Is This the Dumbest 2012 Headline Yet?

By |March 31st, 2011|

Looking back to the 2008 election season we were fully geared up and Dems were fighting it out. Huckabee hasn't declared yet, with Mitt Romney just now gearing up for his big money bomb. But if you're going to say Obama is on the ropes in Politico's poll, then characterizing Sarah Palin's troubles would be [...]

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‘Cut It or Shut It’ Tea Party, Bruce Springsteen and Chris Christie’s Cuts

By |March 31st, 2011|

Sean Hannity was squealing today on his radio show about Speaker John Boehner going "wobbly" on the budget. Throwing bones to his Tea Party listeners, I guess Hannity forgot that Democrats control the Senate and there's a Democrat in the White House, too. Nothing like a circus in place of seriousness. According to The Hill, [...]

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Gingrich Has More Positions on Libya than He’s Had Wives!

By |March 31st, 2011|

Hey, that's not me talking. It's Sen. Rand Paul. This is just too delicious. PAUL: I was happy to see that Newt Gingrich has staked out a position on the war, a position, or two, or maybe three. I don't know. I think he has more war positions than he's had wives. (via Think Progress) [...]

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FAIRNESS: Investigate AARP, Then Investigate the NRA

By |March 31st, 2011|

Waaaaaaah---waaaaaaaaah--wah. The big bad AARP is beating us senseless with their huge numbers, so the Republican We'll Show Them Report is out. And Republican allies have come up with a scary title for AARP to rev up the Right: "AARP is the Death Star of American entitlements." Through AARP the Right hopes to do a [...]

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The Dynamic War Duo, Clinton and Obama

By |March 31st, 2011|

The Central Intelligence Agency has inserted clandestine operatives into Libya to gather intelligence for military airstrikes and to contact and vet the beleaguered rebels battling Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's forces, according to American officials. While President Obama has insisted that no American military ground troops participate in the Libyan campaign, small groups of C.I.A. operatives have [...]

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A Moment of Irish-Scots Zen with Amb. Michael Oren

By |March 30th, 2011|

via Ben Smith Considering I'm Irish-Scots, but have also been interested in Israel and the Middle East since I first became curious about Christianity, something that came long after I was baptized, well, I couldn't resist this one. That's Israel's Ambassador Michael Oren and DGA Chairman Martin O'Malley playing in the band. You'll also see [...]

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Since Arming Afghanistan Worked So Well, Why Not Libya?

By |March 30th, 2011|

UPDATED... REUTERS Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret support for Libya rebels. Also, Clinton said in a classified briefing to House members what I've already written, which is that Obama would have ignored any war resolution rebuffs and all attempts to inhibit executive power on Libya. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing covert U.S. [...]

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2012: New Polls Show Obama at New Lows

By |March 30th, 2011|

A new Quinnipiac poll has Pres. Obama at "all-time" lows. American voters disapprove 48 - 42 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing and say 50 - 41 percent he does not deserve to be re-elected in 2012, both all-time lows, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to a [...]

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Saving ‘Rawhide’

By |March 30th, 2011|

**UPDATED** It came very close for "Rawhide," Pres. Reagan's Secret Service code name. A remarkable report from CBS News adds to the history of this day. At 2:27 pm EST, thirty years ago today, Pres. Ronald Reagan was shot and critically wounded, though the American public didn't know how grievously at the time. John Hinckley [...]

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If You Like Muddy, ‘Indeterminate’ War, Libya’s For You

By |March 29th, 2011|

"... In the meantime, the United States will participate in an open-ended, international intervention to stop Gadhafi, but the goal of that mission day to day and the time line on which it will be carried out are, frankly, unknown. For all the clamoring here at home for presidential communication to the nation on this, [...]

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