Friday, August 27, 2010

Last Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq

Here's the last US combat brigade leaving iraq.

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Thursday, April 08, 2010

The Funniest Michael Steele Has Been All Week

"My main man, Johnny Beefstew!"

To watch, go to the Daily Show website.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Can Mr Muppet Steele appear ever week?

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Policy Fairness With Toughness Where Needed

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Obama advisors plan to remove a foreign policy term that alienate Islamic countries from a national security document. The term 'Islamic Radicalism' is to be discarded with having been part of the language of US foreign policy for nearly 9 years.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Language change or not, toughness with Afghanistan is the current direction of US policy in the country.

Bristol Palin Steps Out From Her Mum's Shadow

Bristol Palin has made a public service announcement alongside her son Tripp about the consequences of teen pregnancy for the Candie's Foundation.

She appeared on ABC's 'Good Morning America' to talk about it.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; It's a thought-provoking film, kudos to Bristol.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

The Week The Obama Government Really Started

The signatures on the health insurance reform bill.

Another interesting newspaper piece, this time from the Independent on Sunday's columnist Rupert Cornwall, on how one week, with the Israel discussion, the nuclear treaty and, of course, the healthcare act.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Will this roll the snowball has got keep going though?

The Democrats Stand -Up & Start Governing

The Financial Times has an interesting and in-depth report on the healthcare reform passing.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; It's the end of the beginning, but there's plenty of work still to do, forward!

Saturday, February 27, 2010

By Hook Or By Crook Reform

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Telling The Truthiness Says ; Pass it, pass it, pass it!

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Obama's Dems Question Time

For reasons of balance, Obama held a question time for Senate Democrats, pull up a comfy chair, again...

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Obama, the substance President.

Saturday, February 06, 2010

Obama's GOP Question Time

Here's the full video, pull up a comfy chair...

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Did Bush ever do this type of thing?

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Scratching The Surface On Suicide Bombers

Northwest Airlines Flight 253 (in Delta livery, due to the merging of the two airlines), an Airbus A330-300, sits at Metro Airport, Detroit, after the failed bombing attempt on Christmas Day.

Matt Frei's latest diary entry on the sociology around suicide bombers makes for interesting reading.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; There's not been enough reporting on research into the social reasons for people turning to suicide bombing. More articles like this are highly interesting and welcomed as part of wider discussion and reporting.

Friday, January 08, 2010

A Good News Story ; Truthiness Returns!

After an unplanned break, for much too long, Telling The Truthiness returns.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Did no-one clean whilst I was out?

US Unemployment Holds At 10%, Because People Have Given Up Looking For Work

The headline that the new unemployment figures from the US show the level holding at 10% hides a concerning fact.

The figures have only reached that level because people are giving up on actively looking for work, and once that happens, they are no longer counted in the figures.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; 4000 jobs were created in November, the first increase in nearly two years. It's small, but it's a start.
Cost of the War in Iraq
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