Monthly Archives: December 2008

Kennedy Derangement Syndrome

Caroline Kennedy, daughter of John F. Kennedy, is apparently interested in the New York Senate seat that will be vacated by Hillary Clinton. Good for her. I hope New Yorkers think it is good for them as well. Markos of … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Terrorism As Military Doctrine

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, earlier this week, the president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari wrote an op-ed in The New York Times urging India and Pakistan to work together to battle terrorism. He argued that … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, International, Terrorism | 28 Comments

Shoe Journalism

President Bush successfully dodged two size 10 shoes thrown at him by an Iraqi journalist today. As far as I know, the journalist did not ask a followup question. I come from a country that has a long tradition of … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy, Iraq | 3 Comments

Steve Hildebrand And Progressive Criticism

Steve Hildebrand, the Obama campaign’s steller field general, has a message for me and other like-minded progressives. The message is: "Hush". In a post at the Huffington Post entitled "A Message To Obama’s Progressive Critics", Hildebrand writes: This is not … Continue reading

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One Million Page Views

Sometime yesterday, this little blog crossed the one million page views mark. As I write this, the visit counter tells me there have been 1,002,072 visits to this blog since I started writing on March, 2006. When I started this blog, … Continue reading

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