Obama’s JFK move

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Had Gadhafi successfully executed his greatest mass murder while the world watched silently, it would have emboldened bad actors considering mass slaughters of democracy advocates throughout the Middle East.

All We Are Saying Is….Never Mind

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*+-Tom Degan: Here is one of the many reasons why I love Dennis Kucinich: At least the guy is consistent – “Consistent Kucinich” – Try saying that three times fast.

The Attack on Libya: A Bad Idea and Not What it Seems to Be

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*+-Carl Bloice: The demise of the Gadhafi regime would benefit the people of Libya, the Middle East and Africa. No doubt about it. But it cannot be avoided that the present military assault is hypocritical in the extreme, and has imperial motives related to the country’s oil reserves

Better Relations with Iran Require Change in U.S. Thinking and Policy

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*+-One election in Iran will not significantly change U.S.-Iran relations—only a change in U.S. thinking and policy will do so. Historically, the U.S. government, under both Republican and Democratic presidents, has painted relatively poor third world regimes that don’t toe the empire’s line as “evil”—Moammar El-Gadhafi’s Libya in the 1980s, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq in the […]