And So The Bullshit Begins…

I had guessed it would take no more than 24 hours before some wing-nut blogger named an anonymous “highly placed insider” as the source of some bullshit claiming that Obama really cowered in the corner while all the real men in the room did the heavy lifting when it came to the attack on Bin...

24 Hour Conservative News Comes to Canada

Moving from the U.S. to Canada was a bit of a news media shock to say the least. Coming from a place where 24 hour news began in earnest back in the early 90’s with CNN and is now dominated by the likes of FoxNEWS and MSNBC, watching Canadian national news feels more like watching a local affiliate...

On Libya, Liberal Interventionism, and Progressive Misogyny

Ok, I’m no fan of intervention, humanitarian or otherwise.  So, let me state for the record that I’m unequivocally opposed to military operations in Libya, regardless of how much fuzzy, feel-good moralistic liberal internationalist gloss the usual suspects try to apply to their latest...

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...

Rationality from Right on Manning? Not Much.

Ed Morrissey thinks that “The White House acted appropriately in kicking Crowley out at State …” in response to Crowley’s public criticism of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s abusive treatment in detention. Then he defends the abuse itself (although of course he doesn’t consider it...

“Curveball” Proud His Lies Led to Iraq Invasion

The Guardian has a story up today revealing that the man we all knew as “curveball,” the Iraqi defector who fed the Bush administration the crucial intel that led to our invasion of Iraq, has recently admitted to lying about the whole thing. The defector who convinced the White House that Iraq...

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