Thursday, May 29, 2003

News Briefs

An Islamic woman in Florida is suing to have her driver's license reinstated after it was revoked because she refused to remove her veil for a mandatory photograph. Islamic law may prohibit her from revealing her face. Fine. But driving is a privilege, not a right. So either take off the veil, or take the bus. Your choice.

The Laci Peterson story is sad, but it is not a national tragedy, nor does it warrant the attention it is getting.

CNN reports that Iraq came "within seconds" of wiping out a key American intelligenge HQ with a missile. A U.S. Patriot missile shot it down. That's why we have Patriots; it did exactly what it was supposed to do, and disaster was never as imminent as they're making it out to be.

The Concorde is being retired. Enjoy a Mister P. rerun with this movie clip of a kick-ass Concorde fly-over:
Concorde Movie

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