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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Our Great Democrat Party at Work

How to Lose an Ally
By Robert D. Novak

Colombia’s President Alvaro Uribe returned to Bogota this week in a state of shock. His three-day visit to Capitol Hill in Washington to win over Democrats in Congress was described by one American supporter as “catastrophic.” Colombian sources said Uribe was stunned by the ferocity of his Democratic opponents, and Vice President Francisco Santos publicly talked about cutting U.S.-Colombian ties. Uribe got nothing from his meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders who are wedded to out-of-date claims of civil rights abuses and to rigidly protectionist dogma. This is remarkable U.S. treatment for a rare friend on the South American continent...


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