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China, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and on and on.

I think often about China because it is, next to us, the world’s biggest player and our foremost frenemy as well (you know, friend and enemy).  657 more words

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The Wisdom of Muddling Through in the Middle East

President Obama’s conservative critics often lambast him for being indecisive when it comes to foreign policy and dictatorial when it comes to domestic policy, so I guess in their eyes he’s sort of an indecisive dictator, or more to the point, whatever he does or doesn’t do they don’t like. 347 more words

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Should Elected Officials Resign before Campaigning for another Office

Should an individual elected to a political office be required to resign from that office when seeking another elected office before their term expires? 

The concept can be condensed into the phrase “resign to run.” 1,443 more words


3-13-2015 The Friday Night Mentor Call

Chapter 69, pp.678-685, was presented as a Casted Call: Marvin read Daniel the President, Rosa read Jasmine/part of Daniel’s speech, Rubel read Ziggy/Jake/part of Daniel’s speech, Saintura & Linda read part of the speech, Elaine read Sam(antha)/part of the speech, Bill read the Prime Law (in the speech). 211 more words


When it Comes to Tom Cotton Kathleen Parker Says it All

In case you don’t know, Kathleen Parker is a syndicated columnist who describes herself as “mostly to the right of center”, but I think of her as mostly right on the mark in her columns.   251 more words

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And Professors are the Problem? Cotton Civics

On 9 March 2015 Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas drafted a letter cosigned by 46 additional United States Senators to the Leaders of the Islamic State of Iran. 835 more words