I try to follow the political discussion in the U.S. and am amazed how much effort it takes even to begin to be well-informed. If you are serious about being informed, you can't be the least bit lazy and depend on a couple of pundits to shape your world view. You have to get out there and study the people you disagree with — in their own words, not the pundits' words. Information comes at you like a fire hose and you better not be off to the side sipping out of a dripping garden hose.
I was just reading some editorial about how President
These people need to take a sip from the fire hose. Take the Middle East. Major changes are going on. Dictators are being booted out and previously powerless are gaining power in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya. It looks like
If Syria flips, or should I say when it flips, Iran will be isolated. Hezbollah and
This is great stuff for the interest of the U.S., not to mention the Middle East itself. The people there want jobs and security. They want to get married and have families. They are tired of oppression and extremism. Sure, they have some rough times to get through and the learning curve for governance is long and difficult. But because of the Obama administration the U.S. finds itself on the right side of history. Instead of the empty bluster of a
You guys on the right with your naive Obama apologizing narrative are missing the whole show and you are certainly on the wrong side of history.