Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

**UPDATED: You’ll just have to use your imagination. Obama nixes bin Laden photo release

Sorry, visual-hungry media, it’s a no.

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What’s up with that Daily Beast/Newsweek poll?

Put me down as someone who thinks that we Americans consume far too many polls. But the recent polling on President Obama’s post-bin Laden bounce include one thing that’s not like the others… For starters, here are President Obama’s approval … Continue reading

Posted in National security, News and Current Affairs, People, Politics, Polls, President Barack Obama, War on terror | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Go figure: Navy SEALs earn about as much as teachers

I think the formula is: the nobler the job, the more modest the pay…

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10 things we now know about the operation that got bin Laden

As the White House grapples with whether to release grizzly photographic evidence of the al-Qaida leader’s demise, we’re learning more information about the Obama administration’s plan to get bin Laden, and how the mission went down.

Posted in Afghanistan, CIA, Foreign policy, International news, National security, News and Current Affairs, People, Politics, President Barack Obama, War on terror | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments