He Said, She Said, And Perception

Alan Greenspan must have a yen for causing an uproar now that he’s quit government.  In his published memoirs, available for purchase today, Greenspan has stirred up the hornet’s nest by asserting not only that Bush was terrible in regards to fiscal discipline, but also that the “Iraq war...

Selective Memory

It would appear that the flavor of the month when it comes to 2008 horse race reporting is focused squarely on the fund raising woes of the Democratic Presidential candidates. What started with Hillary’s returning $850,000 of Norman Hsu tainted campaign contributions has grown into full on blitz of...

What Progress Looks Like: Iraq Oil Law On Cusp Of Failure (Again)

So you know the deal by now.  True progress in Iraq doesn’t happen without political reconciliation.  When we look at the fact that a vast majority (to the point of near consensus) of the fighting in Iraq stems from sectarian or(if you’re going to buy into the narrowed definitions of the...