The Real Conundrum

‘What’s a Body To Do?  On the one hand there is a Special Envoy, who even used to be a General, saying that the military is not the way to win against terrorism in Afghanistan.  On the other hand, the president is freezing social programs at a time when they are the only things that […]

“War or Peace President?”

In President Obama’s acceptance of his Nobel Peace Prize, he defended the use of military force on humanitarian grounds, to preserve peace. He spoke of a “just war.” I remember a “just war.”  It was to stop Hitler and his genocidal takeover of Europe. The war in Afghanistan is nothing like that.  A bunch of […]