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Clouds Over Obama's Second Term

dougjmiller Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:12 PM
Puchanan is back to his old tricks. This screed demonstrates that he is no more than a shrill, snot-nosed, anti-Semitic demagogue. Although Puchanan certainly knows that when the psychopathic, radical Islamic dictatorship in Iran acquires nuclear weapons that it will present a serious danger to America. He obviously doesn't care if millions of Americans are incinerated by the Iranian regime's nukes as long as Israel is exterminated. Puchanan is about as evil as they get.
PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:42 PM
Do you feel strongly about that doug?
Paulus Textor Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:23 PM
Name-calling is not an argument.

Even in the highly unlikely event Iran acquires its first nuke, it is no threat to America. We have thousands of nukes. They will have one. We have multiple delivery systems at the ready. They have none.

You can easily find breathless "news" articles from thirty years ago, claiming Iran is just a year away from having nuclear weapons. Hasn't happened yet.

No one has offered much in the way of evidence--much less proof--that Iran even has a nuclear weapons program.
Rarely have second terms lived up to the hopes and expectations of presidents or their electorates.

FDR's began with an attempt to pack the Supreme Court by adding new justices and a second Depression of 1937. He was rescued only by the war in Europe in 1939 and the GOP's nomination of "the barefoot boy from Wall Street," Wendell Willkie.

What can be called Harry Truman's second term was a disaster.

In 1949, the Soviets exploded an atom bomb and China fell to Mao. In 1950, the Rosenbergs were convicted as atomic spies for Stalin and North Korea invaded the South,...