Tag Archives: Neocons

This week’s Herald column: Hagel in … neocons out

Chuck Hagel isn’t perfect, but making him Secretary of Defense would go a long way toward showing neoconservatives the door. …

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Muammar’s man in Washington

Neoconservatives have popped up here and there on cable news as the “freedom virus” continues to spread through the Muslim/Arab world, strangely, without the help of U.S. troops. A few, like Fouad Ajami and Bill Kristol have spoken up in … Continue reading

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Tony Blair, big-time neocon

The Christiane Amanpour interview with former British P.M. Tony Blair was revealing on many levels. First, Blair declared himself a “Democrat, rather than a Republican,” further cementing his Americanness, and further confounding those who can’t understand how a centrist, Clinton-friendly … Continue reading

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Oops, he did it again: Steele calls Afghanistan ‘a war of Obama’s choosing’ **UPDATED**

Well, here we go again… Conservatives are calling for Michael Steele’s head … again … after the RNC’s gift that keeps on giving was caught on tape, holding forth about the war in Afghanistan. And boy did he hold forth … Continue reading

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Matthews v. Palin, round 2: ‘nothing going on mentally’

Chris Matthews renewed his Sarah Palin fusilade last night, saying she “has nothing going on mentally” and calling her “dangerous.” Watch, as Mark Halperin is equally tough on her, though he hasn’t gotten the same amount of ink for it: … Continue reading

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You’re welcome, Connecticut

Not content to have pushed for preemptive military action in Iraq, Iran and Syria, now, your “Independent” Senator would like the U.S. to “act” in Yemen. “Somebody in our government said to me in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, Iraq … Continue reading

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Will Chickenhawk Joe use Fort Hood to go after Muslim troops?

Joe Lieberman spent the weekend mired in idle speculation (when he wasn’t threatening to kill healthcare reform by not allowing his Senate colleagues to vote). Sen. Joe Lieberman, an independent from Connecticut who heads the Senate’s Homeland Security and Government … Continue reading

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Chris Matthews vs. the Neocons, round two

In case you missed it, tonight, Chris Matthews went on night two of his tirade against neocons who are all for war, but not for fighting. Watch: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

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In case you missed it: Ron Reagan Jr. (and Chris Matthews) vs. neocon Frank Gaffney

Fresh off his black tie fete for our four times draft deferred, hawkish former vice president, Dick Cheney, and his former deputy, the still-convicted Scooter Libby, (in which Dick Cheney accused the Obama administration of “dithering” on Afghanistan,) Frank Gaffney … Continue reading

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If Pol Pot had a daughter…

… she would probably be a lot like Liz Cheney … On another note, our bridge trolly friend has launched a brand new think tank to try and keep her father’s torture and war machine alive (and to push for … Continue reading

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