supposed to be on th thread for land of the free. Any chance of moving it?

Thanks.
Posted by: no mo uro || 07/04/2013 13:03 Comments || Top||

#5  I'd like to know what kind of scanner; just taking a picture or do they have some accessories?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/04/2013 13:03 Comments || Top||

#6  machine reads on snail mails for address, zip code, etc. for routing. Simple matter to scan and retain who it's from as well.
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 13:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Frank G, if the envelope doesn't have a return address, how can the PO determine who the letter is from?

Thinking I will stop putting return addresses on my mail from now on.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 07/04/2013 13:57 Comments || Top||

#8  then they just go by Postmark
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 14:29 Comments || Top||

#9  Frank G, if the envelope doesn't have a return address, how can the PO determine who the letter is from?

Thinking I will stop putting return addresses on my mail from now on.


Don't be crazy! Then they'll open it and read it to Lex!
Posted by: Shipman || 07/04/2013 16:03 Comments || Top||

#10  If it was printed with a LaserJet or DeskJet the watermarks and unique dots (tied to serial #) will rat you out.

These dots really tick me off when I am trying to make some slides for 3D scanning. It adds error and noise to my imaging hardware.
Posted by: 3dc || 07/04/2013 16:12 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Brotherhood leader arrested as Egypt interim leader sworn in
[REUTERS] The leader of the Moslem Brüderbund was tossed in the clink
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
by Egyptian security forces on Thursday in a crackdown against the Islamist movement after the army ousted the country's first democratically elected president.

The dramatic exit of President Mohamed Mursi was greeted with delight by millions of people on the streets of Cairo and other cities overnight, but there was simmering resentment among Egyptians who opposed military intervention.

Perhaps aware of the risk of a polarized society, the new interim leader, judge Adli Mansour, used his inauguration to hold out an olive branch to the Brotherhood, Mursi's power base.

"The Moslem Brüderbund are part of this people and are invited to participate in building the nation as nobody will be excluded, and if they respond to the invitation, they will be welcomed," he said.

But a senior Brotherhood official said it would not work with "the usurper authorities". Another of its politicians said Mursi's overthrow would push other groups, though not his own, to violent resistance.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 13:06 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [340 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  On an incitement to murder charge. The gallows calls...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/04/2013 13:29 Comments || Top||

#2  They've started arresting the rest of the leadership as well.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/04/2013 21:44 Comments || Top||


Big party in Tahrir Square!


A different day, a different image. Fireworks and green lasers on the live video are pretty darned amazing.

Now then, the Egyptians have to figure out how they're going to eat.
Posted by: Steve White || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [624 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good timing for Independence Day!
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/04/2013 10:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Indeed, good timing.

Good luck and hope the Nile rises at the right time.
Posted by: Shipman || 07/04/2013 16:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Ye well, they still have to import half their food and zero cash.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/04/2013 16:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, the army got rid of the MoBro's. Now will there be somebody to replace them that has any brains, logic, and work ethic?
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/04/2013 19:05 Comments || Top||

#5  "will there be somebody to replace them that has any brains, logic, and work ethic?"

With those conditions, AP, it sure as hell won't be a Paleo. (Who in theory should be Egyptians anyway.)
Posted by: Barbara || 07/04/2013 19:10 Comments || Top||


U.S. Orders Evacuation of Egypt Embassy, Paris 'Takes Note' of Vote Promise
[An Nahar] The United States on Wednesday ordered the mandatory evacuation of its embassy in Cairo, just hours after the Egyptian military ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

Asked if reports of the evacuation were true, a U.S. official told Agence La Belle France Presse "yes."

A later travel advisory confirmed that "the Department of State ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and family members from Egypt due to the ongoing political and social unrest."

The embassy in Egypt has occasionally been targeted by demonstrators and had already been closed on Wednesday as a precaution. Due to the July 4 Independence Day and the Arab world weekend, it was not due to reopen until Sunday at the earliest.

The advisory warned that "political unrest ... is likely to worsen in the near future."

The State Department advised all Americans "to defer travel to Egypt and U.S. citizens living in Egypt to depart at this time because of the continuing political and social unrest."

An American was killed on Friday in the northern port of Alexandria during a demonstration and "Westerners and U.S. citizens have occasionally been caught in the middle of festivities and demonstrations," the advisory warned.

However the notice stressed that there were currently no plans for special charter flights or U.S.-sponsored airlifts to evacuate Americans from the country.

"If you wish to depart Egypt, you should make plans and depart as soon as possible. The airport is open and commercial flights are still operating, although cancellations may occur."

The U.S. also warned women in particular about rising sexual violence in the country, saying they have often been the targets of sexual assault.

Meanwhile,
...back at the wine tasting, Vince was about to start tasting his third quart...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Gay Paree took note that elections had been announced in Egypt after the army ousted Morsi.

"In a situation that has worsened seriously and with extreme tension in Egypt, new elections have finally been announced, after a transition period," Fabius said in a statement. "La Belle France takes note of it."
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [355 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Are we shuttering the Embassy in Tripoli as well? Anyone else pull out of Cairo ?

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/04/2013 5:13 Comments || Top||

#2  glad to see that "New Respect for America" now that Preznit Obama has been re-elected
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Let's not bash the President. Consider that he and his administration have managed to unite Egypt's youth, liberals, seculars, Copts, Islamists, military, and Nassarites during a time of social, economic, and political upheaval in a common cause.

Of course that cause is despising the United States, but - it's an accomplishment.

I can't wait to see what happens with Turkey.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/04/2013 14:31 Comments || Top||

#4  The O admin took care of their cronies at the Egypt embassy in a timely manner and safely. Too bad they did not do the same thing so efficiently at Benghazi. But what does it matter?
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/04/2013 19:08 Comments || Top||

#5  "that cause is despising the United States"

I dunno, Pappy. From the looks of some of their signs, who they really despise it Bambi (and Shrillery).

They can get in line.
Posted by: Barbara || 07/04/2013 19:14 Comments || Top||


5 Dead in Clashes between Security, Morsi Supporters
[An Nahar] Four supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi were killed on Wednesday in festivities with the army and police in the western city of Marsa Matruh, a security official told Agence La Belle France Presse.

Another 10 people were maimed after the group of armed supporters stormed the city's security headquarters, the official said.

Another Morsi supporter was killed in festivities in the coastal city of Alexandria.

Clashes between security forces and Morsi supporters also erupted in the central province of Asiut and the Nile Delta province of Gharbiya.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  rubes didn't notice that Morsi fought to the last drop of their blood
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:37 Comments || Top||

#2  I was hoping Brotherhood won't go down without a fight---a long and bloody one.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/04/2013 11:35 Comments || Top||

#3  There's still time, g(r)om.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/04/2013 14:36 Comments || Top||


Egypt's new interim president: Judge Adly Mansour
Rolled over to July 4.
[Al Ahram] Judge Adly Mahmoud Mansour, 67, head of Egypt's High Constitutional Court (HCC) -- who is now Egypt's transitional president after former Moslem Brüderbund president Mohamed Morsi was ousted after mass protests this week -- was appointed head of the HCC last July after former head Judge Maher El-Beheiry's term had ended.

Mansour was appointed in line with a new 2011 law, which stipulated that HCC heads should be appointed from within the court system. For 20 years, the HCC head was chosen from outside the constitutional court. Mansour has served as deputy head of the HCC since 1992.

Mansour helped draft the supervision law for the presidential elections that brought Morsi to power in 2012, which included setting a legal timeframe for electoral campaigning.

Born in December 1945, Mansour graduated law school in 1967 and worked at Egypt's State Council -- which has jurisdiction over the administrative court system when the government is involved -- before joining the HCC.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 18:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [321 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  it's Headly! Adley!
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Crap - hit submit too soon

it's Headly! Adley!
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Good political move. It will be hard for Moslem Brüderbund to fight their ouster in the courts.
Posted by: Cholugum Thrart9772 || 07/04/2013 9:41 Comments || Top||


Egypt security slaps travel ban on Morsi, top Islamists
[Al Ahram] Egyptian security forces on Wednesday imposed a travel ban on President Mohamed Morsi and several top Islamist allies over their involvement in a prison escape in 2011, security officials said. Airport officials confirmed to AFP that they had received orders to prevent the leaders -- including Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat al-Shater -- from travelling abroad.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Army Ousts Egypt's President
Rolled over to July 4.
[NY Times] Egypt's military on Wednesday ousted Mohamed Morsi, the nation's first freely elected president, suspending the Constitution, installing an interim government and insisting it was responding to the millions of Egyptians who had opposed the Islamist agenda of Mr. Morsi and his allies in the Moslem Brüderbund.
The nation's first freely elected president decided he was the replacement for the previous dictator.
The military intervention, which Mr. Morsi rejected,
"I reject your tanks! I reject your guns! I reject your... ummm... firing squad?"
marked a tumultuous new phase in the politics of modern Egypt, where Mr. Morsi's autocratic predecessor, Hosni Mubarak
...The former President-for-Life of Egypt, dumped by popular demand in early 2011...
, was tossed in a 2011 revolution.
Morsi misjudged his moment in history. He thought it was time to install his party and exclude everybody else. Syria's Assad is misinterpreting this, naturally. It'll be interesting to see what Erdogan does, since he's in precisely the same position.
The intervention raised questions about whether that revolution would fulfill its promise to build a new democracy at the heart of the Arab world.
Egypt got the Islamist thing out of the way. I thought it would take them a generation to get sick of it. It turned out to be a year. The choices they make this time around will be at least minimally better than Morsi, though don't expect to see any Jeffersons or Madisons in Giza.
The defiance of Mr. Morsi and his Brotherhood allies raised the specter of the bloody years of the 1990s when fringe Islamist groups used violence in an effort to overthrow the military government.
Except that the Islamists have been running things. At this point they'll merely be running. However, the relatively moderate MB will now be replaced by frothing Salafists who don't care about any damned elections, determined as they are that rule by holy men is man's natural state.
I wonder if the army's next move is to round up the Salafists who conveniently identified themselves these last couple years, and shoot them...
In an announcement read on state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
, Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, the Egyptian defense minister, said the military had taken the extraordinary steps not to seize power for itself but to ensure that "confidence and stability are secured for the people."
Notice that the military in this case are acting remarkably like the Turkish military always has--and as the Syrian military would have, had it had the national interest at heart.
Under a "road map" for a post-Morsi government, the general said, the Constitution would be suspended, the head of the Constitutional Court would become acting president and plans would be expedited for new elections while an interim government is in charge.
The constitution was designed by the MB to keep the MB in power. The [army] hasn't actually wasted a couple years; they've learned something.
The general, who had issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Mr. Morsi on Monday to respond to what he called widespread anger over his administration's troubled one-year-old tenure, said the president's defiant response in a televised address on Tuesday had failed "to meet the demands of the masses of the people."
... most of whom were out in the streets demanding his head.
The general's announcement came after the armed forces had deployed tanks and troops in Cairo and other cities where pro-Morsi crowds were massing, restricted Mr. Morsi's movements and convened an emergency meeting of top civilian and religious leaders to devise the details of how the interim government and new elections would proceed.
Morsi knew the door was open for him and he didn't leave. He would have liked to be another Assad.
Ahram Online, the government's official English-language Web site, said the military had informed Mr. Morsi that he was no longer head of state. There was no word on Mr. Morsi's whereabouts.
In the cell next to Hosni?
But in a statement e-mailed by his office, Mr. Morsi rejected the military's intervention.
I reject all this lard hanging over my belt. It hasn't left yet.
"Dr. Mohamed Morsi, the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt, emphasizes that the measures taken by the General Command of the armed forces represent a complete military coup which is categorically rejected by all the free of the country who have struggled so that Egypt turns into a civil democratic society," his statement said.
Most of the free of the country are in the streets with torches and pitchforks.
"His Excellency the president, as the President of the Republic and the Chief Commander of the Armed Forces stresses that all citizens, civilians and in the military, leaders and soldiers, must commit to the constitution and the law and to not respond to this coup that sets Egypt back and to maintain peacefulness in their performance and to avoid being involved in the blood of the people of the homeland. Everybody must shoulder their responsibilities before God and then before the people and history. "
He's blowing wind. It means no more than did his last-minute demand for "dialogue."
The military had signaled early in the day that it intended to depose Mr. Morsi. By 6:30 p.m. military forces began moving around Cairo. Tanks and troops headed for the presidential palace -- although it was unclear whether Mr. Morsi was inside -- while other soldiers ringed the nearby square where tens of thousands of the president's supporters were rallying.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 17:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [1130 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Interesting the salafists are supporting the coup. Could just be politics.
Posted by: phil_b || 07/03/2013 17:09 Comments || Top||

#2  the MB look like losers. Even the Salafists don't back losers when posing
Posted by: Frank G || 07/03/2013 17:23 Comments || Top||

#3  ">Military payback.

Revenge is a dish best served cold.
Posted by: Dale || 07/03/2013 17:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Oops!

Posted by: Dale || 07/03/2013 17:40 Comments || Top||

#5  Turkey's Erdogan must be a bit uneasy about this. This just might be what the people needed there.
Many of his military were sacked also.
Posted by: Dale || 07/03/2013 17:49 Comments || Top||

#6  Nassar was military. Sadat was military. Sadat choose Mubarak. Any surprise here? Really?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/03/2013 17:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Army has stormed and shut down Al Jazeera Egypt.

Odd.

I've been watching AJ online and I'd say their coverage is pro-coup.
Posted by: phil_b || 07/03/2013 17:58 Comments || Top||

#8  3 or 4 days ago, Obama was warning the Copts to not demonstrate against his bitch Morsi. Guess America's President forgot about the people with tanks.

Fubar.
Posted by: Hupuque Bucket2093 || 07/03/2013 18:14 Comments || Top||

#9  Round up of MB has started.
Posted by: phil_b || 07/03/2013 18:18 Comments || Top||

#10  All afternoon the CNN was using the lower screen post as 'Morsy with a 'y' ousted'. Maybe they are trying to make sure they have access there like Iraq..
Posted by: Mugsy Glink || 07/03/2013 19:46 Comments || Top||

#11  CNN is actually covering it? Or is that the five minutes in between their coverage of the Zimmerman trial where they display Zimmerman's SSN and other personal data?
Posted by: Pappy || 07/03/2013 21:52 Comments || Top||

#12  It would seem that a secular military junta is preferable to a Sharia law-driven Islamist government despite what Champ says.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/04/2013 10:39 Comments || Top||

#13  I remember asking this question before but I don't remember if there was an answer..... what flavor of tanks are those in the picture? Some US light tank pre-dating the Sheridan? A Chaffee?
Posted by: Shipman || 07/04/2013 16:05 Comments || Top||

#14  Mubarak was also military. I think that he was a fighter pilot in the 1973 war with Israel.
Posted by: irishrageboy || 07/04/2013 17:09 Comments || Top||

#15  what flavor of tanks are those in the picture?

M47 Patton.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/04/2013 20:18 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Military Claims 100 Attackers Killed in Central Nigeria
[An Nahar] A military commander claimed on Wednesday that soldiers had since last week killed more than 100 attackers responsible for a deadly raid in ethnically divided central Nigeria.

"So far we have killed more than 100 of the attackers before we succeeded in securing the areas," Major General Henry Ayoola, who commands a task force in the region, told news hounds.

The military has come under major pressure over last week's attack which killed at least 28 residents and the commander's information could not be independently verified.

Violence on June 27 saw gunnies raid three villages in the remote Langtang region of Plateau state. Homes were also burnt in two other villages.

Some local officials have put the corpse count from the attacks higher, saying as many as 70 people were killed.

The attacks appeared to have been reprisals linked to cattle theft, often the source of friction in the Middle Belt region dividing the mainly Mohammedan north and predominantly Christian south of Africa's most populous nation.

The military came under criticism over an alleged slow response to the attack and has since sought to defend itself.

"Before the gunnies retreated, we had killed over 20 of them," Ayoola said.

"My troops traced them in their direction and bumped off several of them days after the attack. So far we have killed more than 100 of the attackers before we succeeded in securing the areas."
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram


India-Pakistan
Six FC men killed in Pak Taliban attack
[Pak Daily Times] A brazen attack by Talibs on a security checkpost on the periphery of Frontier Region Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
left six personnel of the paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) dead and seven others injured, officials said on Wednesday.

Two soldiers were confirmed kidnapped by the krazed killers, according to police officials, who added that the attack on the post started late Tuesday night and lasted for hours. It comes after June 30 attack on a Frontier Corps convoy near Badhaber on Peshawar-Kohat road that killed 20 people and injured over 40 others.

Speaking to a private media organization from some holy man's guesthouse an undisclosed location via telephone, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP) front man Ehsanullah Ehsan grabbed credit for the attack. "The checkpost was attacked at 11:00pm on Tuesday and heavy exchange of gunfire between the security forces' personnel and the bully boyz continued until early hours of Wednesday morning," the official sources said. A few months ago the gunnies had kidnapped 22 FC men and killed them after tying up their hands and feet.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [305 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Blast outside MPA's house injures 4 children
[Pak Daily Times] A roadside blast maimed four children outside the residence of a PPP politician in Jacobabad on Wednesday. According to media reports, the bomb was planted on an under-construction road outside the house of MPA Sohrab Sarki. As a result of the kaboom, four children were maimed. They were shifted to the Civil Hospital. Police surrounded the area and launched a search operation.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Man kidnapped in Turbat
[Pak Daily Times] QUETTA: Unidentified armed men abducted a man in Turbat district, police sources said on Wednesday. Muhammad Hassan was on his way home when armed kidnappers took him away to an undisclosed location on gunpoint, police said.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under:


Hazara blast toll rises to 31
[Pak Daily Times] QUETTA: Death toll of the Hazara Town suicide blast has risen to 31 after another injured woman succumbed to her injuries at a hospital. Official sources confirmed on Wednesday that the doctors made hectic efforts to save her life, but she could not survive. The victim, identified as Shazia Bibi, was among the 58 injured who were brought to the hospital after they sustained serious injuries in the June 30incident.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar e-Jhangvi


Anti-polio worker shot dead
[Pak Daily Times] SWABI: Unidentified armed motorcyclists gunned down a lady health worker on Wednesday. According to reports, the woman was administrating anti-polio drops to children during duty when the armed men opened firing on the anti-polio team.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [295 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Three gunned down in Balochistan
[Pak Daily Times] QUETTA: At least three people were killed in different incidents across the province, while the Frontier Corps seized a huge cache of weapons and placed in durance vile
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
two men from the Kuchlak area on Wednesday.

According to details, a man was bumped off in Sibi district of Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...

The victim, identified as Rehmatullah, was bumped off by unidentified gunnies on Nishtar Road.

The assailants escaped after the attack. Police reached the site soon after the incident and shifted the body to the District Headquarters Hospital. The body was handed over to the heirs after medico-legal formalities.

Separately, a girl was bumped off in Kuchlak. Police said that a boy bumped off Shafia Bib and fled. Police took the body into its custody and began a search for the absconder.

Meanwhile,
...back at the barn, Bossy was furiously chewing her cud and thinking...
police recovered a body from the Satellite Town of Quetta.

According to details, the police on a tip-off recovered the body of a man whose identity could not be ascertained. The dead body was shifted to a hospital.

Separately, the Frontier Corps seized a huge cache of weapons and arrested two men from the Kuchlak area of Balochistan on Wednesday.
Posted by: Fred || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [275 views] Top|| File under:


Southeast Asia
Abu Sayyaf member killed by his own IED
A man who was killed by the explosive device he was carrying on his motorcycle in Basilan on Tuesday afternoon was an alleged member of the Abu Sayyaf group.

The victim was identified as Rey "Gob" Sapili, who was killed when the IED he hid in a pouch bag strapped in his waist "prematurely exploded" while he was on his way to Isabela City. Senior Superintendent Mario Dapilloza, Basilan police provincial director, "Maybe he didn't anticipate that military and police authorities have set up a check-point on the way to Isabela."
Posted by: ryuge || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [299 views] Top|| File under: Abu Sayyaf

#1  was he nicknamed "Gob" before or after his accidental splodeydope?
Posted by: Frank G || 07/04/2013 7:47 Comments || Top||

#2  Gobsmacked, 'e wuz.
Posted by: Dopey Sinatra9196 || 07/04/2013 16:11 Comments || Top||


Bomb blast injures Thai policeman
A policeman was slightly injured by a bomb blast in front of a television repair shop in Yala province early Wednesday morning. A bomb disposal team was sent to the shop after the owner reported finding an object suspected to be a bomb. As police were about to cordon off the area the bomb exploded.
Posted by: ryuge || 07/04/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Thai Insurgency



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