Tales from the Trail

Shades of intelligence failures past? Blame game percolating

November 12, 2009

The shooting rampage that killed 13 people at Fort Hood in which a Muslim Army psychiatrist is the suspected gunman has set off a chain of inquiries into who knew what when.

General Casey: diversity shouldn’t be casualty of Fort Hood

November 8, 2009

General George Casey, the Army’s top officer, is concerned that diversity will become a casualty of the Fort Hood tragedy.

The First Draft: Jobs (not), Jobs (not), Jobs (not)

November 6, 2009

The October employment report is in and it’s a shocker.

The unemployment rate jumped to 10.2 percent, the highest since April 1983 when it was also 10.2 pct. If you don’t want to do the math, that was 26 years ago. It was worse than expectations for 9.9 percent. TEXAS-SHOOTING/SOLDIER