Tidbits on a Sunday Evening



First of all, I had to share this photo above from Vancouver. While my schedule proved to be too unpredictable to meet TWN readers in that city, I did catch up with some of Oakley the Amazing Weimaraner‘s cousins. These two are Jethro and Ellie May. Great dogs. This caught my eye.

Chuck Peña: Why Liberals (like Peter Beinart) Can’t Win the War on Terror



In a recent op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Peter Beinart — former editor of The New Republic, who has declared that only liberals can win the war on terror (the self-proclaimed subtitle of his new book) — offers up a weak mea culpa for “mistakenly” backing the Iraq war but lauds President Clinton’s “multilateral…

FLYNT LEVERETT Joining New America Foundation



(Flynt Leverett on the “News Hour with Jim Lehrer”) In August and September, I will be helping to organize two major national policy forums — one which will take place in Colorado and the other in the U.S. Senate — roughly titled “Thinking the Unthinkable on Iran”.

Today: Kevin Phillips on 2006 Elections



Today at 3:30 pm at the New America Foundation, I will be chairing a session with former Republican political strategist and author Kevin Phillips whose book American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century garnered enormous attention this past year.