James Reston, the author of The Conviction of Richard Nixon and lead researcher in the historic 1977 Nixon interviews, gives an interesting view in USA Today on what should happen after the end of Bush's term. He advocates a five-element reconstruction of the US after a pull-out from Iraq. This would include a cleansing of the US political processes of the abuses, missteps, distortions and outright lies that he feels have happened in the last seven years. Read more here.
An overview of the USA before and after seven years of the Bush presidency is alarming and saddening... It shows in cold hard statistical figures what many US and international observers have been warning about for some years now: The decline of the USA as a global leading country, both in economic as in quality-of-life and in international reputation terms.
Will a grassy weed which grows high and thick in midsummer solve our global warming crisis? Will an unruly, waving thicket of seven-foot-tall green switchgrass stalks be a major source of US farm-grown fuel and supplant corn as a source for the fast-growing ethanol industry? Read more here!