davidl on September 6th, 2010

Code Pink where are you? Code Pink is not so much anti-war, as it is pro-liberal, form Jammie Wearing Fool: As President Barack Obama formally declared an end to combat operations in Iraq this week, the anti-war movement that helped sweep him into office — and that worked for seven years to bring U.S. troops […]

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on December 3rd, 2009

One of the more acidic experiences a spouse can endure is preparing for their mate to go off to a foreign, hostile country for a “remote tour”, or for another type, and a new term these days, a “365”. (These two do differ technically, but that\’s for another day\’s discussion.) Either way, their spouse and usually parent of their child(ren) is “going away” for at least a year. And the family is not invited.

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davidl on October 30th, 2009

Jeff Zeleny in te New York Stimes: WASHINGTON — As President Obama returned to the White House on Thursday, after a visit to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to honor 18 Americans killed in Afghanistan, he said the cost and suffering of the war were among the factors influencing whether he would send more […]

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2003

Andrew Sullivan has it part-right…(He usually does have it at least part right)… when he speaks of Judge Scalia. He says, in part: JUDICIAL TEMPERAMENT: It’s odd, isn’t it, that in Supreme Court debates, we always hear an enormous amount about various judges’ “philosophy,” their paper-trail, their alleged politics, and so on. Much of this […]

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