One more reason (besides all the obvious ones) to hope we don't enter into a war anytime soon -- we won't be prepared to fight it because the yahoos who run the Army seem determined to wreck the institution:
This is kind of a pointless exercise:
For Mitt Romney, the 2012 election was held about a year too early.
Romney would hold a slight lead on President Obama if the 2012 election were replayed today, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
A little bit of journalistic hyperbole here:
A Cheney family feud erupted on Facebook after Liz Cheney reiterated her opposition to same-sex marriage in an interview with "Fox News Sunday" -- despite her sister Mary Cheney, who is gay, having recently married her longtime partner.
A politician who probably achieved more honesty than he was really trying for:
South Carolina Democratic congressman James Clyburn was forthright in laying out the motivation behind Obamacare: “If we were to look at what we were attempting to do with the Affordable Health Care Act [sic], you will know that what we’re trying to do is change a values system in our country.”
In the new book, "The Battle Over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism Through the Media," Leigh Moscowitz chronicles the brilliant public relations campaign that completely turned around public attitudes in slightly less than 25 years. The gay community won hearts and minds by a strategy of convincing Americans that "we're just like you." But while winning the gay marriage debate, she says, the gay community lost something, too:
Charles Krauthammer gets the award for Conservative Wishful Thinker of the Day:
Look, what we have as you mentioned in the opening, we have not just Obamacare unraveling, not just the Obama administration unraveling, not just the Democratic majority in the Senate [unraveling] — but we could be looking at the collapse of American liberalism.
Watching the Colts game Sunday was such a painful experience that I couldn't post about immediately. Now that time has dimmed the memory and I can almost get back to an "oh, well, it's only a game" mentality, I can finally say what I think happened (if the opinion of a mere fan counts for anything).