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Whiskey Fire: Postal workers who handle letters addressed to Santa at the North Pole say more letters ask for basics — coats, socks and shoes — rather than Barbie dolls, video games and computers. But on Wall Street it's gonna be a very merry,

Don't Piss Off Your Banker

DefenseNews (subscription required) notes this week that the draft Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) had some language about China that some governme

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Swing State Project: Well, it didn't take Doug Hoffman long to start bringing the crazy... My Left Nutmeg: Dodd pursues sweeping financial regulatory

Cleaning The Stables At State

So far, Obama has only nominated one ambassador - career professional Susan Rice as ambassador to the UN. Here she is in September talking about Oba

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Informed Comment: The annual State Dept. report on terrorism wil cite a nearly 30% rise in terrorism over the previous year Operation Eagle Eye: All t

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Down With Tyranny! The State Dept. is critically short of people with adequate langauage skills to deal with the rest of the world. Harpers.org: Amer

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