Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.
We have to reject the unjustified use of fear and imaginary threats to the American public as acceptable reasons to bomb other nations. Facts, reason and principle should be the only tools to win over the public on an argument for war.
Senators and Representatives want to send our combat troops to Syria, (boots on the ground)? I have a suggestion for them. Every one of them who want American "Boots on the ground" should put their boots on and get their...
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There were so many worthy nominees deserving this PlanetPOV award for The Biggest Political F#%! Up of 2011, let's just say that there are no winners, only losers and bigger losers.
Despite GOP protests to the contrary, when it comes to Spiking the Ball, W is the All Star!
I'm writin' ya cause I speak for real Americans who feel kinda like your Russian President, Mr. Puddin', that America shouldn't get in a war with the nation of Cereal while we have a Muslim President here in our country.
Hillary's debate skills may not be enough to defeat Trump in the debate, she may need one or more strategies, depending on how Trump conducts himself, to win the debate not only on substance but when it comes to perception.
Many veterans are injured either physically or emotionally or by some illness brought on by (in my case) Agent Orange. We all carry memories that we wish we never had to.
Putin's end game now seems to be, signal a peaceful and responsible solution to Syria's use of chemical weapons with one hand while with the other hand, tying up the U.S. and U.N. so they are unable to act against Syria.