Missionary Service Is Not the Same Thing as Military Service

By: Sunday October 21, 2012 1:10 pm

Missionary service is not the same thing as military service – a fact, and not just a semantic one – lost on Mommy, Daddy, and the Romney Boys. Donning a crisp white shirt and black tie to annoy the hell out of the good citizens of France from the back of a 10-speed is “service” to your church. Bleeding to death in a rocky Afghan Pass that a big flock of Mitt’s equally chickenhawkish supporters sent you to is service to your country.

 

Euro Nations Continue to Insult, Strangle, Threaten Greece

By: Monday February 20, 2012 11:45 am

This a.m. Atrios highlights an op ed at the Financial Times by Wolfgang Münchau pointing out that Greece now faces the bitter choice of defaulting if it wants to preserve any pretense of democracy and national sovereignty. That follows a week or more of intimidating and insulting comments by German financial minister Wolfgang Schäuble and others

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