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Remind Me Again; Who’s Paying For Iraq?

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Our economy is in the toilet and Iraq is looking at an enormous surplus?Soaring oil prices will leave the Iraqi government with a cumulative budget surplus of as much as $79 billion by year’s end, according to an American federal oversight agency. But Iraq has spent only a minute fraction ...

The “Order” Of Things: Let Them Kill…Yes - Let Them Marry…No

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

I'm always amazed at public opinion...especially when it provides some insights into human nature in 21st century America. Over the years, I've always marveled at the prudish obsession with all things prurient. I could be wrong, but I suspect a majority of Americans would rather allow their children to watch ...

Israeli Official: “Attack On Iran Unavoidable”

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz has told Israeli newspaper reporters that sanctions against Iran were not working and that an Israeli attack against Iran's nuclear development sites was becoming "unavoidable." “If Iran continues with its program for developing nuclear weapons, we will attack it. The sanctions are ineffective,” Shaul Mofaz ...

Are Those Opposed To GI Bill In Favor Of Stealth Conscription?

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

The passage of Senator Jim Webb's expansion of the GI Bill to provide expanded educational benefits highlights a topic most don't want to discuss. Since abolishing the draft and making service in the military voluntary, critics have argued that an inordinate number of the ranks are filled by those who ...

President Pickledick Supports the Troops

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Aside from his flag waving, flight suit wearing, preening picture posing, mission accomplished displays, our commander-in-chief has done precious little for the troops he claims to so whole-heartedly support. After a constant series of increasingly frequent deployments, many troops who used to support him are joining the rest of the ...

What Can You Do With Three Trillion Dollars?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Blackwater: Let the Iraqis Be Iraqis

Friday, April 11th, 2008

George, make up your frickin' mind. In the wake of the administration's decision to re-up Blackwater for another contract, Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki, reveals his government wasn't even consulted about the deal. This shows the weird purgatory that George and Condi keep the Iraqi government in. On the one hand ...