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I am Spartacus … the Libyan edition

If this weren’t so serious, it would be absurd. Come to think of it, it is absurd. In an attempt to meet the One’s deadline of “days not weeks”,  Hillary Clinton, in a hastily called press conference, handed off command operations for the Libyan no-fly zone to NATO. What makes this all so absurd is the fact that everyone knows who is still really in charge. Everyone knows who Spartacus is. Read more

Failure is an option?

There’s been no shortage of criticism of Obama’s decision to set up a no fly zone/air strike on Libya and I think much of it is deserved. I mean, if he wanted to stop civilian killings, why not make this move weeks ago when not only you would have saved lives … but likely would have dethroned Gadhafi? But that’s all water over the dam. This criticism from Britt Hume last night is not an exercise in punditry and I think has real meaning for service people everywhere. Read more