Category Archives: war
Conor Friedersdorf responds to Jonah Goldberg’s continuing attempts to frame the debate over water-boarding as a debate over semantics: Talking Over Torture | The American Scene Goldberg is absolutely wrong to argue that there are no good responses to the … Continue reading
To read the four newly released memos on prisoner interrogation written by George W. Bush’s Justice Department is to take a journey into depravity. Their language is the precise bureaucratese favored by dungeon masters throughout history. They detail how to … Continue reading
A brief review of perhaps the most stinging barb thrown at last night’s debate, courtesy the Huffington Post:
Satellite images taken at night show heavily Sunni Arab neighborhoods of Baghdad began emptying before a U.S. troop surge in 2007, graphic evidence of ethnic cleansing that preceded a drop in violence, according to a report published on Friday. Reuters … Continue reading
Earlier this month, Stuart Shephard, director of digital media at Focus on the Family made a video in which he advocated praying for a torrential downpour to interrupt Barack Obama’s open-air acceptance speech at Denver’s INVESCO Field during the Democratic … Continue reading
Summary: McCain gets set straight by another veteran on his “perfect voting record” from groups “like the VFW”.
Steve Chapman has written a great column entitled “McCain’s Confusion On Iraq” which not only deconstructs some of the McCain campaign’s latest critiques of Barack Obama’s position on the Iraq, but also points out how the so-called success of the … Continue reading