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  • Rubio condemns Bachmann

    07/23/2012 7:51:12 PM PDT · by DFG · 158 replies
    Salon ^ | 07/19/12 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a rising star in the party and a potential vice-presidential pick for Mitt Romney, said this morning that he disagreed with Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann’s baseless call to investigate Muslim Brotherhood infiltration in the U.S. government.
  • October 31, 1999: EgyptAir Flight 990 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean

    10/31/2008 1:28:11 PM PDT · by happinesswithoutpeace · 10 replies · 583+ views
    Various ^ | Oct 31, 2008 | Various
    On October 31st 1999 EgyptAir Flight 990 struck the ocean with the loss of all on board. The end of the NTSB's final summary reads thusly "The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the EgyptAir flight 990 accident is the airplane's departure from normal cruise flight and subsequent impact with the Atlantic Ocean as a result of the relief first officer's flight control inputs. The reason for the relief first officer's actions was not determined."
  • WSJ Review: The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite

    04/24/2003 7:18:50 PM PDT · by rmlew · 17 replies · 713+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 16, 1993 | Daniel Pipes
    The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite by Robert D. Kaplan New York: Free Press, 1993. 336 pp. $24.95 Wall Street Journal September 16, 1993 Reviewed by Daniel Pipes By the time the Reverend Benjamin Weir was taken hostage on the streets of Beirut in April 1984, he had lived thirty-one years in Lebanon, where he had taught theology, done charitable work, and spread the gospel. Over the decades, he and his wife Carol came totally to identify themselves with the Muslim Lebanese while at the same time disassociating themselves completely from the U.S. government (so much so, they...