Wednesday, April 08, 2009

200 0 Years Without Losing A Ship To Pirates

Somali Pirates Seize American-Flagged Ship

Upon returning from his first European trip Wednesday — at about 3 a.m. — he got word that a U.S.-flagged cargo ship was in the hands of Somali pirates. The seafaring hostage takers were holding a 20-member crew, all Americans. Historians said it was the first time in 200 years pirates had taken control of an American-flagged vessel.

Way to go, Mr. President. You promised us change and gosh haven't you delivered. Congratulations for pissing on the grave of Stephen Decatur. Jolly good show!

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