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Colin Powell and our national day of shame

Colin Powell

Speech to the UN part 1

part 2

part 3

part 4

part 5

part 6

part 7

part 8

This is your brain on imperialism

If Uganda Has Oil It Must Need The Pentagon’s Democracy


The Kerensky Democrats

Sterling Newberry

However, even the NATO Secretary General recognizes that “Afghanistan is organically linked to Pakistan,” and there must be a comprehensive approach. Next door in Pakistan, this is seen as a prelude to invasion by ISI supporters and ultra-nationalists. Everyone wants to get Afghanistan right, but the consensus inside the beltway is for escalation in Afghanistan, and then to spring board to Iran, not Pakistan.

I would like to dismiss this as irresponsible speculation, but Dennis PNAC Ross is one of Obama’s advisors and Clinton is his secretary of state and it is just possible he drank the PNAC kool aide.

Robert Gates is a very bad man

Obama, Ask the Kremlin about Gates

Nearly 16 years ago, during the last transition from a President Bush to a Democrat, Moscow made an extraordinary gesture to Washington: The Kremlin supplied a summary of its intelligence information about secret U.S.-Iranian contacts in the 1980s.

If Gates is kept on he will, amongst other things, seek to destroy evidence of fraud and torture. It is also very likely he will seek to sabotage Obama.

Desertion scene from Dr. Zhivago

This is why we have to get out of Iraq without delay. While there has been some reporting of declining enlistment and reenlistment, there has been almost no mention of the rising desertion rates. Our depraved ruling class is oblivious to the disaster they have created.

Colin Powell Endorses Obama

The Bagman Cometh: Obama Embraces War Criminal’s Endorsement

Versailles wins a round.

The Trap

The Trap, which could also be called Unintended Consequences (which sums up American domestic and foreign policy of late very nicely) is a documentary that the BBC broadcast in 2007.

President Jimmy Carter – “Crisis of Confidence” Speech

Jimmy Carter was right

He was right: During late ’70s energy crisis, president wanted to put brakes on oil imports, explore alternatives.

Oil…. if only Carter had been reelected