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(Jayel Aheram) Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war and occupation. The rationale for that war was fabricated in the highest reaches of the U.S. leadership. First ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 407 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 11:52 PM PDT with 524 Recommends
This is a compilation of information contained in my previous Iraq diaries, updated whenever possible. The most difficult number to validate is the real population of Iraq on March 19, 2003. ...
by snackdoodle
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 02:21 PM PST with 93 Recommends
How in the HELL can the White House not know or understand that the insurance companies, lobbyists and GOP would mount pressure against ANY CHANGE in this country's health care? After reading ...
by icebergslim
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Aug 19, 2009 at 08:52 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
" I am satisfied ." So says, Curveball, aka Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, who ...
by UnaSpenser
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 04:48 PM PST with 27 Recommends
There are different kinds of terror. Terror engaged in by a foreign entity against a country's people such as happened on 9/11. Terror engaged in by domestic forces against foreign domination, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
I’m not about to write a paean to Nixon. I watched him quit in a bar in Bolinas, Calif.; I can still hear the cheer. But even his tortured, sleazy nature betrayed some essential ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2008 at 03:19 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I spent an hour with friends on a corner in a small town in upstate New York today. We were standing in a vigil that occurs each Saturday and started a long time ago. We aren't sworn at or flipped ...
by roots
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Dec 23, 2006 at 06:36 PM PST with 21 Recommends
by Jeff Huber Last spring my dog Shady and I were walking across the bridge over Pleasure House Creek when I heard a disturbance in the water. I looked down and saw a Great Blue Heron breaking the ...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2008 at 05:55 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Regardless of how you feel about the crimes of George W. Bush and impeachment, there are millions of innocent people asking for justice and who have no voice of their own. Follow me below the fold ...
by snackdoodle
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2008 at 07:39 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Shock and Awe technically known as rapid dominance, is a military doctrine based on the use of overwhelming power, dominant battlefield ...
by Aprognosticator
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 01:47 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I originally published this as a Facebook note on March 19th, 2013. Ten years ago today, on March 19th, 2003, the neocons in control of the White House and the Pentagon saw the realization of their ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:46 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The 19th of March is the very sad ten year anniversary of the extremely failed foreign policy leading to the destruction of much of the Country of Iraq and the people of that was led by the United ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 12:42 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Since this is the 10th anniversary of the official start of the Iraq War (Shock and Awe), where were you, or what were you doing that fateful day?
by doingbusinessas
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 10:02 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
While in South America this month, I first visited the main cathedral in Santiago, Chile, and then I saw the main cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They were both highly lovely. And they both ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 07:25 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The D.C. Madam has named Howard K. Ullman, the military theorist responsible for the doctrine of shock and awe , ...
by A Mad Mad World
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2007 at 05:15 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
by vets74
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 08:49 AM PST with 6 Recommends
It’s like watching the run up to the Iraq War all over again. There’s this terrible, terrible thing that half of your supposed allies are complicit in, and the other half can’t mount much ...
by Sieglinde
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 12:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
TO ATTACK OR NOT: NO EASY ANSWERS, FEARS ABOUT SUFFERING First posted 9/1/2013 @ http://whenjohnnyandjanecomemarching.weebly.com/blog.html These are complex matters, and there are no easy answers.
by paulacaplan
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:26 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
May 1, 2003 - "Mission Accomplished!" After Abandoning, with cheers from supporters, the Main Missions of Afghanistan, 9/11 why we even sent our military into that region, to invade and occupy ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:49 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
But, that particular memory is overshadowed by another, a more recent memory that has led to a shared painful reality, a reality that some say has divided and fatigued an entire nation, a ...
by codylyon
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2008 at 03:15 PM PDT with 4 Recommends