The Blood on Holbrooke’s Hands

In the wee morning hours on Friday, Jan. 23, a U.S. spy plane killed at least 15 in Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. It was Barack Obama’s first blood and the U.S.’ first violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty under the new administration. The attack was an early sign that the newly minted president may not be … Continue reading “The Blood on Holbrooke’s Hands”

No Comment and
No Leadership From Obama

As President-elect Barack Obama vacationed in Hawaii on Dec. 26, stopping off to watch a dolphin show with his family at Sea Life Park, an Israeli air raid besieged the impoverished Gaza Strip, killing at least 285 people and injuring over 800 more. It was the single deadliest attack on Gaza in over 20 years, … Continue reading “No Comment and
No Leadership From Obama”

Barack Obama’s Israel Bond

In an attempt to squelch rumors that he is pro-Palestinian, or god forbid Muslim, Barack Obama made it clear in the final Democratic Presidential debate on Tuesday that he is anything but. After being prodded by NBC’s Tim Russert on the issue, Obama said he has long been a "stalwart friend of Israel’s," believing the … Continue reading “Barack Obama’s Israel Bond”

MoveOn’s Obama Endorsement is mobilizing. The “antiwar” group’s Political Action members across the country voted overwhelmingly to endorse the Democratic candidacy of Barack Obama last week. MoveOn claims to have 1.7 million members in states that vote in Tuesday’s primaries. “[Our] endorsement means a fresh infusion of people-power for Obama in the critical days before Super Tuesday,” … Continue reading “MoveOn’s Obama Endorsement”

Why Bush Wants to Legalize the Nuke Trade with Turkey

According to FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds, there is a vast black market for nukes, and certain U.S. officials have been supplying sensitive nuclear technology information to Turkish and Israeli interests through its conduits. It’s a scathing allegation which was first published by the London Times two weeks ago, and Edmonds’ charge seems to be on … Continue reading “Why Bush Wants to Legalize the Nuke Trade with Turkey”

Antiwar Left Should Look Beyond Democrats

The left wing of the antiwar movement has some very serious problems, mainly our inability to recognize that the antiwar sentiment in the United States is resonating far beyond the confines of the so-called “left.” We cannot step back and effectively analyze the failures of the antiwar movement without peering under the hood of John … Continue reading “Antiwar Left Should Look Beyond Democrats”

Broken Promises and Barefaced Lies

We have observed the same song and dance so many times before it’s hard to believe more didn’t see it coming. The Democrats once again let down their constituents and all the other voters who ushered them in to power last November – believing, in utter stupidity, that they would somehow halt the madness of … Continue reading “Broken Promises and Barefaced Lies”

The Problem with Barack Obama’s Israel Pose

Sen. Barack Obama isn’t quite sure how he feels about the lopsided situation between Israel and Palestine. Less than two weeks after Obama gloated to AIPAC about his love for Israel, he unexpectedly admitted the truth while campaigning in Iowa recently. "[N]obody is suffering more than the Palestinian people…" said Obama, "the Israeli government must … Continue reading “The Problem with Barack Obama’s Israel Pose”