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  • Triumph "Lay It On The Line"

    05/20/2014 10:58:50 AM PDT · by lefty-lie-spy · 47 replies
    I heard this wonderful song again recently as bumper music while listening to conservative talk shows this week, and it just feels natural to share with my FRiends. Any comments are welcome.
  • Triumph - Fight the GOOD Fight

    04/27/2013 8:41:53 PM PDT · by occamrzr06 · 12 replies
    You Tube ^ | Triumph
    Fight the good fight!
  • Docked Carnival Ship Busts Loose; 1 Missing (Triumph Again)

    04/03/2013 2:24:17 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 23 replies
    Newser ^ | 04/03/2013 | By John Johnson
    (Newser) – Another mishap involving a Carnival Cruise Lines ship, and this one might end up being the most serious of all. Strong winds apparently caused the Triumph to break free from its mooring in Mobile, Alabama, and Coast Guard crews are searching for a dockworker thought to be missing in the river, reports AP and WKRG. Tug boats apparently have the massive vessel itself back under control, but it was at rest near the dock perpendicular to its original position. The ship also has a gash high up on its stern. The Triumph is the ship that stranded...
  • Carnival Triumph Tow Rope Breaks, Prolongs Passengers’ Misery

    02/14/2013 4:33:20 PM PST · by SMGFan · 57 replies
    The passengers of the Carnival Triumph (probably) never imagined that they’d get to extend their trip by several days. They certainly didn’t picture themselves living like 19th-century steerage passengers, if 19th-century steerage passengers had cans of Pringles and defecated in plastic bags. The cruise ship, as you may recall, had an engine room fire on Sunday, stranding the ship in the Gulf of Mexico with minimal power, sanitation, and access to hot food. If the passengers of the Triumph needed anything, it was for their return to shore to be delayed even further. Naturally, earlier this afternoon the rope attaching...
  • CNN to Cover Floating Sewer Arrival Live (On now - Triumph being pulled into Mobile, Alabama)

    02/14/2013 4:02:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 2/14/13 | The Maha
    RUSH: Now, the poor Carnival Cruise Line. They've got the cruise ship out there that's lost all power. Apparently it is a floating sewer. It's a floating pigsty. I'm sorry, I just can't help it. The media is focusing on this ship. They've actually been focused on it for the last three days as it has been drifting aimlessly out there in the Gulf of Mexico. But now it's got a tow. They're towing the thing and it's heading to Alabama. CNN is gonna anchor the arrival of the sewer, the floating sewer live tonight. Erin Burnett at seven o'clock...
  • Fire-disabled cruise ship on its way to Mobile

    02/12/2013 8:26:15 AM PST · by cll · 51 replies
    CruiseCritic.com ^ | 02/12/2013
    (10:15 a.m. EST) – Carnival Triumph is on the move again, under the power of two tugboats, and is expected to arrive in Mobile on Thursday afternoon, according to a new update from Carnival Cruise Lines. All passengers will then be flown to Houston. Limited onboard systems remain functional, though the sewage system did go down again last night for a short period. Technicians were able to gets "some of them [toilets] back on line this morning," Carnival spokesman Vance Gulliksen said. Passengers "are doing well under the circumstances," and the ship's entertainment staff has planned various activities to try...
  • Florida Parents Triumph, Kicks Hamas-CAIR Out of their Kid's Classroom: "address this issue,

    03/28/2012 9:25:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 3/28/12 | Pamela Geller
    Florida's Hillsborough parent body is a textbook case study of how to fight Muslim Brotherhood indoctrination of our children.This is exactly the strategy outline in my book, Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance. When it became known that Hamas-CAIR was making presentations to our children in the Florida public schools, concerned parents and freedom activists sprung into action. AFDI/SIOA applauds their determination and vigilance. Bravo! Previously: story breaks at Atlas December 4, 2011: Child Abuse: Hamas-Linked CAIR Poisoning Minds of High School Students December 19, 2011: 'Hamas High School in Florida?', American Thinker January 5,...
  • Triumph The Insult Comic @ Occupy Wall Street (Really Funny)

    11/17/2011 10:04:11 PM PST · by southern rock · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/04/11 | Conan O'Brian
    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog gives it to bankers, protestors and a bull.
  • Financial overhaul Deal Gives Obama A New Triumph

    06/27/2010 9:18:42 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9GIGQ2O0&show_article=1 ^ | June 25, 2010 | JIM KUHNHENN and ALAN FRAM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The toughest financial regulations since the Great Depression are headed for final votes in Congress next week, covering everything from debit card swipes at Starbucks to the most complex securities, in an election-year salve for public anger over the Wall Street risk-taking that cost millions their jobs, homes and nest eggs.
  • Russia pulls S-400 air and missile defense system off the market

    02/13/2010 6:11:55 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 16 replies · 884+ views
    GeoStrategy Direct ^ | GeoStrategy Direct
    Russia has decided to withdraw its advanced missile defense system for export. Officials said the Kremlin has ordered the state-owned arms agency Rosoboronexport to end marketing of the S-400 air and missile defense system. They said Rosoboronexport was told that the S-400 would be deployed only in Russia until further notice. "Russia would consider exports only after meeting the requirements of its own armed forces," Rosoboronexport director Anatoly Isaikin said on Jan. 28. Over the last five years, Rosoboronexport has sought to sell the S-400 to a range of Middle East states, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United...
  • Who gets custody of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog?

    01/18/2010 3:08:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 779+ views
    msn ^ | 1/18/10 | Wrap Staff
    So who gets custody of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog in the wake of Conan O'Brien's divorce from NBC? The disposition of the Conan-created bits and characters has been a hot topic of discussion as part of the ugly situation surrounding Jay Leno, O'Brien and NBC. Not surprisingly, NBC will own any schtick created by O'Brien during his 17 years at the network, people familiar with his exit negotiations said.
  • 2010 Triumph Rocket III Roadster

    10/02/2009 4:20:00 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 49 replies · 2,174+ views
    Uncrate ^ | October 2, 2009 | N/A
    If you prefer your motorcycles to look like something out of a futuristic bikers from hell story, the 2010 Triumph Rocket III Roadster ($TBA; Early 2010) is for you. Available in all of one color — we'll let you guess which one — the Rocket III boasts the line's most powerful engine yet, a 2.3 liter three-cylinder beast good for 146 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque. Add in Brembo brakes with ABS, a set of 43-millimeter upside-down forks, twin Kayaba shocks, and traffic-stopping looks, and you've got one helluva ride.
  • Video: The Great Escape, re-enacted

    02/15/2009 8:56:12 AM PST · by Daffynition · 16 replies · 4,199+ views
    Times Online | February 13, 2009 | Nick Rufford
    Steve McQueen’s bike jump is an iconic movie moment, but is it as authentic as it looks? To find out, we recreated it. Nick Rufford reports: Two feet, four, six . . . 7ft off the ground. After repeated nervous, muddy attempts, Bud Ekins, a motorcycle stunt rider, coaxed the old Triumph into the air, flew over the strands of fake barbed wire and into the history books. The sequence helped make The Great Escape a cinema classic and turn Steve McQueen into an international star. It also made Ekins, who doubled as McQueen, a legend among fellow riders. In...
  • Tribute to My Beloved Daughter

    02/06/2009 4:13:39 AM PST · by Dawn Elizabeth Slike · 35 replies · 1,342+ views
    February 6, 2009 AD | Dawn Elizabeth Slike
    This is without question the hardest assignment I’ve ever had to write. But Sherrill has a story to tell, and I must be that instrument. My firstborn, my only daughter, Sherrill Lynn Ashley, died in a garage fire early in the morning on January 12. Details about our tragedy were reported that night on Channel 8 Fox News, and the following morning in the Cleveland Plain Dealer and in The Lake-Geauga News-Herald. The stories might still be accessible online in the news media archives. Sherrill has left behind her husband Bob, four children, and four younger brothers. Her stepfather Joe,...
  • The Financial Crisis and the Triumph of Spin [ Isn't Wealth Redistribution Great! ]

    10/25/2008 11:23:21 AM PDT · by Son House · 1 replies · 274+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | Friday, October 24, 2008 | Mona Charen
    It's a plausible claim because Republicans do tend to have more faith in markets than Democrats. The Republicans had an answer. But to find it you needed to search the pages of the Wall Street Journal, or read conservative columnists, or listen to talk radio. It didn't come from McCain or Palin. They wasted crucial days decrying greed on Wall Street. And while you and I know that Wall Street is peopled by Obama-backing Democrats, most Americans think Wall Street is the home of Republicans in frock coats and bowler hats. What they should have done is to point out...
  • Biathlon Provides ‘Blood, Sweat, Toil, Triumph’ for Wounded Servicemembers

    11/14/2006 4:24:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 215+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2006 -- On Jan. 17, 2005, Army Cpl. Derrick Harden’s world seemed to come to a screeching halt in Ramadi, Iraq. “I was blown up by a car bomb, and then shot in the left arm and left leg,” Harden said. Just four months later, he was paddling a kayak for the first time as he recovered at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here. “It’s fun,” he said. “It’s good therapy. It’s pretty easy to learn.” Then, just six months after he checked into Walter Reed, Harden was involved in a horrible traffic accident. “I shattered...
  • Breeding for God(Europe to go conservative?)

    10/20/2006 5:45:54 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 9 replies · 788+ views
    Prospect Magazine ^ | November 2006 | Eric Kaufmann
    In Europe, the fertility advantage of the religious over non-believers has historically been counterbalanced by the march of secularisation. Not any more. Secularisation in Europe is now in decline, and Islam continues to grow. Europe will start to adopt a more American model of modernity.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-14-06, Feast, Exaltation [Triumph] of the Holy Cross

    09/14/2006 6:11:35 AM PDT · by Salvation · 28 replies · 488+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-14-06 | New American Bible
    September 14, 2006 Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Psalm: Thursday 38 Reading 1Nm 21:4b-9 With their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,“Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We are disgusted with this wretched food!” In punishment the LORD sent among the people saraph serpents,which bit the people so that many of them died.Then the people came to Moses and said,“We have sinned in complaining against the LORD and you.Pray the LORD to take the serpents from us.”So Moses prayed...
  • MotorcycleDaily Preview: 2006 Triumph Scrambler

    05/30/2006 8:20:21 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 25 replies · 543+ views
    Motorcycle Daily ^ | 9/25/05 | Dirck Edge
    One of the bikes introduced by Triumph last week is the Scrambler 900. This is a production model that will be available in the U.S. in Spring of 2006 at an U.S. MSRP of $7,999. Featuring a version of Triumph's 865cc, air-cooled parallel twin motor, the Scrambler is one of Triumph's coolest looking retro models yet. I had the chance to see this bike in person, and it would definitely make our older readers drool thinking about the Triumph Bonneville era -- when Steve McQueen and others used a bike like this both on the road and in the dirt....
  • Your Nominations for WH Press Secretary

    04/21/2006 11:58:28 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 62 replies · 1,263+ views
    Free Republic | April 21, 2006 | Cinnamon Girl
    Based on suggestions from the breaking post about Scott McClellan’s resignation, here are some auditions of the nominees so far: Dennis Miller “President Bush and China’s President Hu Jintao met today over a passive aggressive plate of low fat Chinese chicken salad and Asian style Rice-a-roni. Hats off to the chefs down in White House kitchen for working so hard to make our foreign friends feel at home. I heard the last time Vincente Fox was here the Minutemen infiltrated the shmorg line and built a wall along the salsa/guacamole border with 700 beef enchiladas. And by the way, darn...
  • Tories Poised For Triumph (Ted Byfield On Canada Turning Blue Alert)

    01/14/2006 12:26:22 AM PST · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 1,147+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 01/14/06 | Ted Byfield
    The Canadian electorate, characteristically one of the most docile in the democratic world, suddenly seemed to have awakened from their sleep last week and decided that they had had enough. A poll, highly credible because it was conducted for the left-leaning Globe and Mail, showed a startling 10-percentage-point leap in electoral support for the Conservative Party. It was enough to assure them a minority government in the general election Jan. 23, with the bare possibility of a full majority. Moreover, the response to the poll of the Liberal Party and its leader, Prime Minister Paul Martin, was so strident that...
  • Triumph the Dog to Perform on TBS Special

    11/18/2005 12:17:05 PM PST · by Angry Republican · 18 replies · 739+ views
    Yahoo! News (c/o Associate Press) ^ | 11/17/2005 | Associate Press
    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog doesn't just bark out zingers and smoke cigars he worries about global warming. So the R-rated hand puppet will be one of the performers for TBS' two-hour "Earth to America" special 8 p.m. EST Sunday. Robert Smigel, the heavy hand up Triumph's behind, recently talked to The Associated Press in character, explaining that this isn't the first time he's been politically active. He says he's also very passionate about "declaring cats second-class citizens." Organized by Larry David's wife, Laurie David, the program will also feature Will Ferrell, Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, Ben Stiller, Jack Black,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-14-05, Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

    09/14/2005 6:18:51 AM PDT · by Salvation · 29 replies · 647+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-14-05 | New American Bible
    September 14, 2005Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Psalm: Wednesday 40 Reading INm 21:4b-9 With their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,“Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert,where there is no food or water?We are disgusted with this wretched food!” In punishment the LORD sent among the people saraph serpents,which bit the people so that many of them died.Then the people came to Moses and said,“We have sinned in complaining against the LORD and you.Pray the LORD to take the serpents from us.”So Moses prayed for...
  • Triumph at the Jackson Trial (crude humor)

    06/13/2005 2:59:53 PM PDT · by minus_273 · 47 replies · 3,033+ views
    Ifilm ^ | 2005 | NBC
    If anyone else isn't happy about the Jackson verdict, you might find this video amusing. Triumph the insult comic dog at the Jackson trial.
  • (vanity) Just saw a "Triumph The Insult Comic Dog" segment on the Michael Jackson trial

    06/10/2005 4:18:41 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 30 replies · 2,345+ views
    6/10/05
    Just saw a "Triumph The Insult Comic Dog" segment on the Michael Jackson trial that will be sure to rival the "Revenge of the Star Wars Nerds". Be on the lookout for a copy on the 'Net in the next few days. Funny stuff!
  • The Twilight's Last Gleaming-(reprint of Mark Alexander's '04 tribute to Ronald Wilson Reagan)

    06/06/2005 10:57:10 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 4 replies · 368+ views
    REAGAN2020.US ^ | JUNE 6, 2005 | MARK ALEXANDER
    "It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives." --Samuel Johnson RONALD WILSON REAGAN, 1911 - 2004 "And whatever else history may say about me when I'm gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears, to your confidence rather than your doubts. My dream is that you will travel the road ahead with liberty's lamp guiding your steps and opportunity's arm steadying your way. My fondest hope for each one of you -- and especially for young people -- is that you will love your country, not for her...
  • What if we don't win? - (consequences of quitting in Iraq far more serious than Vietnam loss)

    06/04/2005 9:27:08 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 21 replies · 802+ views
    TOWNHALL.COM ^ | JUNE 3, 2005 | CLIFFORD D. MAY
    In Iraq, they say, failure is not an option. But it is a possibility. From the start of the intervention, two critical questions have awaited answers: Is there a critical mass of Iraqis who are willing to fight for freedom rather than submit to tyranny? And can the American military -- designed to confront the Soviet Union, a lumbering giant - learn to effectively fight an elusive enemy who plays by no rules and need not win a single battle? All that the enemy has to do is erode our will to fight. Video tapes of beheadings and suicide bombings...
  • In honor of Revenge of the Sith premiere.............

    05/19/2005 7:43:50 AM PDT · by day10 · 16 replies · 918+ views
    In honor of today's premiere, here is Triumph the Insult Dog hammering people in line for the opening of Attack of the Clones. One of the funniest things I have ever seen on TV. Triumph
  • Steve Rossier rides his motorcycle across continent

    12/07/2004 12:29:39 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 37 replies · 1,039+ views
    Cape Gazette (Delaware) ^ | Tue, Dec 7, 2004 | Karl Chalabala
    Steve Rossier rides his motorcycle across continent By Karl Chalabala Steve Rossier rode through Alaska with a shotgun strapped to the front of his motorcycle, on the lookout for bears. “I felt much more comfortable because of it [the shotgun] when I was in the bush,” he said. “People were telling me to watch out for bears. I was just pulling off dirt roads and camping. But there was only one night I heard anything. It could have been a bear or a moose. I always slept in my clothes so I wouldn’t have to roll out of bed in...
  • Triump The Comic Insult Dog for US UN Ambassador (Vanity)

    12/03/2004 9:56:26 AM PST · by MN_Mike · 12 replies · 792+ views
    NBC Conan O'Brien ^ | December 3, 2004 | Capt America
    As the president considers his replacement for UN Ambassador Danforth, one name that keeps popping up is Triump the Comic Insult Dog. Why? Who else but Triump to sink to the level of the UNs sexual exploits, who but Triump would simply lift a hind leg to the bribes, thief, cheating, and back slapping?
  • ‘Crossfire' Gets Ruffed Up (rubber dog head smarter than Tucker Carlson)

    11/03/2004 9:41:21 AM PST · by martin_fierro · 16 replies · 2,372+ views
    The Day ^ | 11/3/2004 | LISA DEMORAES
    ‘Crossfire' Gets Ruffed Up By LISA DEMORAES Published on 11/3/2004 Looking for a way to put to rest any talk that “The Daily Show” faux anchor Jon Stewart had gotten the best of them when he was a guest on their show, “Crossfire's” Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson had Triumph the Insult Comic Dog hand puppet on Monday, the final full day of the presidential race. “Regular viewers of this show — both of you — know that occasionally our guests come on and insult the hosts, so we thought we'd wind up this very nasty campaign by interviewing the...
  • Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Goes to Spin Alley

    10/21/2004 11:21:52 AM PDT · by finnman69 · 22 replies · 2,202+ views
    wonkette.com ^ | 10/21/04
    Need a break from the tension of the election? Have a 6 minute laugh.http://krupsjustsayin.blogspot.com/2004/10/poop-valhalla_21.html http://www.looptvandfilm.com/blog/spinalley.mov Funny stuff, both side get skewered by Triumph. Lots of Begala footage.
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 9-14-04, Feast of the Exaltation [Triumph] of the Holy Cross

    09/14/2004 6:56:25 AM PDT · by Salvation · 16 replies · 308+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-14-04 | New American Bible
    September 14, 2004 Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Psalm: Tuesday 40 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Reading II Gospel Reading INm 21:4b-9 With their patience worn out by the journey, the people complained against God and Moses, "Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert, where there is no food or water? We are disgusted with this wretched food!" In punishment the LORD sent among the people saraph serpents, which bit the people so that many of them died. Then the people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned in complaining...
  • The Magic of the Olympic Games

    08/13/2004 4:26:16 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 32 replies · 588+ views
    RightGoths.com ^ | August 13, 2004 | Ivan Groznii
    In case this passed you by in the haze of presidential politics or the summer sun, today, Friday the 13th of August 2004, is the opening of the 28th Summer Olympic Games in Athens.That sentence has cause to hang in midair. Its echo, for some, may be empty. “So what?”, is an expected reply. “So what”, indeed. The modern Olympics are light years away from its humble beginnings and starry heights. To some, the Olympics were at their best during the flawless 1994 Lillehammer and 2000 Sydney games. Athens, in contrast, appears to mark a steep decline in the Games’...
  • The 9/11 Commission's Triumph

    08/01/2004 4:37:11 PM PDT · by tessalu · 9 replies · 543+ views
    Standart ^ | August 2. 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    The 9/11 Commission's Triumph By Daniel Pipes Finally, an official body of the U.S. government has come out and said what needs to be said: that the enemy is "Islamist terrorism … not just 'terrorism,' some generic evil." The 9/11 commission in its final report even declares that Islamist terrorism is the "catastrophic threat" facing the United States. As Thomas Donnelly points out in the New York Sun, the commission has called the enemy "by its true name, something that politically correct Americans have trouble facing." Why does it matter that the Islamist dimension of terrorism must be specified? Simple....
  • The Revolution Within the Revolution

    06/22/2004 5:17:34 AM PDT · by Renfield · 27 replies · 462+ views
    Belmont Club ^ | 6-22-04 | Wretchard
    The particular venom with which the Liberals regard President Bush is at heart a reaction to what they perceive as a coup de etat directed against the carefully constructed edifice of their historical achievements. To understand why the President and individuals like Paul Wolfowitz are described as "illegitimate", one should not, like the man who doesn't get the reference, look to the Florida chads or US Supreme Court decisions. Liberals not talking about that kind of statutory legitimacy. Rather they are referring to what is perceived as a brazen attempt to negate the cultural equivalent of the Brezhnev doctrine, the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Mass Readings, Easter 4-11-2004

    04/11/2004 6:17:24 AM PDT · by Desdemona · 14 replies · 210+ views
    USCCB ^ | April 11, 2004 | USCCB
    April 11, 2004 Easter Sunday The Resurrection of the Lord The Mass of Easter Day Psalm: Sunday 18 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Reading II Gospel Reading I Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Peter proceeded to speak and said: "You know what has happened all over Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power. He went about doing good and healing all those oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. We are witnesses of all that he did both in the country of the Jews and in...
  • Spread the Good News: THE LORD IS RISEN!

    04/11/2004 5:23:17 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 143 replies · 1,606+ views
    God the Father Almighty ^ | 04-11-04 | The Father, Son and Holy Spirit
    Matthew 28 1Early on Sunday morning as the new day was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went out to see the tomb. 2Suddenly there was a great earthquake, because an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and rolled aside the stone and sat on it. 3His face shone like lightning, and his clothing was as white as snow. 4The guards shook with fear when they saw him, and they fell into a dead faint. 5Then the angel spoke to the women. "Don't be afraid!" he said. "I know you are looking for Jesus, who was...
  • Faith, Courage and Triumph

    03/21/2004 5:57:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies · 128+ views
    Chabad Magazine ^ | March 21, 2004 | Nachum Sasonkin
    Editor's note: As profiled in today’s New York Times, ten years after a terrorist almost succeeded in snuffing out his life in the infamous 1994 Brooklyn Bridge shooting, leaving him severly disabled, Nachum Sasonkin will join 65 peers in receiving rabbinic ordination today from world renown rabbinic scholar and former Israeli chief rabbi, Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, at the Rabbinical College of America-Chabad Lubavitch in Morristown, NJ. To address the hundreds who’ve sought Nachum’s reactions to this historic occasion, he chose to put his feelings in writing and post the following letter on Chabad.org. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By the Grace of G-d 28...
  • Russia Ready To Mass-Produce Triumph Surface-to-air Missile Complex

    02/18/2004 11:40:41 AM PST · by knighthawk · 6 replies · 346+ views
    Novosti ^ | Februari 18 2004
    MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 18 (RIA NOVOSTI) - We are going to launch 48N6E missiles, which are part and parcel of the S-400 Triumph SAM complex, by March 8, Anatoly Kornukov, chairman of the interdepartmental expert council for aerospace-defense issues, said here today. Yet another class of Triumph missiles will be test-fired next year, as well, Kornukov added. The S-400 SAM complex can already be mass-produced; local factories can launch its production anytime now, Kornukov added, also reminding that the 2004 state defense order called for adopting the Triumph complex. The Triumph might eventually become the mainstay of Russia's joint air-defense system,...
  • Conan’s Triumph

    02/15/2004 9:15:19 PM PST · by quidnunc · 26 replies · 599+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | February16, 2004 | Colby Cosh
    Edmonton – The Spectatorians have asked me to comment on the outcry against Conan O'Brien here in Canada, and while I wouldn't dream of defending the phony indignation of a handful of socialists, kleptocrats, and race-baiters, there is a genuine cultural issue here. The people who are stamping their feet over the antics of a hand puppet are, I think, genuinely confused as well as politically opportunistic. There is no cultural referent here, you see, for the thing Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is actually parodying, which is the tradition of the insult comic. Canada lived in a British universe,...
  • Mark Steyn: Puppet Regime (Ask a Washed-Up Canadian)

    02/15/2004 8:33:46 PM PST · by quidnunc · 8 replies · 340+ views
    SteynOnline ^ | February 15, 2004 | Mark Steyn
    -snip- Putting The Spectator to one side (which is always a good idea in this Gilliganista phase), these are certainly strange times in Trudeaupia. The country has chosen to go to war with a puppet — Triumph The Insult Dog. As his name might have forewarned, Triumph has insulted Canada. Nothing unusual about that. He insults people for a living. What’s unique in this case is that both Federal and provincial levels of government paid for him and his master, Conan O’Brien, to come to Canada to insult us; they put him up in the best kennel at the Chateau...
  • Canada AmBushed by loose Conan

    02/14/2004 10:10:22 AM PST · by Columbine · 76 replies · 800+ views
    The Gazette ^ | February 14, 2004 | JOSH FREED
    American talk-show host Conan O'Brien turned out to be Conan the Barbarian on his road show into Canada this week. His NBC program threw oil and matches down our national fault line Thursday night with crude jokes about French Canadians. The show featured a puppet called Triumph the Insult Dog, which wandered around Quebec City's winter carnival, sporting a French beret. It stopped Quebecers in the street and said stuff like: "So you're French and Canadian, yes? So you're obnoxious and dull?" Also: "You're in North America. ... Learn the language!" Thanks for the insults, Conan. Somehow you forgot to...
  • Canada Condemns "Racist" TV Show (Conan O'Brien)

    02/13/2004 1:53:18 PM PST · by quidnunc · 103 replies · 1,150+ views
    Reuters via SwissiInfo ^ | February 13, 2004 | David Ljunggren
    Ottawa – Canada's government has condemned a show by U.S. late-night television host Conan O'Brien that insulted people in French-speaking Quebec and seemed to suggest everyone in the province was homosexual. Ottawa and the province of Ontario paid C$1 million (400,000 pounds) to help O'Brien — who appears on the NBC television network — bring his show to Toronto for a week to boost the city's profile after a deadly SARS outbreak last year. But the federal government said O'Brien had gone far too far with the show broadcast on Thursday in which he went to Quebec, a province which...
  • Conan sics dog on Quebec

    02/13/2004 9:40:21 AM PST · by albertabound · 42 replies · 392+ views
    Tooronto Sun | By BILL BRIOUX
    Conan sics dog on Quebec DAY 3: Triumph makes Don Cherry look like a moderate By BILL BRIOUX Don Cherry, you are so off the hook. Last night on American network television, Triumph The Insult Comedy Dog pooped all over the province of Quebec. Talk about puppets who kill. Triumph, as performed by writer Robert Smigel, is a cheesy, rubber Rottweiler hand puppet who smokes a cigar, sounds like Ricky Ricardo on crack and barks insults at everyone within range. He's a Dachshund Don Rickles. He's their Ed The Sock (so much so that Ed operator Steve Kerzner was told...
  • The triumph of George W. Bush

    01/06/2004 6:07:48 AM PST · by Truth Table · 34 replies · 221+ views
    The Spectator ^ | December 27, 2003 | Mark Steyn
    ... 3) The Arab street Jihan Ajlouni, a 24-year-old Palestinian university student, reacted to Saddam’s capture by warning: ‘We say to all the traitors and collaborators: don’t rush to celebrate, because there are millions of Saddams in the Arab world.’ Really? Millions of smelly wimps with ratty hair living in holes in the ground? That could cause massive subsidence in the Tikrit area, particularly if they surrender all at once. But, of course, Mr Ajlouni is wrong. The West Bank aside, his fellow Arabs aren’t that nuts. When the Western world’s Ajlouni Left reprimand the Americans for sticking Saddam on...
  • The Triumph of George W. Bush ..... Mark Steyn

    01/05/2004 9:44:28 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 9 replies · 230+ views
    The Spectator ^ | 27 Dec 2003 | Mark Steyn
    New Hampshire Timing is everything. Leafing through our issue of two weeks ago, I feel it would be kindest to draw a veil over page 26 (‘Correlli Barnett says that the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq serve as object lessons in how not to conduct an anti-terrorist campaign’) but that guy buried away on page 38 seems shrewder than ever: ‘It’s been a good year. Twelve months ago, Saddam Hussein was sitting on his solid gold toilet. He’s now on the run, moving every few hours and unlikely ever again to feel even a standard black plastic seat against his...
  • Bush doctrine triumphs in Libya

    12/23/2003 9:52:10 AM PST · by knighthawk · 7 replies · 163+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 23 2003 | JOHN O'SULLIVAN
    If President Bush does not fall on his knees and thank Santa Claus for Christmas gifts of the most wonderful kind, then he deserves to be sent to bed with only dry bread for company. First the capture of Saddam Hussein led the news cycle nine days ago, then the capitulation of Moammar Gadhafi dominated the headlines last weekend. Both events were unquestionably triumphs for the president. As such they posed considerable difficulties of interpretation for Bush's rivals and critics such as the Democrats or the ''Europeans.'' It was just about possible for them to maintain through forced smiles and...
  • U.S. Triumphs Over The Axis Of Weasels

    12/22/2003 10:33:34 AM PST · by SF Republican · 11 replies · 166+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/22/2003 | Adam Sparks
    <p>Hopefully, Dr. Dean's political instincts are better than his memory. The good doctor may have forgotten that the United Nations was asked to participate in Iraq's liberation and rejected the idea some three times, even after 12 years of Iraqi intransigence. Second, this wanna-be leader of the free world may be unaware that only 49 free nations signed on as coalition partners. That, for the benefit of the mathematically impaired, is 48 nations more than "unilateral."</p>
  • US Triumps over the Axis of Weasels

    12/21/2003 12:05:21 PM PST · by sfwarrior · 10 replies · 169+ views
    SFGATE.com (the Chronicle) ^ | 12/22/03 | Adam Sparks
    What I want to know is what in the world so many Democrats are doing supporting the president's unilateral intervention in Iraq!" -- Presidential candidate Howard Dean, before the California Democratic Convention Hopefully, Dr. Dean's political instincts are better than his memory. The good doctor may have forgotten that the United Nations was asked to participate in Iraq's liberation and rejected the idea some three times, even after 12 years of Iraqi intransigence. Second, this wanna-be leader of the free world may be unaware that only 49 free nations signed on as coalition partners. That, for the benefit of the...