Archive for the ‘campaign’ Category

Today’s Take – As the World Turns

This week’s earthquake is all but a distant memory. After covering it incessantly for several hours, showing the horror of the tremor that knocked chairs over and shook the CNN newsroom, most news stations went back to their continuous coverage of “the almost fallen” “yet to fall” “inevitable fall” of Qaddafi and his regime in […]

Palin Power(less)

No one can argue against the need for a strong foreign policy. As a nation, we face challenges ranging from terrorism and climate change to the enduring wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. None of these problems can be solved without building a better relationship with the rest of the world. None can be solved without […]

McCain's Failed Stand

I must say that the McCain campaign certainly has a good spin-doctor. I just can’t believe anyone out there would buy it. John McCain is clearly bringing the Presidential campaign home to the Congress. His announcement today to delay his campaign and the debate sounds desperate not pressing. “He looked like what he was saying […]

Oh those Europeans, they don’t even pay taxes…

Despite all the campaign rhetoric, the US is still at war in two countries. As our young men and women continue to hope someone somewhere will finally get to it and develop a foreign policy strategy to minimize their time in battle and bring them home, we are, again, failing to roll up our sleeves […]