car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


As-salatu khairum minannaum:Prayer is better than sleep.

The last few months I was in Iraq I was stationed on this tiny-ass FOB (FOB Givens,on the border with Jordan) way out in BFE. There was a mosque right next to our perimeter,and the mosque’s minaret overlooked our entire position,which was somewhat unsettling for us.

Ignorance is Piss

The tumult in Iran has lasted late into the night,and yet,here in America,the cable news networks are firmly in fire-and-forget weekend programming mode. Larry King was on during his regularly scheduled slot this evening,MSNBC is running it’s standard “documentaries”on prison life,and CSPAN-3 was airing an interview with former Supreme Read on…