Alas Poor Dumbo. Leonard Pitts Jr., sees the treatment of Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama and only sees racism, from Miami Herald: Ladies and gentlemen, here he is, “your boy,” that “tar baby,” the president of the United Sates, Barack Obama: Ahem. […] It is time Obama quit being surprised by the predictable, time he understood […]

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davidl on May 10th, 2011

Gutsy Call? United States has permission to take Usame bin Laden in Pakistan, from Declan Walsh, Guardian (UK): Osama bin Laden mission agreed in secret 10 years ago by US and PakistanUS forces were given permission to conduct unilateral raid inside Pakistan if they knew where Bin Laden was hiding, officials say The deal was […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2011

In Cold Blood, the sad thing about this story is that I don’t find it shocking. from Claire Berlinski: Writing in Cold Blood About Itamar We went yesterday to Itamar, the West Bank settlement where Udi and Ruth Fogel, and their children–Yoav, age 11, Elad, age 4, and Hadas, their 3-month-old daughter–were murdered. A detail […]

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