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Entries by Raymond J. Learsy from 10/2011

Europe's Praiseworthy Syrian Oil Embargo. Why Not Now a U.N. World Embargo on Iran's Oil??

| Posted 10.03.2011 | World

Europe's bold embargo of Syrian oil and the impact it is beginning to have on the Syrian regime stands in stark contrast to the seemingly ineffective sanctions imposed by the United Nations on Iran in response to Tehran's clandestine nuclear program.

CNN Takes "Occupy Wall Street" Not Very Seriously

| Posted 10.05.2011 | Media

In covering the Wall Street protests for CNN, Erin Burnett made her assumption that the demonstrators didn't really know what they were talking about crystal clear.

The Tea Party Misses the Point of OWS's Aspirations

| Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

It is the outrage against the corruption and destruction of our once heralded system of meritocracy that is the core of Occupy Wall Street. The Tea party would do well to take heed.

Le Monde Aux Barricades With The Huffington Post

| Posted 10.13.2011 | Media

Prescient, fortuitous or simply clairvoyant the Huffington Post will be launching a French language edition, Le HuffingtonPost, in conjunction with Paris' great daily Le Monde Group and Les Nouvelles Editions Independantes.

Saudi Arabia's Appropriate Response to Iran's Assassination Plot

| Posted 10.16.2011 | World

Rather than waiting for the United States government to take the lead would it not be salutary for this once to have Saudi Arabia take the initiative and formulate policy in response to Iran?

Occupy Wall Street Protestors 'Get A Life' -- Elect A President!

| Posted 10.23.2011 | Politics

She may not know it yet, but the nation needs Sheila Bair. Her persona, her values, her experience would be an enormously timely gift to all of us.