“The day before the Thanksgiving holiday brought three extraordinary news items. One was the report on the Republican presidential campaign debate. One was the Russian President’s statement about his country’s response to Washington’s missile bases surrounding his country. And one was the failure of a German government bond auction….
“Obama had convinced the electorate that he would end the wars, stop the violation of law by the US government, end the regime of illegal torture, close the torture prison of Guantanamo, and attend to the real needs of the American people rather than stuff the pockets of the military/security complex with taxpayers’ money.
Once in office, Obama renewed and extended the Bush/Cheney/neoconservative wars. He validated the Bush regime’s assaults on the US Constitution. He left Wall Street in charge of US economic policy, he absolved the Bush regime of its crimes, and he assigned to the American people the financial cost necessary to preserve the economic welfare of the mega-rich.”
(I certainly don’t agree that Ron Paul is the best candiate, he subscribes to the “austrian school” where we must all pay through the nose for the gambling addictions and fraudulent money systems of wall street. I think Kucinich would be an excellent president until he got shot by a lone gunman or killed in a mysterious airline crash)