Him? Really?

Remember neo-cons Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz from the early days of the Iraq War debate? Perle was chair of the Defense Policy Board and used that position to push hard for war, advocating for Ahmad Chalabi’s installation as the new President of Iraq after the US toppled Saddam Hussein. Wolfowitz was Deputy Secretary of …

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“Not bloody enough, lead with something else”

Some thought like that must have been going through the minds of the producers at Fox News today when they decided to pull away from the President’s press conference with Germany’s Angela Merkel. Why did they do that? When a German journalist started asking a question, Fox News’ Harris Faulkner told viewers, “We are not …

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Thank you, Houston Chronicle!

We could not get the answer to this jumble in the March 28 edition of our paper, and we inadvertently tossed the 3/29 edition which had the answer. Worse, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser doesn’t put its crosswords or other puzzles online. They appear in print only. If the syndicator of the puzzle, Tribune Media Services, has …

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And I’m supposed to take you people seriously?

Any group of people which for two years in a row selects Rand Paul as its choice for candidate in the next Presidential election is not one that deserves any respect. Josh Marshall answers the question I’ve often asked myself: Why is CPAC so well-covered in the mainstream media, despite its comic-opera aspects? He actually …

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