July 2, 2014 in cartoons, editorial, Iraq, middle east, oil
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March 3, 2014 in Caricatures, cartoons, europe, obama, politics, russia, World
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October 23, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Caricatures, editorial, North American, obama, politics
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Posted in bush, cartoon, politics
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Posted in middle east, religion, terrorism
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Posted in Iraq, middle east, oil, World
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From Frank Rich’s Sunday NY Times article Gallup Poll…most Americans want to initiate talks with Iran.
With McCain trying to peg Obama as naive when it comes to foreign affairs, I wanted to illustrate the simple economics of handling the middle east. The war in Iraq costs about $100,000 per minute to operate. (Seattle Times), while a phone call to Tehran only costs ¢3.2 per minute. While I’m no economist, I can figure out that exhausting all diplomatic channels is the cheapest and most effective way to deal with the middle east. I am all for squeezing Iran with embargoes, but China and Russia seem to value trade more than nuclear proliferation. There is no easy solution with Iran and far too many issues and situations to solve with one easy phone call, but we need to initiate dialog and exercise all channels. It is unfortunate that Bush put down the war trump card so soon…we now have very little choices when it comes to the rest of the world.
Posted in 2008 Campaign, iran, Iraq, mccain, North American, obama, politics, Uncategorized, World
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