Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Seeds of ISIS

Republicans claim that President Obama’s withdrawal of troops from Iraq brought about the rise of ISIS.  This is simplistic thinking, and I suspect it’s disingenuous—part of their effort to shift the conflict in Iraq and Syria from Bush’s making to … Continue reading

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Did The Eyes Have It?

”We’ve got to bear down.” Those were the words that got Steve Garvey ejected from a baseball game, the only time in his career. It happened on a Thursday night, June 5, 1986, in San Diego. Garvey, a 16-year veteran, … Continue reading

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