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Python On Plane Wing Captured On Video

 

 

Vacationing Python

 

 

 

” Stunned Qantas Airways passengers watched out their windows as a large python clung to a plane’s wing during a nearly two-hour flight from Australia‘s northeastern city of Cairns to Papua New Guinea.

The 3-meter (10-foot) python fought to stay on the wing, pulling itself forward only to be pushed back by the frigid wind.

Passenger Robert Weber videotaped the struggle and told Australia’s Fairfax Media that the wind whipping the snake against the side of the plane left a bloody smear.

The python managed to hang on until the plane landed in Port Moresby, but a Qantas spokesman said the creature was dead on arrival. “

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“CS Monitor: Say, this admission on Benghazi terrorist attack might cause Obama a few problems”

“After a week of hesitation, the White House now says it is “self-evident” that a “terrorist attack,” and not just a spontaneous reaction from a furious mob, struck the US Consulate in Benghazi,Libya, last week.

Actually, it wasn’t “hesitation.”  The White House insisted that the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was a protest that “spun out of control” — and sent UN Ambassador Susan Rice onto a number of Sunday talk shows last weekend to insist on it.  They rolled out a false story even while the Libyan President said there was “no doubt” that the attack was premeditated and well organized.

Why did the Obama administration stick with the false story until it fell apart?  The Christian Science Monitor answers that question in the following paragraphs:”

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