Tag Archives: The 2000s

Associated Press: Today in History For September 11th- Remembering 9/11, 2001

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Just to give you a personal reflection about 9/11. I was working at a movie theater and not happy about it and working the nightshift and disliked that even more. … Continue reading

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The Onion: Nathan Eckert- ‘The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism’

Source:The Onion– debating the 2003 War In Iraq. Source:The Daily Review “George W. Bush may think a War In Iraq is the solution to our problems, but the reality is, it will only serve to create more.” From The Onion  Looking … Continue reading

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President William Jefferson Clinton: Farewell Address (2001)

Source:American Rhetoric– President William J. Clinton (Democrat, Arkansas) 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001) “My fellow citizens, tonight is my last opportunity to speak to you from the Oval Office as your President. I am profoundly grateful to you … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘The Global Roots of The 2008 Crash’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Gideon Rose- ‘Iraq in Retrospect’

Source:Foreign Affairs– welcome to Iraq, also known as Hell on Earth. Source:FRS FreeState “Ten years ago this week, the United States and a few of its allies invaded Iraq, writing the final chapter in Washington’s checkered decades-long relationship with Saddam … Continue reading

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Professor Conor Gearty: ‘Liberty and Security For All’

Source:Amazon– Conor Gearty’s book about civil liberties and income inequality. Source:FRS FreeState “All aspire to liberty and security in their lives but few people truly enjoy them. This book explains why this is so. In what Conor Gearty calls our … Continue reading

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ICNA Chicago: ‘The Life of Malcolm X’

Source:ICNA Chicago– from a documentary about Minister Malcolm X. Source:FRS FreeState  “America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem.” Malcolm X Islamic Learning Foundation* Presents: THE LIFE OF MALCOLM … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Sagar Meghani- ‘Can We Win in Afghanistan?’

Source:Associated Press– American taxpayer funded troops in Afghanistan. “President Barack Obama has ordered 17,000 more U.S. troops to help fight the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Can the U.S. prevail where others, including the Russians, have failed? (March 4)” … Continue reading

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