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  • Freeper Reading Club Book Discussion: "The Choirboys"

    10/14/2003 1:12:17 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies · 1,608+ views
    Self | October 14, 2003 | PJ-Comix
    The Freeper Reading Club Book discussion this time around is about Joseph Wambaugh's HILARIOUS book, The Choirboys. One of the best compliments paid to this book was by a Missouri Police officer, Robert Thompson, from St. Louis Missouri who had this to say in his Amazon review of The Choirboys: As a police officer in the Midwest, I was shocked...that a story written over 20 years ago about policemen half a continent away would sound like it was written about us yesterday. The colorful characters seem ripped right out of my squadroom, and incompetent supervisors taken right from our rolls...
  • Life is a Riot: Looters Rule, from Baghdad to L.A.

    04/16/2003 9:15:51 AM PDT · by mrustow · 52 replies · 698+ views
    Toogood Reports ^ | 16 April 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    Toogood Reports [Wednesday, April 16, 2003; 12:01 a.m. EST]URL: http://ToogoodReports.com/ Weeks before Saddam Hussein was toppled — in person and symbolically, in the form of statues — the New York Times started its campaign for the postwar defeat of the American military. Columnists Nicholas Kristof and Thomas Friedman, and the Times' editorial writers, insisted that virtually immediately after victory, America would have to turn over control to the democratic will of the Iraqi people, and get out of the country. Our rivals and enemies (take your pick) in France, Germany, and Russia, have informed us that the U.S. enjoys neither...