Monthly Archives: April 2012

The war on terror is corrupting all it touches by Simon Jenkins

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/12/war-on-terror-corrupting?…  

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Astounding video!

 

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Ross Douthat, Lamentations 3:7,8&9 by Queer Atheist

He has hemmed me in so that I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with fetters. Even when I cry out and plead for help he rejects my prayer. He has barred my road with blocks of stone and … Continue reading

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Leslie Gelb foretells President Obama’s future by Political Cynic

I wonder at how Leslie Gelb manages to maintain his breezy casual tone when discussing such potentially destructive concurrences as an Israeli attack upon Iran, support for Syrian rebels and a escalation of conflict with North Korea. He argues in … Continue reading

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Episode CCXLIV of The American Political Melodrama: David Brooks confronts ‘That Other Obama’ by Political Observer

Here are the two opening paragraphs of the David Brooks essay of April 5,2012: "President Obama is an intelligent, judicious man who can see all sides of an issue. But every once in a while he tries to get politically … Continue reading

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David Bosco at The Mutilatralist on Neo-Cons vs. Liberal Interventionists by Almost Marx

  The Liberal Interventionist is no more! I assert that without apology. The contest of ideas is between the death cult of Neo-Conservatism and their first cousins the New Democrats. The spirochete of the Imperial Disease has infected both contestants. … Continue reading

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The beast must be free too The spirit can slip the oppressor’s grasp, as Ai Weiwei and Jafar Panahi show. But this is not enough

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/08/soul-needs-free-physical-…  

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