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Fast Facts for Frank Miller (and Friends)

23 Nov

by Mike Hansen

The Dick Knight by Richard Pace

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Lots of things to talk about, but so little time this holiday week!

So, for those spending the United States’ Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family, here are some fun facts for those people who just LOOOOVE to start political arguments with their “loved ones”…

Newser is calling Frank Miller’s nemesis Al Qaeda “all but defeated”:

Al-Qaeda is on the brink of defeat, shriveling even faster than US officials had predicted in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death. The group now consists of just a few hundred fighters, with only two “high-value” targets left on the CIA’s list—leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, and his No. 2, Abu Yahya al-Libi, the Washington Post reports.

“We have rendered the organization that brought us 9/11 operationally ineffective,” one US counterterrorism official said, adding that al-Qaeda lacked “any of the world-class terrorists they once had.”

Perhaps Miller would agree with Continue reading

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