The Week of Hu, and SOTU Rewrite for Obama & Ryan

By |January 21st, 2011|

**UPDATED** Poll Finds Wariness About Cutting Entitlements is the headline. Does anyone believe Pres. Obama or Rep. Paul Ryan will support it through policy? The austerity play is a wrap, the opposition player now cast. It remains to be seen who will speak for the American people. Pres. Obama didn't do it on health care [...]

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Wikileaks Diplo Docu Dump

By |November 29th, 2010|

Italy's Foreign Minister Frattini called the Wikileaks release the "Sept. 11 of world diplomacy." Republicans are jumping on the leak, as expected, because transparency scares the bejeezus out of the Right. Rep. Pete Hoekstra using hyperbole to say what allies might ask, "'Can the United States be trusted? Can the United States keep a secret?'" [...]

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New ‘No Labels’ Group Focuses on ‘Centrist Voters’

By |November 24th, 2010|

The story that's all the talk today I'm not interested in. The Sarah Palin kerfuffle over her verbal slip on North Korea, which everyone is jumping on as some monumental gaffe. I just don't hear that in the clip, so I'll let others get all wee-wee'd up about it. Though I will note that John [...]

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NEWS NOW: Levy Calls Israel North Korea, Another Blumenthal Quote, Bill for Blanche, and An Act of War

By |May 20th, 2010|

[...] When the prime minister doesn't immediately apologize and invite Chomsky back to the country, we can be sad. When Israel closes its gates to anyone who doesn't fall in line with our official positions, we are quickly becoming similar to North Korea. When right-wing parties increase their number of anti-democratic bills, and from all [...]

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Netanyahu Cancels Plans to Attend Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit

By |April 9th, 2010|

--updated-- "The nuclear security summit is supposed to be about dealing with the danger of nuclear terror," the official said. "Israel is a part of that effort and has responded positively to President Obama's invitation to the conference." The official added: "But that said, in the last few days we have received reports about the [...]

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Obama Limits U.S. Nuclear Weapons Response

By |April 6th, 2010|

"NO NUKES: EVEN IN SELF-DEFENSE!" - Drudge squealed. Honestly, conservative cowardice is only outmatched by their inability to grasp national security reality. As if any United States president would not retaliate if seriously provoked with all means necessary. The conservative idiocy is simply astounding. Pres. Obama has delivered a policy that matches his speech in [...]

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