Tag Archives: Iraq War

‘Nuf Said?

One would have thought that three decades of the failure of supply-side economics would be proof enough of the fallacy of this ideology. And yet we hear the right wingers and a complacent media still pushing the meme that tax … Continue reading

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What Is It You’re Trying Not To Say?

I almost went by this: (from via) It was the strongest public assertion yet that Iraq is demanding a timeline. My curiosity made me read it twice. And again. Alone like this, this statement from a Reuters story could mean … Continue reading

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Filibuster

The senate republicans are filibustering the vote on an amendment to the current defense authorization bill. The amendment talks about leaving Iraq. The administration and their sycophants ruled through fear and lies for six years and accomplished nothing good. The … Continue reading

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Media Narrative

We are still a long way off from the elections in 2008, but now is the time that the marketing plans are tested and confirmed. Unfortunately, the candidates themselves often do not get to choose their “message,” the corporatist media … Continue reading

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Costs of Government Programs
Part 2: Iraq

From a recent quotes roundup, this should sum up everything you need to know about Bush and the unaccountable republicans: TED KOPPEL: [Y]ou’re not suggesting that the rebuilding of Iraq is going to be done for $1.7 billion? ANDREW NATSIOS … Continue reading

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Part 2: Iraq

Links Galore!

They do pile up. Jesus of the Week A collection of images, statues, sculptures, and other art depicting JC. Some are funny, some irreverent, and some are downright creepy in spite of (or because of) their sincerity. A Trail of … Continue reading

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Baghdad, September 11, 2001

This was posted on the fourth anniversary of that dealie thing, you know 9/11, by a blogger in Iraq who has taken the blogging medium to its limit since that time. One bit of background: A decade ago, I heard … Continue reading

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What’s New?

So the way it works for me is that as I cruise the internet, and I “drop” links onto my desktop thinking that these are worthwhile, and I fully expect to get back to them. But as the proprietor of … Continue reading

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Why Politics Matters

Or, more specifically, why American politics matters. The average American has no concept how the United States’ policies and actions affect the daily lives and livelihoods of billions of people across the globe. All that most people grasp is the … Continue reading

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Downing Street Memo

This concerns the Downing Street Memo, which is now “memos” as other leaks have surfaced (see afterdowningstreet.org for more info). The initial memo was the minutes of a high-level meeting of Britain’s politicians and chief security personnel. I talked about … Continue reading

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