Tag Archive for Iraq

I Want a Fighter, Not a Quitter

{Originally posted at MyDD… But please stay tuned at the end, as I have a special personal request for all of you, my beloved TheLiberalOC.com readers. } “One thing I hope you know about me is that I don’t quit.” This is what Hillary said on the campaign trail today in Oregon. Was she being…

Could we afford a McCain Presidency?

Johnny Mac thinks we should stay in Iraq for the next 100 years.  Can we afford to? THE COST OF IRAQ WAR BROKEN DOWN Second:        $3,919  Minute:        $235,160 Hour:          $14,109,589 Day:           $338,630,137 Week:          $2.4 billion  Month:         $10.3 billion Year:          $123.6 billion  [Congressional Research Service, 2/22/08] 

The Cost of War

From the Speaker’s office  March 28, 2008 COST OF THE WAR IN IRAQ Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admits ‘We don’t have troops…ready to go’ to fight the war in Afghanistan This morning, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen joined the ranks of military leaders who have admitted that…

What Do YOU Think About John McCain Coming to OC?

So have you heard the big news? John McCain is coming to town tomorrow. To be a little more specific, he’ll be at The Island Hotel in Newport for a big bucks fundraiser. But wait, will McCain have a chance to get beyond the big bucks GOP donors to hear about what working people here…

4,000 Dead and Counting

Sadly, the Iraq war reached a numerical milestone with the death toll reaching 4,000 soldiers killed in combat. Why we pay so much attention to the round numbers, especially when every single death counts and every single death will leave parents or spouses behind. Every single death with leave children or childhood friends behind. Every…

John McCain shouldn’t answer any phones at 3am

Unless maybe if Joe Lieberman is there to help him.  Nah, not that either.  But it was a good thing McCain had his Democratic side kick because Joe was kind enough to correct McCain when he said that Iran (Shiite) was training Al Queda (Sunni).  Wow, wouldn’t that mean the end of violence between these two…