Firstmonth

Displays at Shango Cannabis shop on first day of legal recreational marijuana sales beginning at midnight in Portland, Oregon October Screens at Shango Cannabis store on first day of authorized recreational pot sales beginning at midnight in Portland, Oregon Reuters/Steve Dipaola When it debuted in August 2014 Washington’s recreational business, which began slow with only […]

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HOW POLITICS WORKS

Politics works like this: Big People of Big Country buy Big People of Little Country, who, by the way, will be elected in “democratic elections” thanks to big bucks; Big People of Big Country give big loans to Little Country (of course, to buy “made in Big Country”); Big People of Little Country pocket a […]

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Bharateeya Blog Mela

We also request other Indian bloggers to please publicize this on their blogs so more bloggers can be aware of this and send in entries. We are also looking for volunteers for the weeks remaining after next. Email me or Ashwini or leave a comment to reserve your slots. Thank you!Reading the MT Manual has […]

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UPRISING IN BASRA

BODY: Coalition commanders fighting for control of Basra say a “popular uprising” is underway inside the southern Iraqi city, a reporter for the Sky News TV channel said on Tuesday in a live broadcast from the west of the city. He said the uprising — details of which were not given — might have triggered […]

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ARMCHAIR MILITARY ANALYSIS

What a great discovery Jurjen was. Here, he provides an excellent, useful link-filled Armchair Military Analysis of Iraq’s fighting forces. Jurgen points out that the supposedly most elite of elite Iraqi forces, the “‘Golden Division,’ is responsible for the defence of Baghdad itself, the presidential palaces and other vital facilities (which brought it into conflict […]

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Reasons to have auto insurance coverage

Car insurance is a vital item for every driver. However, car insurance rates are always increasing, and they vary from company to company. Comparing insurance rates is the most excellent way to save money on your auto insurance in Barrie. But do you need https://www.dgbevan.com/personal-insurance/auto-car-insurance/? Yes, you do! Below are some of the reasons to […]

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WARBLOGGING

If you want an up-to-date compendium of the latest war news from conventional sources, go to Command Post. Or to Google news. I’ve also found that The Scotsman is a very good, hardhitting but not sensational paper. If you want the latest in the Arsenal of Democracy’s gadgets, always consult the Bunny. Her joint is […]

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Letter From Gotham

Since Jewish holidays begin the night before, and since the President’s speech was effectively the beginning of the war and the end of Saddam, I consider my prediction fulfilled. Here’s another, tonight’s the night. We’re going in tonight. But this one’s not based on anything mystical; it’s the weather: Army meteorologists were confident that the […]

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ZIPPER IT

Go to church, go to synagogue, go to a mosque, go to a Buddhist, Sikh, Shintoist or Jain temple, make a puja, light a candle, say a prayer, if atheist contribute to a non-denominational charity, but please, spare me the requests to pass on e-mails to him. Don’t you think that Salam has better things […]

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