Posts Tagged ‘september 11’

Fein Job

05Jul10

Ken Feinberg has been given the job of dolling out payments to those impacted by the Gulf Oil spill from the $20 billion account being set up by BP. For some reason, Feinberg understands the challenges better than the president does. FEINBERG: I’ve taken on this job. I’ve been down in the gulf numerous times. […]


Weight of Words

31Mar10

Was it America’s chickens coming home to roost, as Obama preacher Jeremiah Wright said, when al Qaeda attacked on September 11th? Did we “cause,” if not justify, those attacks by our “imperialist” actions? That position is, not surprisingly, a stone-cold loser in a Republican primary anywhere in the country but particularly in a state as […]


Rice Hammer

01May09

This could be the best interview with Secretary Rice ever. Condi explains the Bush administration’s decisions on enhanced interrogation techniques as she gets dogged by a student at Stanford. It’s good to get her explanation on the record. “We did not torture anyone,” is a great moment, as is “No, dear.” But I don’t like […]