Posts Tagged ‘afpak’

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Remember all those campaign commitments about Changing the Way Washington Does Business… the talk of power going back to the people after the nasty ways of the Bush Administration? The Obama administration says it will release names of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end of this year. Information on visitors in […]


Barr Wars

12Jun09

Have you ever wondered why liberals were horrified by the military and civilian deaths caused by our wars when George Bush was President, but now that Obama is president and plans to keep the war in Iraq going for 10 or 15 years while expanding the war in Afghanistan, those voices have lost their concern? […]


Bag for Obama

23May09

Most of the liberal/radical power structure of America is in the bag for Obama – willing to let his adoption of the most detested Bush policies proceed without objection. President Obama’s proposal for a new legal system in which terrorism suspects could be held in “prolonged detention” inside the United States without trial would be […]