John McCain Brutally Mocks Trump For Being A Draft Dodging Coward

Sen. John McCain was talking about the Vietnam War on C-SPAN 3's American History TV when he got the ultimate…

6 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…

8 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…

8 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

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…

9 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…

9 years ago

General Eric Shinseki Does The Right Thing And Steps Down As Head Of VA

Late Friday morning, President Obama announced that he'd accepted the resignation of retired four-star general and Secretary of Veterans Affairs…

9 years ago

The Republicans Are Still Blaming Obama for Iraq and Afghanistan

it was not Obama who invaded Iraq on a fabricated pretext and with an army designed to fight not an…

10 years ago

The Iraq Invasion Could Be Worse Foreign Policy Decision than the Vietnam War

This month, an article argued the Iraq War was the single worst foreign policy decision in US history. This may…

10 years ago

Opposition to Chuck Hagel is No-Win Scenario for the GOP

There is no conceivable outcome in which GOP opposition to Chuck Hagel ends happily for Republicans

10 years ago

Ann Romney Thinks Mormon Mission is the Same as Serving in the Military

While on The View, Ann Romney said their family finds different ways of serving, with their sons having served their…

11 years ago