Category Archives: Politics

Osama Bin-Laden Killed by US Special Forces

I’m a little too stunned at the moment to think coherently. But this is huge news. I woke up at about 3 a.m. and checked my computer to find tons of emails from news sources, hundreds of tweets, and dozens … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to for the past 3 months.

It has been a while since I’ve posted here, but it was not out of neglect. I have been working on two different research papers for the past several months, one on cyber security and one on state’s rights, individual … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on the Arizona Shootings

This was the speech from tonight, 01/10/2011, from Jon Stewart, to open the Daily Show. It is extremely important. Click here for video of the speech   (thanks to gawker for providing the video)

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American Populism: A Dead Idea, Part 2

Returning to the theme of Populism I wrote about several weeks ago, a second article in the Salon series (Where Are the Peasants With Pitchforks?) takes a look into how the different parties view the specter of American populism and … Continue reading

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The Dead Idea of American Populism

A few weeks ago, a friend sent a link to me and asked my thoughts on what was discussed within. The link turned out to be a series of articles from salon.com on the subject of populism and populist movements … Continue reading

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Bob Woodward on Journalism, War, and A Man Divided

On Tuesday November 30, the noted author Bob Woodward came to the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University to participate in a Q&A session. The topics ranged from Wikileaks to getting the truth from sources to the … Continue reading

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In The Post-Election Wave of Destruction…A Third Way?

Now that we’ve all had our fill of the mid-term election results, the celebrations or somber walks home, and of course, the non-stop rounds of talking heads telling us how this is the start of a bright new era or … Continue reading

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NYT On the Education of a President

The New York Times published an article on 10/12/2010 by Peter Baker about the education of President Barack Obama, and it was not on his schooling – it was on the lessons Mr. Obama has learned during his first two … Continue reading

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A Silent Victory in Afghanistan

I was reading an op-ed article from yesterday’s Washington Post by Michael Gerson about how America will secure victory in Afghanistan. His idea? They already are, but it is largely a silent victory, overshadowed by the greater political stories of … Continue reading

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John Stewart and Stephen Colbert Are Coming to DC!

For those few of you which don’t watch TV or get on the internet on a semi-regular basis, John Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced late last week that they would be holding simultaneous, competing rallies in Washington DC, on October … Continue reading

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