Where Did the Summer Go?
|Cloud Gate Sculpture in Millennium Park, Chicago, IL|
The president has come up with his budget request, which entails cuts to the Medicare program and increases in domestic security. While I understand that this feeds into our national obsession with being safe from the terrorist threat, the inefficiency with which we go about trying to accomplish this approaches that of delivering health care in this country, which seems to be a lingering problem we can never shake. Couldn't we:
I just returned from a wonderful weekend in Laguna Beach. My hats are off to the Anti-war protestors who are engaging in the American Political process hoping for change. As a U.S. Marine, I'm saddened by all of the tragic deaths that have occurred based on bush's lie; W.M.D. I also must grieve for the innocent Iraqis that have died while bush on his high horse has been pursuing terrorist. I agree that we must fight terrorism but we must be precise, strategic, and have a realistic exit strategy. Make no mistake. The reason we are in Iraq is oil. Bush his family, Cheney, and all of the neocons have invaded a country based on the premise that they were somehow connected to Al Queda/9/11. In all actuality, 18 of the 21 highjackers came from Saudi Arabia. Why did we not invade Saudi Arabia? Because Saudi Arabia is already giving us oil. Bush and the neocons want to monopolize Iraq's wealth of untouched oil. Remember if you weren't with us during the war, you could not help rebuild Iraq and gain access to oil.