Another week of headlines (I will highlight only three) that poses the question, is there really anyone out there that believes replacing Bush with another Republican next year could possibly be the best thing to do for our country? I hate to answer my own question, but it's my blog, so I will - yes there are. Even with this in the news in the span of four days.
1. Climate Change
This week was the start of the UN Climate Control Conference in Bali, Indonesia. But before coming to Bali, the delegation from the Bush administration made it clear that the United States will not support mandatory limits on greenhouse gas emissions, and it has stuck to that stance. Really?
2. Gun Control
In Nebraska, a 19-year old open fired in a shopping mall, with an assault rifle, killing 8, wounding 4. This flatout does not happen in countries with stringent gun control laws. Simple.
3. Bully Pulpit
It was revealed this week that the White House knew back in August that Iran had stalled it's nuclear program in 2003. But Bush and Cheney continued to keep up their war rhetoric, and continue to do so. Why not, proceeding to war with false information didn't get much pushback the first time. Why now?
What will it take between now and November 4, 2008, to communicate the dangers of turning our acute national nightmare into a chronic one? It can get worse. It can.