Thoughts, musings, and observations from an Army journalist at Fort Knox.
URL: http://smokinnews.blogspot.com/
Added: April 15, 2006
Authority: 42.3744
Type: Blog
Language: N/a
Category: Regional
  Analytics :: more
   Latest Posts :: more

The Problem of Pork

During the leadup to the Nov. 4 election last year, both candidates promised to take a strong stand against earmarks and pork in Congress. Now that Obama's stimulus plan has made its way through the House, it's clear to see that pork isn't going ...

A new holiday tradition

I'm not certain about this, but I am ready to bet that the phrase "the War on Christmas" was coined by Fox News' enfant terrible Bill O'Reilly, who, along with his simpering, platinum-haired cohort John Gibson, have made a new Christmas tradition ...

What did we learn?

Well, it appears (so far) that I've survived my first semester of graduate school. Now, I suppose, would be as good a time as any to look back and figure out exactly what it is that I've learned.The first thing I learned was what political science ...