Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Sunday, April 12th, 2009.


Navy 1, Pirates 0

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Africa

AP:

An American ship captain was freed unharmed Sunday in a U.S. Navy operation that killed three of the four Somali pirates who had been holding him for days in a lifeboat off the coast of Africa, a senior U.S. intelligence official said.

Thankfully, Capt. Richard Phillips is fine. This is a wonderful Easter gift for his family.

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No Brainers

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Obama Administration

John Cole predicted that “the Malkins and the Red States” would find a hate angle even about the White House puppy. Sure enough, Malkin cranked out the kind of juvenile sneering that on the Right passes for satire. However, RedState is quiet on the puppy so far. See also Steve M.

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This I Don’t Understand

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Obama Administration, The Constitution

The CIA is closing its “black op” prison sites, so that’s good. But the Obama Administration is trying to keep the power to imprison terrorism suspects for extended periods without judicial oversight.

There are some things the Administration is doing with which I disagree, but nevertheless I sorta kinda see why they’re doing what they’re doing. But this I don’t understand.

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