The Tea Party’s War on America - NYTimes.com
Recommended on the first paragraph alone... Call these folks whatever "civilized" names you (or they) want, but the next time a bunch of elected officials say "give us what we want, or the whole country gets it," (default, ruined lives, economic meltdown, or whatever it is they'll hold to everyone's head the next time), perhaps it'd be worth remembering that to negotiate with people who are threatening folks only encourages them to do it again, with more dire threats, and for even higher stakes.
The United States does not negotiate with folks threatening harm to others to get what they want.
Sunday Night Linkage - Or, if you prefer, Monday morning… More on the Able Archer docs. Aaron Bady’s post on MOOCs is genuinely excellent. I thought Star Trek: Into Darkness was ...
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