" Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agency planned the July 11 serial blasts in Mumbai and it was carried out by operatives of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) militant group and members of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), police said Saturday. New Delhi city police commissioner A N Roy said investigations into the serial bombings on trains that left 167 dead and more than 700 injured in Mumbai, India's commercial hub, had been completed."hmm. ISI outsourced a terrorist attack. sound familiar?
* larisa on Operation Return To Sender:
"We have truth on our side, justice on our side, and history both past and in the future on our side. While I have long ago dropped the notion that I am fighting for America, I have not stopped fighting for the Constitution, which while an American document is made of ideals that humanity has worked to achieve for ages. That is my goal, to fight for those ideals, no matter where they may find a current home.Please help.
On a side note, can you please email Congress and ask your friends to do so as well? We are going into week three of her detainment. I need help here you guys."
"Protecting our children from Internet predators and child exploitation enterprises are just as high a priority as securing our border from terrorists. . ."* glenn:
"And again, whatever else one might think of the merits, it is hard to deny the sweet, sweet justice of Republicans being politically damaged by a lurid sex scandal in Washington. But unlike the one they obsessively fueled in order to impeach a President, this one seems, for better or worse, actually to involve serious sexual crimes against individuals whom the law defines as "minors," with the knowledge -- and one could argue the complicity -- of the GOP House leadership. If Democrats were granted the power to create any Republican scandal they wanted at any time, I doubt their imaginations would have allowed them to come up with something this politically potent."* nyt:
"Representative Christopher Shays, Republican of Connecticut, said any leader who had been aware of Mr. Foley’s behavior and failed to take action should step down. “If they knew or should have known the extent of this problem, they should not serve in leadership,” Mr. Shays said."