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Posts in category “Scandal”

Routine Child Rape by Afghan Police

In December 2012, Maj. Bill Steuber heard that three boys had been …

Posted July 10th, 2013

Edward Snowden on Why He Exposed the NSA

The Booz Allen Hamilton whistleblower talks to the Guardian‘s Glenn Greenwald about …

Posted June 10th, 2013

AP, Then James Rosen—How Widespread Is DOJ Surveillance of Journalists?

The Washington Post reported yesterday that in 2010 the Justice Department surveilled …

Posted May 20th, 2013

Will Obama’s Scandals Change Attitudes Toward Government?

According to many Republicans, Barack Obama has been scandal-plagued since sometime shortly …

Posted May 15th, 2013

Obama: Nixon in Reverse

The most basic criticism of Obama turns out to be the truest. …

Posted May 15th, 2013

John Mearsheimer, Accused and Vindicated

A short first person account in the Jewish Week got some attention on …

Posted March 15th, 2013

The Trichordist’s Disingenuous Attack on Derek Khanna

You may remember the blog The Trichordist for publishing that utterly out-of-proportion …

Posted January 30th, 2013

As Gaza Burns, the Scandal Simmers

I’ve lost touch with the Petraeus scandal since the Gaza war started, …

Posted November 21st, 2012

Breitbart’s Legacy: Occupy’s ‘Race War’

TAMPA—I can’t say for sure, but something tells me Andrew Breitbart—the guy …

Posted August 30th, 2012

Memorializing Ike

Paul Goldberger reframes the debate — er, impasse — about the Eisenhower Memorial in …

Posted July 20th, 2012

The Mortality Paradox; or, The Health Benefits of Cyanide

In recent weeks my description of the possible scale of the Vioxx …

Posted June 4th, 2012

Thalidomide II and the Silence of the American Media

A couple of years ago, Pulitzer Prize winner Sydney Schanberg, one of …

Posted May 29th, 2012

The Frumming of Cato

Have a look at the byline-less “Crane Chronicles” series (1, 2, 3) …

Posted April 30th, 2012

Something Rotten in the State

With the number of Secret Service members and agents caught up in …

Posted April 23rd, 2012

Fun in Cartagena

I am having a problem in wrapping my head around the recent …

Posted April 19th, 2012

The Outing of Deep Throat

As the 40th anniversary of Watergate impends, we are to be bathed …

Posted April 9th, 2012

Arlen Specter’s Filthy New Memoir

You might have thought the former Pennsylvania senator had finished with what …

Posted March 23rd, 2012