This morning, I linked up to several pieces that gave you a more insightful view of what’s happening in Iraq with the Mahdi Army and Sadr than what we’ve typically gotten out of the MSM these last couple of weeks. To add to that, Bill Roggio has some additional updates on the latest developments in Basra, Baghdad, and elsewhere in Iraq.
Over two years ago, I started a thread here asking readers whether or not they would let someone’s political affiliation stop them from dating/marrying them. There were quite a few interesting responses in the thread. My response was that it didn’t matter one way or the other as long as the guy worshipped me
Time’s Mark Halperin obtained a copy of a letter Obama’s “former pastor” Jeremiah Wright wrote to NYT reporter Jodi Kantor last March complaining about how she “misrepresented” in an article she wrote about him shortly after she interviewed him for a piece she was doing on Barack Obama. Some excerpts (via Scott Johnson):
Certain areas in Iraq have seen an increase in fighting and violence over the last couple of weeks, and as a result, of course our mainstream media, in concert with liberal pundits and bloggers, have jumped on board with enthusiasm, thinking the surge might just be failing.
Stephen Curry and the gang at Davidson played their behinds off tonight against #1 Kansas, proving that just because you’re ranked #10 doesn’t mean you have to play like a #10 team. In the end, though, as the last 16 seconds of the game winded down with Davidson in possession, the last second shot didn’t go through, and the Jayhawks won 59-57, and will go on to play Carolina in the Final Four.
Back in early February, I blogged about 80 y/o WWII veteran James Pickett, who refused to be a robbery victim in his own home by shooting one of two teenaged thugs who broke into his house and threatened him with a knife. The feisty Pickett, in an interview with WFAA, warned the two perps not to come back.