Barack Obama had it pegged. Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech today before a joint congressional session will play well in Israel and because of the proximity to the upcoming election, it was totally inappropriate for the Israeli prime minister to make such a speech in that venue. 275 more words
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"The Catastrophe Bibi Is Courting": Bolstering His Re-Election And Pushing For War, He Should Be Careful What You Wishes For
The controversy surrounding Israel’s March election has reached a fever pitch, with everyone from foreign governments and lobbyists to wealthy individuals chiming in. Front page scandals such as the American Republican party’s “intervention” have eclipsed the less topical scandals, but every day brings new chaos on a scale that only “hot topics” like Israel can amass. 314 more words
It’s all happening because I am completely ignoring every urge towards common sense and good judgment I’ve ever had–George Costanza, “Seinfeld”.
President Dwight Eisenhower warned against the growing power of the military-industrial complex, but even the former 5-star general Supreme Allied Commander in World War II couldn’t do it. 906 more words
Secretary of State John Kerry testified on Capitol Hill yesterday, and going into the hearing, it was widely expected that he’d tout the importance of international nuclear talks with Iran. 529 more words