Partisan Warfare

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

8 questions — and answers — about the midterm elections

By ,The House is in GOP hands, and no one thinks the November midterm elections will change that. Republicans could lose governorships in presidential battleground states, and that is hardly insignificant. But House and gubernatorial contests pale in ... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Donetsk Is Neither Grozny Nor Stalingrad

As Ukrainian forces close in on the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, it is inevitable that the rebels will seek to deter any decisive attack with bloodcurdling threats. Newly elected rebel prime minister Alexander Zakharchenko warned that "the fight will ... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis: For Perry, a Fight in Two Arenas

Rick Perry speaks at the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth on Aug. 8, 2014.Gov. Rick Perry , facing a two-count indictment related to how he has used his political powers, now must to run two obstacle courses at the same time: a legal one, defending himself ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lawfare and Mutually Assured Destruction

In the not too recent past, a sense of basic decency and fair play, combined with the threat of mutually assured destruction, were the only things that prevented prosecutors from settling every political dispute with criminal indictments. Prosecutors, ... [Published RedState Blog - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hillary Clinton: Can she win over the left? (Opinion)

Editor's note: Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of the forthcoming book, "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society." The opinions expressed ... [Published CNN - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sales taxes aside, Congress should fight internet access taxes

STARKVILLE, Mississippi -- As longtime readers remember, I've been a longtime advocate of leveling the playing field between traditional Main Street merchants and online sellers on the issue of sales tax collections.Those who to continue to avoid paying ... [Published Mississippi Press - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Declaring War on Cultural War

Sixty-seven percent of likely U.S. voters say America is a more divided nation than it was four years ago... 7 percent think the country is less divided now. -- Rasmussen Reports 7/22/14Warmongers -- that is what we have become. Cultural warmongers who ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Obama wants to pit White House against ‘mean Congress’

The White House’s emerging strategy for the midterm elections is to run against a “mean” Congress.President Obama has made that tack known more than ever in recent days.In the last week, he’s accused Republicans of getting into disagreements with themselves ... [Published The Hill - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Opinion: What should Congress tell voters in August?

Editor's note: Ron Bonjean is a Republican partner with Singer Bonjean Strategies. He has served as lead spokesman for both House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. The opinions expressed in this commentary ... [Published CNN - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwan's bickering parties have a restless population on their hands

TAIPEI -- The ranks of independent voters are growing in Taiwan amid deepening disillusionment with the two major parties.In a nod to this disenchantment, the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party last month decided to support an independent candidate ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley declared “irreparable”

Photo by Flickr user Alexander C. Kafka, used under a Creative Commons license. Last week a bizarre political mini-scandal flared up and burned itself out within the span of 90 minutes. On Wednesday, TIME reported that the GSA was soliciting bids ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY!

From the MASSACHUSETTS-ANNEXED FRONTIER TERRITORY OF MAINE... Molly Ivins, July 4, 2005 : Once again, we celebrate America---despite absolutely everything, still a great nation after all these years. Happy birthday to us. Yet again, we rejoice not ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]

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...America’s enemies, from China to Iran, would see this as an invitation to establish their own spheres of influence amid the wreckage. "Russia would not stop there. Mr. Putin wants to undermine NATO, and the smell of weakness would tempt him further. It would be merely a matter of time before Moscow exploited the Russians in the Baltic States to manufacture new “frozen conflicts.” Poland would feel compelled to act as though NATO did not exist, creating a defensive military alliance of its own with the Baltics; it might even establish a buffer zone in western Ukraine." There is no easy way out now. But we must not let thousands of Ukrainians die because we dithered...
Instead, according to National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko, Kiev "will use only ground forces, who will free the city street by street, block by block."
...Surveying all the hot button issues, such as Israel and Syria, he finds that the differences between them are exaggerated: "They both are transactors, not ideological transformers — smart, pragmatic centrists largely coloring inside the lines in a world of long shots and bad options. In other words, there's no need for them to 'hug it out' on foreign policy."
...Imagine that today. In an interview as he was leaving Congress in 1982, Butler said he supported such measures "not because I'm a liberal, moderate, or conservative, but because I am a lawyer." Spoken as a direct descendant of the great Chief Justice, John Marshall

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8 questions — and answers — about the midterm e... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
A Children's Crusade Marches Towards Red Square [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 01 2014]
Donetsk Is Neither Grozny Nor Stalingrad [Published Moscow Times - Aug 26 2014]
Lawfare and Mutually Assured Destruction [Published RedState Blog - Aug 19 2014]
Analysis: For Perry, a Fight in Two Arenas [Published The Texas Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Hillary Clinton: Can she win over the left? (Op... [Published CNN - Aug 18 2014]
Sales taxes aside, Congress should fight intern... [Published Mississippi Press - Aug 13 2014]
RIP M. Caldewell Butler: A Man for Seasons Past [Published Huffington Post - Aug 06 2014]
Declaring War on Cultural War [Published Huffington Post - Aug 05 2014]
Obama wants to pit White House against ‘mean Co... [Published The Hill - Aug 04 2014]
Opinion: What should Congress tell voters in Au... [Published CNN - Aug 01 2014]
Bonjean: What should Congress tell voters? [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 01 2014]
Taiwan's bickering parties have a restless popu... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 27 2014]
Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley decla... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY! [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
Iraq returns – Failure of American foreign poli... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Jun 27 2014]
Viewpoints Abortion Rights Buffer; Coming 'Frea... [Published BioPortfolio - Jun 27 2014]
Cong off beaten track on economy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
Wonkbook: The American center is shrinking [Published Ezra Klein - Jun 13 2014]
Eric Boehlert: When Fox News Declared War On A ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 04 2014]
Jobless held hostage by partisans in Congress [Published Westerly Sun - May 02 2014]
John Dickerson: Why the new Benghazi emails are... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 01 2014]
Good News: IRS Set to Water Down Newly Proposed... [Published Cleveland Tea Party Patriots - Apr 15 2014]
Can Moscow Step Back From Ukraine? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 14 2014]
Jim Cramer: Conquering Our Fear of the Past [Published The Street Latest - Apr 10 2014]
Eric Boehlert: More Guns, Less Health Care: How... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Mar 18 2014]
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A Children's Crusade Marches Towards Red Square [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 01 2014]
Will we repeat the idealistic follies which led to disaster in Iraq, Syria  and Libya?How can it be a 'defeat' to have conquered millions of square miles of central and eastern Europe, and destroyed Communism? Why do we need yet more territory? What is ...
Lawfare and Mutually Assured Destruction [Published RedState Blog - Aug 19 2014]
In the not too recent past, a sense of basic decency and fair play, combined with the threat of mutually assured destruction, were the only things that prevented prosecutors from settling every political dispute with criminal indictments. Prosecutors, ...
Metaphor alert: White House bowling alley decla... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 15 2014]
Photo by Flickr user Alexander C. Kafka, used under a Creative Commons license. Last week a bizarre political mini-scandal flared up and burned itself out within the span of 90 minutes. On Wednesday, TIME reported that the GSA was soliciting bids ...
Cheers and Jeers: Mutton and Hard Cider FRIDAY! [Published Daily Kos - Jul 04 2014]
From the MASSACHUSETTS-ANNEXED FRONTIER TERRITORY OF MAINE... Molly Ivins, July 4, 2005 : Once again, we celebrate America---despite absolutely everything, still a great nation after all these years. Happy birthday to us. Yet again, we rejoice not ...
Iraq returns – Failure of American foreign poli... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Jun 27 2014]
Photograph: AP PHOTO/TONY GUTIERREZ Will Iraq haunt Obama’ second mandate? Obama’s approval rating in foreign policy continues to slide down amid of an eventual military intervention – through airstrikes – in Iraq. According to a recent poll ran ...
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