START treaty

Mark Steyn is filling in for Sean Hannity this week on Fox, and he wanted to have an in-depth, thoughtful discussion of the START nuclear-missile treaty. Naturally, this meant he brought on wingnut actor Jon Voight, who springs to mind Read more...
As Think Progress noted, John Kerry did an excellent job of ripping Mitch McConnell and the Republicans for their continued delay on ratifying the START Treaty. I'm just wondering how hypocritical the Republican Party has to become on issues of Read more...
Republican senators that vote for the new START nuclear arms treaty with Russia will have to do so against the wishes of GOP leadership. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-AZ) both said Sunday that they Read more...
Looks like John McCain is continuing to have a bad day today. His poison pill that would have derailed the START Treaty failed in the Senate shortly after the repeal of DADT. START treaty survives threat from McCain amendment on missile Read more...
As the repeal of the military's gay ban edges closer, Republicans are finding more ways to derail the effort. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) announced on the Senate floor Friday that many of his Republican colleagues may vote against the new START Read more...

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Oh noes! The War On Christmas takes a slightly bizarre variation as first Sen. Jon Kyl and then Sen. Jim DeMint complain that it's just not right to make them vote on the START treaty during the Christmas season. I mean, what will Baby Jesus Read more...
Peggy Noonan wants the viewers of Meet the Press to believe that if George H.W. Bush or George W. Bush just spoke up in favor of ratifying the START Treaty, that the Republicans in the Senate would quit playing political games and ratify it. Sure Read more...
Torture promoter Marc Thiessen did his best to continue to earn his spot as number 6 on Salon's The War Room Hack Thirty during this interview on Fox's America Live. Thiessen adds his name to the list of conservatives that are bashing the current Read more...
While discussing Admiral Mike Mullen's interview on This Week where he called a vote on the START treaty during the lame duck session of Congress "absolutely critical", The Financial Times' Ed Luce summed up very well just what's motivating Read more...
Despite the fact that we're being urged by the Europeans and the Russians to ratify the the START treaty, Republicans have decided that it's a good idea to play politics rather than to allow President Obama look like he's been successful at Read more...