Government Policy

I really want to know who came up with this brilliant idea - asking the military spouses what they think about their husband/wife having to work w Read more...
I almost missed Jim Hightower's checklist of big oil's most recent tax write-offs: BP can write off 70 percent of the rent it paid to TransO Read more...
It's an amazing thing to see supposedly serious Republican pundits insist that the option of bombing Iran to stop its nuclear weapons program is n Read more...
[media id=17811]Straight from the Cold War, former ambassador John Bolton attacks Russia's decision to provide low-enriched uranium fuel to Iran's Bus Read more...
Ugh. Why is it so difficult to find Democrats not eager to bow to the craven fear-mongering of Republican rivals? TPM: Senate Majority Leader H Read more...

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Bob Herbert at the NY Times had an impassioned op-ed last week on the insanity of our forces staying in Afghanistan even as all indications note that Read more...
SHORTER Marc Thiessen: "We need Obama to use the CheneyBush national security toolchest to put a hit out on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. It's t Read more...
Dr. Hans Blix, former chief of the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) between 1999 and 2003, was called to testify at Read more...
This reaction fascinates me. You would think having a country that's no longer at war would be some kind of terrible tragedy, a major blow to our self Read more...
Without much fanfare, the US Copyright Office has made some modifications to its 2008 rules enumerating instances where defeating DRM will not be cons Read more...