Clinton and Obama each maintain that if elected they will immediately take steps to end the war in Iraq. But there is good reason to look at the fine print of their programs very carefully. Neither will end it quickly nor bring all the troops home.
Governor Spitzer, courageous and effective foe of
Wall St. loanshark capitalists who arranged the Mutual
Fund scandal of 2003, the usury law busting predatory
lending foreclosures of millions, has been the target
of the Goldman Sachs White House
Politicians now promise to protect us from dangers we cannot see. Neoconservatives created a phantom enemy. In a disillusioned age, enemy creation is a power rewarding those with the darkest nightmares.