Tag: Nuclear Weapons

April 18, 2005

Bully Bolton Threatens National Security

John Bolton is the wrong man for the job of US ambassador to the United Nations. His status as an avowed UN-hater, standing alone, disqualifies him. But there are other, stronger reasons to reject his appointment to that important post. Bolton’s performance in his current position as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and… Read more »

October 5, 2004

Kerry Hits Nail on Head

We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire.– George W. Bush, State of the Union Address, Jan. 20, 2004 The [President] doth protest too much, methinks.– William Shakespeare, Hamlet (III, ii, 239) John Kerry cut to the heart of the matter when he said during Thursday’s debate with George W. Bush that, “a… Read more »

July 30, 2003

Why Iraq and Afghanistan? Cheney Tells All: It’s About the Oil

Now that the rationale provided by Bush & Co. for attacking Iraq is unraveling, it’s time to ask what the true motivation was for the rush to war. Many dismissed the signs of antiwar protestors, which read “No blood for oil.” But if we connect the oily fingerprints, beginning with Vice President Dick Cheney’s, it… Read more »