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2011-10-04 Africa Horn
Bomb kills at least 65 in Mogadishu
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Posted by ryuge 2011-10-04 06:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6497 views ]  Top

#1 Appears to be considerably bigger than their normal bomb. Special target or, more likely, increased ease of supply of explosives (from where?)
Posted by Glenmore 2011-10-04 07:24||   2011-10-04 07:24|| Front Page Top

#2 They have a "government complex in Mogadishu"?
Posted by Steve White 2011-10-04 07:47||   2011-10-04 07:47|| Front Page Top

#3 Just the complex.
Posted by Fred 2011-10-04 10:23||   2011-10-04 10:23|| Front Page Top

#4 It's just been converted to a duplex, maybe a simplex.
Posted by Eohippus Phater7165 2011-10-04 10:27||   2011-10-04 10:27|| Front Page Top

Posted by Israel4Jews 2011-10-04 11:23||   2011-10-04 11:23|| Front Page Top

#6 I'll bet there are more Mobies in Luton than there are genuine Jewish bigots in the entire city of London.
Posted by Fred 2011-10-04 11:31||   2011-10-04 11:31|| Front Page Top

#7 What is a Moby, Fred?
Posted by trailing wife 2011-10-04 11:39||   2011-10-04 11:39|| Front Page Top

#8 From the Urban Dictionary:

An insidious and specialized type of left-wing troll who visits blogs and impersonates a conservative for the purpose of either spreading false rumors intended to sow dissension among conservative voters, or who purposely posts inflammatory and offensive comments for the purpose of discrediting the blog in question.

The term is derived from the name of the liberal musician Moby, who famously suggested in February of 2004 that left-wing activists engage in this type of subterfuge: “For example, you can go on all the pro-life chat rooms and say you’re an outraged right-wing voter and that you know that George Bush drove an ex-girlfriend to an abortion clinic and paid for her to get an abortion. Then you go to an anti-immigration Web site chat room and ask, ‘What’s all this about George Bush proposing amnesty for illegal aliens?’”

The strategy has been frequently attempted on conservative blogs, but has not been nearly as effective as Moby envisioned, since false rumors are easily debunked by fact-checking minions, and cartoonishly extreme commenters often get immediately identified as mobys and banned.

Or ridiculed without mercy.
Posted by lotp 2011-10-04 12:05||   2011-10-04 12:05|| Front Page Top

#9 Thank you, lotp. How sad for him -- how it must gall him to look in the mirror in the morning and remember that he was so quickly pegged as not smart enough to be Jewish. But perhaps it was his first outing, and so he's only just discovered this fact.
Posted by trailing wife 2011-10-04 12:59||   2011-10-04 12:59|| Front Page Top

#10 Sidney J. Harris' definition of a jerk: A person who can't look in the mirror and shudder at what he sees there.
Posted by mom 2011-10-04 13:11||   2011-10-04 13:11|| Front Page Top

#11 Munster8536 Munster8536 White2622 Ulick1830 Ulick1830

Geo sez somewhere around Leeds, so my Luton guess was wrong. Same idea, though.
Posted by Fred 2011-10-04 13:48||   2011-10-04 13:48|| Front Page Top

#12 I've got three words for that clown troll, Fred: Pa-the-tic.

Posted by Barbara 2011-10-04 16:17||   2011-10-04 16:17|| Front Page Top

#13 He's got a number of IP addresses. Playing musical computers at the Internet cafe's? Golly, how clever he is, to be sure.
Posted by trailing wife 2011-10-04 16:48||   2011-10-04 16:48|| Front Page Top

#14 Or a student, probably based in roundhay, leeds. Either way, he's a fine example of what is wrong with the world today
Posted by Pearl Omugum5001 2011-10-04 17:06||   2011-10-04 17:06|| Front Page Top

#15 ...for the purpose of either spreading false rumors...

Interesting how so many left-wing strategies boil down to being wreckers rather than creators. The whole Alinsky/Cloward-Piven strategy is to try and break things to create dissatisfaction in order to get power.

Even more ironic is that capitalism has, at its core, a process of creative destruction where old, inefficient things get displaced by newer, more effective ones... assuming the government does not intervene to try and rig the game. See Kodak, a company that once owned the photography market, for a currently in the news example of something once thriving, but now dying and Solyndra for an example of how well the government predicts winners.
Posted by SteveS 2011-10-04 21:31||   2011-10-04 21:31|| Front Page Top

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