While prohibition’s repeal came on December 5, 1933, American brewers celebrate the end of that era with “Brew Year’s Eve” on April 7.
Ever since the time of Abe Lincoln, Democrats and Republicans have been fighting for control of the United States Of America. In the beginning, both political parties contained liberals, moderates and conservatives. As time wore on the Democratic Party moved more to the left or ‘liberal’ and the Republican Party moved more to the right or ‘Conservative’. This left room for fewer and fewer moderates.
It is the war of the sated against the famished, the obese against the emaciated, the affluent against the impoverished, the democracies against tyranny, perhaps Christianity against Islam and definitely the West against the Orient. It is the ultimate metaphor, replete with “mass destruction”, “collateral damage”, and the “will of the international community”.
More musings about a potentially developing conspiracy involving planted news stories in Iraq, the Pentagon, and the intricate web of players that seem to indicate a web that reaches into the White House.
In the wrong circumstances, image can indeed be everything. In the case of Osama bin Laden, his image is just possibly a more potent tool than his money. How did this happen? We can only look to the West for answers.
Izetbegovic, the late nominal president of the nominal Bosnian state, the darling of the gullible western media, denied that he and his cronies and his cronies’ cronies stole 40% of all civilian aid targeted at Bosnia – a minor matter of 1 billion US dollars and change, in less than 4 years.
France’s recent civil unrest warrants that the nation examine US history books for the solution to their problem. Will France swallow its collective pride and do just that? I hope so, but a nagging doubt persists within my very being.
My brother once asked me what I thought was the most dangerous place to be in the whole world. I pondered his question by mentally perusing all the hot spots throughout the world where disease and war were rampant. I cant remember what I answered but I will never forget my brothers answer to me.
The defection of a long time supporter of the war in Iraq sends he Bush administartion into a serious panic attack.
On Sunday, Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, threatened Condoleezza Rice. Last Friday, he also made treats to discontinue exporting crude oil to America if they will still try to undermine his administration.
This is his response to previous statements made by Condoleza Rice that relationship of Venezuela with Cuba are perilous to the democratic system in Latin nations. Moreover, the US State Department accuses Chavez of utilizing Venezuela’s abundant oil assets to interfere with the deali
It’s morally wrong for elected officials to accept money or gifts. Period. It’s in violation of their moral responsibility to represent people equally, not based on how much money they have. It gives those with money a more valuable opinion than those without. All elections should be 100% publicly funded.
Blaming guns is the simple and lazy response to crime in the United States. Unsurprisingly, it is also wrong.