President Barack Obama is finally setting goals to pull out of Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s about time.
Author: Helen Thomas
Rep. Michele Bachmann – who is running for the Republican presidential nomination – has gone as far right in politics as she can go.
The chips will be down for President Barack Obama this September when the United Nations General Assembly will be asked to vote for statehood for the Palestinians.
Oh how the mighty have fallen. It isn’t that Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) did not have a road map to the demise of fellow lawmakers who foolishly cheated on their wives. Too many have taken chances before him and have paid the price.
The strongmen leaders in the Middle East and North Africa are finished – one way or another. Some of them fight on, while others have fallen by the wayside.
Why do the Republican lawmakers want to gut the government social programs that help the elderly, the poor, the sick and the disabled? It will be at their own political peril, I hope.
President Barack Obama took a giant and courageous step when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to call. H e literally told the Israeli leader where to jump. Actually, he told Netanyahu that the 1967 borders should be the starting point for peace negotiations with Palestinian leaders.
No one likes it, but for the country to keep paying our national debts and to uphold American living standards, we need to raise taxes, especially on the millionaires and billionaires. Let’s face it: There’s no free lunch in America these days. These are hard times. Unemployment is at 9 […]
The Republicans have tough solutions to meet the nation’s financial crisis. The GOP leaders at first targeted their favorite nemesis – Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps and Social Security. But then reality set in, and they retreated from major hopes of serving those programs at the altar of fiscal reform. Then, […]
Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein are dead. Can we come home now from Iraq and Afghanistan? Not likely. World War II troops who occupied Germany and Japan have been refreshed over the years and still occupy those countries. We also have some 700 plus military outposts around the world.