The Rhetoric is Ratcheting Up

Much has been made lately of Rush Limbaugh’s intemperate comments expressing a desire for the president to fail.  This was simply a more blatant expression than Ken Blackwell’s convoluted reasoning that President Obama’s economic stimulus plan was little more than a craven effort to secure...

Perhaps The Most Important Endorsement Of The Election

Somewhere in the heartland is a billboard that reads, “10 out of 10 TERRORIST AGREE ANYBODY BUT MCCAIN”. But is that really the case? You’ll find few political observers that don’t agree with the fact that the McCain campaign has been more than mildly schizophrenic over the past...

Hamdan Gets 5.5 Years (Plus Time Served)

Carol Rosenberg of The Miami Herald reports from beautiful, sunny Guantanamo Bay: In a stunning rebuke, a six-member U.S. military jury Thursday ignored a Pentagon prosecutor’s plea for a 30 years-plus term and ordered Osama bin Laden’s driver to 66 months in prison. With credit for time served...

Why? It Didn’t Help McCain Any

The RNC has decided to take Obama to task for not learning about our little country of occupation first hand.  Because Obama’s gone over two years without visiting Iraq, the GOP are siezing upon that fact to try and humiliate him on foreign policy. My question: Why?  It’s not like visiting Iraq...

Iraq: 60 Killed in Funeral Bombing

This is just terrible. The funeral was for two Sunnis part of a U.S. armed council that had been enlisted in the fight against the al Qaeda in Iraq organization.  This would appear to be a part of AQI’s attempt to increase the violence against the Sunni Awakening council which has sought to fight...

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