Slacker Friday: NIE Miscellania

It’s back and lazier than ever! Alas, this (long belated) edition will have to be the slackest motherfucker ever, since yours truly just got called into work early. Mea culpa–sometimes meatworld obligations have to trump blogging. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeXb1oS3OUw (h/t Dave @ The Beav,...

Huck Confirms Foreign Policy Fears

There’s no doubt that in many ways, when Mike Huckabee entered the Republican primary race, he was just the brand of conservative a lot of folks were looking for.  An actual minister, and former Arkansan governor (I suppose it is worth mentioning that Arkansas has a history of electing their governors...

Hand Of The Arch Chancellor

This NIE story gets more and more interesting by the minute.  Now it turns out that not only has the report been around for some time, but contrary to Bush who is trying to spin having no usable knowledge about the NIE whatsoever, it appears as though the administration, particularly Cheney, have been...

Oh What A Wicked Web We Weave…

When you stop to look at the nature of the foreign policy debate over the past few years here in America, you find polarized on opposite sides not subscribers to any particular faith or theory on how nation security should be conducted, but instead those who are members of the reality based community and...

Bush Administration Caught With Pants Down On Iran

For much of the year, we’ve heard the two pronged attack.  In one prong there was the supposed proxy wars that Iran was using to fight against us, while in the other prong, there came a threat so ominous and deadly that the mere rumored implication of which helped launch the United States into a...