Archive for June, 2010

VIDEO: Sen. Robert Byrd on Iraq invasion – Mar. 13, 2003

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Senator Robert Byrd passed away this morning at the age of 92. Here is Sen. Byrd’s prescient speech warning against the invasion of Iraq on March 13, 2003… six days before the invasion (40 min):   While I highly encourage you to watch the entire 40 minute speech, here are a few highlights:   “The […]

 
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June 28, 2010
Posted in: General, Politics, Rants, War

Cheney gets himself some more of that Government Healthcare

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Last Friday, Dick Cheney was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in DC after experiencing “discomfort” in his chestal area. Though ruled “Not” a heart attack, Cheney has been rushed to the hospital for some of that evil government heath care at least nine times before: “Mr. Cheney, 69, who has been having heart problems […]

 
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June 28, 2010
Posted in: Healthcare, Money, Politics

If I Were President. The mistakes Obama is making.

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“If I were President…”. How many conversations have started like that? The other day, my mother… whom agrees with me politically… asked if I thought President Obama was doing a good job. There is a mood in the country (myself included) that is frustrated that President Obama doesn’t seem to “get it” on a range […]

 
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June 14, 2010
Posted in: Economy, Energy Independence, Environment, Money, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me, War

How to fix everything: The oil leak, the Gaza blockade, unemployment

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Why is it that for every dumb problem, there is an overly complex & doomed to failure “solution”? The Gulf of Mexico is quickly becoming choked with thick brown oil sludge as “fix” after “fix” fails miserably. As if things weren’t bad enough for Israel, last weeks “siege” of a cargo ship filled with “humanitarian […]

 
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June 7, 2010
Posted in: Economy, Energy Independence, Environment, Money, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me