Just my Thoughts · Politics

November 4, 1979

I was a freshman in college that fateful November.  Though I cannot remember when exactly, I am sure that I had mailed my first absentee ballot home the week prior to this fateful Sunday as election day was November 6th.  I was practicing the democracy that so many take for granted, the very democracy that… Continue reading November 4, 1979

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Iranian “Negotiations”

One time deal or a start to a series of negotiations, I am not sure I care.  I am, though, rather skeptical that the Bush administration is sending the number three State Department person – William Burns – to Geneva this weekend to join other countries in sitting down with an Iranian nuclear negotiator.  Is… Continue reading Iranian “Negotiations”

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Memories of 1983

Today, September 7th, 2007, a US District Court judge in Washington, DC handed down a ruling of a multi-billion dollar judgement against the country of Iran for the Beirut Marine barracks bombing in 1983. With the approach of the sixth anniversary of the September 11th World Trade Centers destruction, I see the ruling regarding Beirut… Continue reading Memories of 1983