In Sevastopol, the largest city in Crimea, turnout for Sunday’s referendum reached an astonishing 123% of registered voters. Clearly, Vladimir Putin isn’t even interested in a pretense of legality. His intention is to test Western resolve.
Rand Paul has been changing his positions so fast it’s hard to tell what he thinks about Russia and Ukraine. The real problem may be that he just doesn’t know that much about foreign policy.
Perhaps the only silver lining in this cloud is bipartisanship. Yesterday, Bill Kristol said McChrystal should go. John McCain pretty much said the same. I can’t... Read More
When I agree with Kathy on a matter of substance, that matter almost always deserves a post. Rightly, I think Kathy challenges the conventional wisdom that... Read More
Embedded video is a great thing, but who wants to spend the time watch talking heads talk when you can just read the transcript. So for all of you following the Rand... Read More
My opinion of the Tea Partiers resembles my opinion of Sarah Palin. I’m not naturally attracted to either, but their critics seem so closed-minded that I’ve... Read More
What? Who dares mention W. in the same breath as the author of the Federalist Papers and framer of the Constitution? Well, as I mentioned before, I’ve been... Read More
It may be a pure myth that Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag at the request of George Washington. But it turns out that Ross was an actual flagmaker for the US... Read More
Elijah has up a very interesting post about one nominee and four justices who were suspected of being gay. Yet while I agree that Kagan’s alleged preferences are... Read More
Both parties know how to pack lots of spin into 140 characters. FactCheck.org exposes some impressive distortions from recent tweets. Here’s one example: DNC... Read More