did, not wanting to open themselves to charges of playing politics. The Germans, as well, are said to have offered the Clinton Administration information from their Stasi intel files. But whatever they turned over, Clinton kept secret.32 I sometimes get a strange sense of déjà vu, when I think of how the Obama Administration now wants to put all of Bush-II’s torture policies behind us.
WHAT SHOULD WE DO NOW?
We need to realize that the precedent-setter for one political party to steal a presidential election from another happened with Ronald Reagan, a man some would like to see join our greatest presidents on Mount Rushmore. Like the political assassinations earlier, this was a continuation of an ends-justify-the-means mentality that will ultimately destroy our democracy altogether if we allow this attitude to continue. Also, let’s consider how our “friends” so quickly become our “enemies.” Is it all about what suits certain people in power? Who’s really benefiting from the overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the demonization of Iran?