In spite of opposition from a growing majority of Americans, the bureaucratic, diplomatic, military juggernaut known as the “mission in Afghanistan” is bound to be serviced with fresh troops and lots of new money. The only debate among Washington elites is over just how large this escalation will be.
"Is that about the two and half million prison workers?" my nurse asked as she walked to my bed. I was reading Kim Bobo's book,
Way ahead of tea-baggers
We have to fight
Role of the left
A year ago on Labor Day, the nightmare scenario described in the headline above was still a real possibility. Labor and its allies went on to make sure that something quite different unfolded, but what if it had actually happened the way the headline says it did?