Offering truth beyond the mere black and white.
"Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will." -- Antonio Gramsci "The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." -- John Kenneth Galbraith "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." -- Bertrand Russell
General Casey, is this good progress ("Whole city blocks here look like a scene from some post-apocalyptic world," "Many neighborhoods are out of the control of either the American or Iraqi government forces; insurgents hold sway"), i.e. the planned September withdrawal still looks A-OK?
The Dems continue to be cowed regarding anything related to terrorism ("the banking surveillance has not triggered broad outrage among congressional Democrats"). Pathetic.
$2 billion worth of scams has been committed from Katrina and Rita aid -- or about four times the normal amount of fraud in a disaster relief situation. Sounds about right given it's "I will clean up Washington" GW running things (BTW, anyone find that missing $8+ bil. in Iraq yet?).
Surprise! (not) Homosexuality is biological, not environmental (i.e. gay parents won't "turn" a child gay, so all you crazed religious kooks can relax).