Starts cryin' about those poor fellows down at Guantanamo Bay... maybe you could spare a moment in your thoughts for Matt Maupin...
Sergeant Maupin was a 20-year-old private first class when he was captured on April 9, 2004, after his fuel convoy, part of the 724th Transportation Company, was ambushed west of Baghdad.Yet another telling example, of the capricious, unknowable "Will of Allah."
A week after his capture, the Arab television network Al Jazeera broadcast a videotape showing Sergeant Maupin sitting on the floor surrounded by five masked men holding automatic rifles.
UPDATE: Stoogeleft says, "So what, it's just tit for tat".
Ol' Stooge thinks (in the comments) it's no big deal that Matt Maupin was executed on video for the whole world to see.
Well, Bobo... at least we know what side you're on.
RELATED: Of course, Pink Tory has bigger fish to fry...
And for his loyal hangers-on, he provides both words... and pictures...
"While a few lights may have been briefly dimmed for an hour or so last night, at the same time maybe this entirely painless and quite easily managed conceptual exercise has inadvertently provided us with another, highly revealing sort of illumination..."Yeah, Pink... that is "highly revealing" all right.
Hey... is this where you trot out all your Holocaust jokes?
LAST WORD: Be careful what you wish for
"The problems began when, as part of the refurbishment of the town hall -- built in 1546 -- the council decided to heat the building with geothermal power from deep below the earth's surface."*
"In September last year an Austrian company sunk seven geothermal probes 140 meters into the ground."