Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/4/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/4/2010While visiting the city of Hamadan today, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s motorcade was attacked with an explosive, but Mr. Ahmadinejad was unhurt. Early reports said the blast was caused by a “grenade”, while later accounts mentioned a “firecracker” set off by an excitable young man. One person was reportedly arrested.

In other news, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says that if the federal government can order people to purchase health insurance under Obamacare, then “they can order you to do anything.”

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Thanks to Barry Rubin, Fjordman, Gaia, Insubria, JD, JP, KGS, TB, Zenster, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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