Stanley Kutler: WITH FRIENDS LIKE THAT. . . .

By Stanley Kutler President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, according to a New York Times report last week, admittedly accepts large cash payments from the Iranian government. The political and religious dynamics of the region are complex. Iran obviously has an interest in keeping the Taliban at a distance and at the same time countering Pakistan’s […]

HuffPost TV: Arianna: Obama Doesn’t Seem To Be Learning From His Mistakes (VIDEO)

Arianna appeared on MSNBC’s “Countdown” Friday night to discuss the disconnect between the Obama administration’s record, its perception of that record, and the public’s perception thereof. Part of the problem, she told host Keith Olbermann, lies with President Barack Obama’s failure both to effectively communicate his accomplishments and to learn from his mistakes — to […]

Senate: The Daily 10

Angle’s campaign has yet another media run-in, and Alaska polls reach a consensus. Read the full story from Politico

ABC Taps Andrew Breitbart For Election Night Analysis

Media Matters confirms that ABC News has recruited Andrew Breitbart, the conservative blogger whose out-of-context video footage of Shirley Sherrod got the Agriculture Department official <a href=""fired back in July, to provide commentary for the network’s election-night newscast. The news was first reported by Breitbart’s own website, BigJournalism, whose editor Dana Loesch is on tap […]

Sunday talk show tip sheet

This Sunday’s television talk shows zero in on the 11th-hour blitz to stir voter interest in the midterms. Read the full story from Politico

Cynthia Lummis: Estate Tax Rise Has Some In State Planning Death

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis says some of her Wyoming constituents are so worried about the reinstatement of federal estate taxes that they plan to discontinue dialysis and other life-extending medical treatments so they can die before Dec. 31. Lummis, a Republican who holds her state’s lone seat in the House, declined to […]