gulfgal98

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  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post A decent nation would have impeached Bush and Obama by joe shikspack.

    2014-12-17 13:41:17View | Delete

    There are so many great comments here that there is not a lot that I can add to the discussion that has not already been said. This is truly a masterpiece of research and writing, Joe. This is a conversation that this country needs to have and impeachment is the best vehicle I can think [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Thoughts on the Torture Report and the Reaction by Big Al .

    2014-12-12 06:57:45View | Delete

    Terrific post, Big Al. There is so much to comment on but like kharma, above, I will address the same question, “Are we insane.” And of course, the answer is “Yes.” American Exceptionalism is a form of collective mental illness that allows us to justify everything we do with absolutely no guilt whatsoever. It is [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Can the US political system deal with climate change? by joe shikspack.

    2014-11-17 09:27:37View | Delete

    I definitely agree that the root problem is capitalism, but I am not sure how we can address solutions to the problem of climate change in time without having to work within the current economic system.

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Can the US political system deal with climate change? by joe shikspack.

    2014-11-17 09:23:55View | Delete

    Great diary! There is so much to digest here and try to visualize an effective action plan. My family comes from coal country of western Pennsylvania and while it has been years since I last visited the area, I remember just how isolated the old company coal towns were. There are generations of people who [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Mr. Obama’s Bipartisan “Achievements” by joe shikspack.

    2014-11-10 09:45:01View | Delete

    Hi there, Big Al. I wrote that comment with an awful lot of sadness in my heart. I have missed your insightful comments over at the other place. I am still involved in a local weekly Peace vigil. Based upon my anecdotal experience with the public each week, all these wars have lost majority support. [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Mr. Obama’s Bipartisan “Achievements” by joe shikspack.

    2014-11-10 07:53:20View | Delete

    Excellent, Joe! Unless economic times improve in the next several years, I predict there will be massive civil unrest in the United States. Sadly some people will die as martyrs as a result when it all could have been prevented. Obama was handed a golden opportunity to make his mark for the positive and he [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post How do you fight? by joe shikspack.

    2014-10-01 07:21:38View | Delete

    Joe, I had trouble posting a lengthy comment yesterday. It got lost when my connection went down, so I will just say that your article hits the nail squarely on the head. This is not about the Dems. needing money, it is about the Dems needing more small donors to cook the books. They really [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post President Obama’s high-mileage, “new” stupid war by joe shikspack.

    2014-09-16 14:04:24View | Delete

    It is all about oil and the petrodollars. We cannot bomb an enemy that we cannot identify. And even if we could, we cannot win a war by bombing alone. Wars are won on the ground and who are we trusting to win the ground war? The same moderates that were once ISIS? We have [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post There’s a new “worse than Hitler” bogeyman, prepare to bomb some more brown people! by joe shikspack.

    2014-08-27 06:27:23View | Delete

    Every time the United States meddles in the Middle East, it ends up making things worse. And we wonder why they hate us? Be very assured that every one of our incursions is definitely not driven by humanitarian reasons or even democracy. It is all about the American empire and it is time to stop [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Dear President Obama, Eat My Sanctimonious Shorts by joe shikspack.

    2014-08-04 06:07:14View | Delete

    There is an awful lot of hand washing going on in his speech. Unfortunately, Obama was not elected to collectively wash all of our hands for decisions that his administration and the previous one were making without our knowledge. This speech was insulting to the American public and cowardly on the part of Obama. If [...]

  • gulfgal98 commented on the diary post Obama Administration Abuses National Security, Secrecy Powers by joe shikspack.

    2014-02-13 14:33:36View | Delete

    Meanwhile Rome is burning while the emperor fiddles around with coverups of small screw ups. The hypocrisy of the Obama administration is unbelievable. I never thought it would be this bad under a Democratic administration, but in a way he is worse than his predecessor. This coverup is the mark of an administration that cares [...]

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    2013-09-25 09:43:47View | Delete