Posts tagged "Iraq War"

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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