War in Syria: WWJD?

Last week the House passed yet another bill placing sanctions on Iran and Syria, bringing us closer to another war in the Middle East, just as sanctions led to war in Iraq and bombing in Libya. Sanctions punish the poor and innocent, not the wealthy, insulated dictators. Last week we learned that President Obama signed an intelligence “finding” directing the CIA to covertly assist rebels in Syria. Overt military intervention is surely next. There is little argument about the Syrian dictator: Read more […]

Is Syria Our Fight or a Re-Election Ploy?

On this day, August 4, 1964, Democrat President Lyndon Baines Johnson addressed the people of the United States from radio and television: My fellow Americans: As President and Commander in Chief, it is my duty to the American people to report that renewed hostile actions against United States ships on the high seas in the Gulf of Tonkin have today required me to order the military forces of the United States to take action in reply. The performance of commanders and crews in this engagement is Read more […]