Huffington Post: Whole Communities Hooked On Heroin In Afghanistan

This is very sad…what have we wrought…? Huffington Post KABUL, Afghanistan — Drug addicts as young as a month old. Mothers who calm their children by blowing opium smoke in their faces. Whole communities hooked on heroin with few opportunities for treatment. Use of opiates such as heroin and opium has doubled in Afghanistan in… More Huffington Post: Whole Communities Hooked On Heroin In Afghanistan

Why Doesn’t the Media Interrogate Tea Partiers’ Beliefs?

This is an interesting concept, thanks Newsweek. There are only two ways to balance a budget in the red: raising taxes, which Tea Partiers vehemently oppose, and cutting spending. But what spending should be cut? Defense and veterans spending, which accounts for 54 percent of the federal budget? It would be pretty hard to merge that… More Why Doesn’t the Media Interrogate Tea Partiers’ Beliefs?

Challenging Beck’s Claim That ‘We Don’t Like Soccer,’ Fox’s Van Susteren Asks, ‘Who’s The We?’

As I read this, I have to wonder, is there a silent revolt going on over at Fox News?  O’Reilly and Van Susteren could just be anomalies in their attempts to let “truth” peek out through the muck and mire of  distortion, dishonesty and delusion.   Let’s see if this effort to find an iota of… More Challenging Beck’s Claim That ‘We Don’t Like Soccer,’ Fox’s Van Susteren Asks, ‘Who’s The We?’

Kristol: ‘It’s not healthy for the country…for the President to bully’ BP.

Bill Kristol doesn’t have a great track record on predictions or punditry.  He has tried, and tried and tried to tell the world how things will or should be, but Kristol has been wrong on almost everything that he says.   That’s an amazing track record!    Think Progress Last week, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) apologized to BP CEO… More Kristol: ‘It’s not healthy for the country…for the President to bully’ BP.

New Republican Agenda, Or Lack Of One, Divides Party

Huffington Post WASHINGTON — It’s not easy crafting an agenda for the fall elections. Just ask Republicans in Congress. They set up a website to solicit ideas, only to see liberals flood it with distinctly un-Republican suggestions. When Republicans invited the public to rank proposals online, critics lampooned the effort for small-bore notions such as… More New Republican Agenda, Or Lack Of One, Divides Party