This is just an awful tragedy. Please keep these brave warriors and their families in your thoughts. I won't speculate about what happened, but I'm sure the facts will come out soonest...
I haven't mentioned anything about the Barbara Boxer fundraiser...I mean, the Dr. Rice confirmation fiasco until now. Go check out Power and Control and you'll know everything you need to know.
That's right- Rambo is alive and well, and he's working for the US Army in Afghanistan:
By Afghan standards, Udin had a good life. He had a steady job, an apartment, six children and a wife he adored.
The turning point for Udin, he said, came several years ago when a rocket-propelled grenade apparently fired by a Taliban soldier slammed into his apartment, killing his wife.
Udin remembers the time of day — 10 or 11 a.m. — but not the year. The Taliban captured Kabul in September 1996, but were beating back counterattacks for sometime afterward, so it could’ve been 1997.
“We loved each other,” Udin said of his wife, “which is why I will never remarry.”
You can't afford to miss this story...
Cut to the Chase
In case you missed it in yesterday's update, here's my recent interview at Cut to the Chase. We had a great discussion about some very relevent topics...
Michael Moore got snubbed by Hollywood. Maybe he'll find comfort in a brontoburger with cheese and an extra large milkshake.
Thanks to Liz for this excellent tip regarding the U of Oregon's "brilliant" decision to forbid employees from overtly supporting our deployed soldiers.
Get a box of Kleenax and go check out Froggy's Victim of the Week. It's a heartbreaker of epic proportions.
Read this post from LGF and then decide whether or not you can believe your own eyes.