Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Prepare for the Obama-GOP Alliance

By Jeff Cohen
November 25, 2009

With Obama pushing a huge troop escalation in Afghanistan, history may well repeat itself with a vengeance. And it’s not just the apt comparison to LBJ, who destroyed his presidency on the battlefields of Vietnam with an escalation that delivered power to Nixon and the GOP.

Read on.

2 comments:

Morton Kurzweil said...

Obama is responding to foreign policy and health care like the Republicans who supported Terry Schiavo, taking a subject in a vegetative state and promoting it into a populist movement. The conversion of political principles into a religious movement of conciliation and mediation ignores the separation of dirt and state imbedded under the fingernails of the Constitution.
A constitutional lawyer should know better.
The business of the United States is not business. It is justice, common defense, and the promotion of common welfare. The powers of the people cannot trickle down to special interests without loss of civil liberties.

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