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Selective Deficit Disorder and the Zombie Lie Machine

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

That's what Douthat does -- perpetuates the zombie lie that spending on anything vaguely progressive is at least as much to blame for bankrupting the nation as spending on corporate largesse, à la the Wall Street bailout.

500: Deadly U.S. Milestone in Afghan War

New York Times | KIRK SEMPLE and ANDREW W. LEHREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Not long after Staff Sgt. Matthew D. Blaskowski was killed by a sniper's bullet last Sept. 23 in eastern Afghanistan, his mother received an e-mail me...