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We in the West still want to believe that we went to Iraq as "liberators" to improve the average Iraqi's standard of living, to bring freedom and democracy, and give them a better "more western" ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's one thing for the United States to profess a desire for peace and prosperity for peoples around the globe, but it's a whole different matter when our consequent actions put the lie to our words ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 11:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
If being a neocon means never having to say you're sorry, then being an accessory to a world-historical mistake must grant you some kind of magical immunity. So it would seem after reading Bush ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 03:57 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
Netanyahu's speech. The vast network of American propaganda outlets devoting resources to demonizing Iran. Casting the Syrian and Iranian governments, Shi'ia Lebanese, Shi'ia anybody/anywhere as ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 06:24 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
When it comes to the Iranian nuclear program, the United States is rapidly approaching a point of no return. The P5+1 talks are coming down to the wire even as the participants express cautious ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 01:00 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
The imbroglio over former Secretary of State ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Charlie could have been interviewing Condi just prior to invading Iraq. Everything National Security Advisor Susan Rice said about Iraq and Syria appeared to be either a political sham or a product ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 05:23 AM PST with 19 Recommends
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rj-eskow/his-own-mans-man-jeb-bush_b_6733442.html Sadder still was the list of Jeb's advisors published this week, a list which included - and was tarnished by - the ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 07:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The Associated Press on Friday reported on the latest developments in the "i ncreasingly nasty grudge match " between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama over the Israeli Prime Minister's March 3 ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 12:21 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has two primary claims to fame. First, in July 1990 the Reagan appointee was part of the 2 to 1 majority that ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 02:05 PM PST with 21 Recommends
As 2015 begins, there is much to be optimistic about for the new year. The American economy is really starting to take off. The private sector has created new jobs for a record 57 months, driving ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 131 Recommends
In a press release today, Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced plans to introduce into the Congressional Record some damning new information about how Bush ...
by Desi
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 243 Recommends
And to the groom and to both extended families. Banan is the granddaughter of Saddam Hussein, daughter of Raghad Saddam Hussein who was born of Saddam's first wife Sajida Talfah. Wedding dress: ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 10:27 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Just in time for Veteran's Day, former President George W. Bush is promoting a new book dedicated to his father's military service. As part of his PR swing, Bush explained to Bob Schieffer of CBS ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 02:48 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Now that the shameful – and, until now, highly secret – truths about Iraq’s real weapons of mass destruction have been exposed in a sweeping and stunning multimedia report in today’s New ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 92 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 10:49 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
The New York Times had published a new report detailing the numerous cases of American and Iraqi soldiers accidentally exposed to chemical agents from Saddam Hussein'
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 136 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 10:35 PM PDT with 248 Recommends
A History Lesson for MSNBC TV Hosts On Monday Sept. 22, 2014, the US government announced that US forces (and select Arab partners) had started the bombing campaign against ...
by jmcmeans
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 06:50 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Just in case some folk still thought there were such things as "moderate Sunni rebels" being funded in Syria by Saudi and Kuwaiti armchair jihadists, this bit of news should serve to disabuse them ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The disastrous U.S. invasion of Iraq wasn't just an American war of choice. As much as anything else, it was a war of talking points . Designed, as President Bush once explained, to "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Aug 31, 2014 at 06:15 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
How the War on Terror Created the World’s Most Powerful Terror Group by Patrick Cockburn, The Nation, August 21, 2014. Iraqi officials confirm that they have captured sophisticated arms from ISIS ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 07:09 AM PDT with 20 Recommends