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Archive for the ‘Iraq’ Category

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 22 - 2014 28 COMMENTS
Police Shooting Missouri

“These ISIS guys, they won’t be armed, right? I mean, we’re seasoned Ferguson cops, we’re used to dealing harshly with groups of unarmed enemies, we’re great at that.”

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Aug - 21 - 2014 25 COMMENTS
ISIS II

How to stop ISIS, a group too hardline even for al-Qaida, in control of $3 Billion, 30,000 men and a lot of captured U.S. arms, with minds and hearts focused on the creation of a Sunni Fundamentalist Caliphate, is emerging as a most important topic among world leaders.

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 15 - 2014 33 COMMENTS
satan vacation

When asked if it would strange to him, to be on vacation, Satan explained, “I am accustomed to being in horrific surroundings…so I booked a Carnival Cruise.”

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 11 - 2014 61 COMMENTS
Yazidis

What if ISIS was invading Jordan or Israel or even somewhere in Europe and on a genocidal march through the country, would President Obama be just as much of a hypocrite if he acted against them then? Are hypocrisy and conscience conditional based on what the latitude and longitude is of a terrorist-driven slaughter?

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 23 - 2014 115 COMMENTS
Fall of Saigon Thumbnail

Comparisons between Iraq and Vietnam, between Baghdad and Saigon, are ubiquitous…and largely on the mark.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jun - 21 - 2014 47 COMMENTS
Iraq Vet

A young man, haunted by his life in Iraq and Afghanistan. He looks SO young but he does not smile. Empty eyes, and even in the midst of a crowd very much alone.

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 17 - 2014 229 COMMENTS
MIC Eisenhower

It all comes down to profits for those who have more to gain from war than peace. We have McCain in the Senate who never met a war he didn’t like. Why, because he can line his pockets with considerations.

Posted by outlandish On Jun - 13 - 2014 58 COMMENTS
Bushism-Head-Pic

We are now witnessing the inevitable consequences of going into a war in a nation that posed no threats to the US, was politically stable, sectarian, where Shiites, Sunni and Christians lived side by side in relative harmony and al Qaeda was viewed as an enemy by all sides.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 13 - 2014 254 COMMENTS
Fighters of  al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant parade at Syrian town of Tel Abyad

Who does ISIS have to thank for the deadbolts being broken on the doors to Iraq? They ought to commission a bathtub self portrait of George W. Bush out of gratitude.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 3 - 2014 111 COMMENTS
putin_bush

Putin’s game plan has been clear, using Russia’s renewed oil revenues and supplies to support and control those countries that undermine stability for the rest of the world to create a space for Russia to wedge itself back in as the most powerful and threatening force among nations.

Posted by AdLib On May - 7 - 2013 27 COMMENTS
sandy hook flowers

It was a no-brainer (or as known in Republican circles, a “Gohmert”) for Republicans to vote against background checks, an assault weapons ban and a gun magazine limit. And it was just as easy for them to be “outraged” by the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi. Only If deaths help them politically, do they matter.

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Oct - 30 - 2012 40 COMMENTS
reagan-300x199

This is a post I periodically re-post about once a year especially before elections.  It is the case against conservatism but if you hold a mirror to it, it’s also a case for progressivism   I try to add to the list to keep it current and ask people to add their […]

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On May - 7 - 2012 3 COMMENTS
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Despite GOP protests to the contrary, when it comes to Spiking the Ball, W is the All Star!

Posted by ADONAI On Nov - 26 - 2011 12 COMMENTS
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  America is a Nation with a mission – and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace – a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman. ~George W. […]

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