Being president of the U.S., the most powerful man in the world, is often most about perception. The man (or, one day, woman) in the job takes actions large and small every day, but it is the perception of the man that seeps into the everyday lives of working Americans.
Sometimes, that perception cuts to the core. Like when President George W. Bush stopped playing golf in 2003, at the height of the Iraq War.Read more »
Why does the government have any say it what is clearly not their business? Consider the whole Rosen debacle where one of Obama’s strategist claims that housewives, stay at home mom’s, have shouldn’t have the right to talk about the economy, and haven’t worked a day in their lives. The fact is Obama and his administration, and those whom he consults should have no say in how anybody, including women, chooses to pursue happiness.Read more »
By now, most people have probably heard about George Clooney's arrest on Friday, March 16, outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC. In addition to Clooney, several others were arrested, including his father Nick Clooney, Martin Luther King III, the president of the NAACP and several members of Congress (Al Green, Jim McGovern, Jim Moran and John Olver). These men were joined in protest by a reported crowd of roughly 100 people.Read more »
In early 2011 the Boston Tea Party National Committee passed a resolution supporting War Crimes trials “for every person that has violated the ‘law of war’.” The BTP added that any potential War Crimes trials should be privately funded, instead of being paid for with taxpayer money.
It seems that someone listened, because on November 23, 2011 former U.S. president George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair were found guilty of war crimes by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal after a four day hearing in Malaysia.Read more »
Article about the historical whitewashing of Mass-Murderers that didn't kill quite as many people as HitlerRead more »
In his first major foreign policy speech on Friday Oct 7, Romney criticized President Obama’s so-called “aggressive” withdrawal from Afghanistan and promised to respond to calls for cutting the defense budget by ramping up military spending and expanding US military presence around the world.Read more »
Amnesty International Calls for prosecution of Bush for WaterboardingRead more »
Congrats to those who protested last weekend in the District of Columbia but there needs to be more protests because Bush might of gone but there are still wars raging causing disgusting consequences for all on this planet.Read more »
FIFTEEN years ago it seemed that the great debate about the proper size and role of the state had been resolved. In Britain and America alike, Tony Blair and Bill Clinton pronounced the last rites of “the era of big government”. Privatising state-run companies was all the rage. The Washington consensus reigned supreme: persuade governments to put on “the golden straitjacket”, in Tom Friedman’s phrase, and prosperity would follow.
Today big government is back with a vengeance: not just as a brute fact, but as a vigorous ideology.Read more »
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