U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
We are tomorrow’s past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than edification.
The following editorial appeared Friday in The Los Angeles Times:
WASHINGTON — President Obama is marking the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse by trying to lay claim to an economic turnaround and warning Republicans against moves that he contends would risk a backslide.
WASHINGTON — Affirmative action in college admissions survived Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.
In retrospect, George W. Bush's legacy doesn't look as bad as it did when he left office. It looks worse.
Former First Dog Barney Bush — a black Scottish terrier known for chasing golf balls and taking America on video tours of the White House — has passed away after a battle with lymphoma. He was 12.
DALLAS — A pickup former President George W. Bush used on his Central Texas ranch will be auctioned off to benefit a program dedicated to assisting U.S. military families.
“The party of capitalism must become the party of social insurance, for capitalism’s own sake.”
“.. Republicans, I actually never learned to hate them the way the far right that now controls their party seems to hate our president and a lot of other Democrats... “
TAMPA, Fla. — Republicans delivered a scathing indictment of President Barack Obama’s national security policy, although the Democrat’s aggressive approach has often been compared to that of his GOP predecessor, George W. Bush.
PHOENIX — A day after Rep. Jeff Flake easily won the Arizona Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, the daughter and granddaughter of one of the state’s most famous conservatives endorsed his opponent.