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At the end of George Washington’s second term as President, in his 1796 farewell address to a grateful nation, Washington urged America to avoid foreign entanglements. This is what he said: ��
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 12:33 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
4,645 days have passed since Operation Enduring Freedom was launched in Afghanistan in October of 2001. Over that period of time, 3,453 coalition soldiers and 21,000 Afghani civilians have been ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 08:05 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by annieli
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2014 at 06:56 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Juan Williams from The Hill wrote an excellent piece about one of our favorite Senators, Jeff Merkley (D. OR), naming him as 2013's top political player on Capitol Hill: http://thehill.com/opinion/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 03:00 PM PST with 20 Recommends
The boss organizes the workers, union organizers like to say. Say what you want about President Obama's proposal to cut Social Security and veterans' benefits with the "chained CPI." He did ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 04:11 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) has joined Senators Sherrod Brown (D.
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 10:43 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us So I said a while back when I did my 2014 Senate rankings that I wouldn't be spending a lot of time writing about U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D. MT) and his upcoming re-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 11:21 AM PST with 8 Recommends
There's been a lot of talk of accelerating the timeline to get out of Afghanistan. Even conservatives are openly talking about it . I started thinking about what ending the war actually means. We ...
by Ticorules
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 06:47 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Representative Michele Bachmann is using her position on the House Intelligence Committee to promote a conspiracy theory that government officials, including State Department official Huma Abedin, ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 12:12 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
...[O]ver the last three years, the tide has turned . We broke the Taliban's momentum. Congressional Intel Chairs Say Taliban Is ‘ Stronger ’
by david mizner
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY May 1, 2012 Remarks of President Barack Obama On the War in Afghanistan – As Prepared for Delivery Bagram Air Base, ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 04:51 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Over the past few days we've witnessed a barrage of criticism aimed at Barack Obama for his comments on, and a televised feature commemorating, the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. Mitt ...
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 04:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Co-authored by Derrick Crowe The news just keeps getting worse in Afghanistan for the United States. Brave New Foundation's Rethink Afghanistan project has warned for years that the premises of a ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 03:39 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In what witnesses are reporting as a massacre a U.S Army Sargent gunned down 16 Afghan civilians including 9 children after forcing his way into three homes in the middle of the night. Five others ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 409 comments on Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 12:41 PM PDT with 196 Recommends
This article was co-authored by Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe As violence continues following the burning of Korans by ISAF in Afghanistan, insiders in Washington, D.C. and in the media are ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 11:38 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Unfortunately it’s not on civil liberties, the NDAA, ending the war in Afghanistan, ending the drug war, ending our permanent occupation of the Middle East, or anything else along those lines. ...
by priceman
Comment Count 144 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 08:30 AM PST with 21 Recommends
By Robert Greenwald and Derrick ...
by dcrowe
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 30, 2011 at 07:34 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
By Robert Greenwald and Derrick ...
by dcrowe
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 11:29 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Two weeks ago, nine Afghan children between the ages of nine and fifteen were killed by a NATO strike after being mistaken for insurgents. General Petraeus issued an apology and promised to ...
by DennisKucinich
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Mar 14, 2011 at 06:25 AM PDT with 156 Recommends
by dcrowe
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 02:24 PM PST with 7 Recommends