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Oh yes--Mark Foley "breaks his silence"

Oh yes--Mark Foley "breaks his silence"

06/09/11 02:44PM

Via MediaiteTonight on Fox News, Sean Hannity is bringing in an expert on Internet sex scandals to interview. Former Florida Republican Congressman Mark Foley is Hannity’s guest and he will not only discuss his own Internet sex scandal that forced him to resign, but while he is there, he’ll also have some comments on Anthony Weiner’s ongoing controversy as well.This will be good! read more

Must Read Op-Eds for June 9, 2011

06/09/11 08:40AM

Here are today's must read opinion and editorial columns.TESTING THE AFGHAN EXIT RAMPS  BY DAVID IGNATIUSWASHINGTON POSTThe number of troops withdrawn should be a function of the strategic plan, not the other way around. The three variables that U.S. policymakers have been discussing — troop withdrawal, reconciliation with the Taliban and drone attacks in Pakistan — are interrelated. What effect will a change in one variable have on the others? The strategic goal is a regional framework for a post-America Afghanistan. read more

Morning headlines: Thursday, June 9

06/09/11 05:57AM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?First of all: THIS!Obama's approval rating is down as fears of depression rise, according to a new pollJohn Kerry says the U.S. must reconsider delivery aid to AfghanistanDelta changes its policy on military baggage. Really? Charging $200 each for a fourth checked bag? Classy.Dems continue putting the pressure on Weiner to resignBipartisan Biden budget (how's that for alliteration?) talks resume todayU.S. intensifying a secret campaign of Yemen airstrikesCitigroup says hackers breached the bank's network read more

Afghanistan's true price

06/08/11 05:28PM

Earlier today on Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle read the names of four young men who died Saturday in Afghanistan.Sgt. Christopher R. Bell, 21, of Golden, MississippiSgt. Joshua D. Powell, 28, of Quitman, TexasSpc. Devin A. Snyder, 20, of Cohocton, N.Y. Pfc. Robert L. Voakes Jr., 21, of L' Anse, MichiganJoe Scarborough used the Washington Post front page story as a jumping off point to discuss Afghanistan's true cost.He said:We are investing in a country losing billions through mismanagement. read more

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