Tag Archives: Israel

The Argument for Palestine

This past week saw Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas petition the United Nations for for recognition of statehood. It took less than 72 hours for South Sudan to be recognized so, why not? In reality, it will take the coucil several … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday September 23rd Edition

Oh no, not again. Another budget impasse in Congress? This one is over disaster relief funding. FEMA is running out of money to fund on-going disaster relief programs so Congressional Republicans inserted offsets into the temporary budget bill that Democrats … Continue reading

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Did the President Overstep his Boundaries With Israel?

Much hand wringing is being done with respect to President Obama’s Middle East Policy address in particular with the suggestion to honour the boundaries (with land swaps) established after the Six Day War in 1967. This has been suggested in … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday May 20th Edition

This week narrowed the political field a bit. Huck is out and Newt is in. Gingrich had a terrible week after his appearance on Meet the Press last Sunday where he¬†criticized Representative Paul Ryan‘s budget plan and no amount of … Continue reading

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Slow Turning

We haven’t addressed what’s going on in the Middle East but it portends some really significant changes. First, Iran experienced a rebellion, then Tunisia collapsed into chaos. Now Egypt is experiencing a similar upheaval, and it looks as though Jordan … Continue reading

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