davidl on April 18th, 2009

What is saw on a bumper sticker today:  “End war through world law.” What I read on the Internet today: MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Dutch commandos freed 20 Yemeni hostages on Saturday and briefly detained seven pirates who had forced the Yemenis to sail a “mother ship” attacking vessels in the Gulf of Aden, NATO officials […]

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James Joyner this morning : In what has to be the oddest Peggy Noonan column ever, she extrapolates from a single story of a Michigan family that decided to give up some modern luxuries to engage in subsistence farming to a surreal future in which droves of people throw off the shackles of conspicuous consumption. […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2009

An interesting snippet from William Kristol, Weekly Standard: What was more interesting was the accompanying statement by the Director of National Intelligence, Dennis Blair, trying to justify Obama’s decision–or at least put it “into perspective.” The perspective, the context, is that in the months after 9/11, “we did not have a clear understanding of the […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2009

Barack Obama may think of himself as president of the world.   However Israeli Prime Misister Benajim Benjamin Netanyahu is insisting on acting in Irrael’s best interest, and not Obama’s, McClatchy Newspapers: ERUSALEM – In a direct challenge to President Barack Obama’s commitment to rejuvenate moribund Mideast peace talks, Israel on Thursday dismissed American-led efforts to […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2009

The term Madam Secretary has certain ring to it,  BBC: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is offering the chance to spend a day with her husband Bill in exchange for help paying off her campaign debt. The offer was sent to supporters of Mrs Clinton in an e-mail from her former campaign manager, James […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2009

It time for the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security,  Janet Napolitano,  to resign. WASHINGTON (AP) – Civil liberties officials at the Homeland Security Department did not agree with some of the language in a controversial report on right-wing extremists, but the agency issued the report anyway. The intelligence assessment issued to law enforcement […]

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