Iraq

Mike Johnson Despicably Smears Biden With Un-American Attack

Mike Johnson Despicably Smears Biden With Un-American Attack

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) responded to the Biden Middle East strikes with an un-American attack on the…

2 months ago

Biden and Iraqi PM to Announce End of U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq

President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are expected to announce an agreement to end the U.S. combat mission…

3 years ago

Schumer Supports Repealing U.S. Authorization for War in Iraq

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced he supports repealing the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in…

3 years ago

New Year Wishes and a Warning: Stay Vigilant!

New Year is coming with mixed tidings, the good with the bad, with genuine evil in its wake, a Republican…

8 years ago

The World Can’t Afford Donald Trump: Narcissist-in-Chief

The world has many conflict hotspots, but a narcissist like Donald Trump would make them about himself, rather than what's…

8 years ago

Make No Mistake About It, George W Bush’s Iraq War Has Spread To France

It is incredibly ironic that the one American ally that vehemently protested and condemned Bush's invasion and occupation of Iraq…

8 years ago

Hobby Lobby Owners Under Investigation for Illegally Acquiring Stolen Artifacts

The Green Family, owners of Hobby Lobby, if guilty, would seem to have one set of morals for others, and…

8 years ago

What Everyone Needs to Know About the Islamic State

In this book, Daniel Byman explores global jihadism from its beginnings in 1979 to today, from the mujaheddin to the…

9 years ago

Trump Reportedly Tells Hollywood Audience We Should Have Invaded Mexico Instead Of Iraq

Donald Trump reportedly told an audience of Hollywood conservatives that the United States should have invaded Mexico instead of Iraq.

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Says Rand Paul Nomination Would Put Him Into a Coma

With an almost comedic and absolute lack of self-awareness, Lindsey Graham claims Rand Paul is the GOP's looming disaster

9 years ago

Biker Thugs Converge On Arizona Mosque Armed Looking For War

But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim…

9 years ago

The Islamic State – Other People’s Business?

Republicans like to blame Obama, but Bush had already created ISIL, and Obama cannot un-create them, because Obama cannot un-invade…

9 years ago

Paul Krugman Is Right The Iraq War Was A Bush Crime

Having a discussion will not change the disastrous consequences of Bush and company's crimes, bring back the three-quarters of a…

9 years ago

Republicans Push the Benghazi Video Lie to Discredit Hillary Clinton

But there really was an offensive video, and it did actually offend Muslims, and it did actually play a role…

9 years ago

Louie Gohmert Says Iraq War a Mistake. Because Obama

As Jeb has reminded us, Dubya is our problem, not his. Or Gohmert's. Or the Republican Party's, it seems

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Blames President Obama For The Mess That He Helped Cause In Iraq

South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham insisted on Monday that the Iraq War was not a mistake.

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton Clearly Says What No Republican Will: Iraq Was a Mistake

Unlike the Republican candidates who are falling over themselves to avoid saying that Bush got Iraq wrong, Sec. Clinton said…

9 years ago

One Bush is Like Another: Jeb Doesn’t Know. Jeb Doesn’t Care

It is hard to believe Jeb Bush really wants to be president, with the things he says. Maybe it's just…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Flip-Flops And Finally Decides That The Iraq War Was A Bad Idea

On Thursday, Bush finally relented and joined others in the GOP field in admitting that the Iraq War was a…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Prefers to Let the Refugees We Created in Iraq Suffer and Die

The invasion of Iraq and its bungled aftermath created millions of refugees. Rand Paul doesn't think the United States owes…

9 years ago

George W. Bush Reminds Americans Why He Was a Failure and An Idiot

It is true, George W. Bush is hapless, but he is also an idiot for not recognizing his own failures…

9 years ago

Scott Walker Talks Up GOP Common Sense While Proving He Has None in NH Speech

Walker throws facts and history to the wind as he talks up a fantasy GOP with common sense that nowhere…

9 years ago

Michele Bachmann Is Still Bonkers, Compares Obama To Deranged Germanwings Co-Pilot

Former Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R) compared President Obama to Andreas Lubitz, the deranged German co-pilot who crashed Germanwings Flight 9525,…

9 years ago

John Bolton Was Wrong About Iraq WMDs But Says Trust him on Iran Nukes

John Bolton's New York Times op-ed exposes not only Bolton's flawed thinking but the Times' tendency to ape Fox News

9 years ago

Conservative Radio Host: If You Oppose Netanyahu, You Oppose God

What emerges is Netanyahu as some sort of American super patriot for wanting to drag us into the war Republicans…

9 years ago

GOP Iran Letter Was A Push For A Regime Change War And Defense Industry Profits

The truth, and true purpose of the letter, has really never been in question; specifically because the filthy little neo-con…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Tells Iowans Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Let Us Down

Jeb Bush can look at an Iraq wracked by civil war and marauding barbarians, and somehow imagine that America power…

9 years ago

Republicans, Not President Obama, Are Anti-Semitic and Un-American

Conservatives claim Obama is an anti-Semite. This is a stunning claim, particularly because Republicans, tea partiers, and so-called Christians are…

9 years ago

GOP Lunacy In Criticizing Obama’s ISIS Strategy At CPAC

Now they are lining up at the annual Aryan-sponsored conservative conclave to accuse the President of all manner of malfeasance…

9 years ago

Why We Can’t Let Jeb Bush Pretend His Brother’s Wars Never Happened

Jeb doesn't realize how critical it is he convince us he is not his brother, because the more you listen…

9 years ago

Morning Joe Wants Obama To Send More Troops To Fight ISIL Than Were Used In Vietnam War

During Thursday's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that…

9 years ago

Obama Limits Use Of Ground Troops in Proposed ISIL Fight Authorization

The following is a Letter from the President to the U.S. Congress regarding authorization for the Use of United States…

9 years ago

Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Act to be Signed into Law by President Obama Thursday

Something is finally about to be done about veteran suicide prevention, as Senate, House, and President join to make the…

9 years ago

Jon Stewart Uses Brian Williams Fiasco To Call Out Media For Accepting Bush’s Iraq War Lies

During Monday night's broadcast of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart addressed the recent revelation that NBC News anchor Brian…

9 years ago

The Radical Right Can’t Handle The Truth From President Obama

The point is that all Christians should advocate and revere the truth with religious fervor; unless it is uttered by…

9 years ago

The Enemies of Democracy Are Not Threats from Without But from Within

We see demagogues, unregulated capitalism, and might-makes-right. These, as populism, ultraliberalism, and political messianism, are the enemy

9 years ago

Fox News Host Says America “Saved The Planet” By Using Snipers And Invading Other Countries

During Sunday morning's broadcast of Fox & Friends, co-host Charles Payne outlandishly claimed that the United States "saved the planet"…

9 years ago

Conservative Logic: Because Iraq Was a Just War, Sniper Chris Kyle Must be a Hero

But of course, Iraq was not a just war; far from it, it was a criminal enterprise from start to…

9 years ago

Republicans’ Allegiance Is to Israel; Not America

It is obvious now that America is not in an 'official war,' Republicans need a fear-mongering diatribe from Netanyahu on…

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Doubles Down On Claim That Obama’s Policies Are “Getting People Killed”

During an appearance on Meet the Press Sunday, frequent Sunday show guest Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reiterated his previous claim…

9 years ago

The Possibility of Obama Successfully Negotiating with Iran has GOP Freaking Out

Only Republicans would see a war slipping through their fingers as a loss, and losing this chance is almost too…

9 years ago

Former Republican Congressman Wants Islamists To Behead The “Cowards” At CNN And MSNBC

Former one-term Republican Congressman Joe Walsh sent out a series of tweets Wednesday calling for Islamists to target the "appeasing…

9 years ago

Hacktivist Group Anonymous Declares War on ISIL

What will #OpCharlieHebdo mean for ISIL? Given the hacktivist group's record so far, ISIL might want to refer back to…

9 years ago

Critics of American Sniper Chris Kyle Threatened with Violence and Rape Fantasies

'It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I…

9 years ago

Republicans Condemn North Korean Human Rights Violations While Ignoring Their Own

The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale.…

9 years ago

Former Tea Party Congressman Says Americans Should Be Proud We Engage In Torture

Former Republican Congressman and current conservative radio host Joe Walsh appeared on CNN Wednesday morning to discuss his tweets and…

9 years ago

CIA Torture Program Was Brutal And Ineffective

The Senate Intelligence Committee's executive summary reveals that the CIA torture program was both brutal and ineffective.

9 years ago

The Cloyingly Sweet Rot of Nationalism

Love of country should never be fueled hate. It should be sufficient unto itself, desirable for its own sake. It…

9 years ago

Republican Comparisons of Iraq and Vietnam Are Completely False and Hypocritical

If the Republicans win the White House in 2016, any new troop commitment to Iraq would be celebrated by Fox…

9 years ago

Obama Sends 1500 Advisers to Iraq – Fox News Freaks Out

As President Obama sends 1500 troops to Iraq to advise, train, and assist, Fox News sees only a broken promise…

9 years ago

No Joke – Scholar Tells us President Obama Could Learn from President Bush

David Rothkopf says, "Bush recognized the urgent need for change and instituted a sweeping reordering of his administration, its policies…

9 years ago

Undaunted Patriots Fight Republican Block the Vote Tyranny

The American people are truly exceptional and it is heartening to know they will continue to fight against Republican tyranny…

9 years ago

President Obama Talks Strategy with Anti-ISIL Coalition

President Obama pointed to the ideological component and to the economic conditions which contribute to ISIL's recruitment of young men…

10 years ago

America Must Stay Out of Islam’s Sectarian War

No American should delude themselves that the current violence raging in Iraq and Syria is anything other than an extreme…

10 years ago

Propaganda Demonizing Islam Is Starting to Infect Public Schools

Of course the Americans putting Goebbels's propaganda tactics into practice are Fox News, neo-conservatives, Republicans, and their religious right sycophants,…

10 years ago

Lace ‘Em Up: Why Neo-Conservatives Are So Anxious To Put Boots On The Ground

Republicans are itching to bring in ground troops against ISIS. The reason stems from an incessant desire to prove American…

10 years ago

U.S. Intel Failures Have Become the Latest Republican Benghazi Hoax

Led by Fox News (again), the mainstream media's reaction to Obama's admission of American intel failures has become the latest…

10 years ago

For Republicans ISIL is Only an Excuse to Attack Our President

The suspicion that Republicans are far more horrified by a black president than Islamic terrorists is borne out by the…

10 years ago

Dem Rep Slams Do-Nothing Congress For Skipping Town Without Voting On War Authorization

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) criticized Congress for leaving Washington on a lengthy recess…

10 years ago

SOFA Has Become As Mythical for Fox News as George W. Bush

The one thing you will never hear mentioned by Fox News is SOFA. It gets in the way of their…

10 years ago

Obama Is Right Let Iraq Deal With ISIS As a Sovereign Nation

President Obama is right; Iraq can secure their own country's future" and "fight for their own country" against ISIS.

10 years ago

John McCain Despicably Pushes For Full-Scale Middle East War During ISIS Senate Hearing

On Wednesday afternoon, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was his normal warmongering self as he grilled Secretary of State John Kerry…

10 years ago

Republican Living in Fantasyland Accuses Obama of Living in Fantasyland

Marsha Blackburn says, "Words matter, actions matter . . . You can't just go say [we've] changed all the rules,"…

10 years ago

ISIL and the Limits of the Republican Alternate Reality Bubble

The U.S. must tread carefully in Iraq. The GOP's reality bubble will not protect them - or the rest of…

10 years ago

Religious Right Calls for Deportation, Sterilization and Holy War on Muslims

Even while WND's Joseph Farah claims there is no difference between CAIR and ISIL, we see Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson…

10 years ago

Why Republicans Want America To Forget 9/11

It is unlikely any American over the age of three or four will forget 911, but it is highly likely…

10 years ago

Gallup: Republicans Better Able to Defend Against Terrorism, Keep America Prosperous

The GOP has been able to destroy this country while getting Americans to willingly participate in their own demise with…

10 years ago

House Republicans Conspire With War Criminal Dick Cheney to Plot Iraq Strategy

House Republicans met with war criminal Dick Cheney for counsel on dealing with IS, and likely to promote a new…

10 years ago

For Fox News, a Tired Old Hoax Trumps Obama Outperforming Reagan

Where does a strong economy get you when you're a black president and outperform Reagan on job creation? It gets…

10 years ago

Fumbling Toward War: The GOP’s Foreign Policy of Hate

Republican foreign policy is a tortured and terrifying admixture of religious dogmatism, political ideology, and corporate thirst for profit

10 years ago

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Embraces ISIS’ Theological Mindset

Apparently, ISIS utilizing America's war tactics caught the attention of Robertson and his Christian theology informs him it is time…

10 years ago

Megyn Kelly Uses Bush’s Defense of Iraq Surge to Blame Obama for ISIL

All Megyn Kelly had to do is re-write history, ignoring the fact that Bush followed up his warning by signing…

10 years ago

ISIS: George W. Bush’s Legacy or America’s Spawn?

There is a well-known phrase in the Christian bible that "you reap what you sow." America is now reaping what…

10 years ago

Fox News’ Sean Hannity Treats Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Like He’s An Expert On ISIS

On Tuesday night's episode of Hannity, host Sean Hannity welcomed Duck Dynasty star and renowned homophobe Phil Robertson on the…

10 years ago

ISIL Will Continue its Terror Campaign Until the World Says Enough! And Means it

The American people will have to decide if they are more tired of war or of the terrorists of ISIL

10 years ago

House Republican Leader Defends Obama’s Comments Regarding Military Strategy In Syria

During Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown, Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), the Deputy Majority Whip in the House, spoke…

10 years ago

Republicans Fearmonger Over ISIS to Distract From Their Ineptitude

What is curious, is that Republicans are campaigning against President Obama who is not running for any political office, but…

10 years ago

The Republican Embrace of ISIL-Type Violence

Andrea Tantaros at Fox News says Islam can only be "solved" with a bullet to the head. You know, like…

10 years ago

Sounding Like a Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Says U.S. Can’t Act Alone On Iraq

In a statement on Iraq, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that the world needs to step up in dealing with…

10 years ago

Obama Answers Republican Calls To Return To War In Iraq With A Resounding No

During an update on the situation in Iraq, President Obama had a message for Republicans who are calling for a…

10 years ago

CBS Allows John McCain And Lindsey Graham To Beat The War Drums Over Iraq And Israel

During Sunday's broadcast of CBS's Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer had on Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain.…

10 years ago

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Wants to Invade Mexico

Sheriff Joe doesn't say how, precisely, U.S. troops would accomplish their mission once we've got boots on the ground but…

10 years ago

Bill Clinton Tears Dick Cheney a New One For Trying To Blame Iraq Violence On Obama

Former President Bill Clinton delivered a charmingly devastating blow to former Vice President Dick Cheney today as he pushed back…

10 years ago

Regarding Surge In Iraqi Violence, Majority Of Americans Feel That US Should Not Intervene

CBS News and The New York Times released a poll Monday showing that 50% of Americans feel that the United…

10 years ago

President Obama Compares Neocon Strategy In Middle East To Playing ‘Whack-A-Mole’

Mika Brzezinski on MSNBC's Morning Joe was able to score an interview with President Obama that aired on Monday morning.…

10 years ago

Obama Hits Back Against GOP Warmongers: No Amount Of US Firepower Can Hold Iraq Together

On CNN's New Day, President Obama made his strongest statement yet against Republicans who are calling for ground troops in…

10 years ago

Dick Cheney Claims Obama Is ‘Dead Wrong’ On Iraq While Rand Paul Insists Cheney Is To Blame

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos Sunday to discuss the recent violence in…

10 years ago

For Reasons They Will Never Admit Republicans Are Responsible For The Attack on Benghazi

Republicans are ultimately responsible for the attack on the Benghazi outpost for several reasons they will never admit, but that…

10 years ago

Fox News Gets Busted for Falsely Claiming that Obama Released the ‘New Bin Laden’

PolitiFact finds Fox News "false" for claiming that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was "released by Obama in 2009."…

10 years ago

Obama Smacks Down GOP, “American combat troops will not be fighting in Iraq again.”

In a statement/press conference at the White House today, President Obama made it clear that Republicans are not going to…

10 years ago

The Neocon Iraqi Lie the Mainstream Media Won’t Let Die

The sad truth is that Iraq is in the shape it is today in because of what the US has…

10 years ago

Harry Reid Blasts Cheney Says All He Wants To Hear From Former VP Is an Apology for Iraq

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took to the Senate floor today to rip into Dick Cheney for pushing more…

10 years ago

Dick Cheney Rewrites History And Blames Iraq Violence On Obama In Disgusting Op-Ed

Dick Cheney, along with his daughter Liz, penned an unbelievable piece of retcon tripe for the Wall Street Journal where…

10 years ago

The Media Embarrasses Itself by Treating the Lying Bush Bumblers Like Iraq War Experts

America's mainstream media is as apt to repeat failures as conservatives likely due to the symbiotic relationship between corporate media…

10 years ago

What A Surprise! Neocon Warmonger Bill Kristol Wants Thousands Of US Troops In Iraq

During a panel discussion on Tuesday's Morning Joe, neocon torchbearer and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol attempted to make the…

10 years ago

Republicans Blame Obama For Iraq When It Was Bush Who Signed The Agreement to Leave

What any of the Republicans blaming Obama for pulling American troops out of Iraq in 2011 should remember, is that…

10 years ago

Plea To The Mainstream Media — Can You Please Cut Off John McCain’s Mic?

On Friday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) appeared on five different cable news shows to discuss the recent flare up of…

10 years ago

George W. Bush’s Head Cheerleader For The Iraq War Forgets What Year The War Started

Ari Fleischer, the White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush during the early years of the Iraq War.…

10 years ago

President Obama Announces That the U.S. Won’t Be Sending Combat Troops Back Into Iraq

President Obama announced today that, while the U.S. is willing to do their part to help deal with a terrorist…

10 years ago

John McCain Predictably Blames Obama For Iraq Violence And Calls For Widespread Firings

During an interview on Morning Joe Friday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) predictably placed the recent flare-up of ethnic violence…

10 years ago