Tag Archives: Iran

Littwin: Brother Jeb’s lesser Iraq disaster

THE QUESTION we are facing now is as obvious as a mission-accomplished sign: If Jeb Bush knew now what question he was going to be […]...

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May 15, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Wiretap: Culture wars: When one battle ends, another flares up

One step forward For those Democrats suddenly convinced the culture wars are over, Heather Digby Parton writes, they’re not. They’ll never be over. If one […]...

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May 8, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: California inmates injured in gun-range gas blast

Collision Course A natural-gas pipeline exploded in a tower of white flames on Friday near Fresno, California. The explosion took place at a gun range […]...

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April 20, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: New York Times slams Senate Iran bill supported by Bennet, Gardner

Bad Deal The New York Times editorial board rips the Senate bill on Iran (co-sponsored by Michael Bennet) as a “reckless act,” in which Congress […]...

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April 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

News Poem: ‘On CNN everything is broken’

On CNN everything is broken. / Unhooked before loss of signal / before the plastic castle and the chapel. ...

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July 1, 2014 Movable Feast, news poems, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Mental health intervention versus gun control

"The sobering fact is that there is little we can do to predict or change human behavior, particularly violence; it is a lot easier to control its expression, and to limit deadly means of self-expression."...

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May 28, 2014 Education, Elections 2014, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: No, it’s not Munich. Yes, the Broomfield fracking ban will be contested

Every conservative commentator, it seems, has described the interim deal with Iran as "Munich" revisited. It's an embarrassment to try to sell such simplistic thinking....

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November 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: President Obama, still kicking

The political obituaries of Barack Obama have all been written. And they will almost certainly all be wrong. Obama has three more years in office, which is like a 100 more years in presidential years....

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November 26, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Nuclear deal

The nuclear deal with Iran has been called a historic mistake (Netanyahu), a cautious first step (Kerry), another Munich (National Review) and an important agreement of unknown consequences (most of the foreign-policy establishment)....

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November 25, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
U.S. selling tens of billions in war machinery to turbulent Middle East

U.S. selling tens of billions in war machinery to turbulent Middle East

American arms deals didn't come up in the "foreign policy debate" held during the presidential campaign just ended. Yet it's hard not to view them as a major plank in U.S. foreign policy....

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December 6, 2012 Center Well, Politics


Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]

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