Iran and North Korea have as much right and as much reason to have nuclear weapons and long-range missiles as every other nation. It is a deterrent to aggression from the larger nations -- the United States, China, Russia and the others.
Last week, as my family sat around our Thanksgiving meal, we spoke about the normal things; how the week had gone at work and at school. Later, after progressing through national elections, our conversation led to international issues, in particular, Iran’s economy and political problems res…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, has received the "Friend of Israel" award from the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana and the Israel Bonds Committee.
HAMMOND | Just days before the NATO summit Sunday and Monday in Chicago, Purdue University Calumet Professor Richard Rupp said he doesn't expect a lot to come out of it.
Lorenzo Patterson, Chicago | "No. We don't have the money to fight other wars. We shouldn't be spending it on others."
Tonney Hull, Chicago | "Yes they should. Maybe they could talk it out and come to an agreement. If that doesn't work then do what you've got to do."
Jennifer Hernandez, Griffith | "It depends on whether there would be military action where civilians are injured. What would the alternative be? Now Iran's spiritual leader and our president aren't seeing eye to eye, and that's scary. Where does the power lie?"
DeJuan McDuell, Griffith | "Yes. The idea of having it would be a threat not only to Iran but the rest of the world."
Carlos Gomez, Hobart | "No. Every country has their own government and system. No way should one country stop another."
Nic Romano, Crown Point | "I think so. What's going to happen is going to happen. I believe in fate. If Israel decides to act and attack, then we should support them. The big man upstairs has a plan for us all."
We have seen this before. A Middle Eastern country with large oil reserves (not controlled by the western oil cartel) is being attacked as a dire threat to the United States. The corporate media are again presenting a one-sided picture of the situation, and the American public is being whipp…
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed a new law banning businesses that supply Iran's energy industry from contracting with governments or school corporations in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Businesses or banks that support Iran's energy industry would be banned from contracting with Indiana governments under legislation approved 95-0 by the Republican-controlled House Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Companies that sell to or invest in Iran's energy sector could be barred from doing business with state and local governments in Indiana.
Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices volatile in 2012, says one industry observer group. GasBuddy.com said the median price nationally for regular gas will approach $4 in May.
Geopolitical tensions and strengthening global demand for energy will make retail fuel prices extremely volatile in 2012, one petroleum industry observer group said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama announced recently that U.S. troops will be leaving Iraq by year's end.
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