Thingish Things

Collision Course With Iran

This is extraordinarily stark language from a U.S. Defense Secretary. Mr. Panetta leaves no wiggle room in this interview with CBS’s Scott Pelley: The U.S. will not allow Iran to build an atomic weapon, period, the Defense Secretary says. Will foreign policy suddenly veer into focus in the 2012 elections. Looks like it. 

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Obama’s Scare Tactic

President Obama, in a clear and calculating move, reached low into the political bag of tricks Tuesday in choosing to unnecessarily terrify millions of senior citizens about their Social Security checks.  It was a low blow for a president who is better than that. The President told CBS News’s Scott Pelley that he cannot guarantee Social Security payments beginning August 3rd. […]

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