This quote from Tacitus is precious, even if I am appalled by it: Tacitus can't admit he was wrong even in the face of facts! Which is to say, because I recognize.
Juan Cole points out what should be obvious to everyone; that Iran is seeking, and is likely to acquire, a great deal of influence in the new Iraq. Some people like.
Matt Yglesias, Kevin Drum, and Jesse Taylor have talked this to death. . . Here in Seattle, we have two major newspapers. The P-I is a middle of the road moderate newspaper,.
I saw Supersize Me, a very fine movie, last week. One of the film's most-praised segments involves an interview with a Reason editor (Jacob Sullum, I think) wondering when it would be socially acceptable.
Digby asks: "Can somebody explain to me why everyone is assuming that Bush is going to be defeated in the Supreme Court on the Guantanamo and Padilla cases?" And, granted, predicting.
Kevin Drum is tentavively, sort of predicting that maybe the Dems might take back the house. Then he has the audacity to say "you heard it here first." Obviously, he's delinquent in.
The incomparable Bob Somerby notes many embarrassingly false and/or stupid comments from Tim Russert's appearance on Larry King this week, but I'd have to say that this is the best: RUSSERT: One.
More or less, I'm with Rob. I make no general effort to hide my views and persuasions, although I try to avoid establishing myself as a representative of one particular.
- The Real Russiagate
- Dobbs is a battle in a larger war on women
- Narco Farm
- Another Step Toward Cancelling Student Loans
- Taking the Long View on Industrial Planning
- Conception: for Republicans, where life both begins, and ends
- What’s Next for SEIU?
- The most prevalent form of degradation in journalistic life
- Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,557
- How was I to know he was with the Russians too?