Tag Archives: Iraq

Why Ron Paul is Important

I am not a Ron Paul supporter, and I DO NOT want him to be President. He’s an evolution denying gold bug, with a radical anti-abortion stance that precludes me from supporting him. But—I do want these important issues in … Continue reading

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Abolish the Company

Hitch makes a rational case that the Company has been at the center of most major intelligence failures since it inception. Despite a string of exposures going back all the way to the Church Commission, the CIA cannot rid itself … Continue reading

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Success and Failure in a Time of Misbegotten Neverending War

More good and bad news from Iraq. First the good news: Our military continues to perform with great success! They have accomplished each assigned task with incredible bravery, skill and professionalism. Thanks to everyone who serves. Now the bad news: … Continue reading

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Conventional Wisdom and the Surge

Of late, it seems the Conventional Wisdom is that the surge is working. Ken Silverstein found an expert who says not so fast. The Surge of troops to quell the violence in Iraq may coincide with other efforts, but is … Continue reading

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Support the Troops

This is how you win a war. Make sure soldiers fighting your stupid fucking war with no end return signing bonuses when they can’t complete their enlistments. Who cares if they couldn’t complete the assignment due to service relates injuries.

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The Bottom Line

Tyler Cowen writing in the Washington Post: The bottom line is clear, Mr. President: The more you worried about the unchecked spread of doomsday weapons, the stronger you thought the case was for war in the first place. But precisely … Continue reading

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Military Intelligence

Looks like Glenn Greenwald’s buddy Colonel Steve has got quite an attitude problem when it comes to dealing with media. Whoa! The Colonel needs to have a sip of Wild Turkey and chill the fuck out.

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