Archive for July 5th, 2006

“Fixing” the United Nations

| July 5, 2006 | 3 Replies
“Fixing” the United Nations

We all know the story of the League of Nations. An early, botched attempt at international diplomacy, history tells us it collapsed due to its own lack of authority and under the chaos created by a body of countries all fighting for individual interest, rather than global good. In history classes, we read that the […]

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Don’t question Bush’s newest “Plan” for Iraq

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Don’t question Bush’s newest “Plan” for Iraq

Bush’s newest “Iraq” plan is to continue bashing those who question this costly war.  There’s still no metric and no projection of how many more Iraqi and American deaths will occur or what might be accomplished by those deaths.  Only more rhetoric. As reported by Media Matters,  the Bush Administration’s Iraq strategy is truly bizarre.  It is […]

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The United States needs a king (or queen).

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The United States needs a king (or queen).

My father-in-law (now deceased) sometimes commented that the United States needed an aristocracy to give a “face” to our nation.   He suggested that this arrangement would allow the power-holding leaders of the United States to spend more time doing the hard work of government in a less ostentatious and more effective way by allowing the King […]

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