"Former CIA Executive Director "Dusty" Foggo indicted for having a dumber name
than "Scooter" Libby."
This proves I have no life.
There's a better word for what I am: an apatheist. It's a neologism that fuses "apathy" and "theism." It means someone who has absolutely no interest in the question of a god's (or gods') existence, and is just as uninterested in telling anyone else what to believe.
“What emboldens the sectarian fighters is the inability of Iraqi leaders to
make the political compromises so essential to finally reining in the Sunni
insurgents and the Shia militias,” he said. “The enemy cares little what
Congress says. It is emboldened by what the Iraqi leaders don’t do. The enemy
isn’t emboldened by congressional debate. It is emboldened by open-ended
occupation of a Muslim country by Western troops.
“The enemy is emboldened by years of blunders and bravado, false assumptions
and wishful thinking, and ignorance of the history of the land being occupied.
The enemy is emboldened by an administration which says it is changing course,
which acknowledges that a political settlement by Iraqi leaders is essential to
ending the violence, but then plunges us more deeply militarily into a sectarian
"According to FARS, Iranian officials said the explosives used in that attackhttp://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/02/16/iran.bombing/index.html
were manufactured in the United States. CNN could not verify those claims."
The CIA’s former No. 3 official and a defense contractor were indicted on Tuesday on charges stemming from a federal contracts investigation that landed former Republican congressman Randy Cunningham in jail.
Kyle “Dusty” Foggo, who had been appointed executive director of the agency in 2004 by former CIA Director Porter Goss, was charged with improper conduct involving CIA contracts following a wide-ranging investigation that involved five agencies, including the FBI and the CIA’s inspector general.
Before Foggo resigned from his position last May, the CIA acknowledged that its inspector general was investigating whether Foggo helped steer any agency contracts to his long-time friend Brent Wilkes, a San Diego businessman.
"I tried to post this link this morning but your spam filter is running in nazi mode. Hope this works it's a post by a fellow blogger monkeyfister found. He's got some great insight into the Iraq situation.
Read down on his thoughts on Iran, really great common sense.Go say hi to Sweaterman over at Pyglalia. "
Thanks to Demeur at http://www.blah3.com
One of my fav's.