Beck and Palin are like an all purpose high school gang: the quirky, sagacious Honor Society geek and the homecoming queen who claims the ROTC kids as backup. Interestingly, the ROTC kids are never present to deny the alliance.
The risk-averse culture that characterized our previous approach to Russia has been "reset" and the barriers to collaboration have been shattered by the spirit of partnership and the shared resource of innovation.
Thanks to a 23-year-old black man who deceptively looks like an innocent boy, African-Americans, Arabs and the Muslim Diaspora all have something in common. They are more easily viewed as terrorists, and there's no escaping it.
Sooner or later, the administration will have to level with the people, and then make the case for a financial rescue package the magnitude of which will make the stimulus package look like pocket change.