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" Knowing what we know now ." With those five words, virtually the entire 2016 Republican presidential field erased over 12 years of GOP ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 02:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 139 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
So, if you want today's best example of a double standard, look no further than comparing Edward Snowden to David Petraeus--and how when you suck up to the elite, and are part of the elite, you can ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 154 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:01 PM PDT with 165 Recommends
Cross-Posted by DeSmogBlog The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Welcome to Iraq. America's military experts advise Iraq to push ISIS back into Syria. Here's the conversation in Wall Street Journal: Iraqi security forces and their U.S. partners are divided ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 17 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
David Petraeus and mistress The one consistent argument from the anti-Snowden crowd is that he broke the law, so he has to pay. No exceptions. That also happens to be the attitude in Washington...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 206 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 06:33 PM PST with 265 Recommends
Yesterday, General David Petraeus quietly pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified materials while avoiding a more serious obstruction of justice charge for lying to the FBI .
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 06:45 PM PST with 57 Recommends
A State Department official's complaints about email stalking launched the months-long criminal inquiry that led to Paula Broadwell, a woman romantically linked to former Gen. David Petraeus. He ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 132 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 08:00 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Next Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver an unprecedented address to the United States Congress. Now, there's nothing new about Netanyahu inserting ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 239 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 93 Recommends
Even as Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces in western Iraq near a base where hundreds of American troops are currently stationed, the government in Baghdad is facing a new ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 12:33 PM PST with 92 Recommends
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 08:58 PM PST with 30 Recommends
[UPDATED] This is an update to the breaking story wherein the last hour. It's quite shocking. Republican senators have politicized the Petraeus investigation as indicated in the CNN report below. ...
by Luciffer
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Jan 10, 2015 at 02:12 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Chris Hayes breathlessly reported the shocking story that General Petraeus has been recommend for felony prosecution. Chris Hayes of MSNBC and Eli Lake of Bloomberg News clucked and bemoaned in ...
by CA148 NEWS
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 09:44 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Then how about starting with General Petraeus? Per Political Wire: The F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against retired Gen. David Petraeus for ...
by Cthulhu
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 05:05 PM PST with 20 Recommends
In the Age of Twit here's ISIS: “I can report to the Muslims that Amir Al-Momineen Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Hafid hu'allah is alive and well.” That pretty much let you know he's dead. Then ISIS ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 05:55 AM PST with 11 Recommends
"Milestone," "Mile Post," and "Turning Point" are key markers for Perpetual War sales pitches. There's also "turn the corner." "A new day" comes up as well, applied to Iraqi politics. If they had ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 04:13 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
If you're looking for a handy guide to the blame game over the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Vox has a helpful primer to "how the US, its allies, and its enemies all made ISIS ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 04:37 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Kristol? Check McCain and his sidekick Lindsey? Check Darth VP? Check Wolfowitz? Big MF'n Check Robert Kagan? He's totally in! These are the see nothing, know nothing pundits that recently ...
by funluvn1
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 07:18 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog has obtained emails via North Dakota’s Open Records Statute revealing facts that could be interpreted as indicating that North Dakota Treasurer Kelly ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 09:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends