Posts Tagged ‘war in afghanistan’

I’m turning to Stephen Walt: This tells me that this incident wasn’t unusual, which is of course why no disciplinary action was taken against the personnel involved. What is different in this case is that two Reuters journalists got killed, and eventually a video got leaked and put on the internet. And if this particular episode is […]


Obama is up by about 8 points right now nationally. However, he has not been doing well amongst his base, due to his vote in favor of FISA (despite his vote for the amendments to take away telecom immunity), his statements about the death penalty, gun laws…anything that has made him look centrist. It must […]


For a good laugh, Politico posted an article today about how McCain plans to balance the budget. We can expect articles later about his plans to turn lead into gold, Amy Winehouse into Ken Seeley, and a Dolorian into a Time Machine (hey, he’s just as crazy as Christopher Lloyd), but until then, here are […]