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Inane euphemism du jour

September 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

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The departure of thousands of U.S. combat forces from Iraq ends the active combat phase of a war, begun seven-and-a-half years ago, and begins a new phase of operations [...]

have they forgotten?

September 2, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Who put them in charge? Dick Cheney Those yearning for a third term by Dick Cheney must be sadists or masochists. Or both. If Cheney had indeed been calling the shots, [...]

sacrelicious

May 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Shameless Significant ammo for those who think Bush, while in charge and ultimately responsible, was a useful dupe: [Donald Rumsfeld] gave President George Bush secret [...]

Good News From Baghdad

November 20, 2007 // 1 Comment

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No matter your thoughts on the war, every American should welcome this news: The security improvements in most neighborhoods are real. Days now pass without a car bomb, after [...]

Good News From Baghdad

November 20, 2007 // 6 Comments

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No matter your thoughts on the war, every American should welcome this news: The security improvements in most neighborhoods are real. Days now pass without a car bomb, after [...]

Reading Between the Lines

November 5, 2007 // 0 Comments

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I doubt Bush 41 intended it as such, but he seemed to be making a powerful statement against torture Sunday in a Fox News interview: Wallace: “The President remembered [...]

Bush’s speech

September 14, 2007 // 0 Comments

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He barely mentioned the failed reconciliation attempts within the Iraqi government, or how to reverse that trend. He warned of dire consequences stemming from an American [...]

Iraq for dummies

September 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

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It appears American success in Iraq is now tied to seducing conflicted recruits from the tribe we drove out of power four years ago. All is forgiven. The ruling Shiites are [...]
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