Monthly Archives: May 2013

Re Russia sending a defense missel system to Syria

Seattle, Washington Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington I did not believe the skunk Assad would be deposed – but I did hope. If he had been ousted, the rebels would soon have displayed their own fanaticism. Welcome to the Mideast – … Continue reading

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Re “An anti-West hardliner gaining traction in the Iranian presidential race”.

Seattle, Washington Looking for safe and sane solutions in the Mideast is like trying to lift a board you’re standing on.   It’s getting nowhere on steroids. Like the Beatles song: “…..and in the end the love you make is equal … Continue reading

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Re Bob Dole criticizing the inflexability of today’s Republican party.

Seattle, Washington Make no mistake about it – Tea Party Republicans are enemies of Democracy. Their goal is a fascist America where corporations and vested interests control every aspect of our lives. Their tactics are textbook:                                                                                                                              … Continue reading

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Response to a view that gun manufacturers should have no role in the distribution of guns, and no gun-ownership requirements.

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington Kalidan, You say our love of guns is a cultural issue. You’re right. That love is a sickness in our culture. Along with that, you seem to be dying to give the death penalty to any … Continue reading

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Obama visits tornado-ravaged area in Oklahoma

Seattle, Washington In Oklahoma, the word Obama is tantamount to blasphemy. It will be interesting to see if any political person in Oklahoma has the chops to openly, without equivocation, praise the President for whatever help he backs for assistance … Continue reading

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letters re NYT article about banks again avoiding regulation

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington What would have been surprising if banks had real regulations put on them. The USA is going down. The nuclear bombs of the military and the assault rifles in private arsenals will not stop America from … Continue reading

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Benghazi as propaganda

Mark Weinstein Seattle, Washington The most egregious part of the Republican calling for heads (mostly Hillary’s) to roll is their lamentations about the “four brave Americans” who lost their lives. The Right has zero concerns for anyone’s life – except … Continue reading

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