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Entries by Andrew Levine from 12/2010

Listen, Holder

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Politics

Enlightening the public about how their government maneuvers, fumbles and lies, and exposing the mendacity and corruption of world leaders, is not a crime.

Is Obama Still Better Than Bush?

| Posted 12.07.2010 | Politics

It's not that Barack Obama's instincts are flawed like "the decider's" or that he is ignorant and lazy. The problem is that Obama is spineless and that he has no idea how to govern

Israel: Obama's Other Capitulation

| Posted 12.08.2010 | World

You have to give the Israeli government credit: they realized Obama was a total pushover even before the Republicans did. By now, they're so good at it that even Mitch McConnell doesn't hold a candle.

Two Reaganite Presidents: Bill Clinton and Barack Obama

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Politics

Barack Obama understands the evils of Reaganism even better than Bill Clinton. He also knows what ought to be done and what he, as President, must do to get it done. Shame on him, therefore, all the more.

Obama Winter and How to Combat It

| Posted 12.17.2010 | Politics

How odd that in the Home of the Brave, political skills vary inversely with moral and intellectual capacities. In the race to the bottom that Obama's weakness and cluelessness about governance has unleashed, the more idiotic one is, the more power one has.

Two Cheers for the Repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

| Posted 12.21.2010 | Politics

Bravo to the Senate for joining the House in repealing "Don't Ask Don't Tell." It is a victory to relish, especially because the law epitomized the C...

Obama's Good Day

| Posted 12.23.2010 | Politics

It has been a season of electoral "shellackings" and abject capitulations, but, finally, on December 22. Obama had a good day. The morning after, the...

Bipartisanship: Why the Obama Administration Has Been So Much Worse Than It Had To Be and Why It Will Probably Get Worse

| Posted 12.30.2010 | Politics

Democratic spin-doctors and liberal pundits are right: Barack Obama did get enough milquetoast legislation enacted to confer bragging rights. But unl...