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"Peace on Earth": In my fundamentalist-before-the​re-was-such-a-thing-as-fu​ndamentalism denomination,
when I was a child, the adults always said "Seasons Greetings" if we said anything at all, because celebrating Christmas (that repackaged Saturnalia holiday "you know," in my worst Palin/Fey ...
Superskepticalman 12/23/2013 1 4 - -
Parliament just voted UK military action down
Just now. No UK participation in Syria strikes for now. PM Cameron just assured the Commons that he will not use the royal prerogative to join the U.S. in strikes. House just adjourned. More later.
Superskepticalman 08/29/2013 15 11 - -
News: UN inspectors leaving Syria early; work incomplete.
Deja vue; from the Guardian : Ban Ki-moon has said the UN weapons inspectors investigating last week's suspected chemical weapons attack will leave Syria on Saturday, one day ahead of schedule. ...
Superskepticalman 08/29/2013 25 15 - -
Syria intel "no slam dunk"
Uh, oh: confused narrative - from AP via ABC News , The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar Assad or his inner circle to an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed at least 100 people ...
Superskepticalman 08/29/2013 16 5 - -
Labour forces delay on Cameron
Parliament will have to wait until Tuesday to vote on British military involvement in strikes on Syria. Labour plus up to 70 dissenting Tories would have sunk Cameron's bill if the Tory leader did ...
Superskepticalman 08/28/2013 7 5 - -
When does a country stop being global enforcer?
The enthusiasm, by some, for intervening in the Syrian civil war is palpable and indignant. Those who would use military weapons of any sort - most of all special weapons such as poisonous gas - ...
Superskepticalman 08/28/2013 17 3 - -
The answer to the NSA and the FISA court: James Otis, "On the Writs of Assistance," February 1761
MAY it please your Honors : I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance. I have accordingly considered it, and ...
Superskepticalman 07/09/2013 9 26 4 -
The President's minders are certainly "pragmatic"
"According to Kantor , in the lead-up to the 2010 midterm elections Emanuel and Michelle ...
Superskepticalman 01/07/2012 55 6 - 192
Gingrich is the second-class citizen...
NOT Mr. Arnold ...
Superskepticalman 12/23/2011 13 1 - 57
"We're Americans; treaties are for lesser nations," according to Mitt
As a self-proclaimed "moderate," Romney thinks we should have left troops in Iraq anyway, existing status-of-forces agreements be damned.
Superskepticalman 12/18/2011 10 8 - 108
"Panetta laments growing Israeli 'isolation'"
He should be more worried about ours.
Superskepticalman 12/03/2011 11 3 - 119
"Isolationism": someone unclear on the concept...
Sen. McCain, ABC's "This Week", today via Reuters : "John McCain, his party's 2008 ...
Superskepticalman 06/19/2011 8 7 - 56
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