Archive for 2009

Troops or no more troops in Afghanistan?

The current beltway dialogue is focused on the request by General Stanley McCrystal to send another 40,000 troops to Afghanistan. President Obama is meeting with Congressional representatives, Administration appointees and experts to determine if he should up the battle anti or stand pat yet there still is not a formal strategy. Is it stability, counterinsurgency, […]

Mideast Solutions Require International Resolve, Not Rants

Because the UN has long served as a valve for venting hot air, it came as no surprise when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Benjamin Netanyahu administered high doses of hypocrisy and self-righteousness to the General Assembly. We can only hope, when it comes to Iranian nukes and Israeli settlements, that world leaders ignore the bloviating (for […]

Ramadan: A Time for Peace or Another Month of War?

After being embroiled in years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, most Americans have now heard of Islam’s holiest month, Ramadan, which began on August 22nd this year. (Note: Ramadan is based on the position of the moon and may differ depending on time zone, so some mark the first day as the 21st. The […]

Clip of me on Eldridge & Company

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It is Time for Congress and the GOP to Get a Grip!

This outrageous behavior by the GOP coupled with their McCarthy like accusations of “socialism” is not only uninformed it is absolutely unacceptable. Do any of us really believe our school children will be brainwashed by the leader of the free world? If your answer is yes, you not only have some soul searching to do, […]