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Next Steps for the U.S. – Iran Deal

What was unthinkable for many people over many years happened in the early hours of Nov. 24 in Geneva: The United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran struck a deal. After a decade long struggle, the two reached an … Continue reading

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The default has already begun

While debt default is undoubtedly the worst of all possible worlds, then, the bonkers level of Washington dysfunction on display right now is nearly as bad. Every day that goes past is a day where trust and faith in the … Continue reading

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This woman speaks the truth

Long ago the government shutdown was written in the sand of the Republican mentality. This is why for many, many months all attempts by the Democratically controlled¬†Senate to discuss and negotiate the terms of a fiscal budget for the United … Continue reading

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The Iraq War Ten Years Later

On October 1, 2002 Stephen Zunes published this piece in Foreign Policy in Focus. I found and read it for the first time today. Back in October 2002 I had come to the conclusion that the U.S. was going to … Continue reading

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Now, a ‘Negative View’ of ‘Blacks? Are you kidding me?

Pieces of the AP article with my comments: Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice … Continue reading

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