More evidence that the USA is winning The War. Former die hard Taliban fighter known as “Mullah Rockety” is convincing Taliban fighters to accept amnesty and join the political process.
hat tip Powerline
"The Taliban has lost its morale," he said, speaking by satellite phone from the heartlands of Zabul province, a Taliban redoubt. "But you have to go and find the Taliban and call to them and ask them directly. If they believe they will be secure and safe they will come down from the mountains."But even better than the delicious news that we are making progress is that fact that this article is titled
Rocket man gives up rebellion to put the Taliban on road to peaceWhich of course can only bring us back to the Elton John/Bernie Taupin song “Rocketman.”
Which, in turn, brings us to the gut wrenchingly funny rendition of that song by William Shatner at the 1978 Sci-fi Awards show. Which then leads back, like all things do, to Star Trek and the fact that Kid Various just bought the entire Star Trek movie collection for $45 bucks. Oh yeah, forgot all about DVD piracy outside the USA.