Thomas Ricks

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Name: Thomas Ricks
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Linda Mae (Sebo) Ricks

APPLETON, Wis./WINONA — passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Appleton following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 67.Linda was born May 30, 1947, in Winona to Thelma (Krage) and Elroy Sebo. On July 19, 1969, she married ... [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Abandon the F-35? Chinese hackers were able to get information on Iron Dome?

A few quick hits as I am in the midst of a trial.Thomas Ricks over at Foreign Policy has this story on why he thinks that the F-35 program has run its course. The F-35, for those who don’t know, is also known as the Joint Strike Fighter and was conceived ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

'Frontline: Losing Iraq' Shows a History of Mistakes (Review)

Disengaged“Something told me, you know, this isn’t going to be quite as easy as we thought.” Looking back at Iraq in 2003, specifically, the moment when a group of Iraqi men attempt to pull down a statue of Saddam Hussein in Firdos Square, Rajiv Chandrasekaran ... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

NDU president out following reports of unhealthy leadership climate

The president of the National Defense University stepped down from his post lastweek following reports of an ongoing investigation into a poor command climate atthe Defense Department-operated institution.Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin officially relinquished ... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Friday's Mini-Report, 7.25.14

Today’s edition of quick hits:* A pause? “Israel has offered to halt fighting for 12 hours in Gaza, a senior U.S. official said Friday. The pause in fighting would begin at 7 a.m. Saturday (12 a.m. ET), the official said. It was not immediately clear ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why I'm a Centrist Who Is Turning Liberal

(Newser)–Reporter and author Thomas Ricks has long been what he would describe as a "detached centrist." He's also a big fan of the free market and a strong national defense, and he's financially comfortable as he approaches the age of 60. Conventional ... [Published Newser - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why Many People In The Middle Now Identify With The Left

While the country has become more liberal in some ways, the Republican Party has moved to the extreme right, and the Democratic Party has filled in the vacuum in the middle by also moving to the right on many issues. As a consequence, many people who ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July 24, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: The very real success of the Earned Income Tax Credit |Washington Center for Equitable Growth Casey Schoeneberger: Washington Center for Equitable Growth Announces Inaugural Class of ... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Moving Left

It use to be common knowledge that as you got older you became more conservative.  At 68 I am at the leading edge of the baby boomers.  I became politically active during the Vietnam war- I was an Eisenhower/Rockefeller Republican back then.  During ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

"In my late 50s, at a time of life when most people are supposed to be drifting into a cautious conservatism..."

"...I am surprised to find myself moving steadily leftward," writes Thomas Ricks a Politico piece titled "Why Am I Moving Left?/I used to be right down the middle. But America’s changed, and so have I." Is Ricks someone whose political shift matters, ... [Published Althouse - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 3 reports

Extremists in Iraq Continue March Toward Baghdad

As Islamist extremists captured Tikrit, a major city in Iraq’s Sunni heartland, just a day after taking Mosul , analysts offered sobering assessments of a fundamentalist militant force whose ambitions may no longer be the stuff of fantasy. More State ... [Published The China Blog - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ricks, No Uniformed CS University?

Thomas Ricks erudite take on the astonishing lack of Computer Science universities for the uniformed services here in the United States [and, interestingly, his advice on how to remediate the paucity of computer science educational opportunities ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 10 2014]

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Linda Mae (Sebo) Ricks [Published Winona Daily News - Aug 03 2014]
Lessons Learned? [Published Weekly Standard - Aug 01 2014]
Abandon the F-35? Chinese hackers were able to ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 30 2014]
'Frontline: Losing Iraq' Shows a History of Mis... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 29 2014]
NDU president out following reports of unhealth... [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Jul 28 2014]
Stapilus: Big News [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 28 2014]
Friday's Mini-Report, 7.25.14 [Published MSNBC - Jul 25 2014]
Why I'm a Centrist Who Is Turning Liberal [Published Newser - Jul 25 2014]
Why Many People In The Middle Now Identify With... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 25 2014]
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 25 2014]
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 25 2014]
Moving Left [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 24 2014]
"In my late 50s, at a time of life when most pe... [Published Althouse - Jul 24 2014]
Extremists in Iraq Continue March Toward Baghdad [Published The China Blog - Jun 11 2014]
Extremists in Iraq Continue March Toward Baghdad [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 11 2014]
Extremists in Iraq Continue March Toward Baghdad [Published TIME.com - Jun 11 2014]
Ricks, No Uniformed CS University? [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 10 2014]
Tom is again handled gingerly in an official U.... [Published The Best Defense - Jan 27 2014]
Count blessings, limit resolutions [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 29 2013]
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Why Many People In The Middle Now Identify With... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 25 2014]
While the country has become more liberal in some ways, the Republican Party has moved to the extreme right, and the Democratic Party has filled in the vacuum in the middle by also moving to the right on many issues. As a consequence, many people who ...
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 25 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: The very real success of the Earned Income Tax Credit |Washington Center for Equitable Growth Casey Schoeneberger: Washington Center for Equitable Growth Announces Inaugural Class of ...
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for July... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 25 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: The very real success of the Earned Income Tax Credit |Washington Center for Equitable Growth Casey Schoeneberger: Washington Center for Equitable Growth Announces Inaugural Class of ...
Moving Left [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 24 2014]
It use to be common knowledge that as you got older you became more conservative.  At 68 I am at the leading edge of the baby boomers.  I became politically active during the Vietnam war- I was an Eisenhower/Rockefeller Republican back then.  During ...
"In my late 50s, at a time of life when most pe... [Published Althouse - Jul 24 2014]
"...I am surprised to find myself moving steadily leftward," writes Thomas Ricks a Politico piece titled "Why Am I Moving Left?/I used to be right down the middle. But America’s changed, and so have I." Is Ricks someone whose political shift matters, ...
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