Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Back to Munuvania is back online...

The Human Cost of Freedom

On the Huffington Post, Cindy Sheehan announces her return to Crawford, Texas to the anti-war vigil she holds to protest her son's "meaningless death" in a "senseless war." She still cannot understand what noble cause her son sacrificed his life for. She laments:

"...every death is now a meaningless one. And the vast majority of our country knows this. So why do more young men and women have to

Cindy Sheehan, Your 15 Minutes are Up

Over at Kos, Armando mewls about Rummy's word choices before splitting in a comment made by Trent Duffy. Kos himself gripes about how much the War costs, hedges his bets by insisting he's not anti-war, but anti this war, and then relies upon a cute photo that he swiped from Atrios.

Cindy Sheehan is mentioned only in passing as part of a comment made by Bush. "Mother Sheehan" barely raises a blip

Things That Make You Go "Boom" 8/23/05 Edition

The server over at seems to have suffered a lingering death.

Confederate Yankee, Ace of Spades, Publicola and your other favor Munuvians will be forced completely offline or onto backup sites for a while, so please be patient.

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

"Mu"-in' On Up

A time comes in the life of every blog when a change is needed, and at Confederate Yankee, that time has been coming for a while.

I appreciate what and have done for me so far. I've had relatively few of the problems that others have had, and the price (zero. zip. zilch. nada.) was precisely what I was looking for at the time. But now I've been doing this blogging thing

Monday, June 27, 2005

Congressmen: Guantanamo Bay Torture Doesn't Exist

From News Carolina 14:
Returning from a one-day visit to the military prison in Cuba where suspected terrorists are being held, U.S. Rep. Robin Hayes said Monday that complaints about abuse at the prison are the work of people determined to "blame America first."

The Republican congressman from Concord said his Eighth Congressional District constituents would probably be upset if they saw how

Ward Churchill Supports the Troops...

...we're just not sure for which army.

From Pirate Ballerina:
"For those of you who do, as a matter of principle, oppose war in any form, the idea of supporting a conscientious objector who's already been inducted [and] in his combat service in Iraq might have a certain appeal," he said. "But let me ask you this: Would you render the same support to someone who hadn't conscientiously objected,