Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Watch Cynthia Tucker, a liberal columnist from the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, explain why affirmative action is a bad idea. Of course, the irony is that he never would have been voted in as Chairman of the Republican Party were he not black. Let’s remember how the Party wound up with Michael Steele. In November 2008, the […]


How do we disrupt and dismantle al Qaeda in Afghanistan if they’re not there? CIA Director Leon Panetta said on Sunday there may be less than 50 al-Qaida fighters in Afghanistan, with “no question” that most of the terrorist network is operating from the western tribal region of Pakistan. Asked to describe what an American […]


Is the General being sent to Afghanistan to ruin his chances of running for president?


The president expressed his unhappiness with the General when he fired him today, but didn’t go so far as to accuse him of acting stupidly. Stan McChrystal has always shown great courtesy and carried out my orders faithfully. I’ve got great admiration for him and for his long record of service in uniform… I relied […]


What’s up with General McChrystal – and what’s your guess regarding how the president will deal with the Rolling Stone feature? McChrystal apologized Tuesday for the profile, in which he and his staff appear to mock top civilian officials, including the vice president. Two defense officials said the general fired a press aide over the […]


Yes He Did

14Jun10

What, you didn’t know that “Hope & Change” was code for continue the war policies of George W. Bush? He wasn’t trying to be mean spirited or anything – he was just…. lying.


Sometimes, it’s really nice to still have Helen Thomas at work at the White House. Ms. Thomas asked President Obama why we are still in Afghanistan, losing lives, when there does not seem to be any improvement in the situation. And before the president could respond, Ms. Thomas added, “And don’t give us any of […]