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Insanity: Doing The Same Thing In Iraq And Expecting A Different Outcome

Because of the bull headedness of the President George W Bush administration, the Iraqi Army of the Saddam Hussein era was disbanded after the US invasion of Iraq. Water over the dam except for it’s recurring costs to the Iraqi and American people…

So we reconstituted the Iraqi Army and armed and trained them and […]

Solving The Issues With The Veteran’s Administration Medical Care

Since the major combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan started winding down, there have been repeated and unsolved issues with providing adequate and timely healthcare for our veterans. Despite repeated assurances and varied lip service out of Washington, things just don’t seem to be getting better. Even with new rules allowing vets who live beyond […]

John McCain Goes Stone Cold Tone Deaf

Last week President Obama visited a Veteran’s Administration hospital in Phoenix AZ. A hospital that has been the focus of issues with VA hospitals and healthcare. A hospital that is a long way from being ‘fixed’.

Senator John McCain (R – Arizona) was one of the other elected officials present during the presidents visit. Senator […]

Did RoJo violate the Logan Act?

A petition has been started on the White House ” We the People ” webpage calling for charges to be filed against the 47 US Senators who signed a letter sent to the Iranian government, a letter that appears to be an attempt to undermine the Obama administrations efforts toward reaching a nuclear agreement with […]

Jeb Bush Goes Stone Cold Tone Deaf

Keeping with the theme of our posts today…and Jeb Bush keeping with the hypocrisy rampant in GOP presidential hopefuls…is auditioning for the role of frying pan.

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush on Friday stepped up his criticism of Hillary Clinton, calling it “baffling” that she stored official U.S. State Department emails on a personal […]

VIDEO: Scott Walker compares peaceful labor protesters to ISIS terrorists

Protesters = Isis?

While addressing attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Gov. Scott Walker was asked by an audience member to explain how he’d deal with the threat of the ISIS if he were elected president. Walker started his response by noting he receives FBI threat briefings from his adjutant general before pivoting and asserting […]

VIDEO: Scott Walker’s absolutely painful non-answer on ISIS

Watch as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who some consider to be a frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 stumbles through a question from Martha Raddatz of ABC News on how he’d handle ISIS if he were elected president.

This is yet another example of why Gov. Walker should absolutely NOT be taken […]

Which Price War Is OPEC Actually Fighting?

All of us are aware of the decline in oil and gasoline prices that started late last year and promises to continue well into 2015. Reasons for the drop is attributed to declining demand from recessionary trends in parts of Europe as well as China and developing countries and general over world production. Under the […]

Nancy Pelosi to name first Muslim lawmaker to House’s Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

According to a report in Politico, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced in a closed-door meeting Tuesday she would name the first Muslim lawmaker to the House’s Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. A senior Democratic aide said Rep. André Carson of Indiana would be named in the “coming days” to the key national security-focused panel. […]

America & ISIL share a common bond: torture

Image © Jim Morin

I wonder if having torture in common with the terrorists of ISIL is an example of “American exceptionalism.”

Image © Jim Morin