Steve Hochstadt: Unless Iran actually puts our nation in mortal danger, declaring war on Iran would violate the trust that Americans put in our government. It’s what our government shouldn’t do.
Tina Dupuy: Yes, 5 percent of Americans think Congress is doing a good job. Which means 5 percent of those polled didn’t understand the question.
Steve Hochstadt: Find someone who can embody the best in America, who can lead by persuasion, whose vision of the ideal American includes all of us. When you pull that lever, pull it for all of us. Be more than first. Be leaders.
William Blum: The biggest lie of the “war on terrorism”, although weakening, is that the targets of America’s attacks have an irrational hatred of the United States and its way of life, based on religious and cultural misunderstandings and envy.