Hey, that’s hitting below the belt!

A story in today’s Washington Post about Britain’s Defense Ministry barring military personnel from from selling personal stories to the media, in the wake of Iran’s release of 15 British sailors and marines held captive by the Islamic Republic, contained this tidbit — “Arthur Batchelor, 20, youngest of the captives, told the Daily Mirror that he ‘cried like a baby’…

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Iraq, some questions from a surrender monkey.

Before I ask my questions to the readers of RedMass Group, I have to give a few qualifiers:  Moktada al-Sadar really has the potential to be the Hitler of the Middle East. We should have arrested him four years ago almost to the day when he was implicated in the murder of a moderate Shiite Mullah who returned from exile…

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Deval Patrick to Labor Relations Commission: No Play, No Pay

Deval Patrick has shifted responsibility for adjudicating labor disputes from a bipartisan commission, to a division headed by friend of labor Suzanne Bump.  The Boston Herald reports. A state board that adjudicates labor disputes has been stripped of its funding by the Patrick administration, and two of its members claim the panel is being punished for hurting unions that…

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New rule – Be civil.

The RMG community has made it quite clear that there should be a set of rules for posting.  At this point in time I am forced to agree.  All that I expect is that posts here remain civil.  Political discussion does get heated at times, however please don’t swear or sling personal insults.  If you do then you will be…

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To all posters

Please refrain from personal attacks. Especially those based solely on a person’s sexual preference, race, or creed.  We can all be civil here can’t we? While there are no rules to this site per se, one does get farther with honey instead of vinegar as they say. Disagreeing with someone’s positions is not out of bounds.  Telling someone to ‘STFU…

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ANALYSIS: Fundraising Letters From GOP ’08 Candidates

(A really INTELLIGENT look at Campaign Letters! – promoted by Peter Porcupine) A few weeks ago, I received fundraising letters from presidential candidates Rudy Giuliani, John McCain & Mitt Romney. To date, I haven’t received similar letters from the other GOP candidates. I’m not supporting any candidate at this time but I found the respective pitches from Giuliani, McCain &…

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