Thomas Jefferson Street

December 2008

Barack Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau, the Hillary Clinton “Grope” and Scenes From the Surveillance Republic

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By Robert Schlesinger, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Bonnie wrote about Obama chief speechwriter Jon Favreau's recent unfortunate encounter with the perils of Facebook, joining a chorus calling for Favreau's professional head.

Well, no. The Favreau kerfuffle certainly holds broader meanings, but they ...

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Nuclear or Biological Terrorism in the Next Five Years

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By Robert Schlesinger, Thomas Jefferson Street blog.

Here's one early benchmark for an Obama administration: If we haven't been hit with a nuclear or biological attack by the end of his first term (or more precisely, the end of the first year of a second term), it's a success. Happy holidays!

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