Will Romney's Policies Actually Kill People?
Juan Cole dismisses the idea that Romney has effectively killed people by closing down their companies (and relieving them of their health care benefits), but lists ways in which his policies would literally result in more deaths: Now, all presidents get people killed. They fight ...read more
Obama's Hypocrisy on Palestine
Juan Cole slams Obama for his blatantly hypocritical stance on the Palestinian move towards statehood: President Barack Obama appears to have thought that he could go to the UN with a liberation of Libya and a further postponement of Palestinian rights to boast of, and that ...read more
Quote of the Day: How Not to Turn Libya into Iraq
Juan Cole gives some choice tips on how the world and Libya can avoid the gigantic catastrophe created in Iraq by the Bush Administration: As much as possible of the current bureaucracy, police and army should be retained. Only those with innocent blood on their hands or who ...read more
Quote of the Day: Republican Political Fantasy Land
Juan Cole rips into Rick Perry and the alternate universe he resides in: It used to be that political divisions were about the different methods proposed to deal with social problems by persons with different political philosophies. Nowadays, politics is about which ...read more