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The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech I believe President Obama, gave one of his best speeches tonight. Because it wasn’t a laundry list of … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his … Continue reading

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News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria I watched President Obama’s speech on CNN and then saw the so-called experts talk about it. And one of them was … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises

Source: The National Interest: Opinion: Peter Harris: Losing the International Order: Westphalia, Liberalism and Current World Crises To put it mildly the world is a lot more complicated now and the developed world which is mostly in the West is … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and that I and others are scared that this could happen in Washington, … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

  Source: CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I … Continue reading

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The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Martin Longman: White House Heroin Initiative is a Start

The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Martin Longman: White House Heroin Initiative is a Start This is really something that we should’ve been doing since the so-called War on Drugs started in 1971. But then had we of done that, then maybe … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Peter Beinart- Why Is the Iraq War Never Mentioned in Debates About the Iran Deal?

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To answer Peter Beinart’s question. The neoconservative idea of diplomacy is blackmail. “Give us everything we want and we won’t destroy you, or we’ll tell you we won’t destroy you.” As … Continue reading

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