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    Desert One–April 24, 1980

    On April 24, 1980 our nation suffered one of the most humiliating military debacles in its history. The event, itself, was brought on by a series of turf battles, miscalculations,

    Iran To Have a Nuke in Two Years

    New York Times December 3, 2007 WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 — A new assessment by American intelligence agencies concludes that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 and that the

    Tea Party Express Endorses Walt Minnick (D-ID)

    Top Democratic leaders and Democrats in conservative districts are among the names the tea party movement hopes to defeat this year. At the last stop of its nationwide tour in

    We Have Some Bad News And Some Good News

    During the so-called debate on the federal takeover of the American system of health care, Senator Tom Coburn offered an amendment that would have prohibited federal funds from being used

    Politico Editor Hails Cheap Slander As “Heroic Internet Journalism.”

    I was intrigued benpolitico RT @gabrielsnyder: Heroic internet journalism: http://www.collateralmurder.com/ Worth reading WaPo’s original report 1st: http://is.gd/bfW5h http://twitter.com/benpolitico/status/11657189742 What could Politico’s Ben Smith have found that was so courageous? (more…)

    The Administration’s Attack on American Business

    Yesterday the White House went bonkers when several large corporations announced via their SEC filings that they were taking about $1.5 Billion in losses this quarter because of one provision

    On Teaching Lessons

    Back in 2006 and again in 2008 we were beset by morons who insisted they had to “teach Republicans a lesson.” That a time in the “wilderness” would make Republicans

    Time to Face the Facts

    I know Ace is still running his whip count but it’s time we all faced up to the fact that the socialization of 1/6th of the US GDP is virtually

    On the Census

    Reading our site here and the right-leaning blogosphere there is a lot of anxiety out there about the 2010 decennial census. During the 2000 decennial I was an employee of

    David Broder: Dana Milbank Is A Tool

    There is trouble in River City. Today the supposed dean of the liberal Washington commentariat, David Broder, took a swipe at his colleague and well known twit, Dana Milbank: In