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The "legal framework" authorizing this war of choice ends today. The troops started heading home 'for the last time' just a few weeks ago, however ...
by jamess
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 02:33 PM PST with 9 Recommends
There is nothing more beautiful than an idea, an action that works. Such were the events in Egypt over the last 18 days. Soft power worked, was almost perfectly orchestrated and thus, has provided a ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Feb 13, 2011 at 07:17 AM PST with 32 Recommends
“WE WANT THE WORLD TO ADMIRE OUR SUCCESS.” I’m getting it. I am finally finding some alternative policies that would allow us to be ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 09:56 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sometimes the decision making process of the powers that be comes up with a problem so difficult it has to reach outside Washington to find solutions. In this case to a room full of very smart ...
by rktect
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Feb 20, 2010 at 04:18 AM PST with 23 Recommends
President Obama has proposed a freeze on 17% of the discretionary items in the federal budget over the next three years. These cuts affect domestic social expenditures that improve conditions ...
by relentless liberal
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 07:40 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Last week Troubadour posted a nice diary on the Augustine Commission Report and the "Flexible Path" option for NASA writing:
by Bill White
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 07:26 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Barack's speech in Cairo was magnificent in many ways, but yesterday's election upset in Lebanon, and next week's possible ousting of Ahmadinejad are perfect examples of how a direct, honest, ...
by AikidoPilgrim
Comment Count 303 comments on Mon Jun 08, 2009 at 05:03 AM PDT with 349 Recommends
Part ...
by WorkingClassHero
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 10:05 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Cross posted from The Left Anchor Here's something that stands out to me as being remarkably telling and fantastically uplifting about what we ...
by Big Blue
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 04:15 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
One of my favourite hobby horses has been the impending end of the American Empire and how we would recognize it. It is an utterly unscientific and totally anecdotal theory, rather like one of those ...
by steelyman
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 03:36 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I just wanted to point you all to this article on abcnews.com that discusses the excitement felt by people around the ...
by tbounnak
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2008 at 03:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Fight or flight. Stay the course or precipitous withdrawal. Our public discussion is confined to various versions of these supposed opposites but there are other ways to deal with violence, other ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 03:49 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Iranian have been producing [http://www.iranchamber.com/cinema/articles/critical_history_iranian_film.phpworld-class film] for over a century. In the aftermath of the 6.6 earthquake that ...
by Orpheus
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2008 at 08:50 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There is a furor being caused by the fringe candidates in the 2008 presidential primaries on the issue of trade and the presence of America around the world. Several candidates, including Dennis ...
by Garet43
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2007 at 01:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hillary Clinton indicated in the Drexel U debate that she did not know how you pursue al-Queda without engaging them in combat, as a rationale for keeping troops in Iraq longer. I will not focus on ...
by redstaterabroad
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2007 at 05:23 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Wapo: A coalition of far-left Indian communist parties has effectively killed the US-...
by kidneystones
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 03:02 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Maybe not a view, more like a glimpse... In early 05, we expatriated from Los Angeles to go and live in the department of the Aude, in Southern France, a region where wine growing and tourism are ...
by Lupin
Comment Count 222 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2007 at 03:10 AM PDT with 174 Recommends
The Wapo rips George Bush a new one in a frightening analysis of the collapse of US soft-power over the last seven years. Today's analysis by the Denver Group made my hair stand on end. Each ...
by kidneystones
Comment Count 322 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2007 at 03:27 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
So, as you might know, President Hugo Chavez has made it his personal mission to make Venezuela the largest garrison state in South America. His stated goal is to prepare his country to face a ...
by aussieyank
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Dec 28, 2006 at 10:44 PM PST with 3 Recommends
by famulee gai
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 17, 2006 at 03:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends