Monthly Archives: March 2009

Obama and Leno

Hits: 0 Pat Buchanan thinks that it is not a good idea for the president of the United States to appear as a "straight man" for Jay Leno on late night television.  I heartily agree.  Buchanan is offended by the loss … Continue reading

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Conference on Torture at Catholic University Today

Hits: 0 I was invited some time ago to be a panelist today at the Columbus Law School at CUA in Washington.  The conference will address Catholic morality and torture.  Because of this commitment I will be unable to post … Continue reading

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OK I posted on the NJ thing.

Hits: 0 You know where it is.  pl

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National Journal Blog, 13 March, 2009

Hits: 0 The NJ decided this week to hold a conversation on the avenues open for communication on the subject of US/Israeli relations.  Unfortunately, the early comments on this from some supporters of Israel make it clear that any attempt … Continue reading

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Where did Madoff stash his cash?

Hits: 0 OK, so a lot of the loot is in Ruthie's name, and she will probably get to keep some of it whether or not she, too, is indicted.  I am unmoved by the injustice of la famille Madoff … Continue reading

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Elkern on fate and the “——- Lobby”

Hits: 0 I really doubt that Israel will bomb Iran in any big way – but I really do think they are trying to get us (US) to do it for them. Like Turkey, Persian Iran would be a natural … Continue reading

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Is Admiral Blair next?

Hits: 0 That's a fair question. The vicious clique that deprived us all of the chance to have Charles Freeman as chairman of the NIC had as its principal goal the ability to control the content of US national intelligence … Continue reading

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Write to your government about Freeman.

Hits: 0 I received the following example of a letter to responsible officials from Jersey Jeffersonian, a correspondent on this committee.  I recommend it to you as inspiration.  pl ——————————————————————– "(Senator or Congressman,) The following is a letter I sent … Continue reading

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Freeman speaks out on his exit

Hits: 0 Tue, 03/10/2009 – 5:35pm Retired Amb. Chas Freeman, who said today that he no longer accepts an offer to chair the National Intelligence Council, has sent this message: You will by now have seen the statement by Director … Continue reading

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“Pakistan’s nukes” by Richard Sale

Hits: 0      With Pakistan’s political instability spreading, nervous concern has mounted over the fate of Islamabad’s nuclear arsenal should Taliban sympathizers gain power within the Pakistan military, but under the terms of secret agreements, U.S. personnel have been stationed in … Continue reading

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