Day: July 19, 2008
Dems Consider a Gas Tax Hike
No, I am not making it up. I’ve told you before that the Democrat party is the party of stasis and stagflation, they think energy too expensive to use is a good thing. You can easily demonstrate that expensive energy kills people. See here.
Pakistan Taliban Schism Confirmed – 50 Dead
The schism that has stewed for a couple of months within Baitullah Mehsud’s loose alliance of Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan broke out into open large scale fighting in the Mohmand agency Friday. Initial reports had ten dead up until the point when the Afghan Taliban leadership brokered a peace through a Jirga. Fighting broke out again immediately after the Afghanistan Taliban left, demonstrating that they have little authority anymore.
Baitullah’s Wazir Taliban ended by capturing the opposition forces with 50 dead and dozens injured on both sides. As Mehsud works to extend his warlord power you can expect to see more of this as he moves into regions with other tribes who will oppose him. Continue reading “Pakistan Taliban Schism Confirmed – 50 Dead”