Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Via Don Surber, we hear that "bunker buster" bombs have been sent to Diego Garcia:

From the Sunday Herald in Scotland: “Hundreds of powerful US bunker-buster bombs are being shipped from California to the British island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean in preparation for a possible attack on Iran. The Sunday Herald can reveal that the US government signed a contract in January to transport 10 ammunition containers to the island. According to a cargo manifest from the US navy, this included 387 Blu bombs used for blasting hardened or underground structures.”



Having all that hardware located with range of Iran — and letting Iran know it — beats 10,000 UN resolutions.

And since even the French are at teh end of their patience with Iran, here's a classic French song on the subject:

Boum (Songwriter: Charles Trenet, translation by Google):
The clock goes tick-tock-tick-tick
Birds of Lake pic-pac-pic-pic
Glug-glug-glug go all turkeys
And the pretty bell ding-dang-dong

But ... boum!
When our heart makes boom
Everything says boom
And it is love that awakens

They sang "Love in Bloom"
At this rate boom
Ringing boom in the ear

Everything has changed since yesterday and the street
Has eyes that look for windows
There's lilac and hands are tense
On the sea the sun will appear

The orb of day makes boom
Everything says boom
When our heart makes boom-boom

The wind in the woods is hou-hou
The deer at bay is me-ee
The washer is broken frictions burglary (err, thanks Google!)
And wet feet are a cop-plop

But ... boom!
When our heart makes boom
Everything says boom
The bird said boom, the storm is

The whole world go boom
Everything says boom
When our heart makes boom-boom

UPDATE 19 March 2010 12:31: Oh, well. It was fun to speculate, at least for a while.


KurtP said...

At first when I heard that, I thought 'yeah, but he's all talk and show- they'll just sit there or kill a camel in the desert.'

Then I thought 'No- he's a Lib and he'll probably go off the deep end in over reacting.'

wolfwalker said...

Barry Lackwit authorize a strike on Iran?


Borepatch said...

A cynic might say look at the polls, and then go watch Wag The Dog.

Of course, I'd never be that cynical.

bluesun said...

I'm drafting age, so ANOTHER Mideast war kinda gets me worried and angry, no matter the politicians' justification. I think that those people are ticked off enough at their government that this problem will take care of itself, and I don't want to be forced into it.

And it's just another demonstration on Oby staying democratic on the things I want him to be republican on and republican on the things I want him to be democratic on. Screw it. I'm coming to accept my libertarian leanings.

And the word verification is "shams," which is oddly fitting.