'Drift' by Rachel Maddow of MSNBC Traces American Militarism

Hatch's statements today are an interesting contrast to a report Monday night on MSMBC's Rachel Maddow show. Maddow goes to some length to show how back in 1993 and 1994 most Senate Republicans supported what was then the minority party's alternative

In her first book Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power [Kindle], Rachel Maddow "traces how U.S. national intelligence agencies have taken over duties that were once assigned to the military, and how this shift has

Rachel Maddow appeared on Meet the Press today to promote her new book Drift, arguing that the United States has entered a state of perpetual war. She heaped a lot of praise on U.S. troops as a very impressive group of

By Julieanne Smolinski Everybody was excited for Rachel Maddow's visit this morning — Rachel herself said she's been "lurking" around and waiting for an invite. So of course, Hoda and Kathie Lee were prepared: Hoda turned to her Twitter fans to find

But “Drift,” by Rachel Maddow, whose show is on MSNBC, is much more. It is an argument — a sustained, lucid case in which points are made logically and backed by evidence and reason. What's more, it follows one main idea through nearly a half-century.