Monday, July 21, 2008

Bush Failures May Force McCain, Obama to Make Like FDR in 2009

"The next White House occupant will inherit the deepest housing recession in a generation, growing fears of bank failures, a sinking dollar, $4 gasoline and an economy bleeding jobs. He'll confront wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mounting tensions with Iran and the U.S.'s flagging international reputation.

Historians say the economic and foreign policy crises in Bush's wake will present either Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain with the biggest challenges to a new president since Herbert Hoover left office during the Great Depression." LINK

Chavez Goes Weapons Shopping in Russia Amid Arms Race

"Past Venezuelan arms purchases from Russia have strengthened ties with Moscow as its rivalry with the U.S. intensifies over President George W. Bush's plans for an Eastern Europe missile defense system..." Link

Fill 'er up, America! You're funding (and arming) our enemies! This war, and $140 oil, is great for us!