Government & Business
From Obama’s inauguration speech:
The commitments we make to each other—through Medicare, and Medicaid, and Social Security—these things do not sap our initiative; they strengthen us.
Last week President Obama claimed that “our intelligence community failed to connect those dots” signaling a plot to blow up Flight 253. But ritual flogging of the intelligence community has diverted attention from a larger failure — this one belonging squarely on Obama’s shoulders.
July was the worst month for U.S. casualties in Afghanistan — not just in 2009, but since the war began nearly eight years ago.