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Why Politics Don’t Matter

What the events of the last ten years have demonstrated is that a drawly Southern Republican and a clipped Northern Democrat will substantively govern in the same manner, engage the same means, and pursue the same ends. –IOZ This is … Continue reading

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War Wankery is Indiscriminate

Casualties on all sides.  You should read this entire Charli Carpenter post, but if you need the one sentence summary, Robert Farley nails it.  As for why the wankery?  Read the other comments.  Morans.

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Wikileaks and War Support

Obviously, the leaking of documents by Wikileaks is bad news if you want the U.S. to commit more troops to Afghanistan.  The documents demonstrate, in great detail, how frustrating and inconclusive fighting in the country has been.  However, this is, … Continue reading

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Can’t say I agree with all of this

…but if you’re a gamer, it’s probably the funniest write-up of the political process that you’ll find this year.  Just like a video game review site, I immediately give it a high rating based on the producer (Popehat) and the … Continue reading

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Snap Judgments

So I still stand by everything said in the last post.  But if this report by Max Blumenthal is to be believed, then I may have to be slightly more generous to the ISM figure. So the Israeli military broadcast … Continue reading

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Choose Your Bias

I’m a big fan of the Diane Rehm Show, despite the fact that it allows listeners to call in.  I’m also a big fan of Diane’s corrections of callers who whine about how the “mainstream media” has failed to cover … Continue reading

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Welcome

Looking around the internet, I decided that there was a shortage of people blogging about national politics.  So consider this my contribution.  I have a background in law and policy, especially in national defense, and some in the health care … Continue reading

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