This is what John Kerry has been warning us about: NATO chief warns of Afghan tipping point By FISNIK ABRASHI, Associated Press Writers KABUL, Afghanistan – NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan warned on Sunday that a majority of Afghans would likely switch their allegiance to resurgent Taliban militants if their lives show no visible improvements in the next six months. Gen. David Richards, a British officer who commands NATO’s 32,000 troops here, told The Associated Press that he would like to have about 2,500 additional troops to form a reserve battalion to help speed up reconstruction and development efforts. He said the south of the country, where NATO troops have fought their most intense battles this year, has been “broadly … Continue reading

30 Days until the House and Senate Change Hands

Sherrod Brown in Ohio. Bob Casey in Pennsylvania. Harold Ford in Tennessee. Claire McCaskill in Missouri. Jon Tester in Montana. Sheldon Whitehouse in Rhode Island. Based on the latest polling, these outstanding Democratic candidates are all strongly positioned to win on November 7th. Based on the latest polling there are 23-25 outstanding Democratic candidates who are strongly positioned to win there Congressional races on November 7th. So over the next 30 days, we musy stay on the ground attack by telling at least one person a day of the importance of this years election, and the positive change that is about to take effect in Washington. If you live in any of these States were there is a key race, … Continue reading