Man, I really hate to find myself nodding along to a David Brooks column. Sure, he’s a conservative columnist looking to score points off of a Democratic president and Congress, but that doesn’t make him wrong. At least not today:
Tonight the second quarter of 2009 draws to a close, and it's a significant point in the 2010 campaign cycle. This is the point at which a lot of folks who are considering maybe possibly getting into a race take a hard look at their fundraising, and either throw their
David Brooks: Government can’t pass legislation, so how can it enact credible health care reform?
Now it’s “a handful of women other than his mistress”? It sounds like Governor Sanford wanted to follow not King David’s example, but that of David’s son Solomon.
Observation 1: DOMA will not be repealed before ENDA gets passed. Of the four main pieces of LGBT legislation that the Administration said it wants to pass – hate crimes, ENDA, DOMA, DADT – repealing DOMA will be the hardest. It has the least public support. Unlike hate crimes and
Last week, Reuters speculated on potential nominees for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, a sort of successor to the famed Pecora Commission. The planted list of CW-approved possibilities was underwhelming:
A short list of names has emerged for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission that includes former Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson; former Democratic head of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission Brooksley Born; and Alex Pollock, a fellow at the conservative
From laughing at you. Be warned, do not be consuming beverages while you read this because you might just short circuit your monitor after the eruption that will inevitably take place. Ok, here goes… Dave Weigel at the Washington Independent catches a bizarre resolution introduced by Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern
Iraq is finally ready for the US to leave? Really?
It appears that there are some efforts from Bush holdover Defense Secretary Robert Gates to ease the enforcement of DADT. But it appears the only thing they can really think of doing since the law was so specific is make a determination based on how the servicemember was outed. From