Saturday, March 6, 2010

For Obama Compromise an Exercise in Futility

Can't state it any clearer than this:

"Every time Obama compromises on a matter of national-security and civil-liberties principle, his GOP opponents raise the pressure to get him to bend further. His compromises earn him no good will. He is being, simply, punked...Obama can fight and win. Or he can compromise, demoralize his base, and the GOP will continue to roll him."

- Spencer Ackerman in The Washington Independent
[via Unconquerable Gladness]

With Venezuelan Oil Industry on Verge of Collapse Are The Chavistas Dancing In The Streets Yet?

The Independent : Despite having the greatest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s government is being forced to spend millions of dolla...