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House Vote Today to Approve Iran Sanctions Bill Would Restore Bush "Cooties Doctrine"

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.12.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a provision which would restore as policy the Cooties Doctrine of the early Bush Administration -- U.S. officials can't meet with officials of the adversary du jour, because our officials might get contaminated.

On Iran, Obama Faces Wrath Of Congress And The Pro-War Lobby

Jamal Abdi | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Jamal Abdi

Obama was supposed to end the Bush policy and take us off of the trajectory to war with Iran, but with a little scolding from Congress and the pro-war lobbies, it now looks like the Barack Obama of 2008 has been put on time out.