A dismal failure! This is the verdict of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) as they slammed the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration ahead of her State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis.
The promising title "The Way Forward" is a whitewash. Through the invasion and occupation, Iraq first became a failed state where terrorist groups thrive. The war that would cost peanuts (Wolfowitz or Perle) may actually cost $1 trillion.
Robert Fisk is one of the greatest reporters of all time. He has written some of the most insightful, biting criticisms about U.S./Israeli/British foreign policy and provided readers, in vivid detail, a vision of of the plight of people living in war torn areas of the Middle East. I have nothing but sincere gratitude to him for putting his life on the line to give us these excellent stories. But, having said this, I think he is doing a disservice to his readers by claiming his contempt for the Internet and also by his refusal to look critically into the events of 9/11.
The Executive Order entitled "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who
Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq" provides the President with the
authority to confiscate the assets of whoever opposes the US led war.
VHeadline en Español News Editor Jesus Nery Barrios writes: In his latest nationwide TV and radio show 'Alo Presidente,' aired Sunday, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez claimed categorically that he is not a Marxist ... a topic he did not need to clarify, given the trim and the concrete politics his administration has carried out.
"Gloria's economy is not working." This is what the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) said of Mrs. Arroyo's flamboyant and rosy economic claims; two days shy from the Executive's 7th State of the Nation Address (SONA) this 23rd of July.