OT - Gas to hit 4.00

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Jun 4 22:43:54 MDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 06:22:55PM -0600, Doran L. Barton wrote:
> Not long ago, Charles Curley proclaimed...

> So what if they (Iran) make weekly threats to annihilate Israel and
> are responsible more than any other regime for terror and unrest in
> Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria. We should just play nice with these
> goofballs?!

Oh, piffle, "weekly threats". Show me a reliable source, i.e. one that
isn't a toady to the neocon warmongers. And threats are not the same
as actions. Iran's mullahs aren't the nicest people in the world, but
they are quiet about Israel. Mr. Ahmadinejad doesn't make foreign

As for Israel, methinks US policy should be guided by what's in the
best interest of the U.S., and where that disagrees with the interests
of Israel, too bad.

> > And the Democrats, whom one can expect to retain control of the Congress,
> > are too limp-wristed to stop either in spite of the fact that that's what
> > they were elected to do in 2006.
> Yeah. Remember Pelosi's plans for her first 100 days as Speaker Of The
> House? What a joke. If they do retain majority control, we can expect more
> taxing and spending, more costly programs, more encroachment into
> entrepreneurial freedom, and more stupid laws in the name of saving the
> planet.

Yeah. McCain the warmonger vs. Obama the feel-good revival meeting
socialist. Once more we're presented with a choice like that between
syphilis and gonorrhea.

I have to give McCain credit on two points. He did vote against the
farm bill, a disgusting orgy of concern for poor farmers like David
Letterman and David Rockefeller. And of all the presidential
candidates, only he and Ron Paul came out four square against the use
of torture.


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