Obama may delay repeal of "don't ask, don't tell"

The Washington Times is reporting what seems like a smart move: Barack Obama will probably deal with the most serious problems facing the nation first and postpone action on potentially divisive actions, like the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." My guess is that Obama will delay the push until after the 2010 mid-term elections.Bob Knight is quoted as suggesting that Americans don't have this policy on their radar now but will be quick to react negatively if the policy is debated … [Read more...]

Obama bans some reporters from covering the final days of campaign

From Drudge: Three papers who endorsed John McCain have been told their reporters are not allowed to fly with the candidate during the final days.The Washington Times has more...Hmmmm.... … [Read more...]

Iraqi official says Obama urged a delay in troop agreement

The Washington Times is reporting tonight that Obama urged Iraqi leaders to delay an agreement on US presence in Iraq until a new administration was in place. From the Times:At the same time the Bush administration was negotiating a still elusive agreement to keep the U.S. military in Iraq, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama tried to convince Iraqi leaders in private conversations that the president shouldn't be allowed to enact the deal without congressional approval.Mr. … [Read more...]

Washington Times: Is abortion a mental health risk?

This morning, the Washington Times published my article on the American Psychological Association Mental Health and Abortion Task Force.In it, I call for the APA to start over on this topic. One study formed the essential basis for the Task Force conclusions. I do not agree that the Gilchrist study is better than the 2005 Fergusson study which did demonstrate a reason to be cautious. However, even if one concludes Gilchrist is best, that does not mean it is sufficient or adequate to make a … [Read more...]

Tony Snow remembered by a friend

Tony Snow, loved and respected journalist died recently after a battle with cancer. George Archibald knew Tony Snow while they were both at the Washington Times. In this article, George remembers his friend as only an insider can. … [Read more...]


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