If America were Iraq, What would it be Like?

Juan Cole has written an excellent essay. You must read it. You must.


Zell Miller on John Kerry

“...one of this nation’s authentic heroes, one of this party’s best-known and greatest leaders. ... John has worked to strengthen our military, reform public education, boost the economy and protect the environment.”
— Zell Miller, March 1, 2001


“The ALA stood up to Ashcroft and Ashcroft blinked.”

Check out this article from Aces Full of Links.


Two articles on the developing Larry Franklin story

Must reads: Juan Cole’s Pentagon/Israel Spying Case Expands: Fomenting a War on Iran and “Iran-Contra II?” by Josh Marshall, Laura Rozen and Paul Glastri.


Weekly debates?

Today here in Minnesota, Kerry challenged Bush to weekly debates. Smart move. It’s a win-win situation. If Bush accepts (unlikely), Kerry will rip him to shreds. If Bush doesn’t accept (likely), he looks like a coward.


Welcome to Acceleration Lens

I had a blog (“Serendipity”) a few years ago. It died (long story) but there‘s much to be said and I’ll be saying some of it here. Mostly politics and current events but I’ll probably talk about my great son, baseball, going back to school after a long hiatus and much more.