The media refuses to point out that for all his talk of wanting to get away from “politics as usual” Obama has been its biggest supporter. Throughout this campaign Obama has levied false charges against Clinton, using tactics that can only be compared Read the rest of this entry »
In my OPINION (backed up by the quotes below which are drawn directly and completely from the candidates websites), Hillary’s plan for a high level U.N appointed representative to broker peace, a feasable timetable (60 days) and a more comprehensive (or at least, more clearly articulate) package for Veteran’s is stronger than Obama’s. Please read, research and decide for Read the rest of this entry »
Of all of the many reasons to support a Democrat for President of the U.S. in 2008, one of the most vital is to start to bring to a close the reckless bloodbath that Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz and friends opened up in Iraq. From the safety of our homes we only know the starkest hints, the remote and officially released surfaces of the ongoing violence, the toll on American soldiers, the millions of Iraqi refugees, and the tens of thousands of innocent civilians killed as a result of this course of action. But there should no doubt that the course of this war has taken a terrible, terrible toll.
Ending the war in Iraq will be difficult. Even if we achieve an entirely united and single-minded White House and Congress (which isn’t likely), the foreign policy chess game that will need to be played to get our troops out and hopefully restore some stability in the region is going to be extremely tough. Read the rest of this entry »