During the 2016 campaign, Donald told the nation exactly how horrible a person he is and how terrible a President he would be. In July 2017 there were at least 77 reported examples of Donald or his minions doing the horrible things Donald said he would.
Foreign policy: make Iraq great again
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Senator Schumer: Be a statesman.
Senator Schumer, I studied your position on the Iran Deal, which was posted on medium.com. It seems well reasoned and thorough, proceeding logically from point to point. However, there is one key […]
Iran Deal: open letter to Congress
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your service to our country. As you know, President Obama’s historic peace accord with Iran is in jeopardy. Granted, we could smash Iran into little […]
The 7 most incisive comments about the Iran nuclear deal
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling. We shall start with a headline which, for me, sums up all the excruciating years of accusations, pre-negotiations, […]
Jason Rezaian: Iran’s nuclear hostage?
Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian’s trial may be an attempt by reactionary forces in Iran to upend the Iran nuclear deal. Recently my wife and I were watching an old episode of […]
The T word: Republican senators’ letter to Iran has some accusing them of treason
Many are aghast at the treasonous nature of the open letter to Iran signed by 47 Republican senators. As you have no doubt heard by now, 47 Republican senators wrote an open […]
By pushing for more sanctions, U.S. hardliners play into hands of Iranian hardliners
New sanctions legislation against Iran would alienate Europe, Russia, and China. “Buoyed by the failure of the US and five other powers to reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran over its nuclear […]
Who is ISIS? Time for an airlift.
So picture this scenario. A leader in a fledgling democracy creates a space for himself, a perch above it all from which to tame the beast. Sounds reasonable? Except, wait. No it […]
Israel projects its own nuclear behavior on to Iran
Israel and Iran: It takes one to know one ― or think it knows one. In a story that seems to have gone unremarked upon by other journalists, on March 31 at […]