Should We Stay in Afghanistan

Via Andrea Mitchell

Rachel Maddow discusses US Troop Strategy in Afghanistan in very measured analysis.

Also, Bill Clinton's rebuttal to Jimmy Carter's remarks on racism apparent in opposition to President Obama's policies.

Here, Rachel reviews recent comments, advice and opinion on Afghanistan from Former Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice as well as foreign policy successes and failures during the two Bush terms with HuffPo contributor Sam Stein

Also some Republicans seriously considering a 2012 run for Dick Cheney on a national security platform.


J said... / Sep 23, 2009, 2:25:00 AM  

We've had The Great Emancipator, The Great Communicator, and now we've got The Great Waffler...waffling on Afhanistan, public option or co-ops, everything. President O is carrying his 'voting present' habits from the Illinois legislature into the White House. Hillary warned you. Oh yea, he signed the exec order to shut down Gitmo and there's no plan whatsoever to accomplish that.

'Neo-Condi' is racist.

You guys should've elected Dennis Kucinich. I abhor everything that he stands for, but he's honest as all hell.

Codester said... / Sep 26, 2009, 10:06:00 PM  

J said... 'Neo-Condi' is racist.

No... it isn't.

Neoconservatism is a political philosophy (not a racial slur) that emerged in the United States of America, and which supports using American economic and military power to bring liberalism, democracy, and human rights to other countries.

Polity, 2008
Robinson, Paul.
Dictionary of International Security. p. 135

J said... / Sep 26, 2009, 11:29:00 PM  

Good lord, the girl doesn't even get sarcasm...

Codester said... / Sep 27, 2009, 2:33:00 AM  

If you're not one of the many conservatives I've argued with over whether or not the term "NeoCon" is a slur against Jewish people... then good for you.

J said... / Sep 27, 2009, 3:28:00 PM  

She doesn't get sarcasm and stereotypes too..

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