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This marks round up 4.5
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Before we get to the round up here is an old joke:
Dan Rather, Katie Couric, and an Israeli sergeant were all captured by terrorists in Iraq. The leader of the terrorists told them he would grant them each one last request before they were beheaded.
Dan Rather said, ‘I’m a Texan, so I’d like one last bowlful of hot spicy chili.’ The leader nodded to an underling who returned with chili. Rather ate it all and said, ‘Now I can die content.’
Katie Couric said, ‘I’m a reporter to the end. I want to take my tape recorder, then describe the scene here and what’s about to happen. Maybe someone will hear it and know I was on the job till the end.’
The leader directed an aide to hand over the tape recorder, and Couric dictated some comments, then said, ‘Now I can die happy.’
The leader turned and said, ‘And now, Mr. Israeli tough guy, what is your final wish?’
‘Kick me in the ass,’ said the soldier.’
‘What?’ asked the leader? ‘Will you mock us in your last hour?’
‘No, I’m not kidding. I want you to kick me in the ass,’ insisted the Israeli.
So the leader shoved him into the clearing and kicked him in the ass. The soldier was sent sprawling, but rolled to his knees, pulled a 9 mm pistol from under his flack jacket, and shot the leader dead. In the resulting confusion, he jumped to his knapsack, pulled out his carbine and sprayed the rest of the terrorists with gunfire. In a flash, all terrorists were either dead or fleeing for their lives.
As the soldier was untying Rather and Couric, they asked him, ‘Why didn’t you just shoot them in the beginning? Why did you ask them to kick you in the ass first?’
‘What?’ replied the Israeli, ‘And have you two assholes report that I was the aggressor?!’
In the news we have the following stories:
Seraphic Secret has a great post up in which he exposes YouTube’s questionable behavior and reveals that the terrorists are hiding in hospitals. Go read And the Oscar Goes To…
The Rebbitzin’s Husband explains Why didn’t Disengagement from Gaza work?
On The Fringe Writes what will it take to stop the terrorist attacks?
From Joshuapundit Gaza:A Tale Of Selective Morality and Tribal Warfare.
At My Right Word Yisrael discusses a guest columnist in the WAPO
Amateur? Israel – Or Daoud Kuttab and The Washington Post? and responds to David Morrison’s anti-Israel article in the Irish Times.
Martin Kramer has Hamas and the Bushes.
PT Watch continues to keep count.
Mere Rhetoric shares:
Breaking: Arab Youths Spray Gunfire At Israeli Mall Workers In Denmark,
Oh-So-Brave Hamas Soldiers Fleeing Into Mosques And Hospitals
and Iranian Students Storm Multiple Embassies In Totally Uncoordinated, Completely Spontaneous Anti-Israel Protests.
Right Wing News has Gaza should thank Israel.
Jules Crittenden covered French Humanitarianism.
Check out Gaza: The Hedgehog, The Fox…And The Jackal.
American Power blogged World’s False Moral Equivalence Emboldens Terrorists. Rav Aviner has provided Hilchot Tzava – Halachot of the Army.
Confederate Yankee suggests that we Empty Gaza.