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‘Cobra II’: U.S. Underestimated Insurgency

“Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq” co-authored by Michael Gordon, the New York Times’ chief military correspondent and Marine Gen. Bernard Trainor, “describes a U.S. military command that was itself shocked by Saddam’s paramilitary — the Fedayeen, non-uniformed militias in pickup trucks with AK47s — the roots of today’s […]

John Kerry Attends Cincinnati Small Business Roundtable

John Kerry, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, was in Cincinnati Monday meeting with Mayor Mark Mallory and attending a roundtable discussion with local small business groups. Kerry’s meeting with Mallory was include a discussion on Cincinnati’s priorities for the 2007 federal budget.

Pat Robertson Calls Muslims Satanic

Pat Robertson says that that Islam is not a religion of peace, and that radical Muslims are “satanic.” This is similar a statement he made in 2002 that Islam “is not a peaceful religion that wants to coexist. They want to coexist until they can control, dominate and then, if need be, destroy.” Previously Pat […]

Why You Should Read Blogs

Canada.com reports that reading blogs can help you get laid: Nestled among the media’s meditations on the popularity of blogs is a theory that lends new meaning to “cyber sex.” According to Simon Dumenco, a prominent U.S. media analyst, people read blogs at least in part because they “want to get laid.” In this week’s […]

Gallup Poll Shows Bush At New Low

Highlights from the results: Growing dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq has driven President Bush’s approval rating to a new low of 36 percent, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday. Only 38 percent said they believe the nearly 3-year-old war was going well for the United States, down from 46 percent in January, […]

The Latest on Russ Feingold’s Censure Resolution

Russ Feingold made a bold move yesterday on national TV when he announced his plans to call for a censure by the Senate of George Bush. There was quite a bit of speculation on both sides of the blogosphere after Feingold’s announcement and seems that things got a bit heated in the Senate today, MSNBC […]

George Clooney: “I Am a Liberal”

George Clooney let’s the cat out of the bag on the Huffington Post — well, not really, because it’s so damn obvious, but it’s a great read: I am a liberal. And I make no apologies for it. Hell, I’m proud of it. UPDATE: The text of George Clooney’s “blog post” at the Huffington Post […]

William Pitt On Why He’d Support Kerry Again and Toilet Stories

William Pitt has a post at Democratic Underground on “Two personal experiences with John Kerry, and why I’d support him…if he runs in ’08.” After telling of his experience with Kerry, Pitt says: So this is it for me. Yes, he has made some bad decisions. Yes, there is reason to be pissed at the […]