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So, does that make John Boehner "pro-war"?

John Boehner rolls out a bizarre new talking point:

“The world is starving for American leadership. But America has an anti-war president,” the Ohio Republican told reporters.

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Brawndo's Got Electrolytes

Saudi airstrikes push Yemen from "civil war" to "whatever's worse than civil war"

Yesterday in Politico, Adam Baron, who knows a thing or two about Yemen, wrote this:

The truth is far more complex, and the solution right now should be more along the lines of: …

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Today in "things that happened faster than expected"

Regular readers will recall that I’m skeptical that the current Iraqi campaign to drive ISIS back is sustainable, but I’ll confess that I didn’t expect things to bog down so quickly. 377 more words


Marriage – What is it good for?

The one thing that I am questioned about as I am now into my late twenties is when are you going to get married? Sometimes you get the curious look if I bat on the other side or I am not interested in marriage at this moment. 935 more words


"American Sniper" and being "anti-war"

Spoilers for the film American Sniper are going to be in here somewhere, I guess, I don’t really know what qualifies as a “spoiler.” Anyway, you were warned. 1,515 more words

Middle East

More trouble in Nigeria, potentially a lot more

Boko Haram has apparently set its sights on Maiduguri, assaulting the city on Sunday in an attack that killed at least 200. At the same time, they were… 182 more words