Tea House Party

In my first week of college, I attended my very first house party.  It was pretty crazy.  While the party at one point had to be have organized by someone, once things got going it turned into a force of nature itself.  There were a couple of people opening every can of food in the kitchen and throwing it...

Hello Reality, We Missed You

Last week, Gen. Petraeus and Amb. Crocker delivered their report to Congress, resulting in a major primetime speech from the President that, surprise surprise, the “surge” was such a great success that we would be able to bring back home 5,700 troops in the coming months, but not so great of a...

In Advance

One of the things that really irritated me earlier this year was when Democrats were unable to force Bush’s hand on Iraq by using the emergency funding bill he had called for.  It wasn’t the Democratic failure that really got on my nerves, it was how quick the left were to jump down their...

Rudy’s Scare Tactics Might Work

And if they do, that means the president’s speech last night might just have an effect as well.  Whatever the case, it would seem as though America is still held under the thrall of Terror Management Theory, all efforts to drag us out of such a lull seemingly falling to no avail. I’ve written...

The Full Bush Blitz

Last night, the President of the United States addressed the nation.  He did so on the premise that based on the advice of commanders on the ground, specifically that of General David Petraeus, he was going to make his final decision on what to do in Iraq.  I liveblogged the speech here, and you can catch a...

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