Weekly Review: Downgrading our reputation – Thanks, John McCain!

Crazy Ol' John McCain

A look back on this past week reveals another historical first – and we’re in only the second month of the year. By now most are aware that for the first time ever, a presidential cabinet nominee was filibustered. Republicans succeeded in blocking a man who happens to be a fellow Republican. What did that man, defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, do to deserve use of this filibuster procedure that should be reserved for critical legislative actions?… [Read more]

Invading Iran: Just Another Stimulus of the Package

Stimulus Package

When pretty much every reliable source tells you not to do something and you – you being the two most powerful people in the country – consider doing it anyway, one may immediately presume something is wrong with you

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his once arch nemesis, now sidekick and right-hand man, Secretary of Defense Ehud Barak, have managed to leak their plan to attack the nuclear facilities in Iran. ¬†… [Read more]