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There's a new bogeyman in the middle east. It is a terrible monster of great proportions, a barbaric, sectarian, unrepentant butchery machine. Its name is ISIS and like the previous bogeymen ( ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 436 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 05:48 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
by kos
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
Politico practices journalism in much the same way that bricks float.* For years, its mission to "win the morning" has often come at the expense of the truth. But with Katie Glueck's piece on Iraq ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
We are now looking at Iraq imploding, with its army folding faster than that of the ARVN in 1975, and part of our problem here is not understanding our history. The conventional thinking is that we ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 01:47 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
They're baaack! The neocon buffoons who got us into the mess in Iraq are making the rounds on cable news and other news outlets, playing the part of foreign policy experts once again. ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
One of the things we have admired about those who represent us in Congress is their willingness to stand by their convictions and our best interests and vote accordingly.  Really?  Wouldn't it be ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 02:50 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart used Dick Cheney's own words against him as he now tries to attack Obama for seeming weak on what to do with the worsening situation in Iraq. By the way, Mr. Cheney there, ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 11:45 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Evoking images of Frankenstein's castle Edward Luce of The Financial Times warns us that America’s neocons have been jolted back to life, refusing to die, like contagious ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 119 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 04:01 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
During the rush to war in 2002, an IL state senator said the following: I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the ...
by RFK Lives
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 07:26 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Neocons has been a term bandied about to describe the Republican mindset of no taxes ever and exploit everything and everyone. The term itself is a contraction of the words neo; meaning new and con;
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 09:23 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Peter Bergen, CNN's national security reporter, writes a poignant column, entitled Bush's toxic legacy in Iraq, where he notes that under the guise of eliminating al Qaeda ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 142 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT with 233 Recommends
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by Tom Tomorrow
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 122 Recommends
First it was Glenn Beck admitting the left had been correct to oppose Bush's Iraq war . Not because of any failures of Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and the merry gang of miscreants, mind you. No, of ...
by Rithmck
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 03:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
You don't have to be George Lakoff to understand how misframing a statement with imprecise language can be harmful to your argument. Right now there is a diary on the Rec List that claims the ...
by James Hepburn
Comment Count 165 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 10:37 AM PDT with 445 Recommends
I hope someone else can clip from Chuck Todd's show the clip from this lying jerk. They are absolutely crazy and are making me so mad. He, who should be on trial in a criminal court, had the nerve ...
by txdoubledd
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 06:39 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart blasted those Iraq War cheerleaders who got it so, so wrong. Those idiots were ostracized, never heard from again, because of how... I'm kidding. Because I think we all ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
There should be a rule for everyone who wants to comment on Iraq in 2014. Show what you were saying in 2002 and 2003. If you were supporting the Bush administration's invasion of Iraq then, STFU now.
by ericf
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 03:02 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Fox News' Shep Smith Gives Iraq Hawks A History Lesson, reminding Republicans who are demanding that President Obama reengage in the religious civil war in Iraq, that it was their own disastrous ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 189 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT with 205 Recommends
After hearing Tony Blair whining that the current mess doesn't have anything to do with the lying that got us into the war and the mindlessness that followed. At least someone else articulate s my ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jun 15, 2014 at 02:21 AM PDT with 57 Recommends