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Silence Implies Consent: Obama Quiet on Repression in Iraq

We saw it with Yemen, and now we’re seeing it again with Iraq: the Obama administration is conspicuously quiet when friendly Middle East regimes use ugly tactics — including violence and imprisoning peaceful demonstrators — to quell growing protest movements in … Continue reading

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How We Armed al-Qaida, then Lied About It

In the Iraq war, we failed to secure one of the largest armament works on the planet; ignored warnings about the security of the plant; allowed its looting and thereby armed the insurrection; then lied about it because the story … Continue reading

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A Real “War on Christmas”

Bill O’Reilly says the “War on Christmas”  is “all part of the secular progressive agenda … like legalization of narcotics, euthanasia, abortion at will, gay marriage.” (From Media Matters for America) No, Bill, that’s a fake “war,” only waged within your … Continue reading

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