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I've had quite a time on the tweet machine the last couple of days. It's been a hoot. After their attempts to Swiftboat Bowe Bergdahl by proclaiming - without full evidence or a trial - that he was ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 11:03 AM PDT with 122 Recommends
UPDATE: I just wanted to thank everyone who recommended this post, and shared it via social media. You have made this diary my "Avatar." Yesterday, I posted a comment laying out several reasons ...
by Hesiod
Comment Count 515 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 06:20 AM PDT with 1069 Recommends
To my knowledge, Cliven Bundy, nor any of his sons, ever served in the U.S. Military. Cliven Bundy recently said he does " not recognize the United States Government. " Cliven Bundy is a thief ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2014 at 10:20 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
So, Scott Brown, the illustrious U.S. Senator of Cosmo nude centerfold fame, has drafted legislation to punish "valor stealers" who misrepresent their military service. Hmmm... what is the first ...
by bronte17
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 07:28 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Wow! I no longer have to keep looking up who is the US Attorney General. That's because Eric Holder has been in the news three (3) times this past month: 1) He announces that he's ...
by swedepi
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Dec 06, 2010 at 03:46 PM PST with 5 Recommends
VIDEO of 3 tour Afghanistan veteran Jacob George and his brother Jordon, AWOL from the National Guard, are riding bikes across the country until the war(s) end.
by FluxRostrum
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 11:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Jake Berzoff-Cohen As the saying goes, “freedom is not free”, especially for GI war resisters. Enlisting in the US military ensures an instant forfeiture of one’s ...
by WashingtonPeaceCenter
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Apr 06, 2010 at 01:43 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
A few days ago I asked, on a listserv reserved to officials of the Nebraska Democratic Party (I am a Nebraska Democratic County Chair,) where Sen. Ben Nelson might be found, during this ...
by NebraskaLefty
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 08:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Dear Birthers, Okay, okay, we get it. According to you, Obama was NOT born in this country, he should NOT be the President of the United States, and you're not going to be satisfied until Glenn ...
by Hysteria
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 09:08 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Yet another example of the price South Carolina must pay for its AWOL governor: The governor allowed some economic ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 04:16 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The State continues its terrific reporting on the Sanford scandal, paints a portrait of a staff privately panicking over the ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 109 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 02:26 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The myriad explanations of AWOL South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford and staff clearly have raised more questions than they have answered. Specifically, whether his staff and family actually knew he ...
by Dirk McQuigley
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Jun 24, 2009 at 09:32 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The news on this event is sparse so far, and I will try to find updates, but just to break this sad news to DKos readers. A US soldier has died in Nova Scotia today. The soldier was apparently ...
by Wreck Smurfy
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 09:28 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Several weeks ago occams hatchet did a diary about an LA Time's article chronicling McCain's many mishaps as a pilot ...
by William Domingo
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2008 at 05:53 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 McSame Sh*it, Different Day McSame AWOL, AGAIN, on another crucial vote. McSame didn't 'show up' to ...
by Ken Tucker
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2008 at 10:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Newsday is one of the mainstream media outlets that has picked up the story about Margaret McMahon and Kevlyn Reid, two ...
by Randgrithr
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2008 at 08:11 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Senators Jim Webb and Chuck Hagel proposed a new GI Bill, which would bring back WWII style standards of providing vets with full tuition, room and board. And that is why 51 senators have signed on, ...
by pentupnrgy3
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2008 at 10:51 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The San Bernardino County Sun reports a soldier trying to avoid redeployment to ...
by War Comes Home
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2008 at 07:00 AM PST with 17 Recommends
[cross posted at SanchoPRESS ] The caller wasn't coherent. All I could gather was that he'd been to Iraq and now he thought he was going crazy. At first he ...
by Dopeman
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2008 at 06:00 PM PST with 75 Recommends
HELP - Alex Lotero who refused to return to Iraq or to continue serving because he is wounded - WOUNDED, suffering from PTSD after watching his buddies blown to pieces right in front of him - has ...
by reasonanyone
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2008 at 06:54 AM PST with 12 Recommends