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Entries by Joseph A. Palermo from 02/2010

End the Filibuster and Pass a Lot of Stuff

| Posted 02.03.2010 | Politics

Harry Reid is getting rolled by a pugnacious Republican minority so bereft of ideas it has no choice but to filibuster every piece of legislation the Democrats put on the table.

Democratic "Accomplishments" Not Nearly Enough

| Posted 02.07.2010 | Politics

Americans understood they got creamed during the final Bush years. They did the right thing and voted in the opposing party. The paltry result of their electoral efforts has led to far more than voter "frustration." They're furious.

President Kennedy's "How To" Manual

| Posted 02.10.2010 | Politics

President Kennedy did not capitulate to the knee-jerk criticism of the treaty but forged ahead anyway despite its lack of support on Capitol Hill.

As Goes California...

| Posted 02.12.2010 | Politics

The nation is catching up to California. The contempt directed at Sacramento politicians is already bleeding over on every other politician in the state.

A Hundred Years of War

| Posted 02.19.2010 | World

Drone attacks are terrorism too. Killing entire families, including women and children, in the "border" areas of the "AF-PAK" theater to hit one "militant" or "extremist," without charge or trial, repeated countless times.