The Washington Note: Defense Secretary, Robert Gates, has told a number of senior national security officials -- current and former -- that he is shutting down (or at least significantly shrinking) the Rumsfeld-Cambone-Feith-Boykin intelligence operation.
Kevin Drum: The IRS is outsourcing its writing of tax rules to the very lawyers and accountants who create tax shelters and exploit loopholes for the superrich
Words of Power: A quarter century ago, Jimmy Carter warned of this grim period. His prophetic call was not heeded.
The Largest Minority: Another BUSHCO gag order on global warming