Tag Archive for Iraq War

Actual Cost of Iraq War Could Approach $4 Trillion

  The meme from my Republican friends who hate President Obama and Democrats in general is Obama has “bankrupted our country and eroded our civil liberties.”  What short memories they have.  Next week marks the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq seeking WMDs that were never found.  Brown University has released a study on the…

MSNBC Documentary on Selling the Iraq War Debuts Tonight

It’s been 10 years since President George W. Bush used the State of the Union address to lie this nation into war with the claim that Iraq had been stockpiling materials and enriched uranium to manufacture Weapons of Mass Destruction for use against America and our allies.  Tonight, Rachel Maddow narrates a documentary on the…

ESPN drops Hank Williams Jr. Song from Monday Night Football for Hitler Comments

The conventional wisdom is that when there is the inevitable comparision to Hilter, of anyone, you’ve lost the argument.  ESPN announced that because country singer Hank Williams Jr.’s comparison of President Obama to Hilter and his subsequent explanation of his comments warranted a replacement of the singer’s “Are You Ready for Some Football?” song from…

Cheney and Rumsfeld Tonight at the Nixon Library

As we reported a few weeks ago when Ann Coulter was in town, the bigger event coming to the Nixon Library before the end of the year happens tonight when former Vice President Dick Cheney joins former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. The ocassion: a Richard Nixon Foundation dinner honoring…

Obama Weekly Address: The End of Combat Operations in Iraq

In this week’s address, President Obama pledged to uphold the sacred trust the nation has with its troops and veterans as the combat mission in Iraq comes to an end. The administration is building a 21st century VA, making it easier for veterans with PTSD to receive the benefits they need, funding and implementing a Post-9/11 GI Bill, and devoting new resources to job training and placement to help those veterans looking for work in a tough economy.