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Keith Olbermann: This Hole in the Ground

Keith Olbermann does it again.. another brilliant commentary hitting to te heart of what so many American’s feel on this day — “Who has left this hole in the ground? — We have not forgotten, Mr. President. — You have. — May this country forgive you.” There is no collective ownership of patriotism that belongs […]

Are We Safer?

Cross Posted from Liberal Values: One queston being considered today, after five years of George Bush fighting the “war on terror,” is whether we any safer. Here is one post on the risk of terrorism which many in the liberal blogoshere might miss from Cato Unbound but is worth reading. Portions remind me of a […]

Kerry to Speak at Howard University

John Kerry will speak about “real security for all Americans,” at Howard University, A.J. Blackburn Center, in Washington D.C., on Thursday, September 14th at 12:30 pm. In his email last Friday, to D.C. area supporters about the upcoming speech, Kerry says: It is clearer by the day that the Republicans who run Washington have failed […]

Remembering 9/11

It seemed so surreal at first that morning five years ago. I was already in shock, reeling from the suicide of a dear friend and neighbor, just 5 days earlier. I started my day as usual, driving my daughter to the school bus, sending her into downtown L.A., trusting it was just another day. I […]

How Safe a World?

We’re fighting over there to make us safer where? THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY of the Sept. 11 attacks is a day of remembrance and special sadness for the nation, and all those who knew any of the 2,973 victims. Yet in the long run, the reaction of the Bush administration may prove more harmful to the […]

US Rendered Less Safe From Terrorism, John Kerry Says

(Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff) Citing George W. Bush’s failed foreign policy as the reason, John Kerry said Saturday in his speech at Boston’s Faneuil Hall, that Bush’s foreign policy has “made the nation less safe from terrorist threats.” Kerry also said that his plan is to travel around the country this fall to “rebut Republican […]