The Republican Party and its Right Wing Nuts continue to bombard the American people with lies and misleading information on everything from healthcare reform to the economy to jobs. They have managed to win the “message” war by convincing mainstream Americans that they have everything to fear from the Obama administration.
In an interview given to Radio Free Europe over the weekend Gen. David Petraeus backed President Obama’s position that the prison at Guantanamo Bay needs to be closed, and he also disagreed with former vice president Dick Cheney by saying that enhanced interrogation techniques do not help the mission in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Memorial Day is more than a holiday for cookouts and afternoon baseball games. It is a holiday to remember those who the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Unfortunately the troops who survive and come home don’t have their own holiday, so today lets thank them too, and look at some of the problems vets from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are facing.
On Meet the Press today, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich engaged in a little bit of Republican revisionist history today by trying to lay blame for the claim that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction on Colin Powell, not Dick Cheney.
There is a fine line between the strength of the left’s questioning of their officials (a good thing) and destabilizing reactionary anger (a bad thing). A recent example of this is the left railing at President Obama to prosecute the Bush administration and others for torture. Urging Obama to prosecute is tantamount to asking him to Bushify the Executive Office.
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President Obama’s plan to leave 50,000 troops in Iraq has come under criticism from the nation’s l
I’ll give Dubya this much, he’s pretty nimble for a man in his sixties.
Perhaps if only Ed O’Neill ran for office would a political story dealing with shoes make so many headlines across the globe.
To say that expectations are high for the presidency of Barack Obama, would be an understatement. From the economy to Iraq, here are five changes that you can count on happening now that Democrats are back in control of the White House.
At a campaign stop in Rochester, New Hampshire, today Joe Biden took the gloves off against Sarah Palin, by openly mocking her debate answer on the cause of global warming, and he repeated the campaign’s promise to end the Iraq war.
Today Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama spoke to reporters after President Bush announced that troop levels in Iraq would remain mostly unchanged. He used his remarks to connect George W. Bush and John McCain, but my question is, if we really are winning in Iraq why do we need 140,000 troops there?
On an afternoon media call Obama advisor Richard Clarke went after John McCain’s judgment on Iraq and Afghanistan. He called the Republican quick draw McCain and said that he was reckless, trigger happy, and discredited.