Posts Tagged: Bush
Trying to paper over political problems in Iraq by sinking additional American greenbacks into military operations misses the point entirely.
The last few days have brought a flurry of tense words between the Bush administration and Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki. Make no mistake: these words are dangerous.
A majority of Americans and the world want a change in Bush's failed foreign policy.
While the American people are seeking a way to bring the troops home from Iraq, the President and his administration are aiming to stay for much longer.
Is Bush "the" commander guy or just "a" commander guy? It really doesn't matter much since he's the commander in chief. He gets to command, unless Congress decides it's had enough and commands him not to.
The Democratic leadership doesn't have the votes to override a veto but the Dems are reluctant to sign another blank check for the war.
Voting can no longer be a civic duty exercised every few years. We must now vote 365 days a year, telling our leaders that they won't wait another election cycle to sink the country further into the Iraq War's quagmire.
The White House, however ideologically committed to unilateralism and the unbridled assertion of military power, still needs the UN.
The Iraq War has become the face of the United States around the world and this will haunt Bush during his State of the Union address.
The mistakes that the president acknowledged in his speech are perpetuated in his plan.