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We Can’t Discuss Torture Without Acknowledging U.S.’s Lack Of Morality

We Can’t Discuss Torture Without Acknowledging U.S.’s Lack Of Morality

Eric Fair worked in the military as an Arab linguist and later as a contract interrogator. He knows how ugly it makes us appear. Seven years ago, I wrote an op-ed in this newspaper about my role conducting abusive interrogations in places like Abu Ghraib and Fallujah [“An Iraq interrogator’s nightmare,” op-ed, Feb. 9, 2007]. […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Leaked CIA Report Info Shows CIA Deception On Torture

The Senate found a pattern of deception by the CIA concerning with its description of harsh interrogation methods, also known as torture. It concludes waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation techniques failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about the value of the brutal treatment; the agency employed […]

April 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

David Corn of Mother Jones found what Rand Paul said in 2009. In the video, shot at Western Kentucky University, Paul argues that Cheney thought the invasion was a bad idea in the first Bush administration but changed his tune after working for Halliburton. “He’s being interviewed (in 1995), I think, by the American Enterprise […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Fort Hood Shooter Was Iraq Veteran Being Evaluated For PTSD

Ivan Lopez, the Fort Hood shooter who killed three people and injured more than a dozen others before taking his own life, was being evaluated for post traumatic stress disorder. According to Army officials, Lopez began firing with a semiautomatic pistol in the Fort Hood motor pool around 4:30 pm. He kept shooting until a […]

April 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The “Genius” of Donald Rumsfeld

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld criticized President Obama’s diplomacy, saying a “trained ape” could do a better job. In an interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, Rumsfeld said that relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai had gone “downhill like a toboggan” under the current president, even though the Bush administration’s ties […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The student’s family is accusing the Clark County, Nevada teacher of racial profiling. KTNV-TV reported that a Muslim student at Cimmaron-Memorial High School did not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance due to an injury. “His words to me, verbatim were, ‘My teacher told me that this is America, and if you can’t stand for […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

45 Dead Via Suicide Bomber In Iraq

The reminders of how senseless and ineffective our Iraq invasion was occur almost daily. A suicide bomber driving a truck loaded with explosives attacked a security checkpoint in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla on Sunday, killing at least 45 people and wounding more than 100, security officials said. More than 30 cars waiting at […]

March 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

More Bombings In Iraq Kill 52

More Bombings In Iraq Kill 52

Another example of what a great policy it was to go to war in Iraq has reared its ugly head. At least 52 people were killed Wednesday as a motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated in Baghdad’s Sadr City and militants targeted mostly Shi’ite neighborhoods around the country… Baghdad has been hit by wave after wave […]

February 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Bush Cries Over Vets Suffering From His Wars: ‘I’m Right There With Them’

George W. Bush sheds a tear over vets suffering from his wars: ‘I’m in there with them’ http://t.co/wx6NkNKe1q — The Raw Story (@RawStory) February 23, 2014 “I obviously get slightly emotional talking about our vets because I’m in there with them,” he added with a single tear spilling down his right cheek. Repost This Article […]

February 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Sunni Militants Shoot Down Iraqi Helicopter, Occupy Town

Militants shoot down Iraqi helicopter and occupy northern town http://t.co/uPd2LMn40y — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) February 22, 2014 Repost This Article Now read this:Al Qaeda Threatens As Iraq Descends Into Civil War (Jan 2, 2014) Deadliest Year In Iraq Since 2008. Good Job, America! (Jan 1, 2014) Afghanistan War Most Unpopular In US History (Dec […]

February 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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