What’s changed in America is that leaders who aren’t in politics — the very people you’d expect to take a sober, math-based view of these things — are suddenly celebrating short-term thinking as the only responsible course.
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[A] Subcommittee [of the House Committee on Homeland Security] has concluded that Iran and Hezbollah pose a threat to the entire Western Hemisphere including the United States and our Southwest border.
Mr. Gore and his partners were eager to complete the deal by Dec. 31, lest it be subject to higher tax rates that took effect on Jan. 1 . . . [and he] personally lobbied the distributors that carry Current on the importance of Al Jazeera, according to people briefed on the talks . . .
They support soaking the rich but find ways to stay dry themselves. Read more . . .
Hear Steyn discuss the shame of the Republican’s ‘fiscal cliff’ fiasco, a deeply embarrassing episode for America . . .
The picture has been liked and shared by thousands and the couple has offers to buy the photo, which they never intended to place online for public viewing.
Before this one, the last year that ended in “13” turned out to be one of the unluckiest in American political history. Now comes word from astronomers that a recently discovered comet is heading our way in 2013, predicted by some to blaze ten times brighter than a full moon.
Advocates have vowed to keep pushing for reform. As part of their efforts, they plan to remind Republican members of Congress about their presidential nominee’s defeat among Latino and Asian voters . . .
Moody’s and fellow rater Fitch Ratings have kept the U.S. credit rating at AAA, but both have placed it on a negative outlook for a downgrade, pending a change in fiscal course. Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. for the first time ever . . . in August 2011.
The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a “tsunami bomb” designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves.