Tag Archives: National Security

With Friends Like This

Of course the foreign policy of the Bush-Cheney administration is generally considered to have been a disaster. Dividing the world up into the good guys and bad guys, with no one in between – which plays well to the angry … Continue reading

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On the Persistence of Nonsense

If you have friends in the city you sometimes find yourself watching the broadcast networks’ morning news shows – with the sound off, because it’s mostly fluff and recipes and celebrity interviews and self-help nonsense. But with NBC’s Today Show … Continue reading

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