Posts Tagged "Iraq"

Carrot Juice

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2009 in Life, Politics | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has just finished up talks with the Russian Foreign Minister and failed to get an agreement that would put more pressure on Tehran.  You know, diplomacy, negotiations, talks, carrots for Russia to increase sanctions against Iran because of their nuclear ambitions.  The highest Russian diplomat refused to take a harder stance labeling the actions against Iran “counterproductive.”  Why?  Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said they want to engage in additional diplomacy, negotiations, talks, and carrots for Iran to dispense with their production of nuclear weapons.  Notice that the UN has passed sanctions against Iran for the past 3 years to no avail.  Sound familiar?  Remember Iraq?  Remember the...

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Rejectionists

»Posted by on Oct 13, 2009 in Politics, Uncategorized | 0 comments

So apparently any time we disagree with the administration’s policies we’re called names.  Oh, I’m sure there’s enough name calling on both sides, but we have to be able to disagree with the POTUS without being labeled racists, homophobes, right-wing kooks, and even Nazi’s (Nancy Pelosi called some of the “tea-party” gang Nazi’s).  Eugene Robinson in his latest opinion column in the Washington Post now call those who disagree with  Obama, “rejectionists.” There are those of us who feel like the Nobel Peace Prize is now even more of a joke than before because the left leaning Norwegians and Scandinavians awarded their highest honor to a man who has done absolutely nothing to restore peace.  Sure,...

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The Iraq War and Bush’s Persistence

»Posted by on Mar 16, 2009 in Politics | 0 comments

84 percent of the people now say they feel safe in their neighborhoods, according to the latest ABC News/BBC/NHK poll. That’s double what it was two years ago, and 60 percent of people expect things to improve further next year. The report tonight on ABC news was excellent. There has been notable improvement and success in Iraq.  The majority of Iraqis believe democracy is the best form of government.  I wonder if Obama will take credit for this achievement or if he even cares?  It’s been a long struggle and mistakes were made, but the people of Iraq are free.  Democracy costs $$ and blood.  Is democracy worth it?  W was right to persist.

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