War Funding Round Two!

For a second time, Congress is arguing over a supplemental funding bill for the G.W. Bush War in Iraq. As you all know by now, Congress set a new course for the war in Iraq. It provided a way forward for the Iraqi people, and laid a path to bring our Troops home. Sure it had riders on it to provide funding for some of the pressing problems faced in this country.

But the idiot we have in the Whitehouse chose to veto the Iraq spending bill. Why? His stupid pride was hurt.

This president has a revenge-obsession with Iraq and continues to play like the three monkeys or at least two, he closes his eyes and covers his ears to the truth of this occupation. He could give a damn about the U.S. troops who have died in Iraq, a number approaching 3,400 men and women, not to mention the deaths tens of thousands of innocent Iraqis. The farce of a president has thrown away over $427 billion of taxpayers hard earned money in Iraq, a vast amount of it has been stolen by unscrupulous U.S. contractors. This is $1423.00 for every man, woman and child in this country.

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A Lonely Plan Makes a Lonely Man

...Today we stand on the precipice of a most divided union. These United States have become the most divisive and unilateral entities our country has ever known. We, collectively as a nation, have certainly exercised our right to autonomy and individualism, and that, to an extreme. No longer does "one" mean the same as it did in the beginning of mankind, no matter your personal beliefs, but the "one" in oneness now seems to shade to different shadows and shades away to shine in a different room...

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Our Constitution Works!

The recently passing of, former President Gerald Ford who said, "Our Constitution Works, We The People Rule", reminds us that our government is of law, one that represents WE The People, and it does work.

Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. Abraham Lincoln

One cannot look at the durable wisdom of our Constitution, and recall the deep commitment that unites our country, but one must think about the times that this same Constitution has come under attack.

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A Military Strike On Iran Would Be Illegal, Regardless Of Its Nuclear Status

Speaking yesterday at the annual United Jewish Communities General Assembly (a tough crowd), Likud chairman and former Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu used apocalyptic language to emphasise the threat posed by Iran, not only to Israel but to the entire world. "Everything else pales before this," he intoned gravely.

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North Koreas Economy and Nuclear Testing

This past Tuesday the North Korean government announced that it would proceed with the testing of a nuclear weapon sometime in the future. Since the release of that statement there has been a lot of speculation concerning whether North Korea really would carry out its plans for testing the device. In the last 24 hours there have several news reports that the test would take place sometime this weekend. Here's the question: What would be the consequences for the North if they followed through and carried out the test in economic terms?

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