Michael Scheuer, a 22 year veteran of the CIA and the former head of the Osama Bin Laden Unit, speaks as an authority on matters of Islamic Jihad and our related foreign policy. Now retired, the analyst maintains a website, Non-Intervention.com on which he offers the following insight:
To the extent that Washington — under both [...]
President Obama has used Mitt Romney, who he accurately referred to as a “presidential candidate,” to defend his health care plan. And last night on The Daily Show, Rep. John Dingell (D-M.I.) described Romney as a supporter of the individual mandate and Jon Stewart remarked that Republican Senators actually proposed the idea back in 1993. [...]
New York Times’ columnist Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed piece today entitled “Senator Bunning’s Universe.” Krugman attacks Bunning for temporarily holding up a temporary extension of unemployment benefits. Then he broadens his attack on ”Planet G.O.P” in general.
Today, Democrats and Republicans live in different universes, both intellectually and morally.
Of course, in Krugman’s view the Republicans live [...]
I popped off with a wise crack one day during a classroom lecture in seventh grade. The year was 1959. I don’t even remember what I said now, but several of my classmates laughed aloud. Instead of telling me to stop by his desk for a little chat following dismissal, the teacher had me stand [...]
Okay, maybe not a fancier “You lie,” but more refined, shall we say. I wonder if Maureen Dowd will hear an “unspoken ‘boy’ in the air” at the end of this one, due to the “history of racism” in Alito’s home state of — New Jersey.
POLITICO’s Kasie Hunt, who’s in the House chamber, reports that [...]