The ebbing tide of war

"...tonight, we take comfort in knowing that the tide of war is receding." - President Barack Obama, announcing the first Afghanistan withdrawals, June 22, 2011 For 10,000 American men and women, their boots are wet as they stand in the sand of the ebbing, bloody sea. Soon, they will turn and march for home. Obama… Continue reading The ebbing tide of war

Pawlenty’s opening salvo – Obama’s not like you, I am

In the video posted on YouTube to kick off his 2012 run for the Republican presidential nomination, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, hidden beneath the soaring score, talks a lot about "truth." The one truth he apparently wants you to remember, is about the depth of the problems our country is having, "and who has… Continue reading Pawlenty’s opening salvo – Obama’s not like you, I am