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It's impossible to pinpoint any single factor that determined the Democrats' defeat on election day, but a significant disadvantage that is going unremarked in the discussion of "God," "gays" and

That's excellent. So tell us: Why did you
For months imply the opposite was true?
And why does Cheney (Nanny Dick) still flog

Bin Laden is the name I bear,

And, modestly, I think it's fair

To say it's thought by spies and cops

Among all terrorists I'm tops.

And therefore it's a crying sha

In an election strategy spawned from the events of 9/11, the Republicans challenged John Kerry by politicizing terror.

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We live, it has been said, in a postideological age. Ideologically confused might be more like it.

You tell us, with a casual by-the-way,
Iraq was not behind that awful day,
As if we'd never heard your staff and you
Implying just the opposite was true.

September 11 is often said to be the defining moment in the Bush
presidency, even of modern history.

The President claims he is doing everything he can to protect us. But
he's not.

Blogs

What’s the adequate US response to the growing threat from ISIS and Islamic extremism?

September 15, 2014

Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the United States is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.

April 8, 2014

What would have happened if the West Virginia chemical spill was caused by terrorists. 

January 28, 2014

No time to lose, if Afghanistan is to avoid full-blown civil war in 2015.

June 18, 2013

The FBI needs to release its Tsarnaev file.

April 23, 2013

President Obama should stay out of Moscow’s jihad in Chechnya.

April 22, 2013

Why we're fixated on the ethnicity and religion of the Boston bomb suspects.

April 19, 2013

Let's all calm down.

April 19, 2013

A reflection for posterity of what it felt like to live in America the week of April 15, 2013.

April 19, 2013

So let's take another look at the Patriot Act, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Northern Command.

April 17, 2013