This is the third time the Syrian Baath regime breaks the Lebanese constitution since Syria started appointing the president of Lebanon after it fell to its troops in 1990.
Lebanon was one of the very few democracies in the entire Middle East with a constitution agreed upon in 1926. Today, being occupied by the Syrian regime for the past 27 years,
Lebanon lost its major features of democracy and human
Alan Greenspan, a banker who stands to retire on over $140,000 a year, has called for cutting the Social Security retirement benefits for Baby Boomers. It’s high time for John Kerry and the Democrats to admit that there is no such “crisis” in Social Security. All that’s needed is full Social Security taxation on the rich and the employers who pay their salaries.
It’s as if we were on a runaway train headed toward a precipice, with the mercenaries of the Republican and Democratic parties battling for control of the engine, and us, the passengers, hanging on for dear life to keep from being thrown from the train. Will we gain control of the locomotive before it’s too late?