US To Stay In Afghanistan Indefinitely

By: Wednesday October 1, 2014 5:38 am

So about that leaving Afghanistan by 2015 plan? Not so much. The US has now secured a new status of forces agreement that will keep the war going in Afghanistan indefinitely. Of course, given the US is back in Iraq after losing a status of forces agreement maybe these agreements are mostly symbolic anyway. If [...]

Torture Memo Author John Yoo Awarded Endowed Faculty Chair At UC Berkeley School Of Law

By: Friday July 11, 2014 10:59 am

In America today no good deed goes unpunished nor bad deed unrewarded. One of the co-authors of the notorious “Torture Memos”, John Yoo, has been awarded an endowed faculty chair at University of California Berkeley School of Law. Apparently undermining the US Constitution and the rule of law by justifying torture was such an achievement [...]

ISIS Declares Caliphate In Syria And Iraq

By: Monday June 30, 2014 4:40 am

Map shows large stretches of territory in Iraq controlled by ISIS – enabling flood of militants from Syria pic.twitter.com/y2lNyf3rIt — BBC Outside Source (@BBCOS) June 23, 2014 The Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIS) has renamed itself the “Islamic State” and claims to have established a caliphate in parts of what are still recognized [...]

Usual Suspects Turn Up To Promote Another War In Iraq, Rewrite Their Own History

By: Monday June 16, 2014 9:50 am

(Tom Friedman Justifies 2003 Iraq War In Off-putting Sexual Terms) One of the consequences of President Barack Obama not bringing to justice the architects of the illegal and disastrous 2003 Iraq invasion and torturous occupation is that those same war criminals feel free to now launch asymmetric attacks against common decency and rational thought in [...]

Condoleeza Rice Removes Herself From Commencement Speech At Rutgers University

By: Monday May 5, 2014 9:42 am

Though it may be in vogue among elite media to try and rehabilitate Bush era disgraces, Rutgers University students and faculty decided they would rather maintain their integrity than soil their hands with the blood and corruption of former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. Rice was a key proponent of the catastrophic war with Iraq [...]

Jake Tapper Puts Out George W. Bush Puff Piece

By: Friday May 2, 2014 9:33 am

When it comes to politics Americans don’t seem to agree on much these days. But one thing we do all recognize is that the presidency of George W. Bush was a disaster. So disastrous even Republicans have been keeping their distance. For instance, neither Republican presidential candidate in 2008 or 2012 wanted to be publicly [...]

Russia Annexes Part Of Ukraine As President Obama Warns Of ‘Consequences’

By: Monday March 3, 2014 6:00 am

Funny things happen when you foment an uprising. After factions in Western Ukraine overthrew the Russian backed government, Russia has responded by invading parts of Eastern Ukraine, specifically the Crimea, which is dominated by Russian speakers and those friendly to Russian influence. The invasion sparked a rhetorical threat from President Obama that there would be [...]

Liz Cheney Dropping Out Of Senate Race

By: Monday January 6, 2014 5:23 am

As hard as it is to believe that a campaign centered around someone whose sole qualification for office was being related to Dick Cheney wasn’t a wild success, it’s over. According to CNN, Liz Cheney is preparing to drop her bid to be a United States Senator from the state of Wyoming. The campaign seemed [...]

Murdoch’s NY Post Backs Michael Moore’s Bush-Saudi 9/11 Claims

By: Monday December 16, 2013 5:08 am

Well this is strange. On Sunday the New York Post, a property owned by conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, published an investigative report alleging the involvement of Saudi Arabian government officials in the 9/11 terrorist attacks titled “Inside the 9/11 Coverup.” The thesis of the piece is that the 9/11 hijackers were not only mostly [...]

Bush And Kerry Defend NSA Spying Programs

By: Monday July 1, 2013 8:33 am

Bonesmen? All here! In a mark of bipartisanship, former 2004 presidential rivals George W. Bush and John Kerry made the media rounds celebrating the NSA’s spying program on American citizens and European allies. In an interview with CNN, former President Bush condemned Edward Snowden and defended PRISM. Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, [...]

NSA Seeks Immunity For Tech Firms That Collaborate

By: Thursday June 20, 2013 8:14 am

The National Security Agency’s response to the public revelations that tech firms are collaborating on PRISM and other legally dubious spying programs is simple – give the companies legal immunity. This was done for the companies that were caught working with the NSA to spy on Americans under the Bush Administration, so why not now? [...]

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