As was the case with his earlier exchange with John McCain regarding “al Qaeda in Iraq”, Barack Obama was served up a another softball by the Republican Party, and couldn’t hit it out of the park. Hell, Obama barely could bunt back to the pitcher’s mound . When Bush made a thinly veiled reference to [...]
It was with disappointment, but not surprise, that I recently found out that the Monterey Instituteâ€™s Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) is on board with the Neocons in hyping up the Syria/Iran nuclear claims of the Bush Administration. In the L.A. Times, Leonard Spector of the CNS, in conjunction with Avner Cohen, wrote on May [...]
FromÂ Ritter’sÂ interview with Amy Goodman yesterday: “But letâ€™s just assume for a second that the data is in fact accurate. I have to take exception with the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when he says that the alleged activities are against international conventions. Actually, theyâ€™re not. If Syria had in fact been constructing the [...]
Associated Press Writer Pamela Hess writes, “At the same time, the administration’s release of the intelligence shines light on alleged malfeasance by Syria, which has signed an international treaty requiring it to disclose nuclear interests and activity, and vindicates Israel’s decision to destroy the suspect site.” Of course, this ‘intelligence’ is still being withheld from [...]
Should we give the CIA the benefit of the doubt?Â Â After all, the intelligence agencies have pushed back against the NeoConsÂ and Cheney on their claims about an Iranian nuclear weapons program .Â Why would they lie about Syria? The above notwithstanding, I have not forgotten the bogus CIA “intelligence” that helped justify the Iraq warÂ and [...]
The only thing worse than a right wing hawk is a left wing hawk… Read this. My favorite line : “The Democratic position â€” embraced particularly by Sen. Barack Obama but also by Sen. Hillary ClintonÂ â€” is that we need to make haste for the exits. ” Huh?Â Â Hillary and Obama want a total unconditional [...]
Here. Great.Â We’ve won the war.Â It must be time to leave then, right?Â Let’s bring the troops home.
Article. Looks like momentum is shifting against the Neocons and Likudniks.Â Â Â Let’s hope that trend continues.
Question: What do drug addicts and Wall Street investors have in common? Answer: They both need an injection of drugs to keep them going until one day they become corpses. In the case, of investors, the drug of choice is â€˜cheap and easyâ€™ money from their street corner dealer, Ben Bernanke.
Link. â€œRon Paul scares me because he is actually going to do what he says…What happens if Iraq is overtaken by extremists? What happens if the flow of oil is disrupted in Saudi Arabia? What do we do if Israel is bombed by Hamas and Hezbollah, or Iran? What if Iran, with their mind set [...]
In the last couple of days, a couple of prominent voices from the American â€˜Leftâ€™ , Chomsky and Krugman, have expressed concerns about Ron Paulâ€™s presidential candidacy, based mostly on his pro-free market economic policies. I have a beef with Ron Paul too. I strongly oppose his position on the privatization of municipal garbage services. [...]
I wrote an article here at OpedNews.com. Quick Summary: A vote for Hillary or Obama is a vote for more warfare and runaway defense spending. A vote for Paul is a vote to end America’s imperial ambitions and most of the lavish military spending that goes with it.