Posts tagged "Iran"

Ron Paul's Armaggedon

Wise words from my nephew, Daniel Vallencourt, about Ron Paul’s disastrous foreign policies. The Case Against Ron Paul What President Paul would do: * Remove all U.S. military presence from around the world * Allow Iran to have nuclear weapons * Cut all assistance to Israel * Repeal the Patriot Act The World After a... Read more »

Was Iraq all for naught? No.

There’s a genre of fiction called alternative or “what if” history. As in, what if Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee defeated the Union at the Battle of Gettysburg? Or, what if Hitler had not been born? Or, what if the United States had not invaded Iraq? That’s a fair question, now that U.S. troops have... Read more »

In Iran, do they burn witches too?

( Getty Images photo by Behrouz Mehri / June 14, 2009 ) Times getting tough for Ahmadinejad? Ahmadinejad allies charged with sorcery Iranian power struggle between president and supreme leader sees arrests and claims of undue influence of chief of staff No kidding. As the story notes: Close allies of Iran‘s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have been accused... Read more »
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