News The Morning News
posted by May 21 at 8:20 AMon
Lebanon vs. Fatah al-Islam: At least 39 killed yesterday in “one of the most significant challenges to the Lebanese army since the end of Lebanonís bloody civil war.”
Israel vs. Hamas: At least five dead after Israel stepped up air strikes in Gaza.
Immigration: Employers unhappy with the proposed Immigration Bill, despite having a hand in creating it.
Iraq Study Group Recommendations: Not so crazy after all.
Jimmy Carter: “Irrelevant,” according to the Bush administration.
Cutty Sark: Tourist trap goes up in flames.
Acquisitions: America’s largest wireless network to be purchased for $27 billion.
Sicko: Michael Moore’s latest applauded at Cannes.
Dept. of Last Ditch Efforts: Local real estate mogul wants the Seattle Sonics to move near Boeing Field.
God’s Good Graces: First United Methodist Church’s sanctuary to be saved.
Streetcar: Greg Nickels’s cute little train is half-way finished.
And finally, a little bayonet wisdom from Infantry Drill Regulations, 1911 edition:
53. Keep the body well covered and deliver attacks vigorously. The point of the bayonet should always be kept as nearly as possible in the line of attack. The less the rifle is moved upward, downward, to the right, or to the left, the better prepared the soldier is for attack or defense.