Monthly Archives: February 2010

Torture is Immoral and doesn’t work

 The New America Foundation and Slate sponsored a fascinating seminar this morning on “Manhunt: From Saddam to bin Laden; What Social Networks Mean for Modern Warfare.”  The presenters included Colonel Jim Hickey,
Commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, Fourth Infantry … Continue reading

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Can we avoid a debt crisis?

  The rapidly raising U.S. Federal Government debt will reach levels sometime in the next decade that are not sustainable, yet this and the previous congress and administrations have not seriously addressed it. A conference this morning built around the … Continue reading

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The Mother of all Snowstorms Followed by the Mother of all Snowstorms Known here as the “Snowmageddon” A week before Christmas we got 18 inches of snow, an all time record for the month of December. It messed up a … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail

My op-ed on the above topic appears today in Tucker Carlson’s new on-line newspaper The Daily Caller:

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