Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Barbarians R Us

I was just leaving for dinner with friends in Seattle when I peeked at the computer and saw that the devil of the new century had evidently been slain; Osama bin Laden, the Road Runner to Bush’s Wile E. Coyote, the Evildoer in Chief, the guy who managed to change America from one thing to [...]

Sharia Law at the WaPoo

In a more than usually desperate excuse for a column, even for the WaPoo, chickenhawk David Ignatius thinks he’s come up with a genius idea for resolving the simmering dispute between the oft-allied military dictatorships of Pakistan and the US over the sticky wicket of mercenary Raymond Davis, whose “diplomatic immunity” led him to think [...]

What will a war protest really accomplish?

(CORRECTION: The song by Dave Martin that was written the night before the rally was one called ‘We Mourn.’ Dave wrote ‘Speak Out Truth to Power’ in March of 2003, the weekend after the US began bombing Iraq.) On a sunny day in May of 2007, after having been recruited to become a precinct committeeman, [...]