The fruitless carnival barking that was the GOP Benghazi inquisition did the nation the disservice of taking focus off the things really wrong with US policies.
The 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force has been used than 30 times to justify military action, troop deployments, drone strikes and indefinite detentions. And that count only includes unclassified uses.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
After ten 10 years of tough negotiations, the recent nuclear agreement with Iran is perhaps the most significant nuclear non-proliferation agreement in a generation. The Republican majority in Congress and the Prime Minister of Israel vow to kill it. Sept. 8 in Palo Alto.
The proposed US-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act presented to Congress on 10 February seeks to make any trade deal with Brussels conditional on the EU’s willingness to stop European governments, organizations or individuals engaging in BDS actions designed to hold Israel accountable for its responsibilities under international law.
Obama Sends War Authorization Request to Congress. Tell Congress: No new war authorization. Repeal the old one.
The new Congress decided that its first order of business should be to go after workers who are no longer able to hold jobs due to injury or illness.