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Archive for June 11th, 2008

Technical Market Review for June 11th

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 11, 2008

This is one of the guys who analyzes the market the way I do, through Technical Analysis.

His blog.
His book.

The book I learned how to invest from is called Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications

I suggest that if you get the book, spring for the study guide. It will help you cement the concepts taught in the book.

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A Taste of Scotland 2008

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 11, 2008

The annual festival celebrating our Scottish Heritage in Franklin, NC will be this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!!!

There will be events nearly all day for all three days of the festival, and you can see the full schedule at the official website.

Tickets to the Ceilidh are $12 for Adults and $10 for Children. Tickets go up to $14 after 5 on Friday.

Events Saturday are free, and Sunday’s Montgomery Highlanders Heritage Tour are $10 for Adults, with children admitted free on Sunday.

I’ll be there again this year, and now that I can edit video, I will be able to provide better coverage, and can edit together snippets of more stuff.

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Patrick McHenry at the 2008 NCGOP Convention

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 11, 2008

I posted video of the indomitable Congressman Patrick McHenry on WNC Citizens Blog.

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Afghan-Pakistan Clashes and Iranians in Iraq

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 11, 2008

I am glad to see that we will not afford our enemy a sanctuary across international borders (I wish we would do the same with Mexico), and we are engaging the enemy:

The Afghan Army clashed with the Taliban in the Pakistani tribal agency of Mohmand on June 10. While initial reports indicated the US conducted a targeted airstrike against a Taliban or al Qaeda target in the tribal agency, the aircraft appear to have been supporting Afghan troops. Pakistani soldiers were reported to have been killed in the fighting.

The fighting started after Afghan forces attacked a Taliban force as it attempted to cross the border. Between 10 and 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed after Afghan and US forces pursued Taliban forces fleeing into Pakistan.

“The militants launched a cross-border attack into Afghanistan,” an unnamed Pakistani security official told Reuters. “At least 10 of our soldiers were killed in a counter-offensive by forces in Afghanistan.” Geo TV reported 13 Pakistani soldiers, including a major, were killed. An estimated 50 Pakistani soldiers were manning an outpost in Suran Dara along the Afghan-Pakistani frontier. Only 10 have been accounted for.

Source: The Long War Journal

I wonder when we’ll start going across the border in Iran to stop their “Special Groups” and “Explosives Experts” from going into Iraq and killing American soldiers? When will people begin to realize that Iran has been at war with us since President Jimmy Carter installed the Ayatollah Khomeini and jump started the Iranian Islamic Revolution?

BAGHDAD – Coalition forces captured a suspected Iranian-trained Special Groups explosives expert Wednesday in Numaniyah, about 180 km southeast of Baghdad near Al Kut.

Acting on intelligence information, Coalition forces targeted a suspected Iranian-trained improvised explosive device expert. Using information provided by Special Groups criminals already detained, the targeted criminal is believed to have traveled to Iran several times for explosives training. Intelligence sources also said the suspect has numerous Iranian contacts with whom he would meet when smuggling weapons and bomb-making materials into Iraq.

Coalition forces entered the suspected criminal’s residence and subdued him without firing any shots after the man made a move toward a weapon.

“Significance progress is being made, and Iraqi people are a big part of the operations to stop terrorists throughout Iraq,” said Navy Lt. Patrick Evans, MNF-I spokesperson.

Source: MNF-Iraq

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