Tag: Afghanistan War

America's betrayal of Afghanistan women.

A reprint from my earlier post So it has some to this: It falls to a conservative old white guy to come to the defense of the Afghan women who will be raped by the Taliban. The single women who will be “married” to Taliban fighters. The girls who will be forced out of their... Read more »

Afghanistan: Vietnam all over again.

Another American betrayal in the works. The historic and heartbreaking picture of panicked Vietnamese officials and their families lined up to be evacuated in 1975. The last helicopter departed with many still waiting. “Oh, when will they ever learn.” — Lyrics from Pete Seeger’s antiwar song “Where have all the flowers gone,” sung by Peter,... 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 »