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18 September 2010 - 08:25 PMHey Moatipaintball forums customer service portion! I was wondering if the Havok Launcher holster would fit a T9 with the front shroud attached, extended barrel, and no attached flash muzzle or fake suppressor.
23 March 2009 - 03:31 PMhttp://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/War_Terror/200...847661-sun.html
Quotes Canadians mourn the loss of four more fallen soldiers in Afghanistan, a videotaped segment of an American TV talk show where panelists mock Canadian soldiers as slackers is making the rounds on the Internet.
The five-minute segment, which aired recently on Fox News late-night program Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld and later posted on YouTube.com, features American panelists suggesting Canadian soldiers need time off for â€śmanicures and pedicures.â€ť
The item aired after Gen. Andrew Leslie, the Canadian Forces Chief of Land Staff, told a Senate committee the military would need a one-year break from operations after the mission in Afghanistan winds down in 2011.
â€śThe Canadian military wants to take a breather to do some yoga, paint landscapes, run on the beach in gorgeous white capri pants,â€ť Gutfeld said with a sneer.
Another panelist Doug Benson said he was unaware Canadian troops were on the ground in Afghanistan.
â€śI didnâ€™t even know they were in the war. I thought thatâ€™s where you go if you donâ€™t want to fight â€” you go chill in Canada,â€ť he said.
The segment has been posted online (www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcJn5XlbSFk) by an outraged Canadian who titled it â€śHow to Lose Friends and Alienate Countries.â€ť
Fox News was not immediately available for comment.
Ottawa-based Conservative commentator Geoff Norquay called the segment â€śinsulting and beneath contempt.â€ť
â€śIn a week when we lost four more brave soldiers, Canada deserves better from this so-called news network,â€ť he said. â€śI really wish I subscribed to Fox News so I could cancel it.â€ť
Steve Staples, director of the Ottawa-based Rideau Institute, called it a â€śshameful displayâ€ť to laugh it up at the expense of families who have lost loved ones.
â€śThe dismissal of Canadian efforts in Afghanistan simply rubs salt in the wounds of Canadian families whose sons and daughters have been injured or killed in the war.â€ť
Liberal MP and defence critic Denis Coderre urged Canadians to write to Fox News to protest the panel and said Canada should raise the issue with U.S. President Barack Obama.
â€śWhatâ€™s a disgrace is that a lot of people are watching this and it is promoting stereotypes,â€ť he said.
Calling Canadaâ€™s military â€śthe best little army in the world,â€ť retired Gen. Lewis MacKenzie lambasted the American panelists as â€śdistastefulâ€ť and showing an â€śappalling ignorance.â€ť
The bodies of the four fallen Canadian soldiers will be repatriated to Canada today, three days after their deaths in two separate bomb arracks in Afghanistan. Flag-draped caskets of Master Cpl. Scott Vernelli, 28, Cpl. Tyler Crooks, 24, Trooper Jack Bouthillier, 20, and Trooper Corey Joseph Hayes, 22, will arrive at CFB Trenton for a repatriation ceremony.
I know this sounds weird, but go Canada!
22 September 2008 - 08:42 PMDoes anyone know where I can get some OD medium sized flight suits for cheap? Opsgear only has large for about $40.
15 July 2008 - 07:09 PMhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics...e-internet.html
Would you rather have an out of touch senior citizen running this country into the ground economically or Obama's lack of experience?
Personally I enjoy McCain becoming another Bush: http://bravenewfilms.org/blog/25760-john-m...ther-bush-clone
26 June 2008 - 09:07 PMIt's that time again. The only time in 4 years that the general public cares about track and field. The US is holding the main trials tomorrow in Eugene, Oregon (Home of US Track & Field) for a 10 day period.
Man, if I ended up getting tickets I would have been there.
For Track Coverage:
The USA's Marathon Team was already decided and the team for that is (in order of place) Ryan Hall, Dathan Ritzenhein, and Brian Sell.
FYI, Ryan Hall ran an American Record in the half marathon in 2007, Ritzenhein has been down to the Olympics before as a 10k runner. And Brian Sell finally reached his Olympic dream as he's been training with the Brooks team for a while now, he's a real Blue Collar runner and is hardly a professional.
For the 10k, Galen Rupp, a college student at Oregon who took the year off to train for the trials, has a good shot as he's been training controversially under legendary coach Albert Salazar. But personally I don't think he's going to make it to the Olympics because the 10k isn't about endurance or talent so much as racing skill, which I believe Rupp has been lacking in as the youngest member. Sure Salazar had him racing overseas, but I think guys like Torres and Abdirahman will easily outclass and out race Rupp in a more tactical style 10k. If it comes down to that, Rupp will be lagging in the field. Rupp may have hit the A standard, but Abdi and Torres will probably out place him.
For the 5k I'm putting all my money on Goucher... He has to be my favorite US distance runner. I mean... The man raced for half a year on a stress fracture in his foot to get to the Olympics before and... He's just a beast... I seriously hope he makes it to the finals in Beijing.
The 1500 is going to be interesting. Other than Alan Webb I haven't followed a whole lot of the field. Lagat has always raced well, but Webb has the American Record in the mile at 3:46. Yet Webb hasn't been racing too well since then. He's gotten a full head of hair, but other than that it seems like he's lost his speed that very definitively defined him. Should be an interesting race though.
For the sprints, I'm definitely thinking Symmonds in the 800, Warnier in the 400, and Gay inthe 200 and 100. Haven't followed these events too much, but Gay and Warnier have consistently shown to be the best in their fields. Symmonds gave Webb a run for his money and he definitely has the leg speed to pull off the qualifying A standard.
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