Wednesday, June 13, 2007


Bush's Watch Wasn't Stolen - 13 Jun 2007 at 7:57am - The United States Embassy in Albania has emphatically denied that President Bush's watch was stolen during his visit to the country, where he was acclaimed as a hero.

Bush: Stolen watch story 'ludicrous' - 13 Jun 2007 at 2:22pm - WASHINGTON -- President Bush wants the story of his vanishing watch to disappear. The White House said the watch was not stolen, and that Bush instead had put it in his pocket. Just to prove the point, Bush showed he was wearing a watch in the Oval Office on Wednesday. Photographers captured the moment. Later, spokesman Tony Snow confirmed, "That is, in fact, the watch he was wearing in Albania."
Well, if that isn't proof, I don't know what is. Really, almost as convincing as Doug Feith's powerpoint presentation on Saddam's WMDs, wouldn't you say?

Iraqi forces lack staying power : US general - 12 Jun 2007 at 4:15pm - Fledgling Iraqi military and police forces still lack tactical staying power and critical infrastructure, a US general who spent the last two years running the training mission has said.

New Web site to help Iraq vets find jobs - 13 Jun 2007 at 2:57pm - WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said Wednesday it has created a new Web site to help veterans who face difficulty returning to their old jobs or finding new ones after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Gates links Tehran to arms entering Afghanistan - 13 Jun 2007 at 2:44pm - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (Reuters) - Iranian weapons are entering Afghanistan on such a scale that it is hard to believe Iran's government is not aware of the movement, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday.

Thought for the day:
"Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature." -Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)

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