The Global War on Toddlerism

via: Truthdig
by Andy Borowitz

(SATIRE ALERT!)

Fresh on the heels of its reality show “Kid Nation,” in which children are sent to perform hard labor on a ranch with no adult supervision, CBS announced today that it is readying a reality show in which children will be sent to the federal detention camp at Guantanamo.

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‘Combat Outpost Shocker’

via: The Raw Story

‘Combat Outpost Shocker:’ The base that could spark Iran conflict
by David Edwards and Muriel Kane

The US military is building a base in Iraq just five miles from the border with Iran to prevent cross-border arms smuggling. The base, called “Combat Outpost Shocker,” will be manned by 200 soldiers, along with agents from the US Border Patrol, and will monitor truck traffic and cellphone conversations among Shi’ite pilgrims.

“Obviously, [the Iranians] probably won’t be very happy about it,” Col. Mark Mueller, the commander of the border transition team, told ABC News.

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This video is of a broadcast September 25th on ABC News.

Let’s face it – Iran is next

 (picture via wikimedia.org)

While Seymour Hersh has a very interesting point about the marketing of an attack on Iran, there are some more signs, that there are massive attempts to get an attack going soon. Neo con guru Podhoretz freely admits he is pushing action in his talks with President Bush about Iran and John Bolton is working the British Tories. Meanwhile Iran has been given a new deadline, which ends by end of November.

The Passing of Miss Moneypenny


via: AFP

Actress Lois Maxwell, who was known to millions of fans through her role as Miss Moneypenny in a series of Bond movies, has died in Australia, an official said Sunday. She was 80.

She first played the character, with whom the ever-charming 007 constantly flirted, alongside Sean Connery in “Dr No” in 1962.

She continued to play the role for more than two decades, starring in her final Bond movie, the 1985 “A View To A Kill,” with Roger Moore.

Seymour Hersh on “Shifting Targets”

via: ThinkProgress

Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker’s Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative journalist, writes in a new article entitled “Shifting Targets” that there has been “a significant increase in the tempo of attack planning” for war with Iran inside the Bush administration.

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