PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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The Roberts court, American exceptionalism, and long hair

"Despite British claims, the fact is that right now the United States has virtually the only expeditionary force left on the planet. Other countries can defend themselves, or send troops across a border, but there's almost no capacity left for projecting force any further than that anywhere in the world."

FRIDAY NEWS:
* "Three historical myths have been leading American presidents into folly for nearly a century."
* Good read: how the Roberts' court has lead to an uglier America (and bad news for 2012.)
* In case you missed it: another part of the bailout already paid back - with interest.
* New weapons systems give Americans the edge in Afghanistan.
* Oh. Fiji.
* One thing that unites the tea parties is an opposition to climate change science.
* "Frank Bates didn't start out expecting to find a fundamental property of nature, but that's what he may have done."
* "Why can't middle-aged women have long hair?"
* Casting for The Hobbit has begun.

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