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James Lamond

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Hurting Our Security

(75) Comments | Posted July 30, 2010 | 3:54 PM

Yesterday, at the American Enterprise Institute Newt Gingrich gave a speech on national security titled, "America at Risk: Camus, National Security, and Afghanistan." Let's forget for a second about the sheer hilarity of Gingrich giving a speech on Camus and national security, and focus on what he actually...

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The FBI Knows More Than You, McConnell

(7) Comments | Posted February 5, 2010 | 11:23 AM

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been repeating a talking point that I guess he thinks is witty, saying that Larry King is tougher on his interviews than the FBI. Just today he said, "Larry King has interrogated people longer and better than that," referring to the Christmas...

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Obama's UN Speech and American Leadership on Nuclear Disarmament

(4) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 4:57 PM

Today, in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama called for a new era of global engagement based on "mutual interests and mutual respect," listing four pillars for a safer world: non-proliferation and disarmament; the promotion of peace and security; the preservation of our planet; and...

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