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  • Justice Scalia on Restoring the Constitution: "I don't know that I'm optimistic."

    11/08/2012 6:36:21 PM PST · by SC_Pete · 77 replies
    (CNSNews.com) – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said recently that--"especially after last term"--he does not know if he is confident the Constitution can be restored to its original meaning. He likened his own efforts to do so to the character "Frodo" in the Lord of the Rings, who fights the good fight not certain he will win. While discussing his new book Reading Law at Stanford University on Oct. 19, the Hoover Institution’s Peter Robinson quoted to Scalia a passage from Scalia's book, Reading Law: "Originalism does not always provide an easy answer, or even a clear one. Originalism is...
  • Rancher Sued for Capturing Illegal Alien

    10/20/2011 5:21:41 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 20, 2011 | Fox News
    This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," October 19, 2011. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: An Arizona rancher takes the border battle into his own hands. But did he go too far? Griff Jenkins takes us to the scene of the confrontation. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) GRIFF JENKINS, FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT: In 2004, Arizona ranger Roger Barnett was here, just miles from the U.S./Mexico border, tending to his water pump, when he discovered trash that led him to a group of more than 20 illegal aliens...
  • State Dept. to be sued for Obama's mother's consulate and passport index records

    05/23/2011 8:12:59 PM PDT · by ExtremePatriot · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The Post and Email ^ | May 23, 2011 | Sharon Rondeau
    A retired Army captain and plaintiff in the lawsuit Barnett, Keyes et al v. Obama, about which The Post & Email reported previously, is filing a lawsuit against the State Department for failing to disclose information on Stanley Ann Dunham’s passport records requested almost two and one-half years ago. Barnett began her search for “all United States Passport and all consular records for Stanley Ann Dunham aka Stanley Ann Obama aka Ann Dunham aka Ann Obama for the years of 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962″ through a routine Freedom of Information Act request submitted electronically on January 2, 2009, prior to...
  • CSPAN Video Barnett, Keyes, Drake et al v. Obama 9th Circuit Hearing

    05/04/2011 5:26:05 AM PDT · by ExtremePatriot · 6 replies
    Unlaw President ^ | May 3, 2010 | Unlaw President
    Orly Taitz, Esq. and Gary Kreep, Esq., argue before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to have Barnett, Keyes et al v. Obama and Drake, Robinson v. Obama be heard and discovery granted. Orly does a fantastic job. Kreep helps.
  • Terry Lakin Radio Interviews Pamela Barnett about her new book and upcoming hearing

    04/13/2011 9:57:27 PM PDT · by ExtremePatriot · 11 replies
    Terry Lakin Action Fund ^ | 4/13/11 | Terry Lakin Action Fund
    Marco of Terry Lakin Action Radio asks Pamela Barnett about her Obama eligibility hearing Barnett, Keyes et al v. Obama on May 2 at the 9th Circuit in Pasadena, her other activism and her new soon to be released book Never Vetted/Unlawful President. Barnett also talks about her new research.
  • Our Obama's judges and their rulings defacto or de jure?

    03/09/2011 2:48:02 PM PST · by ExtremePatriot · 3 replies
    The Post and Email ^ | 3/9/2011 | Sharon Rondeau
    “There have been 62 Obama judicial nominations confirmed including Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan. It is unfathomable how far-reaching the consequences of an unlawful presidency would be. Federal judges hear hundreds of cases per year.”
  • New Eligibility Lawsuit filed against CA Secretary of State

    05/12/2010 2:04:51 PM PDT · by rxsid · 24 replies · 1,333+ views
    thepostemail ^ | 5/12/2010 | Sharon Rondeau
    "New Eligibility Lawsuit filed against CA Secretary of State IS DEBRA BOWEN REFUSING TO UPHOLD THE LAW?On May 10, 2010, Capt. Pamela Barnett (Ret.) filed a lawsuit against Debra Bowen, current California Secretary of State, on the grounds that Bowen has allowed an ineligible candidate to have his name placed on the ballot for the November 2010 election.MRS. RONDEAU: When did you first consider filing a lawsuit against the named parties, and are they aware of the suit at this point? CAPT. BARNETT: I decided to sue last week when I realized that Debra Bowen would allow unqualified (according to...
  • What's Next? (Dr. Taitz's plan of action. Call for those interested in helping.)

    12/06/2009 12:54:08 PM PST · by rxsid · 108 replies · 3,615+ views
    Google ^ | 12/6/2009 | rxsid
    What's Next? Posted on | December 6, 2009 [snip] Here are some of the steps I will be taking shortly: 1. On Monday 2 Appellate briefs are going to the 11th circuit court of appeals in GA on 2 cases I handled there 2. Notice of appeal in Carter case will be sent within 1 week. 3. There will be an action in DC 4. there will be a massive campaign under FOIA 5. there will be demonstrations and protests 6. there will be actions in International Courts to expose the violation of Human rights by Obama regime, the tyranny...
  • Updates in the BARNETT v OBAMA case in Judge Carter's court (new alias for Obama?)

    12/04/2009 4:05:37 PM PST · by rxsid · 72 replies · 3,954+ views
    FR ^ | 12/4/2009 | rxsid
    Updates in the BARNETT v OBAMA case in Judge Carter's court: Request for investigation of misconduct in legal proceedings, submission of perjured affidavits, submission of a letter to court by an attorney with improper purpose of covering up criminal activity and obstruction of justice, withholding evidence by attorneys, and US attorneys acting under conflict of interest From 11.11.09. to 11.22.09. I had the honor to be a delegate at the Continental Congress 2009. One of the guest speakers for the Continental Congress was a former Immigration officer and currently a private investigator in CO, Mr. John Samson. I have stated...
  • BARNETT v OBAMA Motion to Reconsider, Taitz Declaration, Coroner report, Sinclair affidavit

    11/09/2009 5:32:54 PM PST · by rxsid · 93 replies · 4,594+ views
    Scribd ^ | 11/9/2009 | rxsid
    Recently filed court docs in the BARNETT v. Obama case in the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIABARNETT v OBAMA Motion for ReconsiderationBARNETT v OBAMA Taitz DeclarationBARNETT v OBAMA Coroner Report & Sinclair Affidavit
  • Donofrio - Judge Carter: “The writ of quo warranto must be brought within the District of Columbia..

    10/29/2009 5:25:46 PM PDT · by rxsid · 44 replies · 2,256+ views
    naturalborncitizen ^ | 10/29/2009 | rxsid
    Judge Carter: “The writ of quo warranto must be brought within the District of Columbia because President Obama holds office within that district.” I was impressed with the integrity of Judge Carter’s ruling today. It gives me hope that the POTUS eligibility issue will eventually have its day in court on the merits. POLITICAL QUESTION DOCTRINE. Congress is the branch the Constitution empowers to remove a sitting President. The power to judicially enforce any review of POTUS eligibility is a pre-requisite to judicial involvement as the federal courts do not have the power to issue simple advisory opinions. A declaratory...
  • Barnett v. Obama: Important Discovery Available Now According To Judge Carter’s Order 9.17.09

    09/17/2009 10:25:29 PM PDT · by rxsid · 72 replies · 3,883+ views
    naturalborncitizen ^ | 9/17/2009 | rxsid
    Barnett v. Obama: Important Discovery Is Available Now According To Judge Carter’s Order of Sept. 17, 2009. Today, Judge Carter issued a limited discovery order pertaining to the case of Barnett v. Obama. Judge Carter’s order stated: All discovery herein shall be stayed pending resolution of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, except for any discovery as to which Plaintiffs can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of Magistrate Judge Nakazato, is necessary for the purpose of opposing the Motion to Dismiss. Regarding that order, one of my astute readers (Joe The Blogger) asked the following question which led me to write this post:...
  • Sarah Palin calls divorce report 'made up' (in NY meeting with publisher)

    08/05/2009 9:23:22 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 15 replies · 1,425+ views
    Politico ^ | 8/5/09 | Mike Allen
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tells POLITICO that widespread blogosphere reports about a possible divorce from her husband, Todd, are “made up.” In a brief telephone interview on Tuesday night, Palin quipped that she loves finding out “what’s goin’ on in my life from the news.” “Do you want to talk to Todd?” she teased. “He’s sitting right next to me.” But he didn’t come on the line. The former governor and her family were in New York City to visit her publisher, HarperCollins Publishers. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/25819.html#ixzz0NKHz4XQd
  • 'Dear IRS' rant against taxes hits nerve

    03/10/2009 5:49:01 AM PDT · by DFG · 31 replies · 3,027+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 03/09/09 | AMANDA WARNER
    It began as a joke, a way to let off a little steam -- now "Dear IRS" has infiltrated the nation's newspapers, Internet blogs and Web sites, and it continues to spread. Once tax season hit, Ed Barnett was feeling sour. After simmering for a few weeks, he poured his frustrations into a letter to the Wichita Falls (Texas) Times Record News, which was published Feb. 6. In it, the Wichita Falls native and former Times Record News staffer apologized to the Internal Revenue Service for his inability to pay income taxes this year. After listing several dozen reasons why...
  • Thomas P.M. Barnett Says Thank God For 9/11 Attacks.

    03/10/2009 4:36:58 AM PDT · by MikeFrancesa.com · 3 replies · 465+ views
    www.mikefrancesa.com/wordpress ^ | March 10, 2009 | www.mikefrancesa.com/wordpress
    The title of this blog post is not what Mr. Barnett said verbatim. However I can’t see how anybody can take any different inference from the following quote from a book lecture he gave recently on CSPAN: Thomas P.M. Barnett: In the book, first chapter, seven deadly sins of Bush/Cheney, I’m very Catholic, I start off by saying, hey, these guys did some things very, very well. What they did first and foremost well, they did not screw up China. Hundred years from now they’re gonna look at the Iraq war and say, It’s like the Boer War 1905 for...
  • Arizona Rancher’s Case Illustrates Absurdity, Arrogance and Selective Hypocrisy

    02/26/2009 9:12:05 AM PST · by AuntB · 21 replies · 721+ views
    FamilySecurtiyMatters ^ | Feb. 25, 2009 | Gabriel Garnica, Esq.
    I have long argued that legal immigrants everywhere would do themselves a favor by speaking out against the abuses of illegal immigration. A case in point is the Hispanic community’s pattern of defending and rationalizing the depraved indifference and arrogance of those illegal immigrants who trample others’ property rights while demanding pampered treatment for themselves. The Facts Roger Barnett is an Arizona rancher whose property has been violated too many times to list by illegal immigrants over the years. They have left him presents in the form of human waste, garbage, and dead cattle which died from ingesting their trash....
  • The Washington insider who made Obama rich (Robert Barnett)

    10/24/2008 4:30:40 PM PDT · by RDTF · 6 replies · 1,175+ views
    FT ^ | Oct 24, 2008 | D.D. Guttenplan
    -snip- McCain made his first million the old-fashioned way: he married the daughter of a wealthy businessman. But Barack Obama, the son of an absent African father and a mother who relied on government-issued food stamps to feed her children, became a millionaire in a more modern manner – on the back of a book deal. It happened circuitously. In 1990, Obama was already enough of a celebrity – the first black president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review – for the New York publishers Simon & Schuster to offer a “six-figure contract” for a proposed autobiography. The only problem...
  • State of the Race

    12/31/2007 12:29:31 PM PST · by Reaganesque · 17 replies · 43+ views
    The Daily Standard ^ | 12/31/07 | Dean Barnett
    THE SUNDAY RASMUSSEN tracking poll showed some interesting results. John McCain was in the lead with 17 percent of the vote. It was the first time all year that McCain led the poll. Careful observers will note that on Sunday, the year 2007 was 364 days old. Years don't get much older than that. Romney and Huckabee trailed McCain by a single point at 16 percent, and some guy named Giuliani stood at 15 percent. Fred checked in with 12 percent. My apologies. That crack about Rudy wasn't fair. But his plan to win the nomination--get beat like a rented...
  • When Media Pit-Yorkies Attack (Joe Klein vs. Romney)

    06/02/2007 2:46:04 PM PDT · by Reaganesque · 12 replies · 604+ views
    Hugh Hewitt at Townline.com ^ | 05/31/07 | Dean Barnett
    They dislike him! They really dislike him! Time Magazines’ Joe Klein has an article on Mitt Romney today that isn’t particularly favorable. Actually, it’s downright hostile. Before continuing, I must confess to liking Joe Klein. I enjoyed “Primary Colors,” and have always thought him a far more entertaining media presence than the leftwing bloggers do. Those guys hate him. The point of Klein’s article is that Mitt Romney rubs him the wrong way. There’s really nothing more substantive there, or certainly nothing more substantive that you haven’t already heard 8 million times before. As required by the Time Magazine...
  • On Ann Coulter - Idiotic. Disgusting. Stupid. Moronic. (conservatives respond)

    03/03/2007 6:46:09 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 1,297 replies · 17,830+ views
    Hugh Hewitt Townhall site ^ | Friday March 2nd, 2007 | Dean Barnett
    Idiotic. Disgusting. Stupid. Moronic. I guess you could say that Ann loves to shock us, but at this point, who’s shocked? She obviously can’t behave well enough to attend a respectable political gathering. It’s not a lack of intelligence. It’s an indifference to self-control and a preening sort of narcissism that compels her to need the spotlight, even if it’s unflattering. (For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, here’s audio of her calling John Edwards a “faggot” at CPAC today.) --- Michelle Malkin - ***4:15pm update*** Ann Coulter just finished her riff on Al Gore, tossed...
  • Testimony Begins in Roger Barnett's Trial

    11/15/2006 11:01:08 AM PST · by HiJinx · 22 replies · 1,725+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | November 15, 2006 | Jonathan Clark
    Grandfather gives tearful testimony; sides make opening statements By Jonathan Clark Herald/Review BISBEE — Arturo Morales began to sob as he told jurors how he tried to console his young granddaughter and her friend as a furious Roger Barnett, handgun holstered at his side, told them to get off his property or he would start shooting. “They were asking, ‘Why does he want to kill us?’ and I just held their hands,” said the 59-year-old Morales, one of the plaintiffs in a civil trial accusing Barnett of terrorizing a hunting party during an incident in 2004. “I could not stop...
  • A deal with the Democrats: Bernie Sanders ignites passion, controversy ( Barf Alert )

    01/30/2006 9:08:15 AM PST · by george76 · 7 replies · 615+ views
    Vermont Guardian ^ | January 27, 2006 | Shay Totten
    After months of tacit approval, Vermont Democrats made it official: Bernie Sanders is one of them, at least for this election season. Despite the endorsement — and the campaign cash is likely to follow — Sanders still keeps the Democratic Party at arm’s length. “Congressman Sanders put it best when he said the Democrat Party is ‘ideologically bankrupt.’ Their endorsement of him proves it,” ... Attracting national Democratic support...Howard Dean, ...Harry Reid...Sen. Russ Feingold have backed Sanders’ Senate bid. Feingold...was in Vermont earlier this month to stump for Sanders. “Bernie is a true progressive,” said Feingold. While a top Sanders...
  • Interview with Thomas P.M. Barnett (long but very good read )

    01/26/2006 3:05:46 PM PST · by Sonny M · 7 replies · 516+ views
    TCS Daily ^ | 25 Jan 2006 | Max Borders
    Max Borders: Joining me is Thomas P.M. Barnett, author of the new book, Blueprint for Action. It's a follow-up to the phenomenally successful The Pentagon's New Map. Welcome, Tom. Thomas Barnett: Thanks for having me. Borders: Before getting into the details of your new book, Blueprint for Action, would you mind going over the "Core-Gap" thesis, the foundation for your first book? Barnett: The first book really began out of work I was doing for the Office of Secretary of Defense, helping them think about the international security environment, post 9/11. And my charge was to come up with a...
  • CU lost control of football accounting

    12/13/2005 7:05:18 AM PST · by rellimpank · 16 replies · 588+ views
    Audit shows that Coach Barnett and his minions treated football funds like a piggy bank, paying little heed to proper financial processes or regulation. Judging by the scathing report issued Monday by the state auditor's office, fiscal accountability was an alien concept in the University of Colorado football program. It's clear that fired head football coach Gary Barnett and his minions treated funds like a piggy bank, with little heed for university or state regulations on documenting expenditures.
  • U.S. Author Sees Kim Jong-il Gone in Five Years(U.S/Japan/China/Russia joint intevention?)

    11/07/2005 6:40:17 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies · 396+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 11/07/05
    U.S. Author Sees Kim Jong-il Gone in Five Years A U.S. global security pundit says the U.S. can mobilize the help of South Korea, China and Japan to get rid of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il within five years if it wants to. Thomas Barnett, the author of the widely discussed "The Pentagon's New Map" on Washington’s future military strategy released in 2004, makes the suggestion in his follow-up "Blueprint for Action: A Future Worth Creating" published last month. An expert on the former Soviet Union and a former professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Barnett briefly served as a...
  • Activists want border-area rancher's (Barnett) lease renewal denied

    06/30/2005 4:43:08 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 17 replies · 932+ views
    ABCNews15 ^ | ABCNews15
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Human rights activists are urging the state to deny a grazing lease renewal requested by a Cochise County rancher. The rancher, Roger Barnett, has gained notoriety for detaining illegal immigrants he's found crossing his ranch near Douglas. The Border Action Network says the state should revoke the grazing lease not only for what it calls Barnett's vigilante activities, but also for allegedly confronting hunters at gunpoint. Grazing leases require leasholders to obey the law. State land officials say they're still investigating the allegations against Barnett. But they also point out that Barnett has never been convicted of...
  • Millions sought from Barnett, Dever

    03/08/2005 2:14:35 PM PST · by HiJinx · 27 replies · 871+ views
    The Sierra Vista Herald ^ | March 7, 2005 | Bill Hess
    SIERRA VISTA - Sixteen illegal immigrants are seeking $32 million from a Cochise County businessman, his family members and the county sheriff for reportedly violating their civil rights last year. Roger Barnett, who owns a business in Sierra Vista and operates a ranch in southeastern Cochise County, is accused of assaulting, detaining and threatening a group of illegal immigrants a year ago on his property near Douglas. A federal civil lawsuit filed by the California-based Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund alleges Barnett held a group of men and women at gunpoint, threatened to let his dog loose on...
  • Hoffman's letter of resignation to the CU Board of Regents (with links to video reports)

    03/07/2005 8:52:49 PM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 23 replies · 927+ views
    9News website - Denver ^ | March 7th, 2005 | Dan Viens
    Full text of CU President Hoffman's letter of resignation sent to the CU Board of Regents Monday March 7, 2005. To the Board of Regents: I have spoken many times about my view of principled leadership. It has become clear to me that, amid the serious matters the University of Colorado now confronts, my role as the leader of the University has become an issue. It appears to me it is in the University's best interest that I remove the issue of my future from the debate so that nothing inhibits CU's ability to successfully create the bright future it...
  • The Pentagon's New Map [frontpage.com interviews Thomas P. M. Barnett]

    01/26/2005 10:16:19 AM PST · by Tolik · 16 replies · 2,048+ views
    frontpage.com ^ | January 26, 2005 | Jamie Glazov interviews Thomas P. M. Barnett
    In a Frontpage Exclusive, Dr. Thomas Barnett discusses why globalization is America's greatest gift to history.Frontpage Interview's guest today is Dr. Thomas Barnett, senior strategic researcher and professor at the U.S. Naval War College. He served as assistant for strategic futures in the Defense Department's Office of Force Transformation (Oct. 2001-June 2003). He is the author of the new book The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century. FP: Dr. Barnett, welcome to Frontpage Interview, it is a pleasure to have you here. Barnett: Thanks for the opportunity. FP: What inspired you to write this book?Barnett: I...
  • Not in America's image

    01/22/2005 7:36:58 AM PST · by Valin · 6 replies · 434+ views
    thomaspmbarnett.com / Baltimore Sun ^ | 1/3/05 | Thomas P. M. Barnett
    IN HIS CLASSIC description of globalization The Lexus and the Olive Tree, columnist Thomas L. Friedman quotes an Egyptian professor asking, "Does globalization mean we all have to become Americans?" This simple question contains the current great myth of globalization, within which we can locate much of the world's anxiety regarding America's global war on terrorism. In short, the world's current anti-Americanism is based on the notion that globalization is an American plot to enslave the planet in an economic and military empire of unprecedented historical scope, with the war being nothing more than propaganda to hide our true intentions....
  • The Top 100 Rules of the New American Way of War

    12/28/2004 6:40:15 AM PST · by gitmo · 13 replies · 1,193+ views
    Real Opinion ^ | By Dr. Thomas P. M. Barnett and Dr. Henry H. Gaffney Jr.
    The Top 100 Rules of the New American Way of War By Dr. Thomas P. M. Barnett and Dr. Henry H. Gaffney Jr. THE PATHS TO WAR The United States Stands Ready for Any Type of War 1. The U.S. military stays ready because it understands that while the world is full of ongoing situations in which it remains involved, it must be prepared for any acts of war against the United States that come "out of the blue." 2. U.S. forces believe in constant training, both to facilitate their command of their complex war- making system and to deal...
  • "Pentagon's New Map" author Thomas Barnett forced to depart War College.

    12/29/2004 3:07:26 PM PST · by AndyJackson · 155 replies · 3,068+ views
    Thomas Barnett ^ | 24 December 2004 | Thomas Barnett
    Naval War College Professor Thomas Barnett has been one of the leading thinkers behind the Revolution in Military Affairs and the transformation of the Pentagon under Donald Rumsfeld. He is the author of the bestselling book "The Pentagon's New Map," which is a clear exposition of our new post-war political/military environmnet. He has appeared on CSPAN and in many other prominent forums. Of course, Dr. Barnett has attracted some of the hatred directed at Donald Rumsfeld. While some of this is from liberals a lot of the enmity against Rumsfeld derives from Pentagon insiders who cannot figure out that we...
  • Barnett: US Overseas Military Structure: effect on US and Global Security [Congressional Testimony]

    12/23/2004 7:35:27 AM PST · by Tolik · 14 replies · 1,021+ views
    Thomas P.M. Barnett ^ | November 09, 2004 | Thomas P.M. Barnett
    Testimony to the Congressional Overseas Basing Commission Dateline: Office of Force Transformation, Rosslyn VA, 9 November 2004 TESTIMONY SUBMITTED TO THE OVERSEAS BASING COMMISSION BY DR. THOMAS P.M. BARNETT PROFESSOR, NAVAL WAR COLLEGE [9 November 2004] First, let me thank the Commission on Overseas Basing for inviting me to testify here today. Second, let me emphasize right from the start that I'm not an expert per se on the U.S. military's global basing structure. I am essentially a grand strategist who spends his time contemplating the long-term objectives of U.S. foreign policy with a particular focus on how the...
  • Winning a War For the Disconnected [Barnett's 'The Pentagon's New Map']

    12/13/2004 9:49:00 PM PST · by Mike Fieschko · 8 replies · 413+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Dec 14, 2004 | David Ignatius
    It hasn't been reviewed by the New York Times or The Post, and it's little known outside the military. But the red-hot book among the nation's admirals and generals this holiday season is a work of strategy by Thomas P.M. Barnett called "The Pentagon's New Map." Imagine a combination of Tom Friedman on globalization and Karl von Clausewitz on war and you begin to get an idea of where Barnett is coming from. His book tries to rethink strategy for a post-Cold War, post-Sept. 11 world caught between order and anarchy, self-satisfaction and rage, prosperity and ruin. Barnett's central...
  • NYP: SECRET AGENT -- for book deals -- Robert Barnett of Williams & Connelly

    11/14/2004 10:13:18 AM PST · by OESY · 3 replies · 638+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 14, 2004 | SARA NELSON
    The buzz in the publishing world this week has been about the auction, currently underway, for the memoirs of former CIA director George Tenet. The bidding — which should end early next week — could bring in as much as $5 million for the Bush administration defector. Whatever publisher wins, there's at least one person who can't lose — Robert Barnett, the D.C.-based attorney who represents Tenet. A senior partner of the D.C. firm Williams & Connelly, Barnett — who insists that journalists call him an attorney, not an agent — has become the go-to-guy if you think you've got...
  • Missed Signals: The Pentagon's New Map (Why we’re going to war, and why we’ll keep going to war)

    06/15/2004 8:24:34 PM PDT · by quidnunc · 6 replies · 242+ views
    The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies ^ | June 16, 2004 | Clifford D. May & Thomas P.M. Barnett
    This is a period of hyper-partisanship. It shouldn't be, because it is increasingly clear that just about everyone — Republicans and Democrats, conservatives, liberals and libertarians — misunderstood the developments taking place in the world prior to 9/11. The White House, Congress, the Intelligence Community all scanned the horizon and missed the gathering storm. Or rather they thought it would be nothing more than a passing shower. In March of last year, Thomas P. M. Barnett, a professor of warfare analysis, wrote that until the shock of 9/11, it was almost universally assumed that "only an advanced state can truly...
  • The Pentagon's new map

    06/01/2004 6:29:48 PM PDT · by Valin · 30 replies · 238+ views
    US News and World Report ^ | 5/20/04 | Michael Barone
    Thomas P. M. Barnett is a professor of political science at the Naval War College who has spent much of the past 15 years roaming the halls of the Pentagon delivering a Power Point brief (the Pentagon word for briefing) on his strategic view of the world. It is based partly on joint seminars that brought together people from the war college and from Cantor Fitzgerald, the bond trading firm, which lost many of its employees on September 11. Barnett published a version of it as an article in Esquire in 2002, and last month saw the publication of his...
  • Sadr standown in Iraq: not bad agreement, but wrong one

    05/30/2004 1:35:01 PM PDT · by billorites · 2 replies · 201+ views
    Barnett.com ^ | May 28, 2004 | Thomas P. M. Barnett
    I understand the deal with the devil in Najaf, and I know that temporizing situations can work in our strategic favor. But such deals only work if we spend the meantime creating the connectivity that generates strategic despair on their side, not ours. Strategic despair is when your side surveys the environment and says to itself: “No matter how hard we try, this thing is going south—there’s just too many of them and too few of us.” I worry about strategic despair a lot right now with the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq, and even more so back here at home,...
  • The Pentagon's New Map

    03/02/2003 4:58:03 PM PST · by spycatcher · 44 replies · 1,478+ views
    Esquire ^ | March 1, 2003 | Thomas P.M. Barnett, U.S. Naval War College
    The Pentagon's New Map It Explains Why We're Going To War, And Why We'll Keep Going To War. By Thomas P.M. Barnett, U.S. Naval War College Since the end of the cold war, the United States has been trying to come up with an operating theory of the world—and a military strategy to accompany it. Now there’s a leading contender. It involves identifying the problem parts of the world and aggressively shrinking them. Since September 11, 2001, the author, a professor of warfare analysis, has been advising the Office of the Secretary of Defense and giving this briefing continually at...
  • University of Colorado rape is no big deal --- just censure and move on

    02/22/2004 8:43:11 AM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 207+ views
    various news stories | 2-22-04 | dfu
    Background --- DENVER -- University of Colorado head football coach Gary Barnett was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday night, following his stinging criticism of an alleged rape victim and another startling revelation from a woman who said she told Barnett about her alleged sexual assault in 2001. ============================================ What is the problem here? During the Clinton years, rape was not a big deal when done by the chief law enforcement officer. Assault in the White House was not a big deal. The DemocRATS, in lieu of impeachment, wanted to censure and "move on." NOW did not stand up to...
  • Thoughts on a lawsuit: (Border Action Network supports ILLEGALS)

    12/19/2003 3:42:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 20 replies · 183+ views
    Roger Barnett's activities along the border have been documented over the past few years not only in our pages, but on the nation's air waves and in print. Barnett has taken it upon himself to try to slow the stampede of illegal immigrants who tramp across his land abutting the Mexico border. The high-profile effort includes the men in his group being armed and detaining the illegal immigrants until U.S. Border Patrol officials arrive. While no saint, Barnett certainly has the right to protect his property and we have supported him in editorials in the past. We have, however, pointed...
  • Rush Endorses Barnett's Recess Appointments Proposal (you can listen)

    04/29/2003 9:43:46 PM PDT · by LawProf · 37 replies · 230+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | April 29, 2003 | Rush Limbaugh
    On another list, Randy Barnett's Op-ed was posted. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/902705/posts?page=1 Rush Limbaugh endorsed this idea on his show today. You can hear what he said at the following link (at “Listen to Rush…): http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_042903/content/stack_c.guest.html
  • Objectives of a Lengthy and Comprehensive Campaign

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