Tag: appeasement

Worst in the World

I think that it is very hard sometimes trying to figure out who the worst person in the world could be. Today we have three excellent candidates: William Kristol, Rush Limbaugh and Oliver North. William Kristol had another major factual error in his column. Rush Limbaugh read an essay then went on at length about “errors” in the essay. The essay was written by a 10th grader in 1996. Oliver North was on Fox “News” and had the nerve to talk about Bush’s (McCain’s) appeasement statements. This is the same Oliver North who was part of the Iran-Contra (weapons for hostages)

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Obama Confronts Bush and McCain

Straight and to the point, Senator Barack Obama directly responded to President Bush’s appeasement comment and then turned to Senator John McCain. Obama correctly stated that McCain has offered to differentiate between himself and George Bush on foreign policy. Below are Obama’s remarks in South Dakota. From the Washington Post: “If George Bush and John McCain want to have a debate about protecting America, that is a debate I will have anytime, any place,” he said to a cheering crowd. “George Bush and John McCain have a lot to answer for.” Obama then launched into list of grievances, including a war

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What is Bush Up To?

I’m not sure where to go with Bush’s statement about the dangers of appeasement in the Israeli Knesset. I’m surprised that President Bush didn’t get booed. Wasn’t it the Bush administration that pushed Israel into a fight with Hezbollah? Using the same logic that got us bogged down in Iraq, the Bush administration pushed and prodded Israel into attacking Hezbollah in Lebanon. In my opinion, it was Israel’s worst defeat in its history. So, why didn’t the Knesset give Bush the Bronx cheer that he deserved? Maybe they were just too polite. On the other hand, could Bush be deflecting attention

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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