December 29, 2006

Jamil Hussein Rescued?

Saving lives--even fictional lives--it's just what we do:

BAGHDAD, Iraq Dec 28,2006 (AP) - Just hours after Conservative blogger, Bob Owens expressed concern over the disappearance and fate of Iraqi Police Captain Jamil Hussein, the AP reported that a team of Iraqi police officers found Mr. Hussein inside a closet in a US military barracks, bound and blindfolded with severe lacerations over most of his body. Hussein was apparently beaten by American soldiers and will spend the next several weeks recuperating at his home in Baghdad.


Hussein told the Associated Press that he was abducted by a group of US soldiers over a month ago after he personally witnessed them blowing up an Iraqi school bus packed with scores of Iraqi school children. The soldiers, Hussein said, tied him up, blindfolded him and then beat him with lead pipes until he could no longer walk. He was eventually found by Iraqi police officers who quickly rushed him to the AP's main office in Baghdad where he was treated for shock and eventually sent home to recuperate.

According to the AP, Hussein will take a year off from his job as Iraqi police captain to recover from his latest ordeal, but, he'll continue to work part time as a stringer for the AP.

Meanwhile, Hussein said he owes his life to Owens who alerted the AP to look for him.

I'm just glad I could help.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at December 29, 2006 09:37 AM | TrackBack

Imaginary policemen and fabricated sources everywhere sleep soundly in their beds because CY is on the job.

Posted by: BohicaTwentyTwo at December 29, 2006 09:43 AM

LOL. Needed that this morning.

Posted by: Specter at December 29, 2006 10:37 AM

Lest all our bloggers be forgot
And truth be lost in time
They ante'd up in a high stakes game
Flopping Aces and dropping dimes

Now one Hussein has disappeared
The other's neck will stretch the twine
Our brave players called every bluff
Flopping Aces and dropping dimes

Jamil we found was a composite sketch
Of sixty painted mimes
Up next we're sure was Marcel Marceau
Til Flopping Aces started dropping dimes

CY, Michele and See-Dubya
At great risk of being slimed
Joined the game and ante'd up
Flopping Aces and dropping dimes

So raise a toast this New Year's Eve
to LGF and Powerline
And all those heroes who saved the truth
Flopping Aces and dropping dimes

Posted by: cfbleachers at December 29, 2006 12:31 PM