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Entries by Jayne Lyn Stahl from 03/2009

Baghdad Redux?

| Posted 03.02.2009 | Politics

Will the role of the U.S. in this millennium, be that of an empire that profits by promoting global instability? Or will the empire strike back?

What to Do About Those Pesky Gitmo Detainees?

| Posted 03.07.2009 | Politics

What should we do with detainees currently held at Gitmo after the base is closed? I say we should allow detainees to be brought to the United Sta...

Up to Their Old Tricks

| Posted 03.10.2009 | Politics
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A Chinese news Web site reported yesterday that U.S. navy vessels have been busy conducting what they call "illegal surveying activities." Surveying...

"The Nuclear Club"

| Posted 03.10.2009 | World

Consider the irony that the country making the most noise about Iran and North Korea's nuclear stockpile is the U.S., the one that has breached the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty more than any other.

Holier than Dow

| Posted 03.16.2009 | Huffington Post

For those of us who feel good watching Bernie Madoff being led off to prison in handcuffs, think about this: Richard M. Nixon was never led off to ja...

Among Strangers, Among Friends

| Posted 03.17.2009 | Healthy Living
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Okay, admit it, the reason blogging has so much allure might be because you can talk about stuff among strangers that you've never told your friends. ...

Moving Away from a Rogue State

| Posted 03.17.2009 | Politics

The Justice Department descision that Obama has the right to detain enemies during wartime, without charging them, comes as a disappointment to those who expected carte blanche change.

The Cabal Mutiny

| Posted 03.24.2009 | Politics

The former chief of staff to Colin Powell acknowledges, too, that both Rumsfeld and Cheney knew innocent men were being detained as enemy combatants, without charges, and they did nothing about it.

Geithner: The Wizard of Wall Street

| Posted 03.27.2009 | Business
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Why would anyone consider connecting Obama's treasury secretary with George W. Bush's former vice-president? Well, stay tuned, because Treasury Secret...

Pimping Out Your Wallet

| Posted 03.30.2009 | Business

The rescue plan which has funneled tax dollars into the pronounced, if a bit frayed, pockets of all the major U.S. home savings and loans has also left town with our savings.

Best for Obama Not toTalk About theTaliban

| Posted 03.30.2009 | Politics

Obama's recent decision to escalate troop presence in Afghanistan, by adding an additional 4,000 troops will be easier to pitch at home and abroad, if...