Will showing support for the rebels pressure President Bashar Assad to step down before deploying chemical warfare, and without further involving us in the Middle East?
by Lorraine Devon Wilke •
The tipping point came when a young boy was killed in protests just north of Cairo, leading to a rush of enraged men and women into the Square.
by Lorelei •
Uncle Harry is, like, SO embarrassing when he calls Obama a Communist Socialist Fascist. Save your breath and your time for more important things and link the old codger to this article to set him straight.
by David Pakman •
Romney shows off his utter lack of knowledge.
by Don Hamel •
Clint Eastwood debated an empty chair. President Obama’s been debating an empty suit. Romney is all glib charm
by Devon DB •
BBC reports that Turkey is firing artillery shells into northern Syria in retaliation for the earlier controversial shelling incident.
by Michael Hayne •
Maybe it’s time to let Senator McCain know that it’s no longer 2004 and that exploiting national security as a dog whistle to the very people whose children fight our wars will just result in greater deficits and cases of military suicides.
by Justin Acuff •
Negotiations with Turkey are underway to begin assisting the uprising against the Ba’athist regime.
by Devon DB •
US Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman, as well as Vice Israeli Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz, have argued for armed intervention against the Syrian regime.
by Wendy Gittleson •
Fox News has lost a dramatic 17% of its viewers as compared to the same period last year. They’ve lost a whopping 27% of their younger viewers. CNN fared even worse; losing half its audience. MSNBC went up 3% in total viewers but was down 3% in younger viewers, which is pretty much a statistical wash.
by Lee Strain •
What you know about the bloody conflicts in Syria depends largely on your location. Accounts vary drastically; the truth depends on the messenger.
by Bryian Revoner •
Based on reports, this current Quran burning at a NATO base was allegedly an ‘inadvertent mistake.’ Nevertheless, it did not stop more international outrage from Muslims, especially in Afghanistan where over 20 people have been killed, including 2 American soldiers.
Santorum appeared on Fox News on Wednesday and told Greta Van Susteren that the President is involved with the Muslim Brotherhood and used it as a reason why America hasn’t gone to war with Iran or Syria.
by Winning Progressive •
For this weekend’s reading list we have articles on right-to-work for less laws, the benefits of regulations, the brutal crackdown on the democracy movement in Syria, how progressives can improve their use of social media, and the deleterious impact of the high proportion of low wage jobs in the US.
by Devon DB •
Due to the current crisis in Syria, with the Syrian military fighting rebels and the alleged gunning down of civilians by the Al-Assad regime, many are wondering if a US-NATO intervention is likely.
by Clint Hulsey •
Last week the leader of the rebel military campaign in Libya, Abdel Fattah Younes, was killed in action. It appears that the Libyan rebels killed their own General. This happened on the same day that reports trickled out that the West is now backing off