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Aaron Belkin: Gay Troops Urge Defense Bill Passage Even if DADT Fails

Politico.com is reporting that two of the most important groups representing gay and lesbian troops, OutServe and KnightsOut, have requested that Congress pass the National Defense Authorization Bill, even if doing so would require sacrificing the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” According to their logic, the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” is critical. […]

US-Obama Approval: 48% Approve, 50% Disapprove (CNN 11/11-14)

CNN / Opinion Research Corporation 11/11-14/10; 1,014 adults, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews CNN release, story National Obama Job Approval 48% Approve, 50% Disapprove (chart) On the economy: 40% Approve, 58% Disapprove (chart) On foreigh affairs: 49% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart) CNN: Fifty-two percent of people questioned in the poll say that […]

US-Obama Approval: 48% Approve, 50% Disapprove (CNN 11/11-14)

CNN / Opinion Research Corporation 11/11-14/10; 1,014 adults, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews CNN release, story National Obama Job Approval 48% Approve, 50% Disapprove (chart) On the economy: 40% Approve, 58% Disapprove (chart) On foreigh affairs: 49% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart) CNN: Fifty-two percent of people questioned in the poll say that […]

Michael J.W. Stickings: The Palin Manifesto

As you may have heard, Sarah Palin, undeniably the greatest and most amazing living American, has posted “An Open Letter to Republican Freshmen Members of Congress” at Facebook, her usual outlet (which, like Fox News, her other haunt, does not allow for disagreement or dissent) — because, of course, her not-even-one term as governor of […]

Michael J.W. Stickings: The Palin Manifesto

As you may have heard, Sarah Palin, undeniably the greatest and most amazing living American, has posted “An Open Letter to Republican Freshmen Members of Congress” at Facebook, her usual outlet (which, like Fox News, her other haunt, does not allow for disagreement or dissent) — because, of course, her not-even-one term as governor of […]

Michael Brenner: Asia Rises, America Fantasizes

Asia is on our mind. President Obama’s troubled sojourn highlighted the compelling truth that the road to the global future runs through Asia. For the United States, it will be a hazardous one — risky for America and risky for the world. There is no GPS available. So here are just a few guideposts that […]

Michael Brenner: Asia Rises, America Fantasizes

Asia is on our mind. President Obama’s troubled sojourn highlighted the compelling truth that the road to the global future runs through Asia. For the United States, it will be a hazardous one — risky for America and risky for the world. There is no GPS available. So here are just a few guideposts that […]

Eric Cantor Clarifies Controversial Remarks

WASHINGTON — Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) office on Monday issued a follow-up comment to one made last week, saying that the congressman would serve as a roadblock to the Obama administration approach but not when it comes to issues of Middle East diplomacy. A spokesman for the likely soon-to-be House Majority Leader said that there […]

Eric Cantor Clarifies Controversial Remarks

WASHINGTON — Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) office on Monday issued a follow-up comment to one made last week, saying that the congressman would serve as a roadblock to the Obama administration approach but not when it comes to issues of Middle East diplomacy. A spokesman for the likely soon-to-be House Majority Leader said that there […]

Steven Chu: Building Clean Energy Partnerships With China and Japan

This week (November 14th-19th), I will be traveling to China and Japan to meet with government officials, business leaders and others to discuss the opportunities for partnership in clean energy — partnerships that are important to America’s economic competitiveness. China and Japan have made significant commitments to invest and develop the next generation of clean […]