International Politics

Republicans are Throwing Up on Themselves

December 4, 2011
By
The Ruler

Let me make some comments at the top. I believe in a strong Republican party. Lower taxes, fiscal restraint, and less government in people’s lives. I get it. I usually don’t agree with the ideology, but it I get it. I think the counter balance to my progressive leanings is important and keeps everyone...

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Was the Post 9/11 Response an Overreaction?

September 12, 2011
By
Powell's speech to the United Nations

Charles Krauthammer wrote an op-ed piece for the Washington Post in which he said the idea the U.S. overreacted post 9/11 was nonsense. While he makes some good points, he seems to forget some of the poor decisions by The Bush administration early on. It is true that Al-Qaeda is on the run and...

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Is the GOP Trying to Destroy America?

July 7, 2011
By
CEO

I know the title of the post seems rather far fetched. But when you consider the behavior of the modern Republican party, this may not be as crazy as it sounds. From threatening to default on our loans by not raising the debt ceiling, to insisting on policies such as trickle down theory, and...

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Have a Happy God or Godless 4th of July

July 4, 2011
By
Declaration_full_300

On this day when our founding fathers declared their independence from Britain, I have been asking myself the age old question why and how did we get here. Religion of all types have their answer, but I find most of their reasoning obtuse. I was talking to a Christian the other day who could...

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