Friday, April 15, 2011
Two Parties United - in Promoting Freedom from Dictators
This fascinating piece on the New York Times shows that the Republicans and Democrats CAN work together - in promoting FREEDOM from dictators.
"The money spent on these programs was minute compared with efforts led by the Pentagon." But they were vastly more effective. It's proof that we get more 'bang for our buck' by promoting democracy then laying bombs on peoples' heads.
Let's keep up the democracy training overseas, even while the two parties battle each other domestically. At least our debates are verbal duels and not an exercise of power at the end of a gun...