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Powell: Staying Course in Iraq Isn’t Enough

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell blasted Bush’s “stay the course” policy today during a lecture at the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis. Powell said that the U.S. and it’s allies “can not resolve the current sectarian violence in Iraq.” “Only the Iraqi people can resolve this,” Powell said. U.S. troops have to stay in […]

John Kerry on the North Korean Nuclear Test Ultimatum

North Korea declared on Tuesday that they would “conduct a nuclear test to bolster its defenses against the United States, raising tensions in the region and marking the communist government’s first unambiguous pledge to prove it has become a nuclear power.” Though North Korea has previously said it possesses nuclear bombs — U.S. intelligence officials […]

NBC/WSJ Poll: Bush Dips; Dems Favored for Control of Congress

Add up the events of the last few weeks and things look even bleaker for the Republicans pipe dream of holding on the control of the Congress. That’s the view of the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. By more than a 2-to-1 ratio, respondents in the poll “say they have a less favorable impression […]