Osama bin Laden is dead, but Americans had to sell their soul to find him.

The sun sets on Osama bin laden. A terrorist is dead

The announcement of the killing of Osama bin Laden came as welcome news to most Americans. His life and work of organizing terror has taken our country down a path that lead to the anti-personal-liberty Patriot Act, two wars that were placed on the national credit card, and the moral abyss that is called torture in Guantanamo Bay and other undisclosed anti-terrorist prisons around the world. In many ways, bin Laden has succeeded in destroying the best things about America. For nearly ten years after he organized the terrorist attacks…

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Obama the nice guy

Mr Obama is a too nice?  One of the criticisms I hear very often from his right wing detractors is that Obama is not tough enough, or doesn’t take a strong enough stance against America’s enemies and competitors.  Dick Cheney has harped on this concept since the campaign for the 2008 election. We all know the saying about nice guys finish last. But does that really mean that the only way to get things done is to be harsh and cruel?  If so, I understand why those right wingers cling…

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