Run Obama Run! (run away)
- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is calling for the immediate withdrawal of all U.S. combat brigades from Iraq, with the pullout being completed by the end of next year.
''Let me be clear: There is no military solution in Iraq and there never was,'' Obama said in excerpts of the speech provided to The Associated Press.
- The leader of al-Qaida in Iraq offered money for the murder of a Swedish cartoonist who recently produced images deemed insulting to Islam, according to a statement carried by Islamist Web sites Saturday.
In the half hour audio file entitled ''They plotted yet God too was plotting,'' Abu Omar al-Baghdadi also promised a new offensive in Iraq during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
On Aug. 19, the Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda published a cartoon by Lars Vilks that depicted the Prophet Muhammad with a dog's body.
Geez, that drawing sucks. We could do better blindfolded. But still, we welcome the opportunity to stand with this half baked cartoonist. Islamo-fascist assassins welcome to swing by at any time of day. We'll have a pot of coffee on and a nice skillet of bacon waiting.