It has been an interesting week.
Assad says he doesn’t possess any chemical weapons.
Assad agrees to turn over the chemical weapons he says he doesn’t have to the UN.
Assad orders his military to scatter the chemical weapons he says he doesn’t have to undisclosed locations.
President Obama says he has evidence that Assad used chemical weapons against his own people.
President Obama portrays Assad as a monster for using chemical weapons against his own people.
President Obama says he will order a limited military assault against Assad in retribution for the regime’s use of chemical weapons.
President Obama says he has the constitutional authority to order the assault without obtaining congressional approval.
President Obama says he will obtain congressional approval.
President Obama goes to Capitol Hill to make his case to members of congress. He urges them to give him the vote for military action.
President Obama says he will take his case for military action to the people.
President Obama conducts six live television interviews making the case for military action.
President Obama meets with congressional leaders and asks them NOT to take a vote on military action.
President Obama addresses the nation. He makes the moral case for military action against a regime that has gassed 1400 people including 400 children. He urges congress to support his decision.
In the same speech President Obama tells congress to hold off on their vote in order to give diplomacy time to work.
President Obama, having urged congress to take vote for war while asking them to hold off on the vote for war, proclaims that it is time to get on with the people’s business.
Senator Rand Paul takes it upon himself to issue a response to the president’s address.
Senator Paul questions whether or not Assad used chemical weapons.
Senator Paul says Assad must go.
Senator Paul says that the US should not intervene.
Senator Paul says that Assad must die.
Secretary Kerry portrays Assad as a monster who has slaughtered over 100,000 of his own people including the use of chemical weapons to gas innocent men, women and children.
Secretary of State Kerry makes the case for a military assault against Assad.
Secretary Kerry categorizes the military assault against the monster that has slaughtered 100,000 of its own people including the use of chemical weapons to gas innocents as “unbelievably small.”
Speaker Boehner says that it is time for congress to get on with the conducting the people’s business.
Speaker Boehner then allows another House vote to repeal Obamacare.
For the 41st time the House votes to repeal Obamacare.
Vladimir Putin writes an op-ed in the New York Times in which he criticizes the US for intervening in the internal affairs of foreign nations in general and Syria in particular.
Vladimir Putin has shipped over a billion dollars in arms and munitions to the Syrian regime.
Vladimir Putin has Russian troops in Georgia and Chechnya.
Vladimir Putin questions America’s self proclaimed “exceptionalism” saying that in God’s eyes “we are all equal.”
Vladimir Putin’s government is persecuting homosexuals.
Vladimir Putin has signed a law that bans the adoption of children by gay couples and single gay individuals.
Vladimir Putin has signed a law that allows Russian police to arrest tourists or foreign nationals that they suspect of being homosexual, lesbian or pro-gay.
Vladimir Putin is about to sign a law that will allow the government to remove children from parents that are gay or lesbian or suspected of being gay or lesbian even if the parents are the child’s biological parents.
Senator Ted Cruz was recently discussing former Republican Senator from North Carolina, Jesse Helms.
Senator Cruz said: “What we need in the Senate is 100 more like Jesse Helms.”
Jesse Helms was a vicious racist and homophobe.
Hems once referred to the University of North Carolina as the University of Negroes and Communists.
Once upon a time Helms found himself standing in an elevator with Carol Moseley Braun who was the only black person serving in the Senate. He turned to his companion and said: “I’m going to make her cry.” And then he began to sing “Dixie” to the senator. “I wish I was in the land of cotton…”