Monthly Archives: July 2004

Don’t Tread On Me

Here’s a striking photo from Summer Pulse ‘04, the global deployment demonstration that the US Navy can field a bunch of carrier forces all around the world simultaneously, in concert with other allied nations’ forces:

Click small image to display large image in new window. Photo caption: “USS Enterprise (CVN 65), left, and USS Harry [...]

What’s The Matter With Kansas?

NAACP Chairman Julian Bond says, “We have a president who talks like a populist and governs for the privileged,” and proceeds to present his charges a little more forcefully:
NAACP Chairman Compares Republicans to Terrorists
Thomas Frank offers a similar thesis, with more subtlety, in his new book, "What’s The Matter With Kansas? How Conservatives Won [...]

Common Humanity

I like what Bill Clinton says to Jim Lehrer about place of the US in the world. Excerpt:
My view is there will be problems and bad people as long as the earth exists, and since we’re moving into a completely interdependent global environment, we’re better off building a world we’d like to live in [...]