November 27, 2007
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From Brookings comes a new, must-read book:
Opportunity 08: Independent Ideas for America’s Next President
New Brookings Book Focuses on Critical Issues Facing the Nation
Opportunity 08: Independent Ideas for America’s Next President offers innovative solutions to the issues facing the 2008 Presidential candidates, presented in 5,000 word essays that provide a concise, yet thoughtful, overview of how to tackle pressing policy challenges. Part One of the book focuses on “Our World” and its topics include the challenge of dealing with Iran, the rise of China, climate change, oil dependence, Middle East peace and the future of Iraq. Part Two, “Our Society,” takes a look at key domestic issues such as housing policy, poverty, inequality, upward economic mobility and voting reform. Part Three, “Our Prosperity,” tackles vexing problems such as the budget deficit, health care access and quality, retirement security, and the challenge of strengthening information technology in the United States.
The editor of Opportunity 08: Independent Ideas for America’s Next President, Michael E. O’Hanlon, is a senior fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is a frequent media commentator on national security and is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Defense Strategy for the Post-Saddam Era; Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security; and A War Like No Other: The Truth about China’s Challenge to America.
I figured (from the first line of the quote) that this would be a comment on the media's love for "independent" politicians (like Bloomberg) whose "independence" usually can be read as "fiscally-moderate non-Democratic liberal". But it's good to see this line:
"...America’s Next President, Michael E. O’Hanlon,"
Joe Lieberman for VP (again).
Posted by: Lev | Nov 27, 2007 4:43:59 PM
Make it stop.
Posted by: Nicholas Beaudrot | Nov 27, 2007 4:59:36 PM
You can't be serious!!! (h/t john McEnroe)
Posted by: steelhead | Nov 27, 2007 5:42:24 PM
"Make it stop."
Posted by: Sam L. | Nov 27, 2007 5:46:52 PM
Brookings has no shame. Is anyone going to read this thing? Besides maybe Hillary and her lackeys?
Posted by: Joe Klein's conscience | Nov 27, 2007 8:46:18 PM
Wow The Hill is really taking a slagging on the InnerTubes lately. Folks just don't seem to want what Bush-in-a-Dress is selling.
I'm down with Kucinich/Paul 08!
UFO + Gold Bug = Nutball
Posted by: A.Citizen | Nov 28, 2007 12:51:16 AM
Do those stupid gold spam posts show up whenever someone mentions Ron Paul? Or am I just imagining things?
Posted by: Jason C. | Nov 28, 2007 1:47:59 AM
you will see PHOTOS of WHO and WHERE Bin Laden and his NETWORKS ARE….
URGENT…PLEASE HELP…. I CANNOT FROM HERE….. I AM BLOCKED ALL AROUND
FORWARD THIS INFORMATION TO THE FBI.
Posted by: gabriel christou | Nov 28, 2007 6:29:21 AM
Yikes. They obviously started this long before the whole Petraeus affair - but YIKES!
Posted by: calscientist | Nov 28, 2007 9:12:51 AM
Ooh, wow, we'd better help Gabriel, it's a conspiracy!!?! Quick, if we all e-mail the FBI at once, maybe they'll get the MESSAGE?
Posted by: Cyrus | Nov 28, 2007 4:20:02 PM
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