Glenn Beck’s just Jealous of Keith

By |February 28th, 2007|

Glenn Beck's just Jealous of Keith Beck goes after Olbermann. It's not a fair match, because Beck isn't armed. He's just jealous, because Rolling Stone didn't interview him. An unfamiliar viewer tuning in to Keith Olbermann's prime-time news program on MSNBC, Countdown, might, at first glance, assume he was watching a highly traditional broadcaster. Olbermann [...]

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A License to Kill

By |February 28th, 2007|

A License to Kill guest post by Mash On April 16, 1993 the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 819. In it the Security Council demanded: ...that all parties and others concerned treat Srebrenica and its surroundings as a safe area which should be free from any armed attack or any other hostile act A [...]

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Walter Reed to Wounded Soldiers: SHUT UP!

By |February 28th, 2007|

Walter Reed to Wounded Soldiers: SHUT UP! --updated below-- That was a quick about face. If you don't like the press you're getting, muzzle the messenger. Soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Medical Hold Unit say they have been told they will wake up at 6 a.m. every morning and have their rooms ready [...]

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Paralyzed

By |February 28th, 2007|

Paralyzed --updated below-- cross-posted on Huffington Post Iraq Bill Vexes Democrats? It's hard not to quote an article with a title like this one, because unfortunately Congress's actions match the message. Putting Iraq war legislation on the table, fighting for and voting on it "vexes" Democrats? Awww. Well then, I say we put uniforms on [...]

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Bush Recession Looming

By |February 27th, 2007|

Bush Recession Looming --updated below-- Danger signs everywhere. Biggest slam since 9/11. Trading curbs were in place today. Dow plummets 416 points on huge China sell-off. Shares of Chinese Internet stocks plunged Tuesday amid market declines around the world, over concerns about economic slowdowns in China and the U.S. Chinese stocks tumbled nearly 9 percent [...]

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Tap Dancing into Talks

By |February 27th, 2007|

Tap Dancing into Talks As Afghanistan gets more dangerous, Kissinger's influence is felt. The Bush administration has agreed to sit around a negotiating table with official representatives of Iran and Syria next month -- as part of a planned regional conference in Baghdad to discuss ways to stabilize Iraq. In joining the Baghdad conference, the [...]

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Harry’s Huddle

By |February 27th, 2007|

Harry's Huddle People need to quit referring to Joe Lieberman as a "Democratic hawk." He's simply a stubborn jackass who can't admit the plan for Iraq is wrong. Period. Just because you won't turn away from a war dragging your country down doesn't make you a "hawk." It just makes you dumber than dirt. James [...]

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Disgruntled America

By |February 26th, 2007|

Disgruntled America There's this poll out today showing that the majority of Americans think Mr. Bush's leadership on Iraq just plain stinks, with 53% wanting a deadline for troop withdrawal from Iraq. But an article earlier this morning on WashingtonPost.com offered a cold reality for Democrats as well, especially those leading us in Congress. With [...]

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A Case for Withdrawal from Iraq

By |February 26th, 2007|

A Case for Withdrawal from Iraq --bumped-- guest post by Mash The Bush Administration has been very successful in controlling the debate on the Iraq war. In a remarkable bit of political jujitsu the Administration pivoted from the findings of the Iraq Study Group that the United States should withdraw from Iraq to a debate [...]

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Record Defense Spending, Less Security

By |February 26th, 2007|

Record Defense Spending, Less Security Expert guest post by Charles V. Peña Straus Military Reform Project Adviser As many have expected, President George W. Bush has asked Congress for an additional $93 billion in supplemental funding for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for this fiscal year, on top of the $70 billion already approved. [...]

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