Sen. Zell Miller was loud. He was aggressive. And while his speech at this month’s Republican National Convention tried to paint John Kerry as soft on defense, Miller also unwittingly exposed the utter hypocrisy that allows the Pentagon to continue wasting tens of billions of dollars per year on useless weapons systems.
In his new book, “Thank You, President Bush: Reflections on the War on Terror, Defense of the Family, and Revival of the Economy,” author Rod D. Martin argues that Bush has not only made America safer and stronger, but that he will go down in history as one of our greatest presidents.
In early September, during the Republican National Convention, the GOP is almost certain to name Dick Cheney as its nominee for vice president of the United States. In the meantime, it’s clear that Cheney deserves another nomination: as one of the worst CEOs in recent American history.
It wasn’t just another corpse. Like other TV viewers, I see plenty of dead bodies. But this one was particularly gruesome.
What’s old is new again. In March 1973, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries began discussing the need to increase oil prices because of the falling value of the dollar.