So I’m thinking of poaching this great Onion marketing spiel for their edition of Joe Biden’s memoirs – “Q: Should you spend $2.99 on “Diamond” Joe Biden’s memoirs or on cheap booze? A: Spend $5.98, read memoirs drunk” Public Policy Hooligan is currently $6.99 – maybe that still counts as cheap booze? It’s been a […]
Archive | January, 2013
I’m amazed at the attacks on Chuck Hagel as unfit for Defense Secretary because he was a mere “enlisted man.” For instance, a National Review online columnist snipped: “First enlisted man to head the Pentagon? Who better to run America’s international war effort than a guy whose view of the military was through the wrong end of […]
No wonder either Chief Justice Roberts or Obama botch that presidential oath of office every time it gets run up the flagpole. Tom Blanton, the mastermind of the Project for a New American Revolution, does some of the best political art around. Check out his Flickr page.
I was juggling a couple different possibilities for a cover for Public Policy Hooligan. Just like in my real life – I couldn’t figure out what to do with that bomb on the cover. So I went with the cigar cover…
John C. Kiriakou, the former CIA agent who blew the whistle on the agency’s waterboarding, was just sentenced to 30 months in prison. The Obama administration absolved the torturers and the higher-ups who destroyed the videotapes and other evidence of torture – and dropped the hammer on the agent who acted honorably. The judge, Leonie […]
In his questioning of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today, Sen. Rand Paul characterized the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi as the “worst tragedy since 9/11.” I’m glad that Rand made it warm for Hillary, but the invasion of Iraq was a much greater tragedy than Benghazi…. as were plenty of other post […]
I am mystified why, after the uproar of over the 4 Americans killed last September in Benghazi, Libya, that there is so little outrage against Hillary Clinton over the 37 dead hostages in Algeria. Clinton was gung-ho on bombing Qadaffi out of power and she gloated after he was killed. The attack in Algeria was […]