Vietnam veteran: “When did we become a nation of such panic?”

On the front page of my morning Los Angeles Times was this headline: White House grapples with limits of air campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Seems we need more assistance than we're getting in order to stop ISIS in its tracks. Quelle surprise. Then I read and watched the latest breaking news on Ebola. Between those scary accounts and GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter's lies about !!! TEN ISIS FIGHTERS !!! having crossed the Mexican border RIGHT INTO TEXAS, USA!! it dawned on the GOP to blame President Obama for his lack of feck and obvious schemes to fulfill his dreams of [...]

“‘The military stuff’ will ‘make it all worse’” (VIDEO)

Via MSNBC: Washington’s “armchair generals” are applauding Pres. Obama’s military plans against ISIS, but is that the best course? Phyllis Bennis and William McCants discuss. After listening and watching, and watching and listening, I've come to the conclusion that, so far, Phyllis Bennis (of the Institute for Policy Studies) is the clearest and most credible voice when it comes to the ISIS mess we're getting ourselves into. William McCants' insights were also invaluable, but Bennis has come through with flying colors time after time. She deciphers the convoluted crises in the Middle East in an easily understood way, making me wish [...]

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