Year: December 30, 2009

Dec 30,2009

Even the liberal New Republic… (Part II)

The cover of the current issue of the New Republic blares, The Battle for Tora Bora: The Untold Story. It’s a good article, but it’s actually an old story. Some...

Dec 30,2009

Even the liberal New Republic…

…publishes enough cliche tripe polemics [UPDATE: The original word was less than civil] to justify the adjective “liberal”. Now, it is certainly true that TNR generates enough heresy to justify...

Dec 30,2009

And never the twain shall meet…

The problem with dealing with terrorism comes down to this: The left and right strongly disagree as to how big of a deal it is. Now look, I’m not saying...

Dec 29,2009

In defense of the fistfight

I’m still sorting through almost 1,000 blog posts, so it might be a few hours before I weigh in on the pressing issues of the day: Iran, airplane terrorism, the...

Dec 22,2009

Obama vs. Petraeus on nation-building

Barack Obama, December 1: There are those who oppose identifying a time frame for our transition to Afghan responsibility. Indeed, some call for a more dramatic and open-ended escalation of...

Dec 22,2009

Sigh

I’m about as big of an apologist for the police as you’re going to find. I thought the “don’t taze me bro” kid had it coming and I have no...