Category Archives: Republican Brains

Who Could Have Known?

More is less,

The global recovery may be slowing faster than previously thought, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warned today as it cut its growth forecasts for the second half of the year. The Paris-based organisation also called for further stimulus measures if the slowdown proves more than temporary.


You too can recruit for bin Laden

Quite simply, the furor of opposition to the Cordoba House project and the spasm of Islamophobia is the best recruiting tool that bin Laden and his imitators could possibly hope for. As Ali Soufan, a near legendary FBI counter-terrorism interrogator has just written in Forbes, in the wake of the anti-Mosque furor, bin Laden’s “next video script has just written itself.”

Wait a minute, this is about domestic politics and has nothing to do with all of that.

(The link is there.)