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In the shock of 9/11, 2001, the United States saddled up and, as the old expression goes, rode off in all directions at once, invading Afghanistan, invading Iraq, making millions take off their shoes before getting on an airplane. The invasions, of course, turned into quagmires into which sank tons of our treasure and thousands of our sons' and daughters' lives. In other words, as an exercise in terrorism, the attacks of 9/11 succeeded. The militarists argue that their global war of response has succeeded, because there has not been a similar attack on American soil since 9/11. This... (more)
Unlike many conservatives, I was hoping to give President Barack Obama an honest chance. I really wanted to see how he was going to operate before I started in on him. In fact, I had already prepared a column in which I was actually saying something nice about him. But before I could finalize the column and get it submitted, I was forced to change my column. In other words, “a funny thing happened on the way to my computer.”
On the morning of Obama’s second full day in the Oval Office, he bone-headed a pretty important decision – he signed an executive order to close the... (more)
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