Beware The Bored Press

Hillary Clinton will likely be the Democratic nominee. Jeb Bush has a good shot at winning the Republican nomination. Whoever wins the Democratic nomination is more likely though not inevitable to win the next presidential election. All three of these statements are rooted in polling, historical trends and common sense. They are not written in … Read more


This letter in the Washington Times from William Campenni (linked by Instapundit) is curiously identical to this one sent to the UK Observer The Observer (of Virginia). Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.

I Get Mad

I’m not your standard issue liberal who believes in peace and flowers and the idea that we should all sing cumbaya as we’re led to slaughter. I believe that the intelligent and humane application of military force is warranted in situations where the lives of our citizens are threatened, or when innocents are being persecuted. As … Read more

Really Winning

I suppose that now is as good a time as any to clarify where I stand on this war. Over the many months as the focus shifted from Osama to Saddam, my contention has been that – yes – we would win this war and it would be quick. I had and still have my … Read more

This Is The Brink Of War?

If it weren’t for the thundering theme music on MSNBCNNFox, it would be hard to tell that this country is less than 24 hours away from an intense military conflict. My grandparent’s generation lived through the conflict to end all conflicts, World War II – where even in the small island of Jamaica my grandmother … Read more

My First Protest

I’m not a protester kind of guy. I’m much more of a “lets-elect-the-right-people” kind of guy. But sometimes you can only write so much on a web site, and you need to be part of an assembled group to make a statement. I don’t delude myself into thinking that my protest will stop the war, … Read more