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Gates: No vital US interests at stake in Libya

Posted by: Phineas on March 27, 2011 at 2:07 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’m not averse to the use of force in foreign affairs, in cases where it’s the best available option and clearly seen American interests are at stake. I also am not against going “John Wayne” on a maniac dictator and helping his people be free of him when, again, demonstrable American interests […]


Tough-talking Libyan psycho-family looking for a deal?

Posted by: Phineas on March 27, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Remember, Dad promised to crush the rebels’ army, while his son (supposedly the reasonable one) said it would all be over in 48 hours. So, why am I not surprised when news comes this morning that the lions of North Africa are secretly looking for a way out? Independent Arab and Libyan […]


Uncommon Knowledge: Stanley Kurtz

Posted by: Phineas on March 27, 2011 at 12:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas A while back I reviewed Stanley Kurtz’s latest book, Radical in Chief, a political biography of Barack Obama and a history of the evolution of American Socialism since the 1970s. It’s an important book, crucial to any real understanding both of the President, himself, and, indirectly, of how derelict the media was […]