I never understood when the left scoffs at the phrase "puts lives at risk" when it comes to leaks on national security.
There's a reason why documents are CLASSIFIED. There's a reason why there are secrets in government, especially when they concern ongoing military and intelligence operations. For those of you cheering on this illegal disclosure in the name of transparency, I hope you think of the Afghans who have been trying to help us win the war as they are inevitably captured by the Taliban and tortured to death along with their families.
Does anyone actually think Stupak is negotiating in good faith? Pelosi must know better that Stupak isn't really for reform and I pray she's looking for other members to switch votes. He's just using abortion as a "real reason" to oppose the health care bill, while publicly feigning support for "health care reform" more generally.
Sound familiar? (Read: Olympia Snowe, Republicans @ Bipartisan Summit)
And we know what that got us...
I am consistently surprised at Kossacks and the liberal blogosphere, in general, who are unhappy thus far about President-elect Obama's picks for his cabinet. After two long years on the campaign trail, Obama has incessantly talked about "new politics," "new tone," and "bringing people together."
WE DID IT!!!! WE DID IT!!!! WE DID IT!!!!
WE BROUGHT CHANGE TO AMERICA!!!!!!!! NOT FROM THE TOP-DOWN, BUT FROM THE BOTTOM-UP!!!!!