Month: October 21, 2009

Oct 21,2009

A scuzzy campaign

I haven’t paid too much attention to the NY-23 House Race. But the Scozzafava campaign has managed to pique my interest this week by trashing a good friend of mine...

Oct 20,2009

Is the Karzai government hopeless?

All sides agree that counterinsurgency cannot be successful if there is no partner for us to work with. Do we have one in Afghanistan? Option 1: Are you serious? George...

Oct 20,2009

Three cheers for John Kerry?

I surprised myself with two cheers for John Kerry yesterday (although in a backhanded compliment kind of way). But now David Ignatius is giving Kerry credit for getting Karzai to...

Oct 20,2009

“Social justice”

“Social justice” is a phrase I don’t understand. As in, I literally don’t understand what people are saying when they call for social justice. I think this is because it...

Oct 19,2009

Two cheers for John Kerry!

Yes, you heard me right. Here’s what Kerry had to say on CBS about relying on counterterrorism instead of counterinsurgency in Afghanistan: SENATOR JOHN KERRY: That’s correct. I– I– I...

Oct 17,2009

You know who is a big fat idiot

As I’ve said before, I don’t listen to Rush Limbaugh or any other conservative talk-show hosts. Nothing I know about Rush & Co. has inspired any particular respect or fondness...