Submitted by libbyliberal on Mon, 01/24/2011 - 12:14am
John Grant has a wry, clear way of framing the moral vacuum that is America and its ferocious military status quo that steamrolls ever onward, contrary to all logic, justice and empathy.
Grant contends that the U.S.'s Middle East influence has profoundly waned, as opposed to Turkey’s and Iran’s, despite “hundreds of thousands of soldiers and billions of dollars of equipment and bases." “And a lot of face to save,” he adds. The 2003 U.S. Iraq invasion and occupation was what “boosted” Iran to strong regional influence he emphasizes.
John Grant on George W. Bush's reflection on his war (or lack of reflection): Read below the fold...
Submitted by lambert on Sat, 10/23/2010 - 6:07pm
Today, Frank Rich uses the F word:
The Obama administration seems not to have a prosecutorial gene. It’s shy about calling a fraud a fraud when it occurs in high finance.
So, why won't Krugman deploy the same sophisticated analytical tools and name some fraudsters?
Read below the fold...
Submitted by leah on Sun, 09/24/2006 - 7:45pm
Courtesy of ABC News UPDATE: This post has been edited to correct a consistent typo that changed the name of Senator Menendez; my apologies to the Senator, and to our readers, here and at AJP. Read below the fold...