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Judith Miller Lies (well, half truths) Again

The Iraq War and Stubborn Myths – WSJ is the title of Miller’s piece about her work building and supporting the pr campaign to win popular support for the Iraq invasion of 2003. Miller, who is at her creative best … Continue reading

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Curveball still serving Whoppers

One of the douchebags who peddled questionable intelligence, of the variety that helped Bush and Co. make their flawed case to invade Iraq, is living, working and lying in Germany. Now at a Burger King. When you read this article, … Continue reading

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THEY said it would pay for itself…

…and Tom Tomorrow has his take on the Iraq War. Share on Facebook

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Things aren’t all that rosy in Iraq… nor are they completely dire

The NYT released their Iraq scorecard which can best be summarized with the following… It is far too soon to predict that Iraq is headed for stability or sectarian reconciliation. But it is also clear that those who assert that … Continue reading

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More problems in Iraq

Apparently, our troops are having some problems with our Iraqi friends. The biggest reason for the recent drop in violence in Iraq, especially among our troops, has been the Iraqi civilian brigades known as the Awakening Movement. These are Sunnis … Continue reading

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30% of Iraqi refugees fled during US ‘Surge’

From McClatchy Of the refugees polled, 78 percent said they’d come from Baghdad, which has been the focus of military operations since the U.S. troop buildup began last February. Thirty-five percent said they’d fled between July and October, when U.S. … Continue reading

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Saving al-Maliki

You remember that military funding bill that all the Kucinichites were all pissed as hell about? Bush vetoed it on Friday. As it turns out, there was a provision within the bill that would have allowed American military personnel held … Continue reading

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Xerox needs you (to thank the troops)!

Via Hal at Half Empty comes a new service from Xerox to let all of us slobs sitting on our asses send a thank you note to the troops in the middle east. Whatever your opinion of Bush and this … Continue reading

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Vets being shoved aside

This is some bullshit…Apparently, the numbers of Veterans arrested for drug and alcohol abuse in Travis Count have jumped dramatically. That’s the obvious issue but the underlying cause is far more disturbing. Because of the symptoms with Post Traumatic Stress … Continue reading

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Another look at reality in Iraq

While the Republicans crow about success (because they’re mooks and they think THEY are the ones actually fighting), there’s another take on the decreasing violence. Part of it is how many members of the warring factions have been killed off … Continue reading

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