No Football On 9/11?

Was it wrong for the NFL to schedule its opening Sunday on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks?

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Ya Der Hey Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Supreme Court Asked To Decide If “Born In Jerusalem” Means “Born In Israel”

The Supreme Court is being asked to decided if Congress can overrule a foreign policy position the U.S. has held since 1948.

Tim Pawlenty’s Foreign Policy Speech And The Neocon Distortion Of Ronald Reagan’s Legacy

Tim Pawlenty’s foreign policy speech shows him siding with the hawks, and joining in the neocon distortion of Reagan’s legacy.

Is Obama Bullying Israel on Peace Talks?

The United States is pressuring the Netanyahu government to move off its hard line.

What Exactly are the 1967 Borders?

I get the impression that a lot of people don’t even know what “the 1967 borders” are or why they tend to be considered the logical point of departure for any type of peace negotiations.

President Obama Wades Back Into The Middle East Quicksand

Once again, an American President thinks he can bring peace to the Middle East.

The Profound Query of Sarah Palin? (And the Politics of Apologies)

Palin thinks Israel apologizes too much and it would seem that some find this to be a profound statement.

Iran Threatens Olympic Boycott Over Logo

Iran doesn’t like the logo for the London Olympics and is threatening to boycott if it isn’t changed.

Noted Historian Rick Santorum Retcons The Crusades

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum thinks we’ve been too hard on the Crusaders.

Wikileaks on Suleiman

Obama Seen As Biggest Impediment To Middle East Peace

Israelis and Palestinians don’t agree on much these days, but they do agree that Barack Obama hasn’t helped the peace process at all since coming to office.

Bomb Iran ? No, That Would Be A Stupid Idea

Will Israel attack Iran ? You’d better hope not.

Obama Administration Steps Back Into Israeli/Palestinian Quagmire

Once again, an American President is stepping into the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and, once again, he has no idea how to accomplish the goals he’s established.

The Manufactured “Ground Zero Mosque” Controversy

How did the future of this former Burlington Coat Factory turn into a national political issue ? Well, it’s a rather interesting story.

What Happens If (When) Israel Bombs Iran

Every new report out of Iran seems to bring us closer to the moment when Israel has decided it’s heard enough. What happens if that day actually happens ?

Malapropisms, Manhattan Mosques, And Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin tweeted, and took the wrong side in a story that doesn’t even deserve to be a controversy.

Manly Thoughts

Scenario 3 It Is

New Years View From Europe on NATO