Archive for June, 2005

June 30, 2005 News

¤ Venezuela’s Chavez creates Caribbean energy pact Petrocaribe, a positive step for the region Hats off to Chavez for putting forward this plan that can benefit the entire Caribbean region. If he and his policies, that are more in line with bringing relief to the disadvantaged, can further influence the region, then that is a […]

June 29, 2005 News

Bush’s Speech: Let’s Count the Lies Second, and there’s no really delicate way to put this, it was stunning to see the extent to which Bush flat out lied his ass off. The Downing Street Minutes and related documents have made clear, among other things, that Bush determined early on to promote two false justifications […]

June 28, 2005 News

Meddling in the Internal Politics of Syria How remarkable that a President who doesn’t know exactly where Syria is on the map can influence the direction of its social order! George W. Bush, by invading Iraq and then threatening action against Syria, has apparently contributed to confusion at the highest levels of policy in Damascus. […]