Far better to be blown to smithereens than to be politically incorrect.
I am a white woman (technically, translucent without a tan, but, that’s a personal problem). There has never been a time when I’ve felt the sting of judgment over something so irrevocable as my skin color. Not once have I sensed that someone was uncomfortable with my racial identity, even in ethnically diverse situations. I [...]
“They have ardent supporters who are nearly hysterical at the very election of President Barack Obama,” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse roared about his Republican opponents in the closing hours of the Senate health care debate on December 20. “The birthers, the fanatics, the people running around in right-wing militia and Aryan support groups. It is unbearable [...]
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The heavy hitters in our global Whac-a-Mole game, President Obama and U.S. Army General David Petraeus, have had their mallets confiscated by the Yemeni government. Maybe we should take the hint and stay out of there.
In part 1 and part 2 of this series I explained the futility of chasing al-Qaida [...]