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Thursday, February 24, 2005

Mullah Rockety?

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 peace
Which 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.

4 Comments:

At Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 11:07:00 AM EST, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I’m sorry, but his version of “Mr. Tambourine Man” is far superior.

(http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000032C1/ref=pd_sim_music_2/102-7324721-1475306?v=glance&s=music&n=507846)

Excerpt:

Shat – (Spoken. Dramatically.) Mr. Tambourine Man? Mr. TAMBOURINE Man! MR. TAMBOURINE MAAAAAAAAN!

Priceless.

- Mrs. Surly

 
At Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 11:33:00 AM EST, Blogger Mr. Scriblerus said...

I think you wasted your $45.00.

 
At Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 1:22:00 PM EST, Blogger Mr Web said...

With the Kid, all conversations can -- and will -- eventually be directed toward Star Trek in two degrees of separation or less.

We, the readers, are thankful for the brevity of bloggings -- in that they cut off many of those redirected discussions before they begin.

And this comment comes from Mr Web, who has watched every Trek episode and movie.

 
At Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 4:32:00 PM EST, Blogger KarbonKountyMoos said...

I think that Denny Crane is perfect!

 

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