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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Russian intelligence sez Hildebeast injured in secret Iranian mission
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336103 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Looks like someone broke out the good crack for New Years Eve...
Posted by: tu3031 || 01/01/2013 0:09 Comments || Top||

#2  This sounds unlikely, except: It seems LESS unlikely than that a SEAL Commander committed suicide. A few weeks ago, I found that report very, very questionable.
Posted by: Lone Ranger || 01/01/2013 1:37 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm no conspiracy theorist, but I have to wonder if somewhere Ron Brown is laughing...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/01/2013 1:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Everything was going so well. Meryl Streep had agreed to play Clinton, Paul Ryan had agreed to play Ahmadinejad, Obama had agreed to play Obama.... and then this happened.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 6:11 Comments || Top||

#5  National Enquirer sez she has brain cancer. (They were right about Cheatin' John Edwards.)
Posted by: Glenmore || 01/01/2013 9:03 Comments || Top||

#6  Wait, Teddy, now Hillary? I'm not saying I'm HAPPY, but is God starting to get angry?
Posted by: Charles || 01/01/2013 10:20 Comments || Top||

#7  TEHRAN, Iran - A small American commercial plane left Iran on 30 Dec 2012 after it was repaired following an emergency landing at an Iranian airport this month, Iran state TV reported.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/01/2013 10:21 Comments || Top||

#8  Where is that photoshopped photo of Hillary shooting the concealed terrorist?
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/01/2013 10:25 Comments || Top||

#9  It would have worked if we hadn't retired the SR-71s... :(
Posted by: Shipman || 01/01/2013 12:20 Comments || Top||

#10  Some actual photos of the damaged C-12 on the ground would support this, however the 'suicide' news struck me as funny as well.
perhaps they are with the Bengahzi survivors, for 'safe keeping.'
Posted by: USN,Ret. || 01/01/2013 13:18 Comments || Top||

#11  I just hope Kerry saved his "lucky hat". Looks like he may need it...
Posted by: tu3031 || 01/01/2013 13:20 Comments || Top||

#12  Clearly not the whole story. I find it curious that a google search didn't find a single hit amongst the main stream media. Must not involve any mud against Republicans.
Posted by: Mike Ramsey || 01/01/2013 13:31 Comments || Top||

#13  www.rumormills.com sez the plane encountered turbulence after landing and that caused runway departure. i suspect more like wake turbulence just before touching down, no mention of other aircraft in the area, and if they were following a 'heavy,' (compared to the C-12, just about anythig would be a 'heavy')the wing tip vortices could have got 'em when they were on final with no altitude to play with.
Posted by: USN,Ret. || 01/01/2013 15:36 Comments || Top||

#14  Well one thing appears certain. The C-12's flight manifest contained no African Americans. The Black Congressional Caucus, led by Maxine Waters would already be screaming for a full investigation.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 16:47 Comments || Top||

#15  Did she get hit in the head from a ricochet whilst running serpentine across the tarmac?
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 01/01/2013 18:09 Comments || Top||

#16  Truth be told, 1960'S Guam Taotamonas knew about her blood clot decades ago, but thats beside the point.

Then as now, what matters is her agenda + intentions as a major US Political Leader.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 01/01/2013 19:02 Comments || Top||

#17  Did she get hit in the head from a ricochet whilst running serpentine across the tarmac?
Serpentine Hilly! Serpentine!
Posted by: Shipman || 01/01/2013 20:00 Comments || Top||

#18  I tried to post a question at the O-Club, but it wouldn't 'add'. Question, outside of incompetance and derelection of duty, were any laws broken regarding the Bengazi episode?
Posted by: Mugsy Glink || 01/01/2013 21:30 Comments || Top||

#19  Difficult to say at this point. The most likely one would be the 'detention facility' aspect, if there's enough clear evidence.
Posted by: Pappy || 01/01/2013 21:41 Comments || Top||

#20  I don't know, Mugsy. My gut feeling is they acted incompetent and committed dereliction of duty because they were trying to hide something. What, I don't know, they seem to have succeeded.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/01/2013 22:34 Comments || Top||

#21  Ship, that explains everything. Her injuries have been getting worse because she keeps having to go back and serpentine again.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/01/2013 22:35 Comments || Top||

#22  I tried to post a question at the O-Club, but it wouldn't 'add'.

The O Club was being queer today. Fred thinks he fixed it, Mugsy Glink, so please try again.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/01/2013 23:49 Comments || Top||

Clinton's Blood Clot Is Located Near Her Brain, Doctors Say
[NY Times] Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
... sometimes described as the Smartest Woman in the World and at other times as Mrs. Bill, never as Another Elihu Root ...
on Monday said that she suffered a blood clot in a vein between her brain and skull behind her right ear but predicted that she would make a full recovery.

Mrs. Clinton was hospitalized on Sunday with a blood clot stemming from a concussion she suffered earlier this month, a State Department front man said.

Her doctors said in a statement on Monday that the clot did not result in a stroke or neurological damage and that she was being treated with blood thinners.

In a statement, Drs. Lisa Bardack and Gigi El-Bayoumi, who are treating Mrs. Clinton, said: “She will be released once the medication dose has been established. In all other aspects of her recovery, the secretary is making excellent progress and we are confident she will make a full recovery. She is in good spirits, engaging with her doctors, her family, and her staff.”

Mrs. Clinton, who had canceled most of her public events in recent weeks because of the injury, was at a follow-up examination on Sunday when doctors discovered the blood clot, according to Philippe Reines, her longtime front man.

Aides said that Mrs. Clinton, 65, had become dehydrated this month because of a stomach virus she contracted during a trip to Europe. She fainted and struck her head, causing the concussion.

Among the events she missed because of the injury was a Congressional hearing for the September attack on the United States Mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336079 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like a subdural hematoma:

Posted by: badanov || 01/01/2013 0:11 Comments || Top||

#2  Among the events she missed because of the injury was a Congressional hearing for the September attack on the United States Mission in Benghazi, Libya.

...and a secret meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 6:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Congratulations to her doctors for actually finding her brain. And in the same location as the rest of us.

I always thought her (and others of her ilk) brain was firmly planted lower down, and to the rear. We know where Bill's brain is located. :-(
Posted by: Barbara || 01/01/2013 9:52 Comments || Top||

#4  Bill reminds me of the old Woody Allen line, “My brain! That's my second-favorite organ.”
Posted by: Eric Jablow || 01/01/2013 9:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Drs. Lisa Bardack and Gigi El-Bayoumi

Dr. Gigi?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/01/2013 10:28 Comments || Top||

#6  The State Department first reported a concussion from a fall. Now it is a blood clot. State Department continues to waffle on what really happened on anything since the Al Qaeda assault on Benghazi. Bill Clinton is strangely quiet about it all... And the OPM seems uninterested in asking him one question about the Mrs...
Posted by: wr || 01/01/2013 10:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Dr. Gigi?

She's got stars in her eyes.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 10:39 Comments || Top||

#8  The initial MRI could have been easily masked by paramagnetic anomaly caused by her right horn. Dr. Steve, please weigh in.
Sure, I'll weigh in: that was the snark of the day, Besoeker.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 10:45 Comments || Top||

#9  heh heh, B
Posted by: Frank G || 01/01/2013 10:51 Comments || Top||

#10  And Besoeker SCORES on a slap shot from the point!!
Posted by: AlanC || 01/01/2013 11:09 Comments || Top||

#11  Seriously, I would not revel in anyone's illness. Well, almost anyone.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 11:25 Comments || Top||

#12  with her history of lies, prevarication, corruption and partisan hackery, she has earned our skepticism.
Posted by: Frank G || 01/01/2013 11:29 Comments || Top||

#13  I have strong feelings of indifference.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 12:11 Comments || Top||

#14  Modern science has suggested that humans are chimera with significant numbers cells from playmates and others close to you living quite finely. Perhaps MZ Clinton's "Foster" cells decided to join their namesake?
Posted by: Water Modem || 01/01/2013 12:32 Comments || Top||

#15  The State Department first reported a concussion from a fall. Now it is a blood clot.

Blood clots as well as concussions can result from falls, or many other types of trauma to the head.

And yes, State has been rather quiet.

I suspect we'll see a full court press by the White House within the next two weeks (possibly less) for an expedited confirmation of Monsieur Jawn.
Posted by: Pappy || 01/01/2013 13:45 Comments || Top||

#16  Anyone counting the number of current and former US Navy SEALS that have turned up dead since the Abbottobad raid ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 14:53 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Fears of mass suicides as followers of jailed cult leader Warren Jeffs prepare for end of the world TONIGHT
[Daily Mail.CO.UK] Followers of cult leader, Warren Jeffs, who is behind bars for sexually assaulting young girls, are reportedly preparing for the end of the world tomorrow, after their former leader warned of Armageddon before midnight.

The only supermarket and major meeting point of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints community across the movement's key sites - Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah - has been closed, and an expert in the sect has warned CNN the preparations could be a dangerous signal.

Sam Brower, a private investigator who represents more than 100 former FLDS members, said law enforcement officers will monitor the situation in Jeffs' community closely - rather than just dismissing it as another false Armageddon warning from the radical preacher.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336075 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So how many times have I survived the End of the World? And I'm talking just this year...
Posted by: tu3031 || 01/01/2013 0:11 Comments || Top||

#2  You know the "end is NOT near" when a Kroger coin machine charges .09% to cash in your small change jar, but freely accepts EBT cards at no additional charge for prime rib, fresh produce, and Deli treats.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 7:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Well, it's after midnight. Anything happen?

Did the world end and I didn't get the e-mail?

Did supporters of the child rapist off themselves?
Posted by: Barbara || 01/01/2013 9:57 Comments || Top||

#4  The world ended as it was yesterday.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/01/2013 10:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Why wasn't I told, John?
Posted by: Barbara || 01/01/2013 10:08 Comments || Top||

#6  It didn't end. It just rebooted.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 10:42 Comments || Top||

#7  This rebooted world seems to have the same conditions & cast of characters as the previous one had. This brave new world is, however, deeper in debt than the previous one was.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/01/2013 10:45 Comments || Top||

#8  This rebooted world seems to have the same conditions & cast of characters as the previous one had. This brave new world is, however, deeper in debt than the previous one was.

Well, OTOH Russia and China seem to be doing just fine.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/01/2013 11:00 Comments || Top||

#9  This rebooted world seems to have the same conditions & cast of characters as the previous one had.
The virus is in the BIOS.
Posted by: Glenmore || 01/01/2013 11:03 Comments || Top||

#10  D *** NG IT, the World can't end tonite - I haven't exploited McDonald's MCRIB Promo yet! I DEMAND A RECOUNT!

> COMET APOPHIS + GUAM, EARTH-VISIBLE MOON EXPLOSIONS = lack of effec OWG Space Defense because there is reliable OWG because US-World Govts-Perts are still arguing about everything, i.e. "who pays". The International Community mightiest achievemnet is "agreeing to "disagee" hence little or nothing gets done. See also above for SOLAR FLARE/STORM.
> PLANET X/NIBIRU - challenge to the "status quo" of prevailing theories, includ Archaeo-Astronomy, as per our Planetary System.
> 1990'S COMET SHOEMAKER-LEVY 9 BREAKUP + JUPITER IMPACT - did Comet SL9 impact displace surface debris = chunks from Jupiter's surface into its high atmosphere iff not space orbit such as to threaten Earth??? AFAIK, NASA-JPL + UNIVERSITY STAR/SPACE BOYZ HAVE N-O-T ANSWERED THE QUESTION.


Posted by: JosephMendiola || 01/01/2013 19:29 Comments || Top||

Great moments in single payer healthcare
Up to 60,000 patients die on the Liverpool Care Pathway each year without giving their consent, shocking figures revealed yesterday.

A third of families are also kept in the dark when doctors withdraw lifesaving treatment from loved ones.

Despite the revelations, Jeremy Hunt last night claimed the pathway was a ‘fantastic step forward’.

Posted by: Beavis || 01/01/2013 09:47 || Comments || Link || [336069 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The name that the NHS gave this treatment regimen is oddly bland and not descriptive at all.

The geographical location of the institution that developed it is irrelevant, and every hospital patient can be said to be on a 'care pathway.'

They chose a euphemism. Is this an admission of a guilty conscience?
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 01/01/2013 17:08 Comments || Top||

#2  remember, Tuesdays are Soylent Green days
Posted by: Frank G || 01/01/2013 18:36 Comments || Top||

#3  "Is this an admission of a guilty conscience?"

Doubtful, EH. They'd have to have a conscience first. >:-(
Posted by: Barbara || 01/01/2013 19:55 Comments || Top||

Neglectful Britons blamed for forcing elderly into care homes
When the government takes responsibility for everything, no one has personal responsibility for anything.
Posted by: lotp || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336068 views] Top|| File under:

Caribbean-Latin America
Hugo Chavez's supporters pray after Venezuela leader suffers new complications in cancer fight
[Washington Post] His Excellency President-for-Life, Caudillo of the Bolivarians Hugo Chavez’s new complications after cancer surgery prompted his closest allies to call for Venezuelans to pray for him on Monday, presenting an increasingly bleak outlook and prompting growing speculation about whether the ailing leader has much longer to live.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro looked weary and spoke with a solemn expression as he announced in a televised address from Havana on Sunday that Chavez now confronts “new complications” due to a respiratory infection nearly three weeks after his operation. He described Chavez’s condition as delicate.

The streets of Caracas were abuzz on Monday with talk of Chavez’s increasingly tough fight, while the news topped the front pages of the country’s newspapers.

“He’s history now,” said Cesar Amaro, a street vendor selling newspapers and snacks at a kiosk in downtown Caracas. He motioned to a daily on the rack showing side-by-side photos of Maduro and National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello, and said politics will now turn to them.

Amaro said he expects a new election soon to replace Chavez. “For an illness like the one the president has, his days are numbered now,” he said matter-of-factly.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336088 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Best Health Care in the Western Hemisphere.
Harry Belafonte told me...
Posted by: tu3031 || 01/01/2013 2:41 Comments || Top||

#2  What outcome are they praying for?
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/01/2013 10:06 Comments || Top||

#3  What God do they pray to? Marx?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/01/2013 10:30 Comments || Top||

#4  From The Shootist:

John Bernard Books: Can't you cut it out, Doc?
Dr. E.W. Hostetler: I'd have to gut you like a fish.

Apparently Oogo's at the fish stage...
Posted by: PBMcL || 01/01/2013 11:42 Comments || Top||

#5  Poor bastid. A very, very bad way to go. Hope he's reconciled everything with his Intelligent Designer. Like him or not, he's a tough old paratrooper.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/01/2013 11:51 Comments || Top||

#6  He's a hell of a politician and knew/knows exactly what his peeps want to hear. But tough? After the first coup they found him in the armed forces museum hiding under a desk in um..... smelly drawers.

But paratrooper counts for something, I ain't ever jumped outta no plane.
Posted by: Shipman || 01/01/2013 12:24 Comments || Top||

#7  I thought Hugo, being a commie thug, was an atheist.

Ephesians 3:19 - Love That Surpasses All Understanding Is Found In Christ.

Lucky for Hugo ....
Posted by: Mike Ramsey || 01/01/2013 13:40 Comments || Top||

#8  Which one was the one where he fled the country and left his co-conspirators to die at the airport so he could get away?
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/01/2013 23:35 Comments || Top||

Bosnia Charges ex-Muslim Soldiers with War Crimes
[An Nahar] Bosnian prosecutors on Monday charged eight former members of Moslem armed and police forces with committing war crimes against ethnic Serb civilians during the country's 1990s conflict.

The eight were charged with "taking part in illegal detention of Serb civilians, their inhuman treatment, beating and inflicting of serious bodily injuries... and other inhuman acts," a national prosecutor's office statement said.

The crimes were committed in the region of the eastern town of Kladanj between May 1992 and July 1993, it said.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336070 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So what's their new religion?
Posted by: Omose Angeaque7353 || 01/01/2013 1:52 Comments || Top||

France Struggles to Tackle New Year Car Torching
[An Nahar] In La Belle France's rundown suburbs, it has become as much of a New Year tradition as champagne and fireworks in more affluent neighborhoods.

Every year, the night of December 31-January 1 sees more than 1,000 cars set ablaze across the country in an orgy of vandalism to which the authorities have, until now, largely turned a blind eye.

Since 2010, no official figures on the number of vehicles torched have been published, after it was discovered that a district-by-district breakdown was fueling a destructive competition between rival gangs.

But Interior Minister Manuel Valls on Monday promised that this year's figures would be released as soon as they had been collated.

"Because a problem is hidden, it doesn't mean it doesn't exist," Valls said.

"We have to have transparency. I don't want the count of burnt cars stopping at 6:00 am, as it often did in the past to reduce the total. The French have the right to know the reality."

La Belle France will have 65,000 police and other emergency workers on duty for Monday night's end-of-year celebrations.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336113 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm surprised Hollande hasn't tried taxing the activity.
Posted by: Perfesser || 01/01/2013 9:05 Comments || Top||

#2  I'd be willing to bet an insurance payout on your torched car is indeed considered income in la belle france...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/01/2013 20:59 Comments || Top||

Great White North
"True Canadian hero" dies
OTTAWA — “Hell yes. Of course. Count on us.”

With those words to an endangered U.S. diplomat in November 1979, John Sheardown, then Canada’s top immigration official in Iran, launched what would become known as “the Canadian Caper.”

For the next three months, Sheardown and Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor sheltered six U.S. diplomats in their private homes.

The six Americans were spirited out of Iran in January 1980.

Sheardown, a Second World War bomber pilot and an Order of Canada recipient, died Sunday at The Ottawa Hospital. He was 88.

Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 01/01/2013 11:18 || Comments || Link || [336068 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If you haven't seen the movie, 'Argo,' that depicts this, I highly recommend it.
Posted by: USN,Ret. || 01/01/2013 13:25 Comments || Top||

#2  The biggest problem with the movie is that it downplays the heroism of the Canadians.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 01/01/2013 14:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Not going to see Argo because I don't want to put any money in Ben Asshat's pockets. Will wait for bitorrent...
Posted by: Beldar Squank3712 || 01/01/2013 15:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Canadians can still buy beer at par in the bars in Buffalo, NY by way of thanks for Ambassador Sheardown's heroism. Granted, now that the Canadian dollar is stronger than ours, it's not quite the special treatment it was when the ratio was the other way round, but even so.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/01/2013 18:30 Comments || Top||

Delhi Gangrape: Accused tried to run victim over with bus
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Gang-rape victim's family want six men accused of murder to be hanged
[The Globe And Mail] The family of an Indian gang-rape victim said they would not rest until her killers are hanged as they spoke of their own pain and trauma over a crime that has united the country in grief.

As the ruling Congress party reportedly pushed for tougher punishments for sex crimes, including chemical castration, authorities in New Delhi launched a hotline to improve safety for women in a city dubbed "India's rape capital."

And while the country returned to work after a weekend marked by candlelit vigils and street protests following the 23-year-old's death, few people were in the mood to celebrate the new year. Even the army ordered a halt to its festivities.

The woman, who friends say was planning to marry in February, died of her injuries on Saturday in a Singapore hospital, nearly two weeks after being savagely attacked by a group of men on a bus in New Delhi. She was cremated on Sunday.

In an interview published Monday, her brother said that although the unidentified medical student could now rest in peace, the family would not relent in their fight for justice.

"The fight has just begun. We want all the accused hanged and we will fight for that, till the end," he told The Indian Express.
Posted by: Fred || 01/01/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336069 views] Top|| File under:

#1  And drawn and quartered?
Posted by: Eric Jablow || 01/01/2013 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  including chemical castration,

Dipping the appropriate area in concentrated HCl?
Posted by: AlanC || 01/01/2013 7:16 Comments || Top||

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Hoisted on Ye Olde Petard
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Tue 2013-01-01
  Pakistan: Six charity workers shot dead
Mon 2012-12-31
  Qaeda in Yemen offers bounty for killing US ambassador, troops
Sun 2012-12-30
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Sat 2012-12-29
  At Least 15 Killed in Sect Attack in North Nigeria
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