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It’s Time to Start Treating Cuba as a Neighbor

It’s Time to Start Treating Cuba as a Neighbor

The American government persists in shutting out communist Cuba while welcoming communist Vietnam and China. It's time to bring Cuba…

11 years ago

One fiery speech and the Syrian threat is taken to a whole new level

Reporting on the recent Assad defiant speech and a recent story on Russia's role in the Syrian civil war. Syria…

11 years ago

Opposition to Chuck Hagel is a No-Win Scenario for the GOP

There is no conceivable outcome in which GOP opposition to Chuck Hagel ends happily for Republicans

11 years ago

Republicans Accuse Hilary Clinton of Lying About Concussion

Hilary Clinton, felled by a concussion, is under attack by Republicans for depriving them of an opportunity to subject her…

11 years ago

Pamela Geller Really, Really Hates Islam, Obama, and the UN

Even when compared to 2012's other conservative ranters and spewers, a sour-faced lot if there ever was one, Muslim-baiter Pamela…

11 years ago

Glenn Beck’s Philosophical Belch – Agenda 21

Glenn Beck takes the new Egyptian Constitution as an opportunity to push his UN conspiracy and to predict a US…

11 years ago

Obama’s Support for Israel’s Iron Dome Gives GOP Fits of Cognitive Dissonance

Facts crash into belief where Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is concerned. How could Obama have paid for it…

11 years ago

Millions of jobs lost as corporations continue to set up overseas call centers

In calling in a missing paper report I was surprised to learn that my small newspaper used an overseas call…

12 years ago

How the Pax Americana is to Blame for Israel’s Attacks on Gaza

Israel could not have attacked Gaza without the tacit consent of the American government, which persists in seeing Israel as…

12 years ago

Romnesia in Debate: Romney Pretends He Didn’t Call Russia Our No 1 Geopolitical Foe

It's time to remind Mitt mid debate that he actually did call Russia our number one geopolitical foe while he…

12 years ago

After Dissing Spain, AP Says Romney Might Need Lesson in Diplomacy 101

After irritating Spain during the Denver debate by getting his facts wrong, the AP Says Mitt Romney might need a…

12 years ago

Rep. Rangel Says What Everyone Is Thinking: Mitt Romney is Threat to Our National Security

Charlie Rangel said what everyone is thinking after Romney foreign policy/statesman debacles with Putin, Britain, Poland, Israel, Iran and now…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Reckless Russia Comment Endangers US National Security

Putin claims that Romney's comments about Russia being our 'number one geopolitical foe' justify Russia's opposition to the US's European…

12 years ago

Ask Osama bin Laden is he is better off now than he was four years ago

John Kerry exposed the Romney-Ryan foreign policy as the neocon shell game that it is, contrasting it with the steady…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Is Accused of Racism by Palestinian Official

A Palestinian official accused Romney of racism based on his speech today in which he suggested that the Israeli culture…

12 years ago

#RomneyShambles: Olympic Winner Says Some Americans Shouldn’t Leave the Country

The Democrats release RomneyShambles video and Olympic winner Carl Lewis said Romney should have just stayed home if he didn't…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Magical Mystery European Disaster Tour Launches by Insulting Britain

Romney insulted Britain by questioning their readiness to host the Olympic games, which enraged PM Cameron, and then gaffed and…

12 years ago

Before He Even Leaves the US, Romney Gets Schooled by Australia

Mitt Romney managed to internationally embarrass himself without leaving the United States when he twisted the comments of Australian foreign…

12 years ago

From Paraguay to the U.S.: Learning from Gradual Corporate Coups

We as Americans should learn from the dramatic lessons of Paraguay just how powerful the unchecked hand of corporations can…

12 years ago

America’s Choice: Why Obama in 2012?

There are many reasons to vote for Barack Obama in 2012, and very few to vote against him, given the…

12 years ago

A Russian Role Model for America’s Politicians

Republicans go through life trying to find excuses to avoid the responsibility of shared humanity and citizenship. Ms. Sobchak, like…

12 years ago

Taliban? Talibangelical? They Both Hate Women

It is no surprise that Talibangelicals can compare women to livestock, as State Rep. Terry England did recently in Georgia.…

12 years ago

PM Cameron Praises Obama’s Tough, Reasonable Approach to Iran

Today during their live press conference, UK Prime Minister Cameron praised President Obama on his Iran strategy, saying Obama’s "tough,…

12 years ago

Are Britain and Argentina Headed for Falkland Islands War Redux?

Argentina is demanding the "return" of the Falkand Islands, which are British territory and inhabited by English-speaking British citizens.

12 years ago

Rick Perry’s New Enemy – America’s Ally Turkey

In the latest gaffe by a GOP presidential hopeful, Rick Perry singled out America's ally Turkey, claiming it is led…

12 years ago

Former Israeli President Convicted of Rape

After a trial lasting a year, a Tel Aviv district court comprised of a panel of judges has found Israel’s…

13 years ago

Mosque Members Serve Christmas Eve Dinner to Mission

In a world gone crazy from Tea Party zealots incessant screaming over reasonable people to Jim De Mint's reading problems…

13 years ago

The End of Civil War Politics in Ireland?

They call it Civil War Politics, and the death of it may be one of the only positive things to…

13 years ago

Glenn Beck Defends Julian Assange From Sex By Surprise Charge

Today on Glenn Beck’s radio show he and his friends were discussing the Assange situation. It turns out that Sex…

13 years ago

Meet Denmark’s Sarah Palin

Meet Pia Kjærsgaard. Pia is a woman who is going places. Specifically, she is going to the salon to have…

13 years ago

America Tell Republicans To Stop Holding National Security Hostage

Mitch McConnell and his Republican brethren are holding legislation hostage until the Democrats give them tax cuts for the rich.…

13 years ago

Foreign Press Says What America’s Won’t: Sarah Palin is a Traitor

Sarah Palin has made it to the big time; she's now being called out for her unpatriotic behavior by international…

13 years ago

150,000 March in Dublin to Protest IMF/ECB Bailout and Austerity Budget

This week saw what has been described as the largest demonstration in the history of the Irish state, as an…

13 years ago

Irish Government to collapse as IMF/ECB moves in

So it has finally happened. It has been called the blackest day in Irish history and the fall of the…

14 years ago

Irish Government Turns a Blind Eye To Bankers’ Crimes

Even if Fianna Fail were able to muster the political will, it would be a monumental task for the State…

14 years ago

The Culture of Lawlessness in Rupert Murdoch’s Newsrooms

Scotland Yard’s evidence indicated that hundreds of celebrities, government officials, soccer stars, etc had been targets of Murdoch’s News of…

14 years ago

Explaining the Difference Between a Draw Down and Rebranding of War

The media (and the Left) are running with the meme that the draw down in Iraq is mere "rebranding" of…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin Falsely Accuses Afghans of US Child Death Panels

Sarah Palin uses Twitter and Facebook to throw a lit match onto the heightened tensions with Afghans over the Qur'an…

14 years ago

The Right Pretends Their Last Three Weeks of Bigotry Never Happened

yesterday, after weeks of ginning up hate, we had the RNC talking point denial of stoking violence memo via Sarah…

14 years ago

Republicans Defy Military Leaders By Not Condemning Quran Burning

Both top US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, and one of his deputies, Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, are warning…

14 years ago

The Daring Idea of Happiness as GDP

It’s a question of productivity versus happiness as the ultimate judge of the welfare of nations. Yes, this is an…

14 years ago

About Last Night, Republicans….

And then yesterday, as the President got ready to announce the last combat troops were out of Iraq, and the…

14 years ago

Evan Bayh and the Environment Symbolic of Our National Paralysis

In the world of climate change legislation, everyone seems to be waiting for somebody else to act first. Thus, few…

14 years ago

The Ghost of Vietnam Haunts the Left and Right Over Iraq

I don’t know about you, but for years, I’ve been secretly longing for that Time Life moment post World War…

14 years ago

Reflections on a Crusade Gone Wrong: Bush’s Iraq War 2003-2010

Now that the last US combat brigade has driven into Kuwait, it is an appropriate time to look back at…

14 years ago

A Plea for American Healing As the War in Iraq Winds Down

The criticism of leaving Iraq comes from all sides. For the Left the troops can't get out fast enough, and…

14 years ago

The Voices for Peace Prevail as Obama Keeps His Iraq Promise

During his year a half as President, the nation, struggling under the weight of epic economic woes, easily tossed their…

14 years ago

Sarah Palin Encourages Franklin Graham to Spread the Holy War Against Muslims

Unwilling to let any chance for more publicity via her specialty of moral poutrage sprinkled over Dim-Sum pass her by,…

14 years ago

How Obama’s Nuclear Weapons Strategy Will Save the World

After the historic Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty signed the previous week between the United States and Russia, the seemingly logical…

14 years ago

Copenhagen Smack Down: Der Spiegel Reporter to Inhofe: “You’re ridiculous!”

The ranking Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Jim Inhofe, made a scathingly embarrassing appearance in Copenhagen.…

14 years ago

“How Can They Do That?”; A Progressive Responds Regarding Nobel Peace Prize Committee’s Choice

People don't seem to get the origin of the Nobel Peace Prize, because all over the internet, you will read:…

15 years ago

The “Right” Align with Taliban in Opposition to President Obama Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Obama Wins the Nobel Peace Prize and the “Right” Align Themselves with Taliban in Opposition to US President. The self-described…

15 years ago

Republicans Only Plan is To “Kill ObamaCare”

Republicans have sold the meme that they just need more “time” to draft a good health care reform bill. More…

15 years ago

Hong Kong Palin: Sarah’s Latest 2012 Gimmick

In what’s been described as the "American Ding Dong goes to Hong Kong" by astute international posters, Mrs Sarah Palin…

15 years ago