Monthly Archives: April 2010

Israel First: More on Dr. Lani Kass – Giraldi

 "My recent account of the career of Dr. Lani Kass was based on what has appeared about her in the public record and media, including her own comments regarding national defense and security policy.  To recapitulate, Kass was born, raised, and educated … Continue reading

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“Delusions, the Legislature and an implanted microchip” Galloway

"Wendell Willard (R-Atlanta), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, picked up the questioning. “Who implanted this in you?” he asked. “Researchers with the federal government,” she said. “And who in the federal government implanted it?” Willard asked. “The Department of … Continue reading

Posted in government, Humor | 40 Comments

VMI to Present Award to Secretary of State Clinton

"Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will receive the Distinguished Diplomat Award from Virginia Military Institute when she visits the post on April 28. “Secretary Clinton’s work throughout her public life representing the United States in numerous venues and on issues … Continue reading

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Tuesday Morning News

 Yesterday was a good day for me, but today?  I'm not so sure.  I returned from walking the dogs this AM to watch Joe Scarborough interview Ray Odierno remotely from Baghdad. Scarborough served up a variety of adulatory "questions" and … Continue reading

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National Journal Blog – 19 April 2010

 http://security.nationaljournal.com/2010/04/what-if-north-korea-committed.php#1577117

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

MEPC Board

I was elected today to the Board of Directors of the Middle East Policy Council.  pl http://www.mepc.org/main/main.asp  

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Eyjafjallajökull – at TA by my sister.

Pat, I just put up a short post over @ TA- it's a little something on the Eyjafjallajokull eruption.  Will also be posting an archaeology piece @ TA on recent finds this coming weekend. Eyjafjallajökull- http://turcopolier.typepad.com/the_athenaeum/2010/04/eyjafjallajökull.html Love, Maureen

Posted in Current Affairs | 7 Comments

Mainstreaming Extremism into American Political Discourse – Silverman

Mainstreaming Extremism into American Political Discourse Adam L. Silverman PhD[1] As April 19th approaches it is both appropriate and unfortunate to take a few minutes and reflect on some of the truly outstanding changes in American political discourse over the … Continue reading

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Springtime in Leesburg

Yesterday we made our annual visit to the Leesburg, Virginia Flower and Garden Festival.  It was a bright spring day, a little chill but wonderful nonetheless.  This a two day event.  The little city closes Market and King Streets in the … Continue reading

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“Sen. Lincoln unveils broad derivatives regulatory bill”

 "Based on the legislation, Wall Street firms registered as banks would need to spin off derivatives trading desks to be eligible for the protections made available to banks. A Wall Street financial institution engaging in "risky derivative" deals would not … Continue reading

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