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Several things came to mind as I watched this President during the speech today. First of all, I wonder what it would have been like if we had a house and senate full of progressive democrats plus a ...
by warrenproject
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 04:41 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
For Republicans, Benghazi is the scandal that must not die. Despite the testimony by Obama administration officials including Hillary Clinton and the blistering findings of the State Department ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
In the run-up to Thursday's celebration at the George W. Bush Presidential Library, America's 43rd president declared that " history will ultimately judge " his tenure in the White House. And that ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
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by MattWuerker
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
This week's tenth anniversary of the catastrophic U.S. invasion of Iraq produced perhaps the most bizarre post-mortem in in recent history. While liberal supporters of the war ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 05:38 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
For the past 9 years, every Passover has made me think about Iraq. While it is true that we have been at war there for most of those years, that is not why I thought about it. Indeed, far too few ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 05:31 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of one of the most contentious and divisive wars in living memory, Peter Taylor forensically investigates how key aspects of the secret intelligence used by ...
by bekosiluvu
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There is nothing I can add here. I do want you to read it. I want you to absorb it and then make it go viral. I scoped it off the net on this 10th anniversary. This may be the only jab Bush ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 209 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 04:22 PM PDT with 482 Recommends
Ten years later, there is little question that the Iraq war was a disaster for the United States and its people. Over 4,400 Americans died and another 30,000 were wounded in the conflict. While U.S.
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 10:53 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I read a story about Paul Krugman that on the show "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" he told Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson the his facts were, in fact, non-facts. I had to laugh, because I had ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 03:05 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ever since the tragic attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 121 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 01:00 PM PST with 104 Recommends
There's already a rec'd diary about last nights MSNBC Special "Hubris: The Selling of the Iraq War" which covers the reasons for the disappointed, underwhelmed reaction - but there's more to this ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 190 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 11:31 AM PST with 389 Recommends
As a quick glance at his record shows , no American political figure has been as consistently and catastrophically wrong on matters of national security than John McCain. (Worse still, McCain's out-
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 11:14 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Rice may be out as secretary of state, but soon she'll be on your television screen. Not, that is, UN Ambassador Susan Rice, but former Bush national security adviser, secretary of state and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Last week, UN Ambassador Susan Rice took herself out of the running to become the next Secretary of State, apparently clearing the way for ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:46 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This phrase has been used to justify wars and has been used to erode liberty in this country to the point that we are now a de facto police state, and yet their is no real definition of what makes a ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:18 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 147 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 06:00 PM PST with 182 Recommends
NATO votes to approve Patriot missile defensive positions at Turkey's border with Syria. While movements detected at Syrian chemical weapon depots. The Syrian civil war teeters on the brink of ...
by ShockandAwed
Comment Count 63 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 05:37 PM PST with 10 Recommends
In the last few days we’ve started to see hints that Syrian End-Game is expected to involve a launch of some of Syria’s giant, and very real, stockpile of chemical and biological weapons (CBW). ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:42 AM PST with 8 Recommends
During a heated exchange on the Senate floor back in June 2004, Vice President Dick Cheney famously told Vermont Democrat Pat Leahy, " f--k yourself ." Looking back on the episode six years later,
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:08 AM PST with 33 Recommends