The Exit-Strategy President – by Alan W. Dowd


USA-POLITICS/OBAMA

Obama retreats from the freedom high ground.

GOP erupts over Reid slavery, segregation remarks – Glenn Thrush – POLITICO.com


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid D-Nev. upped the rhetorical ante this morning by comparing opponents of health care reform to conservatives who tried to block emancipation and equal rights — prompting the Republican national chairman to question his sanity.Speaking on the floor of the Senate, Reid blasted GOP leaders who have urged Democrats opt for […]

Tiger: As Cold As Ice


In an essay on Rush Limbaugh I stated,
“I like my coffee black and my NFL football straight.”
This was a send up on Joe Namath’s quip “I like my women blond and my Johnny Walker Red.” I almost never care or want to know anything about an athlete’s personal life, political opinions, [...]

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Clueless On How To Create Jobs


Fresh after rolling out his surge-and-withdraw Afghanistan strategy, President Obama held a forum at the White House to seek new ideas on how to solve the job crisis and to create jobs.   He needs them.  Everything that he has tried so far has failed.  His team of czars  and economic advisors is like the gang who could not [...]

What’s Liberating about Islam? – by Rita Karlsen


niqab

“One is spared from having to think.”

A Spoonful of Saccharine: Geopolitical Realities No Barrier to Maddow Blaming Bush for All Problems


By now, you’ve all seen President Obama’s speech, wherein he agreed to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan (though most definitely not a surge of the kind used in Iraq and suggested by many for quite some time now, we are assured). Now, Rachel Maddow often tries to walk a peculiar line in which she [...]

“Stop Making our Troops Suffer in Order to Make our Generals Happy.” Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 18


Keith Olbermann outdid himself Monday night on the eve of President Obama—finally—announcing his strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
He told the President to “get out now,” because the General advising him is a liar, and that the generals advising him are “in the war business,” conduct “war for the sake of war,” are looking for [...]