Iraq

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 dubbed ‘Operation New [...]

have they forgotten?

September 2, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Those yearning for a third term by Dick Cheney must be sadists or masochists. Or both. If Cheney had indeed been calling the shots, we’d be mired in THREE quagmires. *Afghanistan. Call it Obama’s war all you want, but the only thing [...]

sacrelicious

May 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Significant ammo for those who think Bush, while in charge and ultimately responsible, was a useful dupe: [Donald Rumsfeld] gave President George Bush secret intelligence briefs headlined with biblical quotations, in a bid to boost his standing with [...]

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 a high of 44 in the city in February. The number of bodies appearing on [...]

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 a high of 44 in the city in February. The number of bodies appearing on [...]

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 the courage and humanity of American soldiers and he grew emotional.” [...]

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 withdrawl, but most of those scenarios have already unfolded. In short, Bush [...]
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