Seriously

Rightwingers are up in arms over Senator Obama’s comments that the threat from Iran is “minuscule” (compared to Cold War Russia; an aspect of the Democratic candidate’s comments that seem to get sort of filtered out in the tirades).  With grim determination, they and their candidate...

Anatomy of “100 Years”

In a fit of pure irony, the Republican party has been up in arms over something they have turned into fine art. I suppose, what’s good for the goose is not good for the gander. The uproar, of course, stems from a recent DNC ad that I myself wasn’t particularly thrilled with. Of course, my...

Hillary and the Iran Hypothetical

I can still pinpoint the moment when my opinion of Hillary Clinton had officially soured. It had done so with a single vote cast by her, one that had put her closer towards a foreign policy stance that I have a difficult time reconciling. The vote was the decision to label the Iranian Revolutionary Guard as...

What WOULDN’T Be An Argument To Go To War With Iran For These People?

Per Think Progress, Billy Kristol, Bill Bennett, and (of course) Joe Lieberman have digested the Crocker and Petraeus testimony, and have come to a conclusion.  We must war with Iran. Come on.  Look at these guys, though.  EVERYTHING is an argument to go to war with Iran.  A shoe coming untied is reason to...

The Resurgent Flight Of The Hawks

As the Bush Administration draws slowly (too slowly) to a close, there exists the hope that at the very least the causal factors of the past six years would find themselves removed from our federal government, the very intellectual epicenters of the neoconservative movement rightfully ostracized from the...

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