Tuesday, December 20, 2005
Bush League's Political Tactics Inspire Shi'ites
It's always dangerous for a slim majority to cram its controversial policies down a minority's throat:|
Later on Tuesday, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani called for a new government that includes all ethnic, religious and political groups.Just another example of US-style politics overseas:
He said Iraq could not "be governed by a majority that ignores the minority".
(Source: BBC News Sunni bloc rejects Baghdad vote, Dec 20, 2005 [emphasis added.])
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 - With tensions rising in the Capitol, Senate Democrats threatened on Monday to derail a $453 billion military spending bill over an Arctic oil drilling dispute, just hours after the House approved the measure in an all-night session that also included passage of a $40 billion budget-cutting bill.Why are the Republicans so intent upon destroying this country?
(Source: Washington Post Democrats Threaten to Derail Budget Bill, Dec 20, 2005.)