Tag Archives: War

Is Dick Cheney oblivious, ignorant or stubborn?

Once again, the former Vice President was called upon to speak on the Sunday talking head shows. As usual, everything that spews forth from his lips is pure spin, and is completely disconnected from fact. For example: “With respect to Iraq, we’ve accomplished nearly everything we’ve set out to do.” – Cheney 3/15/09 Facts: The […]

What we can learn from the Russians about Afghanistan

The United States of America attacked the Taliban in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. The US policy called the Bush Doctrine stated that the US would not distinguish between Al Qaeda or the nations that harbored them. With the stated military objective of capturing Osama bin Laden, removing the Taliban regime and destroying Al Qaeda, […]

The End of the War in Iraq

President Barack Obama has made it official; “Let me say this as plainly as I can: by August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end.” This is a direct quote from the President’s speech to the Marines at Camp Lejeune on February 27, 2009. He went on to say that pursuant to the […]

The End of an Error

I saw that on a bumper sticker with the date 1/20/09. I thought it was clever, and after the historic election we have been through and the epic economic crisis we find ourselves in, it seemed like a good time to jot down my thoughts on the Duhbya years. I was living in Royal Palm […]