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Entries by Byron Williams from 11/2006

Looking at Iraq through the 70-60 Lens

| Posted 11.02.2006 | Politics
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Just as the little boy said to the emperor that he has no clothes, someone must say to the president, preferably from the Iraq Study Group, that he has no policy.

Swift Boat Redux?

| Posted 11.03.2006 | Politics
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The president's use of fear obviously spooked certain Democrats who did not bother to put the Kerry's words in context before throwing him under the bus.

Imagine Had Things Gone Well in Iraq

| Posted 11.09.2006 | Politics
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We would no doubt succumb to a false sense of superiority that elevates unilateralism to the default status for all international problems.

Rumsfeld's Departure May Not Signal Policy Change in Iraq

| Posted 11.13.2006 | Politics
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Scapegoating is a time-honored tradition that has proven effective at removing the stench of culpability. But Iraq is the residue of myriad bad policy decisions implemented by a number of individuals.

Like McCain's Candor, Not His Opinion

| Posted 11.16.2006 | Politics
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It is rare to find a politician who would take a stand that is opposed by so many, especially one contemplating the Oval Office. But his valor notwithstanding, McCain is dead wrong about sending in more troops.

It's Just Another One of Those Bloody Days in Iraq

| Posted 11.20.2006 | Huffington Post

Each violent act in Iraq, be it sectarian or otherwise, that is reported throughout the Middle East comes with the added rider of American culpability.

Holiday Reflections: We Have Much to be Grateful for

| Posted 11.23.2006 | Politics
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The subject matter is not my idea nor is it original. My 11-year-old son, Malik, had an assignment to write about those things for which he is truly thankful. Moreover, he suggested I do the same.

How Do We End One of Our Greatest Disasters?

| Posted 11.27.2006 | Politics
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As Democrats prepare to take control of Congress, they are met with a very stark reality: Iraq is not winnable. Even Mr. "Peace with Honor" himself, Henry Kissinger, does not believe we can win.

What This Government Needs is a Few Good Liberals

| Posted 11.30.2006 | Politics
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Are there any liberals out there? Now would be a good time to speak up.