A Starbucks customer has accused a worker there of putting Satanic symbols on top of her coffee. I’m not saying that I support the drawing of religious symbols such as a 5-pointed star or three sixes, in the foam on top of a sugary coffee-based
Mitt Romney has announced that no one will be allowed to participate in tonight’s “policy roundtable” without giving a minimum of $10,000 to his presidential campaign.
The Obama Administration’s move to oppose the videotaping of interrogations is yet another instance of Obama’s overall effort to preserve the government secrecy that made widespread violations of the Constitution and international law possible.
The Pentagon increases a huge spending program by 50 percent, and then claims to be ending the program’s waste. The 2010 military budget proposed by the Obama Administration is full of little maneuvers like this.
I see no signs of regret on the part of the Department of Defense. They have, according to the most recent estimates, taken 15 billion dollars of public money and given it out to nobody knows who for nobody knows what purposes. The military and the Bush White House have been shameless in their campaign of spending and secrecy.