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In the New York Times for June 13th, the Pentagon proclaimed that Afghanistan holds almost one trillion lira - no, sorry, that's one trillion dollars - in hitherto-unknown mineral wealth.
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 422 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 06:42 AM PDT with 606 Recommends
Recently, on his farewell tour, George W. Bush's Secretary of 'Defense', Billy Bob Gates chastised the Europeans and NATO for being insufficiently warlike. He told them they risked becoming a second ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 302 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 07:10 AM PDT with 586 Recommends
UpDate Note: Boy Howdy, the Atlanta Journal doesn't stop but lays on more today!!! {I'm a guessin, but there must be some vets in that journalism department or war correspondents, UpDate at bottom} ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 182 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 04:56 AM PDT with 574 Recommends
If there’s a better government program than Social Security, I’d like to know what it is. So he begins his column, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 182 comments on Tue Jan 25, 2011 at 02:54 AM PST with 300 Recommends
by Soj
Comment Count 139 comments on Sat Apr 15, 2006 at 02:24 AM PDT with 282 Recommends
The subject title and much of the reason about I placed in an open thread here last night and lead with, decided to expand on it for those especially who do New Years Resolutions. Join the First ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 12:36 PM PST with 207 Recommends
War, murder, rape, pandemics. We've never been in less danger. Wait. What?
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 08:13 AM PST with 199 Recommends
A lot of people will make the point today that we should leave Afghanistan as soon as possible now that our top goal of going over there has been accomplished. This comes, ironically, eight years to ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 281 comments on Mon May 02, 2011 at 06:05 AM PDT with 185 Recommends
I am on a complete downer tonight. I have spent the last week fighting and fighting until I can barely raise my fist. Seriously. The fight is beginning to turn to tears. I fought and fought for ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 92 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 08:42 PM PDT with 153 Recommends
This may surprise many of you, but I used to be extremely active in an online gaming clan. I don't really have very much time for that any more. But during the months leading up to the 2004 ...
by Dante Atkins
Comment Count 220 comments on Mon Jan 29, 2007 at 06:27 PM PST with 148 Recommends
Having Bush and Cheney reappear is a reminder to step back and look at what Obama is up against. You might want to cut him a little slack. Those are the concluding words of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 03:33 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
For over forty years now whenever I hear the loud demands, especially by the elected representatives of the people, for tax cuts my first thought has always been the long underfunded Veterans ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 06:47 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
For those who say they don't want to vote. For those fence sitters. I welcome you to my memory hole. It is deep and I will die still reeling from When the Republicans came to town. For you young ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 07:49 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
We need to declare war: a War on Error.
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Sep 22, 2011 at 11:15 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
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by MattWuerker
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 06:50 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
Water is essential for life.
by Magnifico
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 09:05 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
And while making the announcement in of all places Norfolk VA! After they rubber stamped All the costs of these two present generations wars, off the books till the present administration and All ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Aug 11, 2012 at 08:04 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
One of the many, one other being use and thus for many overuse of alcohol, self medications used by many brothers and sister veterans for years, as the country ignored the issues of combat veterans {...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 09:50 AM PST with 50 Recommends
When we had our meetup, I could not wait to meet everyone but I must admit I had anticipated meeting Old Hippie Chic since 2002 where we were big posting buddies on another site. I still have ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 07:02 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Yesterday, the Commission on Wartime Contracting released its final report . The Commission reported that between $31 billion and $62 billion ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Sep 01, 2011 at 12:53 PM PDT with 45 Recommends