“Why are we in Afghanistan? It is for the oil to the north in the former Soviet republics…We are in Afghanistan because President Barry Obama did not have enough guts to say no to the military industrial complex and to the big oil companies…” ---Bob Fitrakis View Video

“ What Barack Obama has done tonight is certify the power of the corporations and the military in this country. This war is a huge diversion--once again--from the Great Society, from the New Deal, from the New Frontier, from all the opportunities we’ve had to remake this country.” ---Harvey Wasserman View Video