Posts Tagged: Congress

To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.

The Other Oil Spill

The Gulf oil spill rightly provoked congressional outrage at the perpetrators. But where was the outrage for the oil spill in 2006 in Lebanon?

Lebanon Intrusion

Congress inserts itself into Lebanon's civil strife with a strongly worded resolutionCongress inserts itself into Lebanon's civil strife with a strongly worded resolution.
The former White House press secretary is right: mainstream journalists were "deferential, complicit enablers" in the lead up to the Iraq War. But Congress surrendered its voice and failed to question the intelligence.
Ironically, the question of whether U.S. bases being built in Iraq should be, or clearly already are, permanent, is more of a U.S. domestic controversy than an issue between the United States and Iraq.
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