Friday, June 09, 2006

The Friday Furo Questus

Questus Furore - A Good Day For The Good Guys
The "Emir of Iraq," Zarqawi, is no longer with us. A real shame, that.

Of course, the usual suspects are pooh-poohing the accomplishment, and trying to nit-pick.

Let's get something straight - deep down, we all know this is not the automatic end of the Iraqi troubles. No one really can say just how big a blow to them this was; there's just not enough information yet to make any kind of reasonable predicton.

But it was good to see that murdering scumbag finally eliminated as a problem.

Recommended Reading
VDH two-fer: "Vietnam, After All?" and "The American Way of War."

Jonah Goldberg, "The Price of Nice."

Michael Ledeen, "Iran Connects the Dots."

This is a little scary - a meteorite hit a remote region of Norway, exploding with the force of an atomic bomb.

Thought of the Week
"In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence
in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the
Thomas Jefferson

Churchill Quote of the Week
"Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement."
Winston Churchill


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