Complete, Unedited Pentagon Papers Is Now Online

When the New York Times published, in June 1971, a secret government study of the history of the Vietnam War leaked to the Times by then-Pentagon employee Daniel Ellsberg, it was at the time the most complete set of documents available. But there were still gaps in the history those documents revealed, due...

I Guess The Japanese Nuclear Reactor Crisis is Over???

I’ve been searching high and low for an update from any television news source about the status of what was, only a days ago, such a huge story that people in California collectively snapped and made a run on potassium iodide pills for fear of the end of the world. This was such a huge story that...

Upcoming: Live-Blogging The 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Mark your calenders, or better yet, set an email reminder via the widget below. Next Tuesday November 2, 2010 beginning at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST) we will be hosting a live-blogging event covering the 2010 mid-term election returns right here at Comments from Left Field. Sorry we won’t be asking Andrew...

Ride Share to Stewart/Colbert Rallies

In one week from today “some say” two million people will be gathering at the National Mall in Washington D.C. to join either Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity or Stephen Colbert’s March to Keep Fear Alive. Well, how will those millions of people be getting to the rallies you...