Tag Archives: Petraeus

The Political Minefield of a Political Military

Our Constitution and liberal democracy are skating on thin ice with the former Cheerleader and his gang of punks in charge of our military. Glenn Greenwald reports an interesting email exchange with a Petraeus aide. The Colonel needs an attitude … Continue reading

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Heather & Pete

With the announcement of Pete Domenici coming this afternoon, Heather Wilson has decided to throw her hat in the ring for the seat. The very first thing the Democrats should do is start hounding Heather Wilson to denounce the American … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean WE White Man?

First the deadenders supporting the former Cheerleaders disastrous War in Iraq want us to condemn attacks on David Petraeus from the Left, most notably the infamous MoveOn.org NYT ad. It looks like David is now being attacked from the Right. … Continue reading

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Another story getting in the way of MoveOn bashing

Looks like we may have another story getting in the way of discussing whether of not poor little David’s feelings were hurt by those meanies over at MoveOn.org. Money quote: The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, says … Continue reading

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Can We All Just Move On?

Did MoveOn.org jump the shark with this ad? Frank Zappa once said, “Politics is high school with more guns and money.” Apparently, the MoveOn folks forgot to bring their guns, because this ad is inaccurate, unnecessary and brings nothing to … Continue reading

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Kill’em all. Let God sort’em out. Or not.

NPR interviews General David Petraeus. Here’s the money quote: GEN. PETRAEUS: In many respects, this is a thinking man’s warfare. You can’t kill everyone out there. You’re not going to kill yourself out of an insurgency. (my emphasis added) We … Continue reading

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Homina, homina, homina

His instincts were to tell the truth. UPDATE: Andrew Sullivan is correct. And it is indeed sad that telling the truth is considered a gaffe in the Bush/Cheney era. Isn’t it just a touch troubling that AFTER Petraeus had time … Continue reading

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