Munich Security Conference: Merkel Vs US Warhawks

By: Sunday February 8, 2015 7:00 pm

Merkel, speaking at the Munich security conference Saturday, said she wanted peace in Europe with Russia.

The Guardian reports:

Germany has opposed aiding Ukrainian troops for fear of worsening the conflict, which has already cost more than 5,000 lives, but the idea has many supporters in Washington.

I cannot imagine any situation in which improved equipment for the Ukrainian army leads to President Putin being so impressed that he believes he will lose militarily,” Merkel said. “I have to put it that bluntly.”


Senators Disregard Security Agencies’ Calls to Close Guantanamo, One Says Prisoners ‘Can Rot in Hell’

By: Thursday February 5, 2015 3:00 pm

At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on policies related to the release of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, a Pentagon official and an intelligence official testified on how closing the prison is a national security imperative. Yet, their expertise did not seem to matter.

What Didn’t Happen in 2014: The Paranoia Year in Review

By: Monday January 5, 2015 9:00 am

So how’s 2015 so far? Outside playing on your hoverboard while Dad brings in the family helicopter? Mom inside serving up a hearty meal, all in pill form? Planning a trip to the Lunar Grand Hyatt? Enjoying a life free from all disease, war and hunger, courtesy of the alien overlord world government? Good, good. [...]

Crazy Train, a neverending story

By: Monday July 21, 2014 1:30 am

While the right-wing finds a way to go crazy over because children as less worthy than others…no not those children, these children…there remains a ever fertile field of insanity.

Sen. Graham Thinks the Filibuster’s Days Are Numbered

By: Thursday December 12, 2013 10:38 am

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is not happy about Democrats eliminating the filibuster on non-Supreme Court presidential appointees. He believes the filibuster on legislation is now inherently doomed.

McCain Joins Graham’s Stop Everything for #BENGHAZI Plan

By: Thursday October 31, 2013 9:25 am

Sen. John McCain has signed on to Lindsey Graham’s plan to slow down every confirmation over the issue of Benghazi, even the confirmation of people who’s positions have nothing to do with security or foreign policy.

Lindsey Graham Will Filibuster Every Nominee for #BENGHAZI!

By: Tuesday October 29, 2013 10:04 am

It doesn’t matter if it is a nominee for a judicial opening, a position to oversee federal student loans, or an undersecretary of agricultural. Graham is going to tie up everything in the executive branch even if it has zero relationship to Libya or even foreign policy. This is not how a sane government operates and no other democracy allows this nonsense.

“Just lie back and think of (bombing) England”

By: Thursday September 19, 2013 1:30 am

Yesterday it was noted that Iran’s government was open to negotiations and compromises in its nuclear program vis-a-vis the United States — this, of course, is potentially bad news to America’s only “serious” people — aspiring war criminals.

Why Ignoring the Demographic Time Bomb Would Be Easy for House Republicans

By: Friday June 28, 2013 1:50 pm

Now that the Senate has finally passed comprehensive immigration reform the Republican Party has been put at a crossroads. The Republican-controlled House can either pass some version of the law as the first step in a long process of repairing relationships with the fastest growing minority group in the country, or they can stick with the same Caucasian-focused strategy they have been using.

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