Iraq: How Many Turning Points and Milestones Until We Win?

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 7:53 am

Kerry saidthe week’s events are a major milestone. That’s the same as the turning point so often mentioned before about Iraq, right? Let’s look back.

 

Chelsea Clinton Makes $900,000 for Doing Almost Nothing

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 7:50 am

A feature of oligarchy is the dynastic ascension of new leaders, children who rise to positions of power and wealth simply by the luck of birth. We welcome Chelsea Clinton to the club.

MENA Mashup: Egypt, Davos, Geneva II, House of Saud, and Israel

By: Sunday January 26, 2014 8:00 am

To be sure: Kerry Brags: No One Intervenes in Middle East as Much as US.

MENA Mashup: AIPAC, AQAP, Egypt, Syria, and Yemen

By: Friday August 9, 2013 7:00 pm

The Yemenis’ are none-too-thrilled… Yemenis call U.S. drone strikes an overreaction to al Qaida threat.

MENA Mashup: Jubhat al-Nusra, McInsane, Morsi, and Qatar

By: Wednesday July 3, 2013 6:10 pm

From the RT blurb… The US claims it has found a way to make sure the arms it sends to the rebels in Syria won’t fall into the wrong hands. This comes after leaked reports from the CIA that it’s about to start funneling heavy weapons to rebel fighters.

Late Night: Crappy New Year

By: Thursday December 27, 2012 8:00 pm

In any normal country, there would be no particular reason to expect 2013 to be an awful year. The right-wing Presidential candidate, who preached austerity, family values, and military adventurism, was soundly defeated by the center-left candidate, who favored, well, austerity-lite, personal freedom, and a fiscally convenient “peace dividend.” Overconfident and overfunded Republicans were similarly trounced in the House and Senate, losing seats in both despite stunning structural advantages.

It seemed that the Right’s perennial hobby horses, from favoring the wealthiest above all others and demonizing minorities of every type, to demanding that every non-military expenditure be slashed to the bone, had clearly been sent to the glue factory by the electorate. Alas, things are never what they seem in Washington.

The Banality of Evil

By: Thursday February 3, 2011 1:30 am

Another proud moment for Western Foreign Policy and its legacy.

Early Morning Swim: Patrick Murphy and Rachel Maddow Discuss DADT Vote

By: Thursday December 16, 2010 4:43 am

Wonder what Willard, Huck and the Quitter are going to say after it passes in the Senate — since they all think gays in the military should stay in the closet.

Come Saturday Morning: The Curious Incident of the Republicans in the Night-Time

By: Saturday January 2, 2010 6:54 am

None of Lieberman’s Republican buddies, on or off Capitol Hill, are backing Dennis Kucinich’s probe of Rahm Emanuel. These are the people that went ahead with impeaching Bill Clinton for trying to hide a few blow jobs that were none of their business, yet they won’t go after Obama’s right-hand man? How– curious. Why, you’d think that the Republicans liked seeing Rahm stay right where he is.

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