Last week was the anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War. For friends and family members of the thousands of Americans and allies killed or wounded in that struggle, or of the tens of thousands of Iraqis killed, wounded or displaced, it probably wasn't a happy one.
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The 2011 Conservative Political Action Cnference (CPAC), held last week, was in some respects like the previous year's: For example, everyone loved that the place was full of young people, until the kids gave libertarian Ron Paul their straw poll vote.
There were some changes, though. Perhaps hopi ... More >>
Even if you don't know much about rightbloggers, you probably know that since time immemorial conservatives have blamed the nation's problems and Democratic Administrations on something called the Liberal Media. This nefarious press syndicate (of which the Village Voice is considered a charter membe ... More >>
High Democratic operatives warned Steve Israel and others off challenges to Kirsten Gillibrand, but Harold Ford is unbossed, dammit, at least by the current bosses. The New York Post gleefully affords Harold Ford Jr. a front-page spot from which he announces, "I am strongly considering running for t ... More >>
In his West Point speech on Tuesday, President Obama announced 30,000 fresh troops would be delivered to Afghanistan early next year. He also said that "after 18 months, our troops will begin to come home."
"Begin to come home" is a vague term, perhaps purposefully so. In the 2007 surge, three a ... More >>
Last week's state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was from the beginning fraught with controversy -- or what passes for controversy among rightbloggers. First, the dinner menu was leaked. Right Pundits was miffed that "such cultural oddities as potato and eggplant salad, arugula, r ... More >>
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Mayor Bloomberg asked Obama for antiterrorism money. Yet his NYPD minions busted a Staten Island citizen for keeping guns 'n' ammo in his kid's bedroom, so how serious can Bloomberg be about fighting terrorists where it counts? No matter, Marty Markowitz backed him anyway ... More >>