President Obama is also a disaster from a liberal Jewish perspective. Israelis have their doubts for their own reasons, but you might wish to be aware of your U.S. cousins' disenchantment. 1. 1st order of business. Reform our election machinery to prevent fraud from "trade secret software" with no trail. Grade F- 2.Bringing Israelis and Arabs together for a comprehensive end to never-ending violence. Grade:F 3.Pulling out of futile middle eastern guerilla wars. C- for Iraq. F- in Afghanistan 4. Health care. Flimsy lifeless effort to bring national health care to the only western democracy without it. Grade D- 5. Using debt to refinance transportation infrastructure changes ( modern rail), now far too wed to the automobile. Oblivousness to peak oil. Instead he used debt to prop up the banksters and auto company losers. Grade:F I voted for this man. The truth is that we are a fake democracy run by corporate plutocrats. The U.S. was built on stolen lands with stolen labor.
U.K. is offering 4,000 resettlement spaces for Syrian refugees, UNHCR spokeswoman says (Reuters)
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