John Tierney's Saturday column (TimesSelect) quotes from some of the propaganda pieces placed in Iraqi papers by the Pentagon—noting that, after reading them, it's clear why they had to pay to place them. One of the pieces to which he alludes apparently describes the Iraqi defense forces as soldiers who "fight for freedom, wherever there is trouble." Now, if you're a certain age—or have kids of a certain age—you've already started humming the theme song to the '80s cartoon G.I. Joe. Apparently the Lincoln Group is heavily staffed by nostalgic Gen-Xers.
Cops laugh about “probable cause on four legs” but the damage to innocent lives is real.
The FBI Seized Heirlooms, Coins, and Cash From Hundreds of Safe Deposit Boxes in Beverly Hills, Despite Knowing 'Some' Belonged to 'Honest Citizens'
Victims of the FBI's constitutionally dubious raid say they've been told to come forward and identify themselves if they want their stuff back.
Want to keep wearing a mask yourself? That's fine. Want to force fully vaccinated people to join you? The science doesn't support that.