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The Putin Doctrine
A number of attempts ...
Shaun Appleby 09/15/2013 55 6 - -
Be Careful What You Wish For
A bout an hour after the vote which defeats the proposed Authorisation for Use of Military Force in response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria we will probably begin to realise that the world ...
Shaun Appleby 09/06/2013 26 16 - -
The Petraeus Puzzle
It's interesting to note the subtext in the Petraeus resignation controversy, that the FBI investigation was the result of his paramour "blowing" the affair: The F.B.I. investigation that led to ...
Shaun Appleby 11/11/2012 25 48 2 -
Sarah Palin as Policy Wonk
It would have probably been fair to say of Sarah Palin that until a few days ago 'policy wonk' would have been an unlikely description, love her or loathe her, of any facet of her complex ...
Shaun Appleby 11/09/2010 58 3 - 59
Moral Hazard and Fraud
The bailout of failing financial institutions in 2008-09, while arguably necessary, missed an essential step which may now be stalling our economic recovery: Specifically, [former ...
Shaun Appleby 11/07/2010 10 8 - 66
Nice Little Economy You've Got There...
Underlying the outcome of the recent midterm shift in our political landscape is the almost universal acknowledgement that the electorate is not happy. Down on Congress, certainly, concerned about ...
Shaun Appleby 11/04/2010 19 9 1 19
The Untouchables
Back during Prohibition federal agents were used to break up the crime syndicate of Chicago's Al Capone, using federal law, because local law enforcement was unwilling or unable to do so. ...
Shaun Appleby 10/30/2010 11 9 - 75
The Curious Case of HR 3808
Back in April the House of Representatives passed a bill known as HR 3808, the Interstate Recognition of Notarizations Act of 2010, and sent it to the Senate where it languished in the Judiciary ...
Shaun Appleby 10/28/2010 11 10 - 20
The Socialisation of Risk
The Federal Reserve has bought a 'staggering' $1.2 trillion of bad debt since the beginning of the sub-prime mortgage and credit crisis of 2008. There is considerable evidence that this bad debt ...
Shaun Appleby 10/24/2010 3 4 - 39
The Mortgage Documentation Crisis
Cross-posted at The Motley Moose For weeks there has been an emerging story which casts doubt on the validity and ...
Shaun Appleby 10/14/2010 139 36 3 105
US Army Response to 'Stand To' Anti-Obama Link
Crossposted at MyDD Last Friday I posted a diary at ...
Shaun Appleby 06/16/2008 204 845 10 45
Penn, Clinton, and Obama: The Colombia Backstory
http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Penn_Clinton_and_Obama_The_Colombia_Backstory The recent news that Hillary's campaign strategist Mark Penn had a meeting last week with the Ambassador of ...
Shaun Appleby 04/04/2008 297 451 20 280
Hillary Unveiled
Cross-posted at One Million Strong The increasingly strident tones of the Hillary campaign have wound up slowly in past ...
Shaun Appleby 12/03/2007 144 35 - 11
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