Kerry: General McChrystal’s Troop Request Reaches Too Far, Too Fast

In a speech delivered to the Council on Foreign Relations this afternoon, Senator John Kerry, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said, General McChrystal’s troop request for Afghanistan “reaches too far, too fast.” Although Kerry may eventually support a troop surge in Afghanistan he said that “before additional troops … Continue reading

Kerry Cautions Obama, Says Obama Would Be ‘Irresponsible’ to Send More Troops to Afghanistan Now

In an interview that aired this morning on CNN, Senator John Kerry cautioned President Obama “against raising troop levels in Afghanistan, saying it would be “entirely irresponsible” to do so while the Afghan government remains in turmoil following national elections.” Speaking from Afghanistan, Kerry, who is Chairman of the Senate … Continue reading

Rush’s Widdel Feewings are Aww Hurted

Rush skated on the “Magic Negro” controversy because “liberal” reporters didn’t bother doing their legwork. Just like he skated on the hillbilly heroin controversy because it was a “prescription” drug. Well, so’s cocaine, but if Rush bloviates long enough, the outright crime will go away. He’s learned that at some point: A rationalization a day makes the criminality go away. Continue reading

Lawmakers Honor The Dalai Lama

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill honored the Dalai Lama with a human rights award on Tuesday. The Dalai Lama said the award encourages him, at 74, to dedicate the rest of his life to the “promotion of human affection and compassion, and equality and basic human rights in Tibet, or in … Continue reading