Archive for December, 2006

in case you were wondering if it’s about oil…

Iran’s oil exports are declining, study says Oil Minister says Iran could use oil exports as weapon Oil rises towards $63, Iran bristles at sanctions

Press·idential Tactics II

"But the true history of any administration is not going to be written until long after the person is gone. It’s just impossible for short-term history to accurately reflect what has taken place. Most historians, you know, probably had a political preference, and so their view isn’t exactly objective — most short-term historians. And it’s […]

Press·idential Tactics I

QUESTION: Thank you, Mr. President. In the latest CBS News poll, 50 percent of Americans say they favor a beginning of an end to U.S. military involvement in Iraq; 43 percent said, keep fighting, but change tactics. By this and many other measures, there is no clear mandate to continue being in Iraq in a […]

( life andpolitics )

And as for Capitalism…  Governmement Military Assistance isn’t part of Capitalism. It’s a bit like Insider Trading. It is not okay for our government to have as its foreign policy, a program involving Military conquest or "nation building" in order to further the interests of American private enterprises, whether it helps us or not. If […]

the neoconservative cabal…

A cabal is a number of persons united in some close design, usually to promote their private views and interests in a church, state, or other community by intrigue. Cabals are secret organizations composed of a few designing persons. The term can also be used to refer to the designs of such persons, and also […]

regime change…

Target Iran: Former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter and Investigative Journalist Seymour Hersh on White House Plans for Regime Change     Seymour Hersh: Why don’t my colleagues in the American press do better with this story?   Scott Ritter: One of the big problems is – and here goes the grenade – Israel. The […]

all ___ are created equal?

It’s about the same thing that got "All men are created equal" into our Declaration of Independence instead of "All people are created equal." We fought a Civil War over it, and it still took another hundred years for African-Americans to gain a semblence of their rights. It took a century and a half for […]

unfit to serve…

White House, Joint Chiefs At Odds on Adding Troops The Bush administration is split over the idea of a surge in troops to Iraq, with White House officials aggressively promoting the concept over the unanimous disagreement of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to U.S. officials familiar with the intense debate. Sending 15,000 to 30,000 […]

a trial…

Former Chief of Staff to the Vice President, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, goes to trial in four weeks: ORDERED that jury selection shall begin on January 16, 2007, with the trial commencing immediately thereafter. It is further ORDERED, as set forth in the Court’s February 3, 2006 scheduling order, that the parties shall file motions […]


( life andpolitics )

e·van·gel·i·cal/ËŒivænˈdÊ’É›lɪkÉ™l, Also, e·van·gel·ic. pertaining to or in keeping with the gospel and its teachings. belonging to or designating the Christian churches that emphasize the teachings and authority of the Scriptures, esp. of the New Testament, in opposition to the institutional authority of the church itself, and that stress as paramount the tenet that salvation is […]