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Friday Freefly 04- Bribes for antiwar votes & Iraq news

Today's Freefly starts with the, sadly, all too common vote buying to gain enough support for the Democrats plan to cut and walk one year from now.  The Politico

That additional money was attractive for at least one lawmaker, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), an Out of Iraq Caucus member. His spokeswoman, Danielle Langone, cited $400 million for a one-year reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act.

"That's pretty vital for our district, so we'll be voting for the bill," Langone said.

UPDATE: Looks like they are reeling the wacked out left back into the boat and may pass this sad legislation. I do hope it passes the Senate so W can put the veto boot to it.

Four prominent liberal Democrats said Thursday they have given House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) the support she needs to pass the $124 billion wartime spending bill, even though they remain steadfastly opposed to any additional funding for the war.

From Pajamas Media- Iraq the Model

The Al-bu Issa tribes in Amiriyat al-Fallujah, backed by local police and the MNF, clashed today with members of the al-Qaeda linked “Islamic State in Iraq” terror organization, according to al-Hurra TV.

Next some important headgear and dessert-related info.

March 20, 2007 -- 'I WALKED down the streets of Ramadi a few days ago, in a soft cap eating an ice cream with the mayor on one side of me and the police chief on the other, having a conversation." This simple act, Gen. David Petraeus told me, would have been "unthinkable" just a few months ago. "And nobody shot at us," he added.

Since the Gorebot was in last weeks Freefly, he was booted from this one to his own Thursday Pre-fly- Goracle gasifies Capitol Hill

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UPDATE: Mary Katharine Ham has an excellent new Ham Nation up, but hit her blog's homepage 'cuz there is a WOW picture in a movie plug. Mmm Mmm Mmm. Not that MKH isn't smokin'.

Allah has the pathetic news that all the bribes worked and they are now in favor of defeat.