Wednesday, November 12, 2008

In the News: Nov-12

Spam 'mother ship' shut down in U.S. - 12 Nov 2008 at 10:41am - A web hosting company reportedly responsible for the distribution of 75 per cent of all junk e-mail has been shut down.

Iraqi soldier kills two U.S. troops: police - 12 Nov 2008 at 10:26am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi soldier shot dead at least two U.S. troops on Wednesday at a joint security station where Iraqi and American forces operate side by side in volatile Nineveh province, Iraqi police and a mortuary official said.

Court rules for Navy in dispute over sonar, whales - 12 Nov 2008 at 10:07am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is lifting restrictions on the Navy's use of sonar in training exercises off the California coast, a defeat for environmental groups who say the sonar can harm whales.

Former General Sounds Off On Obama's Iraq Plan - 11 Nov 2008 at 4:23pm - Gen. Jack Keane, former Army vice chief of staff, oversaw military operations in Iraq during the U.S. invasion. He talks about president-elect Barack Obama's plan to end the war. Keane says the focus now should be on achieving the goal of the mission, not getting out.
The goal of the mission was bullshit, and plenty of that has already been achieved.

Thought for the day:
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one. -Alexander Hamilton (1755 - 1804)


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