Category Archives: Iraq war

FL Rep. Alcee Hastings Withdraws Amendment to Stop DADT Discharges Following Pressure from White House

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 This is getting more interesting each passing day. FL Rep. Alcee Hastings has withdrawn an amendment that would have blocked the military from using money to carry out “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The viciously antigay Clinton-era … Continue reading

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Life for Gays Better Under Saddam?

Sunday, July 12, 2009 It may come as a surprise to people but not everyone in Iraq is better off today not living under the dictatorship Saddam Hussein. This is especially true if you’re gay, lesbian or transgendered. Stories of … Continue reading

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Bush Now Has Two Items for His Presidential Library

Monday, July 6, 2009 U.S. presidents have long kept prized possessions within reach during their White House years. Franklin D. Roosevelt cherished a 19th century ship model of the USS Constitution. Dwight D. Eisenhower kept an engraved Steuben glass bowl … Continue reading

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Cindy Sheehan Takes the Fight to Bush’s Dallas Home

Friday, June 12, 2009 In the sweltering 90-degree heat that is typical of Dallas in June, there was Cindy Sheehan, the California mother who drew national attention in recent years with her protests near George Bush’s Crawford “ranch,”  as she … Continue reading

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Obama Seeks $83.4 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

Thursday, April 9, 2009 If you thought the multi-billion dollar requests for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars would end with the election of Barack Obama, don’t hold your breath. President Barack Obama asked Congress on Thursday for $83.4 billion for … Continue reading

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CBS’ Chip Reid: Leave Dick Cheney Alone!”

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 OK, I get it. CBS’ Chip Reid is the president of the Dick “five deferrals” Cheney fan club and he doesn’t cotton to the Obama administration saying anything less than flattering about the former vice president … Continue reading

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Brain-injured U.S. Troops May Reach 360,000

Thursday, March 5, 2009 Bush’s Iraq is a painful legacy. But for many of the returning troops, the journey home is only the beginning of the challenges they will face. The number of U.S. troops who have suffered wartime brain … Continue reading

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