IRAN Archives

July 21, 2014

THEY JUST KEEP DOING THE STUFF THEY'LL NEVER DO:

Posted by orrinj at 4:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 19, 2014

THE REGIME ONLY CARES ABOUT THE ECONOMY:

Posted by orrinj at 11:01 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 17, 2014

NO ONE SAID IT WOULD BE EASY:

Posted by orrinj at 10:01 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 14, 2014

ANDROPOV COULDN'T SAVE THE REGIME EITHER:

Posted by orrinj at 3:40 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 8, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 6:17 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 3, 2014

CROSSING THE T'S:

Posted by orrinj at 5:56 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 16, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:09 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 13, 2014

HELP FROM AN ALLY:

Posted by orrinj at 5:32 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 10, 2014

WHAT SHAH?:

Posted by orrinj at 1:23 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 8, 2014

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by orrinj at 1:19 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 2, 2014

ALL COMEDY IS CONSERVATIVE:

Posted by orrinj at 6:36 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 22, 2014

JAW-JAW:

Posted by orrinj at 5:56 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS:

Posted by orrinj at 3:27 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 19, 2014

GLOBALIZATION IS AMERICANIZATION:

Posted by orrinj at 6:35 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 4, 2014

THEY'RE RIGHT SOUNDS JUST LIKE OURS:

Posted by orrinj at 8:23 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 18, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 6:39 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 6, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:05 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 30, 2014

KICKING OUT THE JAMS:

Posted by orrinj at 8:13 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 13, 2014

THERE IS NO IRAN:

Posted by orrinj at 7:23 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 8, 2014

GOTTA BREAK THE JUDICIARY:

Posted by orrinj at 9:23 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 25, 2014

THE TEMPESTUOUS NATURE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by orrinj at 6:03 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 18, 2014

THE NATURE OF A FETISH:

Posted by orrinj at 5:25 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 9, 2014

THINGS THAT MATTER AND THINGS THAT DON'T:

Posted by orrinj at 11:35 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:12 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 7, 2014

AND INDIA:

Posted by orrinj at 5:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 6, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:08 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 3, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 5:46 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 2, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 11:17 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 30, 2014

THE RIPENESS OF TIME:

Posted by orrinj at 2:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 29, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:39 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 27, 2014

NEXT:

Posted by orrinj at 3:34 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 26, 2014

TIME FOR US TO MISS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MISS AN OPPORTUNITY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:33 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:09 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 23, 2014

TRADING SOVEREIGNTY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH:

Posted by orrinj at 5:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 22, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:35 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

MOST IMPORTANTLY, THERE'S NOTHING TO LOSE:

Posted by orrinj at 6:12 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 21, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 5:06 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 20, 2014

SIC TRANSIT SOVEREIGNTY:

Posted by orrinj at 1:30 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 15, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 4:43 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 14, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 3:31 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 12, 2014

THAT WAS EASY:

Posted by orrinj at 4:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

SWAPPING SOVEREIGNTY FOR GROWTH:

Posted by orrinj at 8:42 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 11, 2014

SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY:

Posted by orrinj at 9:57 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 9:45 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

BIRDS OF A FEATHER:

Posted by orrinj at 8:19 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 10, 2014

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:02 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 9, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 11:57 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 8, 2014

TRADING SOVEREIGNTY FOR GROWTH:

Posted by orrinj at 2:00 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 6, 2014

A THREAT ONLY TO THEMSELVES:

Posted by orrinj at 5:09 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 3, 2014

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 2:45 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 25, 2013

SPEAKING OF THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS:

Posted by orrinj at 5:46 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 23, 2013

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 5:06 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 22, 2013

THE WESTERNIZERS VS THE HARD-LINERS:

Posted by orrinj at 9:40 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 21, 2013

JUST SKIP STRAIGHT TO THE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT:

Posted by orrinj at 9:59 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 15, 2013

UNCLE NAPOLEON LIVES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:32 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:51 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 7, 2013

UNANIMITY IS A BIT OF A REACH, A MAJORITY SUFFICES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:07 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 5, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 4:51 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

WE CALL IT THE PERSIAN GULF, SO IT IS:

Posted by orrinj at 4:18 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 27, 2013

HASSAN.I.AM:

Posted by orrinj at 5:18 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 25, 2013

MAKING SPACE:

Posted by orrinj at 5:37 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

ALL IS OPPORTUNITY:

Posted by orrinj at 3:25 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 24, 2013

ET TU, CON?:

Posted by orrinj at 5:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

OF COURSE, IF W HAD NEGOTIATED IT...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:54 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

BUT ONE BIG WINNER...THE IRANIAN PEOPLE:

Posted by orrinj at 6:48 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 23, 2013

ALL THAT'S LEFT IS A FETISH:

Posted by orrinj at 11:04 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 15, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 10:17 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 14, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:19 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 12, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 2:20 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 11, 2013

LYNDON BAINES KHAMEINI:

Posted by orrinj at 1:43 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 10, 2013

THEY EVEN HATE THE RIGHT PEOPLE NOW:

Posted by orrinj at 11:40 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 9, 2013

THANKS, HASSAN:

Posted by orrinj at 7:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 8, 2013

FINALLY EARNING THAT PEACE PRIZE:

Posted by orrinj at 5:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 5, 2013

LIBERALIZING THE DEMOCRACY:

Posted by orrinj at 8:28 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 3:30 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 3, 2013

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:04 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

"HE'LL NEVER SAY THAT":

Posted by orrinj at 9:29 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 30, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:33 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 28, 2013

AND RIGHT THEY ARE TO BE AFRAID:

Posted by orrinj at 9:12 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

WHICH IS HOW DEMOCRACY WORKS:

Posted by orrinj at 4:44 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

RHETORIC BECOMES REALITY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:26 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 19, 2013

OUR ALLY, THEIR ENEMY:

Posted by orrinj at 4:24 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 17, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 2:23 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 13, 2013

OUCH:

Posted by orrinj at 11:23 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 11, 2013

GROWING UP:

Posted by orrinj at 1:37 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

WORDS AND DEEDS:

Posted by orrinj at 1:28 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 9, 2013

WHEN TWO SIDES SIT DOWN TO NEGOTIATE...:

Posted by orrinj at 7:09 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 7, 2013

BECAUSE AMERICAN POLICY IS TO DEMOCRATIZE THOSE SUNNI STATES...:

Posted by orrinj at 4:49 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 4, 2013

ONBOARD:

Posted by orrinj at 8:33 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 3, 2013

IT'S NOT TERRORISM WHEN WE DO IT:

Posted by orrinj at 4:42 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

THAT'S WHY NOW:

Posted by orrinj at 4:32 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 1, 2013

THAT'S WHY NOW:

Posted by orrinj at 6:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 30, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 4:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 29, 2013

DONE DEAL:

Posted by orrinj at 6:41 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 28, 2013

TRUST, BUT VERIFY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:55 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 27, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 11:07 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

THE PEOPLE'S HOPE:

Posted by orrinj at 4:42 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 26, 2013

CONSTRUCTION ZONE:

Posted by orrinj at 8:18 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 25, 2013

...AND FASTER...:

Posted by orrinj at 6:46 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES:

Posted by orrinj at 4:38 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 24, 2013

THAT WAS EASY:

Posted by orrinj at 6:43 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

THEIR COURT:

Posted by orrinj at 6:01 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 23, 2013

REDEEMING A WASTED DECADE:

Posted by orrinj at 7:24 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 21, 2013

THE WONDER IS THAT THEY STILL WANT TO BE OUR ALLY:

Posted by orrinj at 8:51 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 20, 2013

RHETORIC BECOMES REALITY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:23 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 18, 2013

END OF AN ERROR:

Posted by orrinj at 3:30 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

A DELUGE STARTS WITH A DRIP:

Posted by orrinj at 1:25 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

TRUST, BUT VERIFY:

Posted by orrinj at 4:32 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 17, 2013

NOW IT'S JUST A QUESTION OF SPEED:

Posted by orrinj at 8:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

UNLIKELY? TRY NATURAL:

Posted by orrinj at 6:11 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 16, 2013

"THANK YOU, ROUHANI!!!"

Posted by orrinj at 6:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES:

Posted by orrinj at 6:45 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

BABY OUT WITH THE BA'ATH:

Posted by orrinj at 3:38 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

ROUHANI TO DAMASCUS, "DROP DEAD":

Posted by orrinj at 1:32 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 15, 2013

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 7:38 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

WIN-WIN:

Posted by orrinj at 9:05 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 7, 2013

NOW TO GET THE CAPITALISM RIGHT:

Posted by orrinj at 5:28 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 6, 2013

GREEN LIGHT FROM TEHRAN:

Posted by orrinj at 2:23 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

GONE AND FORGOTTEN:

Posted by orrinj at 1:51 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 4, 2013

pROTESTANTISM:

Posted by orrinj at 4:12 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 1, 2013

THE GUARDIAN VS THE CONSERVATIVES:

Posted by orrinj at 8:20 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

August 26, 2013

THE SHAPER OF THINGS TO COME:

Posted by orrinj at 5:34 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 21, 2013

BARRY & BIBI SHOULD BOTH GO:

Posted by orrinj at 3:19 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 15, 2013

NOTHING TO LOSE BUT MUTUAL HATRED:

Posted by orrinj at 5:03 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 13, 2013

NUKES ARE THE LEAST IMPORTANT ISSUE BETWEEN US:

Posted by orrinj at 6:05 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 29, 2013

SPEAKING THE PEOPLE'S LANGUAGE:

Posted by orrinj at 7:32 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 27, 2013

LOOKING FOR A FIG LEAF:

Posted by orrinj at 5:14 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 26, 2013

AFTER WE CONCEDE THEY CAN, WILL THEY?:

Posted by orrinj at 5:31 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 24, 2013

"THE ESSENTIAL FEATURE":

Posted by orrinj at 4:52 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 23, 2013

HOW YOU GONNA KEEP HIM IN THE CABANA...:

Posted by orrinj at 9:22 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

FAIR TO MIDDLIN':

Posted by orrinj at 8:08 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 21, 2013

IN A DEMOCRACY YOU JUST HAVE TO TAKE YOUR LUMPS SOMETIMES:

Posted by orrinj at 7:30 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 20, 2013

AMERICA DESERVES A THIRD CHANCE TO GET IT RIGHT:

Posted by orrinj at 4:31 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 19, 2013

GREEN LIGHT, GO:

Posted by orrinj at 8:00 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 15, 2013

THE TRAGEDY IS THAT WE DIDN'T ENCOURAGE TURNOUT TWO ELECTIONS AGO:

Posted by orrinj at 5:41 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

THE REVOLUTION TRUMPS THE REGIME:

Posted by orrinj at 6:08 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

IN A DEMOCRACY, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS VOTE:

Posted by orrinj at 12:04 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 14, 2013

FUNNY SORT OF TOTALITARIANISM:

Posted by orrinj at 6:35 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

SURPRISINGLY?:

Posted by orrinj at 5:34 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 12, 2013

THIS IS POLITICS:

Posted by orrinj at 8:29 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 11, 2013

NOW JUST TURN OUT THE VOTE:

Posted by orrinj at 7:58 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 5, 2013

WHICH IS WHY WE SHOULD ENCOURAGE TURNOUT:

Posted by orrinj at 5:01 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 2, 2013

DEFENDING THE REGIME INSTEAD OF THE REVOLUTION IS ILLEGITIMATE:

Posted by orrinj at 8:01 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 11, 2013

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Posted by orrinj at 1:39 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 6, 2013

TOOK LONG ENOUGH FOR THE WEST TO REALIZE HE'S THE GUARDIAN'S ENEMY:

Posted by orrinj at 8:04 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

March 9, 2013

SADLY, W MISSED THE BEST OPPORTUNITY TO LOVE BOMB THEM:

Posted by orrinj at 10:23 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 20, 2012

BE THE PLAYER, NOT THE PLAYED:

Posted by orrinj at 6:55 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 5, 2012

ON THE OTHER HAND, WE CAN CAUSE INFLATION ABROAD:

Posted by orrinj at 8:56 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 4, 2012

WHICH IS WHY AN EMBRACE FROM W WOULD HAVE BEEN TRANSFORMATIVE:

Posted by orrinj at 4:38 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 31, 2012

ORIGINAL SIN:

Posted by orrinj at 7:12 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

July 2, 2012

THE ZOMBIE WARS:

Posted by orrinj at 6:37 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 25, 2012

WHEN THE COLONISTS GREW MORE ANGLO THAN THE COLONIZERS:

Posted by orrinj at 5:06 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 17, 2012

JUST ANOTHER DEMOCRACY:

Posted by orrinj at 7:00 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 2, 2012

FROM THE FILES OF TARGET ACQUISITION

Posted by orrinj at 8:37 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 29, 2012

THEY THREATEN, THEIR ENEMIES ATTACK:

Posted by orrinj at 5:33 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 20, 2012

IT'S NOT AS IF THERE'S ANY DOWNSIDE FOR IRAN:

Posted by orrinj at 9:05 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 12, 2012

HELPING THEM IN OFF OF THE LEDGE:

Posted by orrinj at 6:40 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 22, 2012

ARE WE REALLY SUPPOSED TO LISTEN TO AN EXPERT...:

Posted by orrinj at 9:11 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

April 12, 2012

NEITHER SIDE CAN TAKE YES FOR AN ANSWER:

Posted by orrinj at 3:17 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 21, 2012

MIGHT WANT TO CHOOSE ANOTHER METAPHOR:

Posted by orrinj at 5:20 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

February 7, 2012

DEMOCRACY IS A TOUGH TASKMASTER:

Posted by orrinj at 7:13 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 10, 2012

DARN IT, YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE ROMANIA:

Posted by orrinj at 6:15 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

January 8, 2012

HE'S NO WORSE AT UNDERSTANDING US THAN WE THEM, BUT...:

Posted by orrinj at 8:00 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

December 4, 2011

UNCLE NAPOLEON SMILES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:52 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

November 13, 2011

THE BANDIT HAS NO GUN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:30 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 19, 2011

KEYSTONE QUDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:42 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 13, 2011

WAS UNDERSECRETARY VIZZINI CONDUCTING THE BRIEFING?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:34 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

October 6, 2011

THE PERSIAN STREET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:24 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 15, 2011

IF ONLY THE AYATOLLAHS HAD RIGGED THE ELECTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:26 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

September 14, 2011

COULD W HAVE MADE THE CONSPIRACY ANY CLEARER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:45 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 23, 2011

NO SON OF MINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:09 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

June 13, 2011

MISAPPREHENDING THE ROLE OF THE MONARCH IN A REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:09 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 31, 2011

DREAMS OF GENIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:34 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 29, 2011

FIDDLING WHILE THE REPUBLIC BURNS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:25 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 25, 2011

HEY, YOU'RE RAINING ON OUR HYSTERIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:36 PM | Comments (Old System 0)

SOMEONE HAS TO GUARD THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:14 AM | Comments (Old System 0)

May 18, 2011

THERE IS NO IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:07 AM

May 16, 2011

GUARDING THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:16 PM

May 12, 2011

EXCEPT THAT IF HE ISN'T MAD THEN HE IS THE MAHDI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:50 AM

May 8, 2011

SUFFER NOT WITCHES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:00 AM

April 30, 2011

MAYBE HE WAS HOME WATCHING THE WEDDING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:13 AM

February 20, 2011

BECOME?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

December 24, 2010

WHEN THE PRICE OF BREAD GOES UP REGIMES COME DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 AM

December 21, 2010

AS THE SHAH, THE MULLAHS CAN'T WIN....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:34 AM

December 19, 2010

AND MAHMOUD AIN'T NO BRAIN SURGEON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:07 PM

December 17, 2010

A CRISIS OF LEGITIMACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:08 AM

December 4, 2010

DOES NO ONE EDIT THE OBSERVER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:40 PM

December 1, 2010

SHHHHH...THE ALLIANCE ISN'T OFFICIAL YET....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:31 AM

November 30, 2010

THE ONLY FOLKS THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR PROGRAM POSES AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:35 PM

November 24, 2010

WHEN THE PRICE OF BREAD RISES GOVERNMENTS FALL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:10 PM

DEFENDING THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:58 AM

November 17, 2010

IMPORTING THE INFERIOR CULTURE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:59 AM

November 3, 2010

SOMETIMES THE MOUNTAIN HAS TO GO TO MOHAMMED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:52 PM

October 12, 2010

BUT THE EXISTENTIAL DREAD IS DELICIOUS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:58 PM

September 29, 2010

FAILING PRESIDENTS ALWAYS LOOK TO FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:34 AM

END THE NIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:28 AM

September 16, 2010

POSSIBLE? IT'S INEVITABLE, BUT IT'S A QUINTET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:57 PM

IRAN 180:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:37 AM

September 10, 2010

MR. KHAMENEI'S WILD TIGER RIDE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:28 PM

August 24, 2010

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:35 PM

August 10, 2010

BUT THE WALL IS MADE OF STRAW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:52 PM

August 7, 2010

JUST BECAUSE THE MESSIAH'S COMING...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:24 AM

August 4, 2010

THE NOOSE TIGHTENS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:21 AM

July 16, 2010

FOUL WEATHER BELLWETHER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:15 PM

June 13, 2010

I'LL JOIN AFTER YOU WIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:03 PM

May 29, 2010

SPARKS IN THE KINDLING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:23 PM

May 22, 2010

LONG, HOT SUMMER COMING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:23 AM

NATURAL ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 AM

May 2, 2010

PNE OF THE BOOKS YOU CAN WIN IN OUR SUPREME COURT CONTEST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:16 PM

April 24, 2010

INTERNATIONAL LAW IS WHATEVER WE SAY IT IS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:52 AM

April 18, 2010

IT'S THE WRONG FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR LONG TERM THINKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:41 AM

March 20, 2010

THE IMMINENT ALLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:18 AM

March 6, 2010

GLOBALIZATION AND DEMOGRAPHY TRUMP TWELVERISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:45 AM

February 27, 2010

TWELVER ANGRY MEN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 AM

February 23, 2010

WITH KHOMEINI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:07 AM

February 3, 2010

IF THEY CARED ABOUT THAT THEY WOULDN'T BE rEALISTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:52 PM

January 31, 2010

AND AFTER ALL, DIDN'T WE HIRE THE UR TO HEIGHTEN GLOBAL TENSIONS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:14 AM

January 16, 2010

DISGUSTING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:04 AM

January 12, 2010

THE ATTACK WAS SUCCESSFUL, SO YOU KNOW IT WASN'T THE CIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:39 AM

January 7, 2010

THERE ARE PLENTY OF REASONS TO CHANGE THE REGIME, BUT THIS ONE IS EXACTLY BACKWARDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:58 AM

January 5, 2010

HAVING DELEGITIMIZED ITSELF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:43 AM

January 1, 2010

WESTMINSTER RIGHTLY UNDERSTOOD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:19 PM

LET POLAND BE POLAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:02 AM

December 30, 2009

IT'S NOT THE HEAD, IT'S THE BODY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:19 AM

THE SHAH ALWAYS FALLS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:54 AM

IT'LL NEVER HAVE NUKES, IT WILL BE A LIBERAL DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:47 AM

December 29, 2009

COUNT THE VOTES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 PM

THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THEIR OWN PEOPLE WELL ENOUGH TO GOVERN THEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:58 AM

December 27, 2009

THE FIRST RULE OF A CULTURE BUILT ON MARTYRDOM...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:48 PM

TIME AND hISTORY ON THEIR SIDE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:41 PM

December 21, 2009

WHY CAN'T WE BE AT LEAST AS FREE AS GEORGE BUSH'S IRAQ?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:32 AM

December 20, 2009

DOING THE SONS OF LIBERTY PROUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:01 AM

December 12, 2009

WHILE THE UNICORN RIDER SLEPT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:50 PM

December 6, 2009

THE UR'S PEACE PARTNER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:22 PM

November 23, 2009

SQUIRREL!:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:45 PM

November 4, 2009

ONE IS SO RARELY ASHAMED OF OUR COUNTRY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:01 PM

DID HE THINK WE WOULDN'T MIND?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:04 AM

A REGIME ON THE LAM FROM ITS PEOPLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:13 AM

October 21, 2009

SOMETIMES THE BLOWBACK HITS THE ENEMY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:43 AM

October 18, 2009

MAYBE AHMEDINEJAD CAN TAKE OVER THE BALUSHISTANI EMBASSY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:26 AM

October 6, 2009

GRANT IT AS A PROVOCATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:48 AM

October 5, 2009

CORPORATIONS HAVE NO SOUL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:24 PM

October 4, 2009

TAMP 'EM UP SOLID, BIBI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 AM

October 3, 2009

IS AHMADINEJAD PERSIAN FOR SCHICKELGRUBER?::

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

September 27, 2009

NOW THAT'S rEALISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:21 PM

SORRY, NICK, WHO'S BEING NAIVE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:56 AM

September 24, 2009

WHAT'S THE POINT OF STORMING OUT ON A GUY YOU'LL TALK TO WITHOUT PRECONDITIONS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:25 AM

September 23, 2009

SHOULDN'T HE HAVE BEEN SPEAKING AT WESTMINSTER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:51 AM

September 22, 2009

A PERFECT METAPHOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

September 21, 2009

THE TOUGHEST FRAIL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:19 AM

September 20, 2009

THE ENDLESS AWKWARD COURTSHIP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:26 AM

September 18, 2009

NOT WHAT KHOMEINI HAD IN MIND...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:25 AM

September 13, 2009

NOT THAT IT'S FAIR TO EXPECT SOMEONE SO INEXPERIENCED TO GRASP IT...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 AM

September 12, 2009

WE SEEM DESTINED ALWAYS TO GET IRAN BACKWARDS...

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:59 AM

September 10, 2009

BECAUSE THE UR LISTENS TO STATE AND THE CIA...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:38 AM

September 7, 2009

I'M GUARDING WHAT SORT OF REGIME?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:56 AM

September 4, 2009

SOMETIMES, NOTHING IS A REAL COOL HAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:38 AM

September 3, 2009

THE BURKEAN CHALLENGE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:13 AM

August 30, 2009

IF DEMOCRATS WERE DERANGED BY BUSH V. GORE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:27 AM

KHAMENEI STRIKES BACK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:11 AM

August 28, 2009

YOU COULD NUKE 'EM AND AMERICANS WOULDN'T BAT AN EYELASH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:08 PM

SORRY, MAHMOUD...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:27 AM

August 25, 2009

LUCKY FOR HIM HE HAS AN IMAGINARY FRIEND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:35 AM

August 12, 2009

A SOURCE, A SHARK, AND A DICTATOR WALK INTO A BAZAAR...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:57 AM

August 8, 2009

MEN IN BLACK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:16 AM

August 7, 2009

IRANIAN NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AS SAFE AS AS AN IN-LAW'S HOUSE!:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

August 4, 2009

THE WATER OFF AMITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:05 PM

August 3, 2009

BATTLE OF THE PRESIDENTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:46 AM

July 30, 2009

BAD ENOUGH TO MAKE MARTYRS IN THE FIRST PLACE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:17 AM

KEEPING IT FRESH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:07 AM

July 29, 2009

COUNTERING THE COUP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:04 PM

July 28, 2009

EVEN THE UR WAITED UNTIL HE WAS IN OFFICE TO IMPLODE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:52 PM

July 27, 2009

CONSERVATIVES VS TWELVERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:45 AM

July 24, 2009

BLACK ON BLACK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:07 PM

July 22, 2009

SKIPPING OUT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:01 PM

July 20, 2009

COLONEL NICHOLSON, I PRESUME?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:53 PM

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:59 AM

July 19, 2009

ONLY THE TSAR CAN STOP THE BOLSHEVIKS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:20 AM

July 18, 2009

AT LEAST THEY KNOW WHOSE SIDE WE BELONG ON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:34 AM

July 17, 2009

UNITY, BUT POST-AHMEDINEJAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:51 PM

WHEN RAFA RANTS WE ALL WIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:51 PM

July 9, 2009

NO MORE TIRS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:33 AM

REPUBLIC OR REVOLUTION?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:18 AM

July 8, 2009

ATTACKING ON THE RETREAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:50 AM

THANKS, W:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:30 AM

July 7, 2009

HE'S MADE HIMSELF FAIR GAME NOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:53 AM

July 5, 2009

BLIND EYE? THEY'LL WRITE A CHECK TO COVER THE COST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:59 AM

WE'RE SHI'A, NOT CHICAGOANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:48 AM

GETTING DIRTY WITH FRIEND DRISCOLL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:37 AM

July 1, 2009

A CONSTITUTIONAL AND THEOLOGICAL CRISIS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:49 PM

June 29, 2009

MORE SONNY THAN MICHAEL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:21 AM

June 27, 2009

HE DOESN'T GET IT EITHER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 PM

June 26, 2009

THERE'S NOTHING TO FEAR WHEN YOUR FOES CAN'T CRACK DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:11 AM

June 25, 2009

THE CONSERVATIVES IN TOWN ARE ON OUR SIDE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:49 PM

CHOOSE THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:38 PM

MORE SHI'A, NOT LESS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:22 AM

June 24, 2009

BE SHI'A:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:53 AM

RAFSANJANI IS FROM WESTMINSTER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 AM

GREEN LIGHT, GO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:16 AM

June 23, 2009

ALREADY A LIBERAL SOCIETY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:55 AM

ANGLOPHOBIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:44 AM

MAKING MARTYRS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 AM

SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:13 AM

June 22, 2009

A GUARDIAN, NOT A GOVERNOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 AM

WHAT IS THIS, PHILADELPHIA?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:49 AM

June 21, 2009

THE AYATOLLAH BECOMES THE SHAH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:21 AM

SETTLING SCORES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:57 AM

June 20, 2009

MAKING IT ABOUT HIMSELF COULD BE WHAT KILLS THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:52 AM

June 19, 2009

AYATOLLAH NAPOLEON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:41 AM

June 18, 2009

HE DOESN'T CARE ABOUT MAHMOUD, JUST THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:15 PM

A PERCIPIENT COMPARISON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:19 PM

PROUD IRANIANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:51 AM

NO ONE CHOOSES IMPOVERISHMENT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:31 AM

THE PERSIAN PARADOX:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:18 AM

June 17, 2009

MAKING MARTYRS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:35 AM

IT'S NO WONDER OUR RELATIONS WITH IRAN ARE SUCH A MESS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:56 AM

June 16, 2009

THE AYATOLLAH'S GRAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:53 PM

BEDTIME FOR BRONZO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:24 PM

WHEN, NOT IF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

June 15, 2009

REPUBLIC OR REVOLUTION?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:18 AM

June 14, 2009

FORCING THE CONTRADICTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:05 PM

GIVEN THAT THE IDEOLOGY OF THE REPUBLIC DEPENDS ON DEMOCRATIC LEGITIMACY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:24 AM

June 13, 2009

REVOLUTION OR REPUBLIC?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:17 PM

WHERE'S JIMMY CARTER WHEN YOU NEED HIM?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:35 AM

June 12, 2009

GOTV:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:40 PM

PSY OPS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:59 AM

THEY'RE ONLY IN THIS FIX....

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:01 AM

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:41 AM

June 11, 2009

THE UNFRIENDLY CONFINES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:31 AM

June 10, 2009

IRRESPECTIVE OF WHO WINS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:57 AM

REFORM OR COUNTER-REVOLUTION?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:46 AM

June 8, 2009

HALO, GOODBYE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:05 PM

June 6, 2009

NOT MOST IS NOT A BAD THING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:16 AM

June 4, 2009

A MISSED OPPORTUNITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:04 PM

WAIT A SECOND...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:53 PM

DEMOCRACY ISN'T SUPPOSED TO BE PLACID:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:35 PM

May 24, 2009

INFINITE OPACITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:26 AM

May 22, 2009

ACTUALLY, ALL IT WILL TAKE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:32 AM

May 9, 2009

THE REVOLUTION FAILED...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:05 AM

May 8, 2009

rEPUBLICANS VS. THE rEVOLUTIONARY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:25 AM

May 4, 2009

THE REGULARITY OF RARITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:52 AM

April 27, 2009

TOSSED ON THE BLACK SEA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:21 AM

April 20, 2009

THIS MUST BE THAT THERE NUANCE THINGY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:00 PM

LET'S SEE WHAT THE UR'S BFF IS UP TO TODAY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:01 PM

April 14, 2009

ONE WOULD LIKE TO THINK...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:20 AM

April 8, 2009

WE'D ALL BETTER HOPE HE'S MORE SUBSTANTIAL THAN THE UR...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:30 AM

SPLIT THE A-FRAME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:20 AM

April 6, 2009

IF YOU WERE HUGO CHAVEZ'S BOSS WOULD YOU RE-HIRE HIM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:08 AM

March 30, 2009

BETTER KHAMENEI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:27 AM

March 21, 2009

HE DOES FOREIGN POLICY LIKE HE BOWLS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:08 AM

March 20, 2009

HOW LONG UNTIL IT'S REVEALED THAT THE VIDEO WON'T PLAY ON IRANIAN MACHINES?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:28 AM

March 9, 2009

AN ORGANIZATION MAN OF THEIR OWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:23 AM

March 8, 2009

THE WRITING IS ON THE WALL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 AM

February 15, 2009

THE PLAN EMERGES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:19 PM

February 8, 2009

THE ONLY QUESTION...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:35 AM

February 4, 2009

THE REVOLUTION IS OVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:00 PM

February 1, 2009

THE AYATOLLAH'S CHOICE

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:49 AM

January 28, 2009

THEY GET IT, WHODDA THUNK?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:51 PM

THEOLOGY, DEMOGRAPHY, GEOGRAPHY, DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:59 AM

January 24, 2009

DOUBLING DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:18 AM

January 22, 2009

TO THE CONTRARY, IT WOULD BE SHOCKING...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:57 AM

January 9, 2009

SO CLOSE TO AN INSIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:28 PM

December 30, 2008

YOU CAN WAKE UP NOW, THE REVOLUTION IS OVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:42 AM

December 19, 2008

ONE THING ABOUT BELIEVING IN ALL-POWERFUL CONSPIRACIES....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

December 15, 2008

THE SOVEREIGN'S NEED FOR TAX DOLLARS IS THE ENGINE OF LIBERALIZATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:56 AM

December 9, 2008

ENOUGH WITH THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE ATTACKS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:00 PM

December 5, 2008

AND, THIS TIME...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:16 PM

December 4, 2008

THE SKIDS WON'T EVEN BE GREASED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:54 AM

November 20, 2008

THE POOR GUY OUGHT TO CANCEL HIS SUBSCRIPTIONS TO MOTHER JONES AND THE NATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:08 PM

THE AYATOLLAH OUTRANKS MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 AM

November 18, 2008

ALL THAT'S EVER MATTERED...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:10 AM

November 10, 2008

GOING OVER HIS HEAD TO THE TOP GUY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:35 PM

November 5, 2008

LOW HANGING FRUIT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:13 PM

October 27, 2008

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE BLOT YOU CAN SEE WHATEVER YOU WANT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:17 PM

October 26, 2008

SINCE AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI OPPOSED HIM FROM THE BEGINNING...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:43 PM

JOE BIDEN'S LUCKY HE ISN'T AN IRANIAN SENATOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:05 AM

THE GRAND AYATOLLAH WILL BE RELIEVING HIM OF THAT BURDEN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:53 AM

October 23, 2008

THE GRACEFUL WAY OUT THE DOOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:34 PM

October 19, 2008

IN IRAN, POLITICS DOESN'T STOP AT THE SHORELINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:41 PM

October 17, 2008

MEANWHILE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:27 PM

October 16, 2008

ALL ABOUT GOTV:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:26 AM

October 13, 2008

TWELVERNOMICS ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:39 PM

October 12, 2008

GOTTA BE IN IT TO WIN IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:17 AM

September 22, 2008

THE VOICE DEMOCRATS SILENCED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:09 PM

THE RIGHT VS IRAN AND DEMOCRATS VS JEWS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:37 AM

September 16, 2008

POST-MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:24 AM

September 14, 2008

AND OUR NEXT PRESIDENT...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:13 AM

September 13, 2008

NOT BAD PEOPLE, BAD LEADERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:17 AM

September 9, 2008

UNNATURAL ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:08 AM

August 31, 2008

DEFENDING THE REPUBLIC AGAINST THREATS FROM ABROAD...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:12 PM

August 28, 2008

THE BAD COP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:35 PM

August 25, 2008

THE END OF HISTORY WON'T SKIP PERSIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:26 AM

August 7, 2008

FINALLY? HIS GOOSE HAS BEEN COOKED SINCE HE ACCIDENTALLY WON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:29 PM

July 16, 2008

THE CHOICE IS BETWEEN REVOLUTION OR REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:29 PM

July 12, 2008

I DON'T THINK THAT TEST MEANS WHAT YOU THINK IT MEANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:22 AM

July 1, 2008

WHICH IS WHY WE SHOULD HAVE DONE THE USSR, BUT THE VOTERS WILL DO THIS REGIME CHANGE FOR US:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 AM

June 30, 2008

SET ASIDE FOR A MOMENT THE HILARITY OF INDIVISIBLE FRANCE AND GERMANY...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:21 AM

June 28, 2008

THE SAD THING IS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:45 AM

June 27, 2008

SKETCHY POWERS OF OBSERVATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:27 PM

June 23, 2008

THE WEIMAR PHASE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:20 AM

June 11, 2008

KLEPTO, NOT THEO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:31 AM

June 10, 2008

THE GUARDIAN'S GUARD DOG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 PM

June 7, 2008

SHHHHHH....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:38 PM

June 3, 2008

ENDRUNNING MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

June 2, 2008

EXCEPT THAT THE "AGAIN" IS COUNTERFACTUAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:26 PM

May 29, 2008

HINTS AT SHIFT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:09 PM

May 28, 2008

CAN'T FOOL A FOOL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:51 AM

IT'S THE ECONOMY, MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:26 AM

May 22, 2008

JUST SYMBOLS, BUT USEFUL ONES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 AM

May 20, 2008

THE MESSIAH AIN'T BIDDABLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:22 AM

May 6, 2008

PRESERVING THE REPUBLIC REQUIRES THWARTING THE REVOLUTIONARIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:16 PM

April 28, 2008

THINKING CAP TIME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:46 AM

April 27, 2008

THE ANTI-MAHMOUD MAJORITY MAJLIS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:37 AM

April 24, 2008

CYRUSWORLD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:48 AM

April 23, 2008

TWELVERNOMICS ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:24 PM

THE AYATOLLAH VS. MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:26 AM

April 14, 2008

AN EASY OUT FOR THE AYATOLLAH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:35 AM

April 10, 2008

BUTT OF HIS OWN JOKE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:37 PM

April 7, 2008

TWELVERISM ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:14 PM

dEMOCRATIC CHECKS AND BALANCES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:13 AM

April 6, 2008

WHEREAS dEMOCRATS DON'T CONTROL INFORMATION FLOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:17 AM

April 5, 2008

THE MAIN DIFFERENCE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:34 AM

March 16, 2008

A LOSS FOR MAHMOUD, BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN A LANDSLIDE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:14 PM

TOO MUCH FREEDOM TO BOTHER REVOLTING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:17 AM

March 15, 2008

CONTROLLING MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:27 AM

BOYCOTT TOTALITARIANS, NOT DEMOCRACIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:40 AM

March 14, 2008

BUT ARE WE CAPABLE OF PRAGMATISM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:12 AM

ANOTHER SQUANDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 AM

March 12, 2008

P[ersians] W[ith] A[tittudes]:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:40 PM

IMPORTING THE INFERIOR CULTURE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:10 AM

March 11, 2008

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:03 PM

March 10, 2008

GLOBALIZATION TRUMPS TWELVERISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 AM

March 9, 2008

PERFECTING THE REPUBLIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:25 AM

KHAMENEI'S REFORMER, CONSERVATIVE REFORMERS, OR THE TWELVERS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:38 AM

February 27, 2008

THE DAILY DOSE OF RARE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:42 AM

February 26, 2008

LET'S PUT IT THIS WAY...

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:44 PM

February 21, 2008

TALK ABOUT A FALSE DICHOTOMY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:50 PM

February 20, 2008

LYING MOCKER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:07 PM

February 19, 2008

WHEN THE GUARDIAN SAYS JUMP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:28 AM

February 16, 2008

THE AYATOLLAH PASSES ANOTHER TEST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:57 PM

FUNDAMENTALIST DEMOCRAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:53 AM

February 15, 2008

REPUBLICAN, NOT DEMOCRATIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

February 13, 2008

THE SHOCK OF THE INEVITABLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 AM

February 12, 2008

WHICH REQUIRES AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI TO INTERVENE AGAIN...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:53 AM

ONE OF THOSE INEVITABILITIES THAT WILL TAKE EVERYONE BY SURPRISE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:44 AM

February 11, 2008

SEPARATED POWERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:56 PM

February 5, 2008

HOW FREQUENT DOES CRITICISM HAVE TO BE BEFORE IT'S REGULAR RATHER THAN RARE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:01 PM

February 2, 2008

DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YOU IN THE...TURBAN...ON THE WAY OUT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:25 PM

January 28, 2008

THE NUMBERED DAYS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:29 PM

January 27, 2008

JUST A TIFF AMONG REPUBLICANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:34 AM

January 25, 2008

IN AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI'S COURT NOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:25 AM

LOOKING FOR A FRANCO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

January 23, 2008

WHY WAIT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:41 PM

OTHER THAN THAT, THE CASE IS AIRTIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:36 PM

January 21, 2008

SMACK DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:47 PM

IT'S A FUNDAMENTAL MISAPPREHENSION OF IRANIAN POLITICS....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:21 AM

January 17, 2008

ASK HITLER, GORBACHEV AND SADDAM WHAT GOOD NOT BEING A THREAT IS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:41 PM

RUNNING RINGS AROUND MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:13 PM

January 16, 2008

A GOOD TEST FOR AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:59 AM

January 15, 2008

MAHMOUD'S ABOUT TO BE HIJOBLESS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:50 PM

THERE IS NO IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:37 AM

January 13, 2008

BREAKING THE A FRAME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:07 AM

January 12, 2008

MAHMOUD VS THE AYATOLLAH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:07 AM

January 11, 2008

LICENSED TO KILL GOPHERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:28 PM

January 7, 2008

CAN'T LOSE WHAT YOU NEVER HAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:24 PM

January 4, 2008

WE TOOK CARE OF SADDAM....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:52 AM

January 3, 2008

JUST AS RWR CAPPED HIS REVOLUTION WITH THE TRIP TO MOSCOW...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:59 PM

December 31, 2007

UNLIKE AN AUTHORITARIAN REGIME...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:34 PM

December 29, 2007

THE THREAT TO IRAN IS IRANIANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:56 AM

THE EYE-ROLLERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:31 AM

December 28, 2007

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:11 AM

December 27, 2007

PARALLEL PROCESSING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:24 AM

December 26, 2007

NO PROB':

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:10 AM

December 24, 2007

COUNTDOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:15 PM

December 23, 2007

THE SURGE WINDS DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:57 AM

ON MISSING THE IMPORTANCE OF HONG KONG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:43 AM

December 19, 2007

READ IT IN THE FUNNY PAPERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:42 AM

December 16, 2007

WE PULL THE STRINGS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:33 PM

December 13, 2007

THE WHOLE CLOUD IS SILVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:18 PM

December 11, 2007

SHAH MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:58 PM

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 PM

NOT IN THE MAHMOUD FOR LOVE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:59 PM

December 9, 2007

IN A DEMOCRACY, REGIME CHANGE IS BUILT-IN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:12 PM

WHERE'S MOE BERG WHEN YOU NEED HIM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:46 AM

December 6, 2007

MEANWHILE, THE WEST DOES NOTHING FOR THEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 PM

THE EXPLOITABLE DIVISION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:14 AM

December 5, 2007

WHEN TWO STATES NEGOTIATE, ONE HAS ALREADY WON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:20 PM

WHICH RAISES THE QUESTION...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:44 AM

STILL MORE REASONS TO OPEN SOURCE IT ALL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:49 AM

December 3, 2007

SOMEONE'LL HAVE TO TALK THE NEOCONS OFF THE ROOF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:05 PM

November 30, 2007

A DEAL IS SECONDARY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 AM

November 29, 2007

AND W SHOULD GO THERE TO TALK TO THEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:23 PM

November 28, 2007

ILLUSTRATING BOTH...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:03 PM

November 27, 2007

THE SCARLET AND THE BLACK (via Luciferous):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:50 PM

PRISON WIFE TO THE AYATOLLAHS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 AM

November 22, 2007

NOT WHAT HE MEANT BY THE CLOCK STRIKING TWELVE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:55 AM

November 19, 2007

QUIETING THINGS DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:23 PM

November 18, 2007

help:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 PM

THE IMPLICIT ALLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

November 14, 2007

MAUS CLUB:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:28 PM

November 9, 2007

PUTTING THE CARTE BLANCHE BEFORE THE DONKEY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 AM

November 6, 2007

SYNERGY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 AM

November 4, 2007

WHEN YOUR SPORTS METAPHOR IS SOCCER...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:35 PM

November 3, 2007

TWELVISM ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:54 AM

October 30, 2007

SO DEMOCRATS HAVE DECIDED TO DEFEND IRANIAN NUKES FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:13 AM

October 29, 2007

WHY DOES THE HEADLINE ASSUME IT A BAD THING?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:08 AM

BEST NEVER TO UNDERESTIMATE HOW MUCH FOLKS DISLIKE IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:23 AM

October 27, 2007

THEY AREN'T TERRORISTS IF YOU SUPPORT THEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:29 AM

October 25, 2007

DID THE rEALISTS REALLY THINK...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:34 PM

SMART TARGETING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:54 PM

October 24, 2007

NIXON'S DEAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:23 PM

October 23, 2007

THE MOST REVEALING ASPECT OF THE EPISODE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:53 PM

October 22, 2007

LEMAYISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:43 AM

October 21, 2007

INVITING THE BIG DOG TO EAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:18 PM

October 19, 2007

RALPHIE COULD CRACK THIS CODE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:31 PM

WE HIRED THE MISSILES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:21 AM

October 18, 2007

SHINOLA?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 PM

October 17, 2007

IF ONLY MISGOVERNING WERE LIKE SELLING SOAP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:24 AM

October 11, 2007

THE HARD REPUBLICAN LINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

October 9, 2007

IN A DEMOCRACY, THE VOTERS DO THE REGIME CHANGE FOR YOU:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:19 AM

October 8, 2007

THE MALIGNANT GROWTH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:30 PM

THE RECEPTION IS EVEN MORE HOSTILE AT HOME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:26 AM

October 6, 2007

OTHER THAN THAT HE'S A SWELL GUY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:03 AM

October 4, 2007

FAULT LINES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:46 AM

October 3, 2007

WEDGEWORK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:29 AM

October 1, 2007

OCCAM'S SCIMITAR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:22 AM

September 28, 2007

JUST AS REAGAN FINISHED WITH A TRIP TO MOSCOW STATE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:19 PM

September 26, 2007

SAVING MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:26 AM

September 25, 2007

ONLY A UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT COULD MAKE MAHMOUD LOOK GOOD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:05 PM

NO WONDER THE IVIES WELCOMED HIM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:01 PM

September 21, 2007

GOT THAT ONE BACKWARDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 AM

September 20, 2007

REFORMATION WOULD BE PREFERABLE TO REVOLUTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:53 PM

12ERNOMICS ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:57 AM

ACCEPTING SURRENDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 19, 2007

THEY EVEN GET THE FRENCH RIGHT (via Ali Choudhury):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 AM

September 17, 2007

AND THEY WONDER THAT WE GOT WMD IN IRAQ WRONG?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:49 AM

September 14, 2007

OUR MAN IN TEHRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:05 AM

September 9, 2007

RHETORIC BECOMES REALITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:12 AM

DANG VOTERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:39 AM

September 7, 2007

SCARLET BILLOWS START TO SPREAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 PM

NOT THAT WE UNDERSTAND IRAN WELL ENOUGH TO GRAB THE OPPORTUNITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:15 PM

WHICH IS HOW STATEHOOD UNDERCUTS THE ENEMY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:37 AM

September 6, 2007

INDEED, It'S ONE OF THE MAIN BENEFITS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:33 PM

September 4, 2007

ALL THAT'S MISSING IS HIS LOVE OF SCOTCH AND JAZZ...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:28 PM

MAHMOUD IS AN ISLAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 AM

THERE IS NO "THEN":

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:36 AM

September 3, 2007

TOO PRO-SUNNI TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AS PRO-SHI'A:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:09 PM

August 30, 2007

TWELFTH OF NEVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:53 AM

August 28, 2007

TWELFTH AND LONG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:49 AM

August 23, 2007

PANIC MODE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:16 PM

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 AM

NO ONE WINS WHEN YOU FIGHT YOUR OWN ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:37 AM

August 22, 2007

THE NEXT ELECTION WILL BE WHAT MARGINALIZES THEM MOST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:13 PM

August 21, 2007

CANTCHA FEEL THE LOVE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:05 AM

August 19, 2007

THEY JUST KEEP BEGGING FOR A HUG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:56 PM

August 14, 2007

THE DE FACTO ALLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:21 AM

August 10, 2007

THE ODD LACK OF FAITH IN THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:34 AM

August 9, 2007

IT'S THE UNINTENTIONS THAT ARE GETTING IN HIS WAY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:58 PM

August 1, 2007

NEVERMIND THE SEX PISTOLS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:09 AM

July 31, 2007

GEE, YOU WONDER THAT THEY THINK THEY NEED NUKES?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:27 PM

July 29, 2007

NUKES DON'T FILL YOUR GAS TANK:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:13 AM

July 27, 2007

QOM BY HERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:22 AM

IT'S THE ECONOMY, AYATOLLAH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:17 AM

July 26, 2007

NO COUNTRY WAS EVER IMPROVED BY DITCHING THE MONARCHY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:56 AM

July 25, 2007

THE COMMON INTEREST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:24 PM

ONE STEP CLOSER TO JOINING NAFTA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:58 AM

July 19, 2007

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:22 PM

IN OTHER WORDS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:08 PM

July 17, 2007

THIRD RATE ROMANCE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:31 PM

MAHMOUD WHO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:44 AM

July 13, 2007

NUKES WON'T GROW THE ECONOMY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:43 AM

July 5, 2007

HELPFUL WHEN THE POPE LEADS THE REFORMATION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 PM

June 30, 2007

LESS IS MORE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:11 AM

June 28, 2007

GAS IS THE NEW BREAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:50 PM

GUARDIANSHIP CARRIES OBLIGATIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:33 AM

WE'RE JUST THE SAME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:14 AM

June 27, 2007

WHEN HE COMES....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:13 PM

June 24, 2007

HEARING FOOTSTEPS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:50 AM

June 16, 2007

THE PRESIDENT WHO FEARS HIS PEOPLE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:22 AM

June 14, 2007

GONNA NEED A PRESIDENT THE MARKETS CAN TRUST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:38 PM

12ERNOMICS VS THE REAL WORLD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:36 PM

June 12, 2007

12ERNOMICS ISN'T WORKING (via Luciferous):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:22 PM

June 9, 2007

...AND FRIENDLIER...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:01 AM

June 5, 2007

HE OBVIOUSLY DIDN'T READ "UNCLE NAPLOEON" FIRST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:20 PM

THE MANTLE OF THE ACHAEMENIDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:30 AM

CONSTANT IRRITANT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

June 4, 2007

A FEW TOO MANY CHECKS AND BALANCES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:11 PM

June 2, 2007

THE DIVIDED A FRAME CAN NOT STAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:25 AM

June 1, 2007

DEMOCRATIC ENOUGH TO GET STUCK WITH THE TWELVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:02 PM

HE STARTED IT!:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 31, 2007

THEIR INTERNAL DISAGREEMENTS ARE THE REAL STORY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:43 PM

May 29, 2007

EASILY SURPRISED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

May 28, 2007

AMERICAN FOR STARVE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 AM

May 27, 2007

A MEETING OF rEPUBLICANS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:29 AM

May 24, 2007

CRAZY WON'T RUN AN ECONOMY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:07 PM

May 21, 2007

ODD HOW EASILY FOLKS DIFFERENTIATE A REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT FROM A DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 AM

May 18, 2007

THE FRENCHIFICATION OF PERSIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:57 AM

ONE KING, BUT A STUBBORN ELECTORATE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:46 AM

May 15, 2007

PULLING MAHMOUD'S STRINGS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

END-RUNNING MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 14, 2007

WHY THE TWELVERS RIGHTLY FEAR IRAQ (via Luciferous):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:11 PM

FROM IM TO EX ON THE PLICIT FRONT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 12, 2007

THE INEVITABLE ALWAYS HAPPENS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 11, 2007

FADING? HE'S A BLACK HOLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:55 AM

May 9, 2007

TWELVER ISN'T WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:16 PM

COUNTING THE DAYS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:26 PM

May 4, 2007

MEOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:46 PM

WHEN THEY HOLD OURS, IT'S A CAUSUS BELLI...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:34 AM

April 30, 2007

MAHMOUD NO LONGER MATTERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:37 AM

April 26, 2007

THE CRISIS WITHIN THE ELEPHANT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:38 PM

April 24, 2007

ACTUALLY, IT JUST TAKES ONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:45 AM

April 23, 2007

MORE THAN ANYTHING, IT EXPOSED HOW LITTLE THE "EXPERTS" UNDERSATAND IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:47 PM

April 19, 2007

SUBVERSION IN TECHNICOLOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:55 PM

April 16, 2007

ANOTHER DEFEAT FOR THE HARD-LINERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:01 AM

April 15, 2007

UNCLE NAPOLEONISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

April 10, 2007

I AM NOT TRIVIAL!:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:18 AM

April 9, 2007

IF ANYONE OUGHT TO UNDERSTAND THE POWER OF THE FRANCHISE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 PM

April 5, 2007

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OUR REPUBLIC AND THEIRS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:37 PM

CAN'T WIN FOR LOSING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:28 PM

April 4, 2007

JUST THE GUARD VS THE GUARDIAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 PM

AT SOME POINT FOLKS HAVE TO BE EMBARRASSED BY HOW LITTLE THEY UNDERSTAND IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:35 AM

ONCE KHAMENEI STARTED CALLING THE SHOTS...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

April 3, 2007

CRACK THAT WHIP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:06 AM

April 2, 2007

THE GUARDIAN HANGS THE GUARD OUT TO DRY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:05 PM

April 1, 2007

WHAT DID MAGGIE DO ABOUT TERRY WAITE OR THE GIPPER ABOUT WILLIAM BUCKLEY?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:03 PM

JUST A MATTER OF WHO GETS CREDIT FOR THE DEAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:22 AM

March 30, 2007

WHICH IS WHY THE REVOLUTIONARY GUARD IS ACTING OUT OF PANIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:02 AM

March 29, 2007

LAST GASP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:56 PM

WHERE'S THE VINCENNES WHEN YOU NEED IT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:49 AM

March 28, 2007

THE BALL IS IN THE SUPREMO'S COURT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:55 PM

JUST BECAUSE YOU'VE FORGOTTEN THEM DOESN'T MEAN THEY'VE FORGOTTEN YOU:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:31 PM

March 26, 2007

I'M AFRAID OF THE BRITISH, CAN'T SLEEP AT NIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:24 PM

ETHNICITY UBER ALLES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:17 AM

March 25, 2007

YOU'D WIN OR LOSE DEPENDING ON WITH WHOM YOU SPOKE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:13 PM

March 22, 2007

WHAT HAVE ISMS TO DO WITH SENSE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:20 PM

March 20, 2007

GAS BEING THE NEW BREAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 PM

WHO'S ISOLATED?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

March 16, 2007

WHAT'S THE PERSIAN FOR HARVEY DENT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:07 AM

March 15, 2007

THAT'S NOT WHAT WAS MEANT BY SEPARATION OF POWERS, FELLAS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:45 PM

March 14, 2007

REPUBLICANS, JEWS AND CONSERVATIVES?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:26 AM

March 11, 2007

PRETTY DAMNING AS REGARDS IRAN NUKE HYSTERIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:36 AM

March 10, 2007

NEWSFLASH!: YOU CAN'T RUN A FUNCTIONAL ECONOMY ON AN ISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:38 PM

March 9, 2007

USE THE CARROT AND STICK SIMULTANEOUSLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:28 AM

March 8, 2007

DON"T THEY KNOW GAS IS THE NEW BREAD (via Ali Choudhury):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:18 AM

WHY DON'T OUR CHRIS HEDGES EVER HAVE TO SEEK ASYLUM SOMEWHERE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:10 AM

March 7, 2007

RUNAWAY TRAIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:11 PM

HASN'T HE HEARD WE'RE CHRISTOFASCISTS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:46 PM

WHAT OPEN SOURCING CAN DO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:35 AM

THERE IS NO IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:29 AM

March 6, 2007

BEATS HAVING TO RELY ON THE CIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:16 PM

March 5, 2007

THE REGIME IS TOO ISOLATED WITHIN IRAN FOR US TO MATTER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:58 AM

March 1, 2007

THE POST-MAHMOUD PERIOD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:44 AM

February 28, 2007

CASEY JONES, YOU BETTER WATCH YOUR SPEED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:00 PM

February 27, 2007

PRESIDENT WHO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:30 PM

IT NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:36 PM

TRAIN IN VAIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:24 AM

February 26, 2007

IN A REPUBLIC REGIME CHANGE IS EASY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:02 AM

February 25, 2007

THERE IS NO IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:53 PM

THE RATTLING GROWS LOUDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:46 PM

REINING IN THE MOONBAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:25 PM

February 23, 2007

HE GIVES GOOD BAD COP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:46 PM

THE WEST IN THE MIDDLE EAST, WASTING OPPORTUNITIES SINCE WWI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:42 AM

NUKES ARE THE LEVER WITH WHICH THE AYATOLLAHS CAN MOVE MAHMOUD OUT OF THE WAY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:22 AM

February 22, 2007

WHY DO THEY STILL CALL IT INTELLIGENCE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:34 PM

WE GAVE THEM THE EASY JOB, OF COURSE THEY'RE DONE FIRST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:46 PM

BEGGING US TO HELP THEM UNDERCUT MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:53 AM

February 21, 2007

RAFFI ON A ROLL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:42 PM

February 20, 2007

WE'RE ALL THATCHERITES NOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:01 AM

February 19, 2007

A COMMONALITY OF ENEMIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:04 PM

THE BED WE MADE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:40 AM

February 16, 2007

PLENTY TO CHEW ON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:35 AM

February 15, 2007

YOUNG AND RESTLESS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:09 PM

OOPS, NEVERMIND...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:37 AM

EXCEPT THAT IT'S SOFT-BOILED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:22 AM

February 14, 2007

MAHMOUD WHO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:54 PM

February 13, 2007

WHICH MAKES REGIME CHANGE A GOOD DEAL FOR CONSUMERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:15 PM

February 12, 2007

GASOLINE IS THE NEW BREAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:31 PM

January 10, 2007

MAHMOUD'S A UNITER, NOT A DIVIDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:25 PM

THE PERFECT BAD COP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:58 AM

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:10 AM

January 8, 2007

THE CHILDREN OF KHOMENEI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:53 PM

WHY KHAMENEI NEEDS THE REFORMERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:17 PM

THE WANING HYSTERIA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:13 AM

January 2, 2007

FEAR OF THE MONSTER THAT DOESN'T LIVE IN MY CLOSET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:11 PM

GREASING THE SKIDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 AM

December 29, 2006

WHO'S THIS "WE," KEMOSABE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:02 AM

December 25, 2006

BETTER TELL THE 12TH TO BRING CASH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:55 PM

December 21, 2006

AIN'T GONNA WORK ON MAHMOUD'S FARM NO MORE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:12 PM

IT'S THE ECONOMY, MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:56 AM

December 20, 2006

YOU'VE BEEN A GREAT AUDIENCE, I'LL BE HERE ALL WEEK:

Posted by Matt Murphy at 7:04 PM

December 19, 2006

THE MOST DANGEROUS IDEA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:11 AM

December 18, 2006

FUN WHILE IT LASTED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:30 PM

MAHMOUD GETS IT FROM ABOVE AND BELOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:06 AM

December 17, 2006

THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:28 PM

THANK GOODNESS THEIR WHACKOS ARE AS WHACK AS OURS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:12 PM

TURNOUT DOOMS MAHMOUD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:53 AM

December 16, 2006

HOW'S THAT REFERENDUM GOING, MAHMOUD?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:24 PM

December 15, 2006

AS IN ANY DEMOCRACY, IT'S ALL ABOUT TURNOUT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:46 PM

December 12, 2006

A PICTURE'S WORTH A THOUSAND LIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:52 PM

THE FAT LADY'S LIMBERING UP HER PIPES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:47 AM

December 11, 2006

CAN'T EVEN GET PROPAGANDA RIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:57 AM

December 9, 2006

THE GUARDIAN'S LEARNED HIS LESSON, HAVE WE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 PM

December 6, 2006

WE'LL HELP YOU CLOSE YOUR BORDERS, IF....:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:14 PM

December 5, 2006

THE SUPREMO GREASES THE SKIDS (via David Hill, The Bronx):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:20 AM

December 4, 2006

THE AYATOLLAH STRIKES BACK (OR, NOR DOES THE CLOWN RUN THE CIRCUS):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:59 PM

December 3, 2006

MORE IN COMMON THAN WE CARE TO RECOGNIZE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:09 PM

December 1, 2006

EXCEPT THEY WON'T BE VOTING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 AM

November 21, 2006

ALL OVER BUT THE WHORING (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:50 PM

November 20, 2006

IT'S CHINA, JAKE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:18 PM

October 31, 2006

HE REALLY MISSED HIS CALLING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:04 AM

October 29, 2006

ED'S DEAD, GO WEST, YOUNG ISLAM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:25 AM

October 12, 2006

YANKING THE SAJADA RIGHT OUT FROM UNDER HIM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:53 AM

October 5, 2006

DON'T BE NEOCONNED AGAIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:47 PM

October 3, 2006

THE REPUBLIC MATTERS, NUKES DON'T:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:23 PM

FORGET A WAR, HE CAN'T WIN AN ELECTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:51 PM

$40 A BARREL MAY NOT BE THE FLOOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:40 AM

October 1, 2006

TRUMPING THE OIL CARD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:07 AM

September 26, 2006

JUST LET US KEEP A LITTLE PRIDE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:32 AM

September 21, 2006

RETREATING FASTER THAN AN NBC EXEC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:26 PM

September 19, 2006

OVER THEIR HEADS, TO THE PEOPLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:54 PM

YOU KNOW THE SUNNI DON'T WANT THE SHI'A TO HAVE NUKES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:10 AM

September 15, 2006

FOLLOWING KHAMENEI'S FATWA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:00 AM

THE SUFFIX IS ALL THAT MATTERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:56 AM

September 14, 2006

PLAYING TO THE WEST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:40 PM

September 13, 2006

END-RUNNING AHMEDINEJAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:08 PM

EAGER TO RETREAT, JUST NOT TO ACKNOWLEDGE DOING SO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 AM

MAYBE AL QEDA CAN WIN (via Jorge Curioso):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:58 AM

September 12, 2006

TALKING EACH OTHER OFF OF THE LEDGE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:18 AM

NATURAL ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 11, 2006

A REGIME AT WAR WITH ITSELF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:40 AM

September 10, 2006

WISE ENOUGH TO LOOK PAST AHMEDINEJAD (via Brad S.):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:52 PM

ONE AND DONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:22 AM

September 6, 2006

ONE AND DONE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 2, 2006

THERE IS NO MUTUAL IN M.A.D.:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:48 AM

August 31, 2006

ACCEPT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:37 PM

August 28, 2006

VIRGINS AND DYNAMOS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:46 AM

August 25, 2006

DISENGAGING TOO SOON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:50 AM

August 24, 2006

IT'S THE VOTES THAT KILL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:25 AM

August 23, 2006

TAKING, "YES," FOR AN ANSWER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:57 AM

August 22, 2006

PERILS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:52 PM

August 21, 2006

FORCING THE CONTRADICTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:01 AM

August 19, 2006

YES, BUT CAN THE CIA PROVE HE'S AN ANTI-ZIONIST/ANTI-AMERICAN NUKE NUT?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:20 AM

August 1, 2006

SOONER OR LATER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:27 AM

July 30, 2006

BURYING ELEPHANTS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:15 AM

July 27, 2006

THE DEMOCRATIC ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:55 PM

July 24, 2006

A DISTRACTION THAT'S WORKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:16 AM

July 23, 2006

DEMOCRACIES SELF-CORRECT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:11 AM

July 18, 2006

THERE FOR THE TAKING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:18 AM

July 16, 2006

SOMEONE WANT TO GRAB THAT BIT OF MR. CHIRAC'S SKULL...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:01 PM

BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:09 AM

July 6, 2006

THOSE WHO DWELL ON HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:55 AM

July 3, 2006

LET'S SEE IF HE LEARNED ANYTHING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:21 PM

AHMEDNOMICS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:46 AM

June 29, 2006

HOW THE HAWKS SERVE THE MULLAHS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:24 PM

June 25, 2006

FORGET THE NUKES, LET'S ALL MAKE MONEY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:05 AM

June 22, 2006

WHICH IS WHY WE SHOULD BOMB THE NORKS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:43 PM

June 20, 2006

LOVE BOMB:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

June 18, 2006

STILL PAYING FOR THE EMBASSY TAKEOVER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:30 PM

THANK FRANCE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:58 AM

June 17, 2006

END RUNS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:54 PM

THE NECESSARY MESSIANISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:20 AM

June 16, 2006

I'M AS HELPLESS AS A KITTEN UP A TREE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

June 14, 2006

WHEN THE KHOMEINIS AND PAHLAVIS AGREE, YOU'RE THROUGH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:11 PM

June 12, 2006

GOTTA KNOW WHO YOUR ALLIES ARE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 AM

June 11, 2006

FORCE THE EVOLUTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:14 AM

June 9, 2006

YES, AYATOLLAH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:45 AM

June 8, 2006

WHY W SHOULD GO THERE AND ADDRESS THE IRANIAN PEOPLE IN PERSON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:20 AM

June 7, 2006

A MANAGEABLE PROBLEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:50 PM

THE SINS OF THE FATHER (via Kevin Whited):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:59 PM

CERTAINLY SUGGESTS WHO'S IN CHARGE THERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 AM

June 6, 2006

LIKE SELLING THE RUSSKIES WHEAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:52 AM

June 5, 2006

MAKE IT REAGAN TO MOSCOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:43 PM

THE PROBLEM IS THEY GET TO VOTE AGAIN SOON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:45 AM

WAR CRIME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:35 AM

June 4, 2006

JUST KEEPS WINNING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:09 PM

ARCH-CONSERVATIVE REVOLUTIONARY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:57 PM

NOT RECOGNIZING A RERUN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:04 AM

AS LONG AS THE DOG COMES TO HEEL, NO ONE BEGRUDGES A BIT OF GROWLING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:00 AM

June 3, 2006

IT ALWAYS INVOLVES SOCCER (via Tom Corcoran):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:19 PM

INTERESTING HOW MUCH BETTER HE UNDERSTANDS US THAN WE DO HIM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:43 PM

DIVIDE AND CONQUER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:33 AM

June 2, 2006

BACK TO THE BRIAR PATCH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:20 PM

SLOWLEARNER SERGEI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:00 AM

June 1, 2006

YOU WANNA DEAL WITH ALL OF US OR RECKON WITH HIM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:27 PM

SMART POLITICS IS MAKING THE INEVITABLE SEEM DESIRABLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 AM

May 31, 2006

TEMPORARY HAWKS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:40 PM

May 30, 2006

AYATOLLOGY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:27 PM

May 28, 2006

KHOMEINISM TEETERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:58 AM

May 27, 2006

THE BASIS FOR THE BUSH/KHAMENEI SUMMIT (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:14 PM

SORRY, AL QAEDA DOESN'T WANT US MAKING FRIENDS WITH HERETICS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:12 AM

May 24, 2006

KHAMENEI BRINGS AHMEDINEJAD TO HEEL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:06 AM

May 23, 2006

DRAWING DOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:14 AM

May 21, 2006

NICE DAY FOR A WHITE COUP (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:51 AM

May 19, 2006

IF ONLY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:36 AM

May 17, 2006

GO (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:11 PM

May 16, 2006

THE CRUSADERS DON'T EVEN HAVE TO TRY (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:31 PM

May 14, 2006

EPIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 AM

May 13, 2006

THE IRANIANS ARE PRO, THE CANADIANS ANTI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:12 PM

KNOWING WHEN TO FOLD 'EM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:36 PM

May 11, 2006

FORCE THE CONTRADICTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:51 PM

WHAT GEORGE W. BUSH AND HIS WAR HATH WROUGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:22 AM

SO AHMEDINEJAD GETS TO BE RULER FOR LIFE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:31 AM

May 9, 2006

SOMETHING WONDERFUL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:54 AM

May 8, 2006

THE ELEPHANT THAT BROKE STRAW'S BACK?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:19 PM

HELP ME OFF THIS LIMB:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:27 AM

May 5, 2006

TWO TO TANGLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:36 AM

May 3, 2006

THEY ARE AN ALLY, JUST ONE THAT CAN'T HAVE NUKES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:27 PM

MAKE IT EVEN RISKIER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:55 AM

May 1, 2006

AFTER ALL, THEIR FUTURE LIES BETWEEN THE SHAH AND THE AYATOLLAH (via John Beckwith):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 PM

NO BAD TIME TO BEHEAD A SNAKE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:30 PM

April 29, 2006

THE QUESTION IS WHY WE ALLOW THE CHICOMS AND RUSSIANS TO MAINTAIN NUKES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

April 24, 2006

IF YOU EVER DOUBT HIS SPECIAL PROVIDENCE, RECALL WE SURVIVED THIS CLOWN (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:01 AM

April 21, 2006

SHAFTED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:49 AM

April 18, 2006

I HEREBY DUB THEE, SIR REALIST (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:41 AM

April 13, 2006

LESS REALISTIC THAN THAT NUTJOB AHMEDINEJAD (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:38 PM

LET'S GIVE THE LEFT THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT...

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:54 AM

DECLARING CHAPTER 7:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:33 AM

April 12, 2006

BUT THEY DO KNOW HOW TO GET THE FULL MOONERS HOWLING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:15 PM

THE TRICK IS NOT TO CARE ABOUT ANYONE BUT YOURSELF:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:55 PM

April 11, 2006

SURPRISE? (via Tom Morin):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:17 PM

April 9, 2006

THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE THEM FOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:09 AM

April 6, 2006

HOW 'BOUT A TWO-FER?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:36 PM

HELP US DOWN OFF THIS LIMB:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:29 PM

April 3, 2006

GREATER KURDISTAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:34 AM

April 2, 2006

BOY, SECRET DOESN'T MEAN WHAT IT USED TO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

March 29, 2006

MOVABLE TYPE SPARKS ANOTHER REFORMATION (via M Ali Choudhury):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:57 AM

March 27, 2006

NEAR RECORD TIME ANYWAY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:46 AM

March 22, 2006

JUST LOOKIN' FOR A FRIEND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:16 AM

March 20, 2006

THE EXTREMISTS GET IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:14 AM

March 19, 2006

NOW KHAMENEI NEEDS HIS HELP AGAINST THE PRESIDENT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:46 AM

March 18, 2006

WHEN THEY HAND YOU A SWORD, USE IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:42 AM

FEELING THE HEAT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:49 AM

March 17, 2006

THE POINT OF THE TALKS BEING TO DEFEAT THE SUNNI:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:00 PM

SURPRISINGLY SENSIBLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:20 AM

March 16, 2006

YUP, LARIJANI MUST BE KHAMENEI'S GUY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:27 AM

March 15, 2006

WORK THE GAP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:41 AM

March 14, 2006

THAT'LL TWIST SOME TURBANS (via Rick Perlstein):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:17 PM

ARAFATTING AHMEDINEJAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:52 AM

SEPARATE THE PEOPLE FROM THE PRESIDENT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:35 AM

March 13, 2006

WAG THE DUCK (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:20 PM

SEE YOU AFTER YOUR NEXT ELECTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 AM

March 10, 2006

AMPLE OPTIONS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:17 PM

WHY DEMOCRACY MATTERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:23 AM

March 7, 2006

IT'S NOT AS IF HE'S SUBTLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:30 PM

March 3, 2006

AN INTEREST IN SHI'ASTAN'S SUCCESS (via Mike Daley):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:48 PM

February 27, 2006

IRAN IS AN ISLAND:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:42 AM

February 26, 2006

THE OTHER FUNDAMENTALIST CLIMBDOWN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:05 PM

February 20, 2006

THE IRANIANS CAN AVOID THE SCENARIO IF THEY CHOOSE TO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:16 AM

February 17, 2006

THE CONVENTIONAL OPINION IS ALWAYS WRONG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:14 PM

GERHARD WHO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:43 AM

February 16, 2006

THIS WAR'S POWELLS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:15 PM

February 13, 2006

IF THE AYATOLLAH DOESN'T GET HIM, DEMOCRACY WILL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:40 AM

February 11, 2006

NOTHING WOULD ACT AS A BETTER NUCLEAR DETERRENT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:35 PM

February 9, 2006

GO OVER THEIR TURBANS TO THE PEOPLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:22 PM

January 31, 2006

WHAT DOES JOE PLAME SAY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 PM

WHAT WMD?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:17 AM

January 29, 2006

CAN'T YOU GUYS TALK TO HIM?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:57 PM

January 28, 2006

SO NUTTY THEY CAN'T EVEN PLAY THE OIL CARD RIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:00 AM

FIRST PLAY BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE MIDDLE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:52 AM

January 27, 2006

THANKS TO THE HOSTAGE CRISIS, IRAN'S A FREEBIE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:49 PM

January 25, 2006

IT'S NOT ABOUT ISRAEL, BUT ABOUT IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:58 AM

January 23, 2006

NOT ON HIS WATCH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:19 PM

ISOLATION ISN'T STRENGTH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:50 PM

January 22, 2006

IF REALISTS WERE REALISTIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:00 AM

January 21, 2006

THERE ARE NO STRINGS ON HE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:42 AM

January 20, 2006

HE'S NOT CRAZY, HE'S A CHOMSKIITE (via Gene Brown):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:20 PM

NOW FRANCE WILL REALLY NUKE HIM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:16 PM

January 19, 2006

NOT BABY EINSTEIN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:49 PM

HILLARY SAID I COULD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:04 PM

DESTABILIZING REALITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:10 AM

THE MORE PRECISELY THE PUPPET DANCES THE LESS LIKELY THERE'S A PUPPETEER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:54 AM

January 18, 2006

IRAN IS CERTAINLY MORE SERIOUS THAN MR. JENKINS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:41 PM

AND SHE'S THE GOOD COP?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:20 PM

THERE'S A REASON THE LIBERTY BELL RESIDES HERE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:31 AM

January 17, 2006

FUNNY SORT OF REALIST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:13 PM

LIBERTARIANS MAY HATE GOVERNMENT, BUT THEY STILL CALL FOR THE FIRE TRUCKS WHEN THEY NEED THEM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:13 PM

PROJECT GREENLIGHT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:31 AM

January 16, 2006

THEY KNOW WHAT THE SIDES ARE EVEN IF THE COMMENTARIAT DOESN'T:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:47 PM

JUST STARTING THE DEATH WATCH WORKS, SO LONG AS YOU DON'T CARE ABOUT THEIR CITIZENS (via Pepys):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:22 PM

January 15, 2006

FOR WANT OF A CLUE A NIALL WAS LOST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:35 PM

FEAR OF A BLACK TURBAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:18 AM

January 14, 2006

DO WE REALLY NEED TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD WHEN GOOD FACES EVIL?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:57 AM

January 12, 2006

HOW MANY DIVISIONS DID ISRAEL SEND TO OSIRAK?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:26 AM

January 10, 2006

STOP! OR AMERICA WILL SHOOT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:49 PM

DON'T THINK TWICE OR COUNT TO TEN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:52 PM

January 9, 2006

AWFULLY FORTUITOUS CRASH, NO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:21 AM

January 6, 2006

OBLIVIOUS OR OBLIVION?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:07 AM

December 30, 2005

IF THE GRAND AYATOLLAH WON'T FIX THE PROBLEM THEN WE'LL HAVE TO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:31 PM

December 20, 2005

HE KEEPS GOOSESTEPPING ALONG BUT NO ONE'S FOLLOWING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:54 PM

December 18, 2005

FORGET THE HIDDEN IMAM, COUNT THE HIDDEN BENEFITS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:10 AM

December 17, 2005

NUMBERED DAYS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:16 AM

December 11, 2005

EVERYBODY PRETEND TO BE SURPRISED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:10 PM

December 9, 2005

ON THE OTHER HAND, IT WILL WIN HIM A VISIT FROM DAVID DUKE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:18 AM

December 8, 2005

FIRST CLASS, COACH, OR MARTYR TO INCOMPETENCE CLASS?

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:39 PM

December 5, 2005

WHO GUARDS THE GUARDIAN?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:22 PM

December 4, 2005

WORTH A TRY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:02 AM

December 2, 2005

IF YOU WERE ZBIG WOULD YOU BE OFFERING YOUR EXPERTISE ON HANDLING IRAN? (via Kevin Whited):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:11 AM

November 26, 2005

MEMO TO MOOKIE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:15 PM

November 24, 2005

SURE THE REGIME IS EVIL, BUT WHAT DO THE OTHER EVIL REGIMES SAY WE SHOULD DO?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:43 PM

November 16, 2005

CLOSER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:21 PM

November 11, 2005

HAMAN ALWAYS FALLS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:31 PM

November 10, 2005

DEMOCRACY ISN'T ALWAYS PRETTY, HUH, MAHMOUD?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:56 PM

November 8, 2005

WHO KNEW THEY TOOK THIS SUNNI VS. SHI'IA STUFF SO SERIOUSLY?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:34 PM

November 4, 2005

SETTLE DOWN, JUNIOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:50 PM

November 2, 2005

HE'S GOT TO BE A ROVEBOT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:05 AM

October 30, 2005

A RANT WITH AN R.S.V.P.:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:19 PM

WHY ISLAMICISM DOES NOT CONTRADICT THE END OF HISTORY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:17 AM

October 29, 2005

SHOCK AND AWE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:48 PM

October 27, 2005

REMIND US AGAIN WHO'S WHOSE LAP DOG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:35 PM

THE SUPREMO WILL HAVE TO DELIVER THIS SMACKDOWN HIMSELF TOO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:53 PM

GUESSED WRONG:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:16 AM

October 26, 2005

PREPARE TO BE "STUNNED":

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:46 PM

October 24, 2005

SHARED CRAVING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:13 PM

NOT TERRIBLY GRACIOUS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:01 AM

October 21, 2005

KHOMEINI'S DEAD (via Paul Cella):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:14 PM

October 19, 2005

THE SUPREMO'S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:41 AM

October 18, 2005

REPUBLIC OF PRAGMATIC:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:56 PM

October 13, 2005

QUICK HONEYMOON, LONG DIVORCE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:05 AM

October 8, 2005

THANK THE THEOCRATS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:41 AM

October 7, 2005

PREPPING BRITS FOR THE NEXT WAR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:12 AM

October 5, 2005

WHY NOT JUST INSTALL GPS UNITS FOR US? (via John Resnick):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:33 PM

September 25, 2005

SOME THINGS EVEN A EURO WON'T SIT STILL FOR (via Matt Scofield):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:45 PM

September 24, 2005

FINE, VERIFY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:33 PM

September 18, 2005

WE BELIEVE HIM, NOT YOU:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:05 PM

September 12, 2005

REFORM OR COLLAPSE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

September 8, 2005

KHOMEINISM IS DEVIANT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:04 AM

September 7, 2005

OKAY, NOW REFORM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

August 18, 2005

FACESPITE, ANYONE? (via Robert Duquette):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:39 PM

August 16, 2005

THE REVOLUTION HAVING FAILED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:35 PM

August 15, 2005

ACCIDENTAL REFORMERS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:53 AM

August 3, 2005

THE PEOPLE'S CHERCE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

August 1, 2005

NOT WHETHER, BUT WHOM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 PM

July 9, 2005

ALL REFORMERS NOW:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:37 AM

July 7, 2005

POUTING ISN'T REFORM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:09 AM

June 30, 2005

THE END WAITS FOR NO IMAM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:12 AM

June 28, 2005

THE OPPOSITE OF FRANCE, STUCK WITH A FRENCH REGIME:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:40 PM

APPEAL TO THE STREET:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

June 26, 2005

MARKET DISCIPLINE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:03 AM

June 24, 2005

A SQUANDER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:54 PM

June 19, 2005

WOULD HAVE BEEN NICE TO HAVE HIM THE REFORMER OF THE RIGHT INSTEAD OF LEFT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:54 PM

NEVER HEARD OF THE UKRAINE?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:57 AM

June 17, 2005

MOIN SWEEPER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:37 PM

YOU CAN NEVER HAVE ENOUGH REPUBLICANISM:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:39 PM

GOOD ENOUGH FOR TURKEY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:13 AM

SHORT, BUT NOT BY MUCH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:16 AM

June 16, 2005

GET IT TO TWO:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:00 AM

June 15, 2005

LATENT POWER:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:57 PM

June 11, 2005

WHAT'S ONE MISTAKE BETWEEN FRIENDS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:06 PM

June 10, 2005

NATURAL ALLIES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:21 AM

June 3, 2005

BOWING TO INEVITABILITY:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:34 PM

May 24, 2005

HELPLESSNESS VS. CONSENSUS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 23, 2005

KEEP THE PRESSURE ON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:22 PM

THE ULTIMATE RED STATE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 4:39 PM

JUST FIX THIS ONE LITTLE THING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 AM

May 22, 2005

SEND W:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

May 20, 2005

FIRST STEP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 2:39 PM

May 19, 2005

LOVE BOMB FIRST:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:25 PM

May 15, 2005

FIRST STEP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:26 AM

May 13, 2005

ONE SMART MORON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:08 PM

May 11, 2005

UN-SHIITE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:02 PM

May 10, 2005

RELENTLESS MORAL AND RHETORICAL PRESSURE SHOULD SUFFICE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:04 PM

May 6, 2005

ONE SMALL STEP FOR THE CONSTITUTION, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR IRAN:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:20 AM

April 20, 2005

A REFERENDUM TOO FAR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

April 19, 2005

PRETTY SAD WHEN AL-JAZEERA GETS YOU CLOSER TO THE TRUTH:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:57 AM

April 18, 2005

MEET YOU IN BAGHDAD:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:37 PM

April 15, 2005

SO CLOSE TO NORMAL:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:41 PM

April 12, 2005

WHICH WILL AT LEAST GET FEMINISTS ON THEIR SIDE (via Matthew Cohen):

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:44 AM

April 11, 2005

COMPLETING THE REVOLUTION:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:19 PM

PAST TENSE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:29 AM

April 10, 2005

ALLIES IN WAITING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:39 PM

March 19, 2005

MILITANT SHAKERS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:36 AM

March 16, 2005

WHY NOT US, WE STARTED IT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:07 PM

March 15, 2005

SISTANI 1, KHOMENI 0:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:09 PM

March 12, 2005

MEET THE BAD COP:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:58 PM

March 11, 2005

WE'LL LEAD, YOU FOLLOW...AND VICE VERSA:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 3:52 PM

March 6, 2005

GOOD WILL AMBASSADOR:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 5:08 PM

March 5, 2005

OBLIGATORY MULLAH REFERENCE:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 11:19 AM

March 3, 2005

ASSUME GUILT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:00 AM

February 28, 2005

LOW HANGING FRUIT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

February 25, 2005

LET NORK BE A LESSON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:30 PM

February 24, 2005

PREPARED:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

February 20, 2005

CAN'T BELIEVE MY EARS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:37 PM

WHICH IS WHY OUR LEFT HATES THE SHI'A:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:00 AM

February 18, 2005

WHAT AXIS?:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 1:57 PM

DEAL WITH US OR DEAL WITH THEM AND US:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:46 PM

February 17, 2005

LET THAT BE A WARNING:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 7:59 AM

February 16, 2005

ISN'T THAT CONVENIENT:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:53 AM

February 13, 2005

DULCET ECHOES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 6:40 PM

February 6, 2005

AND HITLER IS SPEEDING UP THE V-2 PROGRAM...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 12:16 PM

IN CASE THERE WAS ANY DOUBT WHICH SIDE OF THE AXIS THEY'RE ON:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:05 AM

January 24, 2005

THE USSR COULDN'T EVEN WITHSTAND THE ADVENT OF FAX MACHINES:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 8:19 AM

January 22, 2005

ASK NOT FOR WHOM THE DRUM BEATS:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 10:53 PM

January 16, 2005

150,000 GUYS IN IRAQ WITH NOTHING TO DO AFTER THE ELECTION...:

Posted by Orrin Judd at 9:03 PM