Category Archives: Iraq

Racist Veteran Hires a KKK Hit-Man to Lynch Black Neighbor

Allen Wayne Morgan of Alabama believed the black man that lived next door had sex with or raped his wife (depending on which news source you read). So Morgan met with a man he believed was a “KKK” hit-man and … Continue reading

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Congress’ Vote On Syria Could Affect War Powers For Decades

To continue the title, Congress’ Vote On Syria Could Affect War Powers For Decades, and if the current winds hold true, not in a good way. I would like the president to routinely ask for congressional approval when it comes … Continue reading

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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

These posts usually begin with outrageous quotes by a typical, conservative bigot. Today, we’ll start with a conservative who is just plain stupid. In the 1980′s the Reagan administration, with the help of neocons like Don Rumsfeld, supported Saddam Hussein … Continue reading

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A Modern Aesops Fable: Conservatives Are Positively Blind To The Obvious

Looking at the news of the day the appearance of  Laura Ingraham on Fox has been a big deal.  Ingraham connected the Iraqi no fly zone, started by Bush Sr. and maintained by Bill Clinton, with the sorry state of modern … Continue reading

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That dick Cheney – Can He Still Be Prosecuted for War Crimes?

Dick Cheney, the brains behind the administration that doctored phoney intelligence as an excuse to remove his long-time nemesis, Saddam Hussein. The same administration that rushed us into an illegal war in Iraq based on the existence of WMDs while … Continue reading

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Limbaugh’s Inane Self-Contradictory Blathering

Regarding the upcoming sequester, Rush Limbaugh said he is ashamed of his country.  He alleges that this is because more people believe the Democrats’ version of how we got to this point than the Republicans’.  Given that the GOP Congress … Continue reading

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Ignorance is Strength: Neocons Contradict Each Other Defending Torture Yet Again

“And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” –Nietzsche Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s taut, brooding paean to the CIA’s hunt for Osama bin Laden has been controversial since long before it even hit … Continue reading

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A Line in the Sand

“And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?” –W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming The Middle East is beginning to resemble Europe prior to World War I.  A hundred years ago, the … Continue reading

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Mitterand Mitt Or Pres. Romneocon?

Out of Romney’s 24 special advisors on foreign policy, 17 served in the Bush-Cheney administration. If Romney were to win, it’s likely that many of these people would serve in his administration in some capacity — a frightening prospect given … Continue reading

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A Brief Refutation Of Romney’s VMI Speech

Following is a brief correction of Romney’s VMI speech.  No one could possibly correct all the mistakes and falsehoods in one evening so let me just hit a few major points.   Romney said:  The attack on our Consulate in Benghazi on September 11th, 2012 was … Continue reading

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William Kristol: Armchair Generalizer

“To generalize is to be an idiot…” —William Blake The President’s grin was especially wide when Seth Meyers joked that Osama bin Laden “hosts a show on CSPAN” at the White House Correspondents Dinner on April 30, 2011.  Obama knew … Continue reading

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Video Clips of the Week

Each Friday until the November election I will be posting the latest video clips from political campaigns and issues-based organizations. This first post will be heavy on the videos to catch-up on those released in recent weeks. To avoid bogging-down … Continue reading

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