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Herman Cain stumbles again

If you’re running for president, you should know some of the basics of foreign-policy. Over the last six months, our involvement with Libya has been questioned by conservatives and liberals alike. Muammar Qaddafi has been a thorn in our side since the Reagan administration. It is clear that his state has sponsored terrorists (Lockerbie bombing, bombing of a Berlin dance club). His state has been involved in trying to acquire nuclear weapons. (They did negotiate nuclear disarmament with the Bush administration.) We have sided with the rebels against Muammar Qaddafi and his Libyan regime. I know this off the top of

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Olbermann’s ordeal was stupid

By now, everyone should know that Keith Olbermann was suspended and now is back on the air because of political contributions that he made a couple weeks ago. What happened and why? It appears that MSNBC has a policy on political contributions by their on-air commentators. Cool. Their policy states that all political donations need to be approved prior to making the donations. Why? I don’t understand how prior approval will make any donation any more or any less ethical. Now, if you inform MSNBC about political donations, certain interviews and certain stories could and should be reported differently. It should

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Obama delivers a strong speech on national security

Today, President Barack Obama delivered a fantastic speech on national security. Watch it here: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Words from Obama’s speech given today: After 9/11, we knew that we had entered a new era — that enemies who did not abide by any law of war would present new challenges to our application of the law; that our government would need new tools to protect the American people, and that these tools would have to allow us to prevent attacks instead of simply prosecuting those who try to carry them out. Unfortunately,

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