‘We Were Bored … So We Decided to Kill Somebody’
Christopher Lane, an Australian who was on a baseball scholarship at East Central University in Ada, Okla.
My Atlantic colleague Marc Ambinder tweeted an Amazon like set of options for Jeff Bezos, who is making a wow wow wow purchase of the Washington Post: Marc Ambinder @marcambinder Based on your previous purchases, Jeff Bezos, you might also like: — The Los Angeles Times — The Orlando Sentinel — Newsweek Based on your…
Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are heading to Egypt, apparently as symbols of democratic magnanimity that losers in political contests should not be rounded up and thrown in prison.
For those interested in following the “real unemployment” rate, which businessman Leo Hindery and others have been promoting as a better measure of unemployment than the more limited data on official unemployment which the government and media tend to prioritize, I attach his letter: In July 2013, the number of Real Unemployed Persons decreased by…
(click on right corner above to expand to full screen) It is a really, really bizarre time in American politics when on one side of a debate — in this case, the immigration policy debate — stand folks like the anti-tax scourge of Democrats Grover Norquist, Chicago Mayor and most likely presidential Democratic Party aspirant…
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez takes on Washington Post veteran reporter Walter Pincus this morning with a Syria-related letter to the editor in this morning’s paper. Menendez writes “his wrongheaded commentary fell into an oversimplified story line that Congress is broken.
Senator Joe Manchin and Margaret Carlson at New York IDEAS 2013 on FORA.tv Joe Manchin, soon to become the senior Senator of West Virginia after Jay Rockefeller‘s retirement, was interviewed by Bloomberg’s Margaret Carlson about his efforts to close gun show loopholes and push broader background checks on gun purchasers.
Reuters Last evening in Manhattan, Senator John McCain met with supporters of a new center named in his honor called the John McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University.
Tuesday evening, the 26th of March 2013, I’ll be speaking on the challenge that the US currently faces in managing its alliances at the Graduate School of International Policy and Management at the Monterey Institute.