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Entries by Russ Wellen from 06/2008

This Hawk Flies High, But Alights on Terra Firma

| Posted 06.02.2008 | Healthy Living

Artist Michael James Hawk mines our collective unconscious for imagery that's not only primitive, but alien.

Politicians Play General, Generals Play Politics (Part 1)

| Posted 06.10.2008 | Politics

Those who belittle McClellan for being a day late and a dollar short are missing the point. However faint his whistle, that he blew it at all showed growth on the part of a man trained as a parrot.

Politicians Play General, Generals Play Politics (Part 2)

| Posted 06.11.2008 | Politics

You may wonder why you should read a military spoof that's set during peacetime and not Iraq or Afghanistan -- but it reveals behavior that has been festering in the military for decades.

Politicians Play General, Generals Play Politics (Part 3)

| Posted 06.12.2008 | Politics

We engage columnist Jeff Huber in a wide-ranging discussion that begins with his new novel, Bathtub Admirals.

The Father and Daughter Who War-Monger Together

| Posted 06.15.2008 | Politics

Cheney's aide-de-nepotism -- daughter, Elizabeth -- has once again rallied to his cause of pursuing war with Iran.

Politicians Play General, Generals Play Politics (Part 4)

| Posted 06.17.2008 | Politics

"I'm sorry he caught so much flak over the things his pastor said, but like I always caution, that's the kind of thing that happens when you go to chu...

Iran Attack Not a Problem, Say War Wonks

| Posted 06.23.2008 | Politics

For better or worse, we're constitutionally incapable of summoning up sufficient cynicism to imagine the moral depravity required to start another war.

Politicians Play General, Generals Play Politics (Part 5)

| Posted 06.24.2008 | Politics

In the conclusion of our series on Jeff Huber, columnist at and author of a new novel, Bathtub Admirals, we asked him more questions on f...