Monthly Archives: September 2009

What happened to the debate on elder care and long term care?

  Have you noticed lately that it’s no longer a question of what the American people want in their health care system?  It’s all about what a relatively small group of Americans who were supposedly elected to represent the American people … Continue reading

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It’s time to strike Iran

It is time that Iran meets the military option. The days of diplomacy and sanctions have proven a failure and are over. Iran has no boundaries to its aggressive behavior. The timing for a military strike on Iran comes at a extremely difficult time. … Continue reading

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It’s time for the military option in Iran

  Newest revelations regarding the clandestine nuclear enrichment facility in Iran, and medium and long range missile tests, mean it’s time to turn hawkish on the Iranian regime. To the dovish comment by Defense Secretary Gates, that the military option "will only … Continue reading

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Afghanistan/Pakistan is no Vietnam

  The Las Vegas Sun ran a commentary by Frank Rich in Sunday’s edition headlined " For Obama, Lessons in Disaster."   This journalistic piece by Frank Rich explores the anachronistic comparison of Afghanistan with Vietnam. This is a favorite pass … Continue reading

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The peace in Afghanistan is worth the war effort

David Brooks OP-ED in the Sun’s Sunday paper headlined "Peace in Afghanistan is worth the war effort" is a  dramatically correct and powerful assessment of the need to win in Afghanistan, and not to fold and run home with our … Continue reading

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Lying about Obamacare

Your editorial in the Sunday Times: "Medicare scare-mongering" unleashes a tirade on Republicans for calling attention to the vast slashes in Medicare ( half a trillion dollars) to help defray the cost of a pig of a health care plan … Continue reading

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Decision Afghanistan!

Failure to re-define the primary mission in Afghanistan is the present factor delaying a decision to build up the U.S.forces in that war. The initial mission in September 2001 was clear. Drive the Taliban into the ground, and disrupt and destroy al Qaeda.  Today, eight … Continue reading

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