Texas And Democracy In Quotes

I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion of it’s size until I campaigned it ~ Former Governor Ann Richards

I love Texas because Texas is future-oriented, because Texans think anything is possible. Texans think big ~ Senator Phil Gramm

“Good thing we’ve still got politics […]

US State Deptartment Resorts To “Lets Talk” Diplomacy

State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy

The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]

Bush Words Stretch Imagination

“I fully understand those who say you can’t win this thing militarily. That’s exactly what the United States military says, that you can’t win this military.”—on the need for political progress in Iraq, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2007

“I got a lot of Ph.D.-types and smart people around me who come into the […]

Pakistan Elections Cannot Be Ignored – Plutonium Watch

New Photos Show Secret Pakistan Plutonium Plant; Fear of More Weapons Being Made

ABC Blotter: Elizabeth Sprague Reports: June 21, 2007 10:51 AM

A satellite photograph obtained by ABC News reveals Pakistan is nearing completion of a third, previously unknown plutonium production reactor, suggesting Pakistan may be planning to expand its nuclear […]

Bush – Cheney Playbook … Quote Hermann Goering

Hermann Goering:Naturally the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, […]

Bush: ‘What exactly did I say?… I said, deadline?’

Thanks to Mark Silva of The Chicago Tribune Washington Bureau The Swamp

TIRANA, Albania – President Bush, making an historic and effusively praised appearance today in this former communist nation where no sitting American president has been seen before, pledged commitment to Albania’s admission to the expanding North Atlantic Treaty […]

Baluchisatn/Balochistan: Backdoor To Iran

Unrest simmers in Pakistan province By Kamal Hyder in Quetta, Baluchistan

Pakistan’s sprawling Baluchistan region is one of the world’s most remote areas and its hot, mostly barren, land encompasses the borders of three countries: Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The area has enormous reserves of natural resources – resources that the […]