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Archive for January, 2007

How Carter Errs, Pt. 2

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Kenneth W. Stein details his Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book in Middle East Quarterly.SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "How Carter Errs, Pt. 2", url: "http://www.teambio.org/2007/01/25/how-carter-errs-pt-2/" });

Remember the AUMF That Set Things Off In Iraq?

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Well, according to Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel, the original goal of the Bush Administration was to get approval from Congress for the use of force anywhere in the entire Middle East. From an interview with GQ magazine, out this month: Q: Do you wish you’d voted differently in October of 2002, ...

Florida Republican Throws Temper Tantrum About Seating Arrangements

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

In a show of perfect immaturity, Republican lawmaker John Mica (Fl) stormed out of a House Transportation Committee meeting last week because he felt that he was not given a 'proper' place to sit during an orientation meeting. Not given a proper place to sit? OMFG, cry me a river! According to ...

Nifong deeper in doo-doo

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Nifong's actions constitute a "systematic abuse of prosecutorial discretion ... prejudicial to the administration of justice," the complaint read. That means that Nifong now faces more ethics charges than criminal charges faced by the three Lacrosse players. SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Nifong deeper in doo-doo", url: "http://www.teambio.org/2007/01/24/nifong-deeper-in-doo-doo/" });

A Smart Move, I Think.

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Kerry won't run for president in '08. I was going to say something snarky like, "He was for running for President before he was against it" but decided against it.SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "A Smart Move, I Think.", url: "http://www.teambio.org/2007/01/24/a-smart-move-i-think/" });

This One’s for Dusty: How Carter Errs

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

CAMERA, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America publishes what it purports to be A Comprehensive Collection of Jimmy Carter's Errors. Not being a Middle Eastern Studies expert or an expert on the history of the Israeli-Arab conflicts, I don't present this as established fact but as one ...

I’m Supporting The Surge

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

For the second time in as many weeks, President Bush addressed the nation and orated at great lengths about the 'way forward in Iraq.' First, on January 10th, the president announced his decision, despite overwhelming concensus to the contrary, to increase the number of American troops in Iraq, escalate his ...

The President to be indicted on charges of Rape

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

The President of Israel, that is.SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "The President to be indicted on charges of Rape", url: "http://www.teambio.org/2007/01/23/the-president-to-be-indicted-on-charges-of-rape/" });

Compassionate Cop Sidelined For Caring

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

I'll never be one to criticize someone for being too compassionate, and the case of Bradenton, Florida police officer Nicholas Evans is not going to be the exception. It seems that Evans has been reassigned to desk duty after newspapers reported on a recent episode where he arrested a homeless ...

Grading Credibility on a Curve

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Credibility is an essential element in everyone's personality. It's the stuff that allows people to trust you and for you to trust them. Even in a skeptical and cynical world, it's an important component in how others see you and how you see yourself. Without it, relationships get dicey fast. Today's ...

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