The Local Crank

Musings & Sardonic Commentary on Politics, Religion, Culture & Native American Issues. Bringing you the finest in radioactive screeds since 2002! "The Local Crank" newspaper column is distributed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Thursday, November 29, 2007

The Forever War

In order to forever enshrine the Iraq debacle in American foreign policy, Bush is planning to ink a status of forces agreement (not a treaty; treaties require Senate approval) with Iraq, undoubtedly for a permanent US military base or bases. Yes, this would undoubtedly guarantee that he will be succeeded by a Democrat, but frankly he doesn't care. Bush is perfectly happy to destroy his own party in favor of his war.

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