December 2012 Archive


Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

By Marie Burns: As Americans weigh the horror of the mass murder of children and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, we turn to conservative New York ...

Paul Krugman

Don’t Cry for the Republicans, Paul Krugman!

By Costas Panayotakis: In a column entitled “The G.O.P.’s Existential Crisis,” Paul Krugman claims that the Republican Party’s long-standing effort to eliminate “the welfare state – ...

NY Times Suggests It’s Pointless to Report Rape in Haiti, Ignoring Serious Efforts to Protect Women

By Meena Jagannath: A recent New York Times op-ed offers only half the picture. What is the point of doing any work in Haiti? After all, the ...

Free Manning

Abandoning Private Manning

By Listening Post: Wikileaks suspect Bradley Manning versus the US government - but where was the media?

Newtown, CT

The Gun Control Debate That Went MIA

By Matthew Stevenson: Intellectually -- despite the events in Newtown, Connecticut -- I can appreciate that the “right to bear arms” is a fundamental constitutional guarantee, ...