Posts tagged "Iraq War"

Susan Sarandon's war on a woman--Hillary Clinton

Susan Sarandon, an icon of the far left, has launched a brutal attack on Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. She pounced on Clinton on Wednesday night while campaigning in Iowa for Clinton’s Democratic opponent Sen. Bernard Sanders. Sarandon aligned with Republicans when she demanded that  issues are more important than gender–something that conservatives has been trying... Read more »

Let's retire 'boots on the ground'

The expression has become a meaningless, simple-minded and insulting cliche. Yet, it keeps showing up with increasing and aggravating frequency in the language of politicians, partisans and news readers. Every ounce of meaning has been squeezed out of it by usage that has become so widespread and undefined that it is no longer of any... Read more »

What if the Iraq War had opened as disastrously as the Obamacare rollout?

Imagine what the public outcry would have been if the American invasion of Iraq had begun as disastrously as the rollout of Obamacare. Imagine if the opening battles didn’t go as well as they actually did, that instead of a quick march into Bagdad, U.S. troops had been repulsed at the Iraq border? If the... Read more »

Biden's vote FOR the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

In last week’s debate Vice President Joe Biden said he voted against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. That must have been after he voted for them. (Follow the headline link.) Then Sen. Biden voted for the Afghanistan resolution on Sept. 14, 2001 which authorized “the use of United States Armed Forces against those responsible for the recent attacks... Read more »
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