From the comments to a story on Market Watch (follow the link and look for a comment from Stormy):
A friend of mine serving in IRAQ has just been moved to the eastern border with IRAN under orders to assume a defensive position. The only reason I can see for a defensive position is to prevent Irainian (sic) troops from retaliating after an Israel strike. It may get really hairy soon.
Ray tells me that Market Watch has a habit of deleting comments they don’t like, not just for incivility, but for content, so here’s a screenshot. Click the excerpt to see it in context:
H/T Ray for the tip.
The Booman Tribune has more.