Pat Tillman was a tough-tough defender in the National Football League. He feared no man. When he enlisted to become a Ranger in Afghanistan, it surprised many. He was making multi-millions of dollars as a pro football player. No one can question Pat Tillman's courage and service to his country.
As President Obama carefully considers our role and mission in Afghanistan, I express my appreciation to him for giving proper time and thought to this extremely important subject. The horrible mistakes and proactive bumbling by the Bush administration must no longer be tolerated.
President Barack Obama must move past the stalemate created by right-wingers and greed-capitalists who want to see him fail, even if it harms America terribly.
Whether you are a Jew, Moslem, Buddhist, atheist, or any flavor of Christianity, we live in the United States of America, a country that is heavily influenced by pseudo-Christians and fundamentalist-Christians. They often use the Bible for their authority and have become very skilled at pulling out of context certain passages that support right-wing perspectives by twisting and falsifying the words.
During one of my graduate study programs, a M.A. in history, my major thesis paper was on the Middle East. That was long ago. I have carefully followed events and developments in the Middle East and parlayed it with my historical background in the area to bring things into clearer view.