Category Archive: war and peace

Big Disconnect Between Neo-Con Policies and the American Public

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Good news and bad news: market research confirms most Americans side to one degree or another with former Congressman Ron Paul’s foreign policy. Bad news? The neo-cons are still at the switch. In 2003, with flags flying and trumpets blaring, opinion polls showed some 60 percent of Americans supported the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As …

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Bashar al-Assad’s Report Card

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When it comes to grading Assad, why does he stand head and shoulders above the world’s dictators, strongmen, and despots? Hard to say. State Department spokesman Victoria Nuland maintains Assad, “certainly should leave power,” and asserts he is “evil,” “beyond brutal,” “inhumane,” and “unfit to rule.” And then there’s this profile: Dr. Kathy Seifert of …

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2007 Interview with Congressman Ron Paul

INTRO: A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Paul graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine and served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force during the 1960s. In private practice as a specialist in obstetrics/gynecology, Dr. Paul has delivered more than 4,000 babies. First elected to Congress in 1976, he was one of …

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2010 Interview with Congressman Ron Paul

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INTRO: Ron Paul, M.D., is an American physician (Obstetrics and Gynecology) and a Republican Congressman representing Galveston area of Texas. He currently serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, and the Committee on Financial Services. Dr. Paul is well-known as an opponent of U.S. interventionism and an outspoken critic of American  monetary …

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Southern Daydreaming

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How the South Could Have Won the Civil War: The Fatal Errors That Led to Confederate Defeat  by Bevin Alexander Crown Books (2007); HB, 337 pages, $25.95 The Confederate States of America: What Might Have Been by Roger L. Ransom W.W. Norton & Company (2005); HB, 352 pages; $29.95 Dixie Victorious: An Alternative History of the Civil War …

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The campaign for liberty before the “Campaign for Liberty”

The philosophical premise for The Campaign for Liberty (C4L) goes back to the Founding Fathers, but the practical tactics in fighting for its ideals has several modern and historical models. Thinkers — and doers — have for some time championed the issues and ideas embodied in the C4L Statement of Principles. In its raison d’etre …

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