The louder he talked of his honor,
the faster we counted our spoons.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, sentenced to death for his role in 148 killings in 1982, will have his sentence carried out by Sunday, NBC News reported Thursday. According to a U.S. military officer who spoke on condition of anonymity, Saddam will be hanged before the start of the Eid religious holiday, which begins at sundown Saturday.
I swear, this has been running through my head
Don't take my word for it. http://www.blogger.com/img/gl.link.gif
Goode, who represents Virginia's 5th Congressional District, said he is receiving more positive comments from constituents than negative.
"One lady told me she thinks I'm doing the right thing on this," he told Fox News. "I wish more people would take a stand and stand up for the principles on which this country was founded."
The 13-ft (3.9m) snake was still strangling Ted Dres' body when it was discovered by an acquaintance.
test test. is this thing on?
Not only did the plot fail in not working out
and was asked to participate in the skit. The officer stated that the skit went as designed and that Shore was not injured in the designed skit."
The incident, which took place during a comedy show in Odessa, took the Internet by storm after video was released on the Internet.
Yes, this is a useful link.
Top Air Force Lawyer Had Been Disbarred
A top Air Force lawyer who served at the White House and in a senior position in Iraq turns out to have been practicing law for 23 years without a license.----snip--
He was the general counsel for the White House Military Office from December 2001 to January 2003, and from August 2003 to January 2005. In between those tours, he was the legal adviser to the reconstruction effort in Iraq, an Air Force spokesman said.
Yes folks, the Iraq Study Group recommendation #63 is about how Iraq should privatize their oil, preferably to US Energy Companies.
(CBS) WASHINGTON It's always one of the biggest nights in Washington for stars and for glamorous fashion, with guests in the spotlight at an exclusive White House holiday reception. The designer gowns are always scrutinized, and on this year's bash, there was plenty to talk about.
Three women donned the exact same $8,500 red Oscar de la Renta dress, a fashion faux pas in itself. But that's just the beginning of this debacle of ladies in red.
It just so happened that First Lady Laura Bush was wearing the very same dress too.
Many people are spending the night in a respite centre after a tornado ripped through several streets in north-west London.
So, I just emptied my "spambox" on one of my online mail accounts... and in the 5 seconds it took to erase all 1300 of them - I got two new ones.
I'll bet's it's mutual. So, the old job search... and came across this gem or corporate triple-speak.
"Mr Blair said although the Cold War had ended the UK needed nuclear weapons as no-one could be sure another nuclear threat would not emerge in the future."
Gamers aspire to take over world
James Murdoch accused the BBC of "megalomania" today at a high-profile media conference where the BSkyB chief executive gave his first comments on......
"This is not public service, it's megalomania. Perhaps it is not a coincidence that the BBC has managed so far to escape any meaningful oversight by concocting a governance fudge that Thornton's would be proud of. Delusions of grandeur will flourish in the absence of proper accountability."