Posts Categorized: The Iraqi War

The biggest jerk ever to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

The biggest jerk ever to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

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It’s confounding: Friday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) reacted to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, downplaying ISIS being close to capturing Ramadi, saying, “This may be one of the most bizarre and insensitive statements I have ever heard a military leader make.” Dempsey said,… Read more »

Had he done this in Iraq, ISIS would be the JV

Had he done this in Iraq, ISIS would be the JV

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Foreign policy-wise, Barack Obama has been consistently wrong about pretty much everything. Nothing symbolizes Obama foreign policy fecklessness more than Yemen. Just a few months ago Obama pointed to Yemen as a model of his foreign policy success and it has collapsed. Those in the know have long pleaded with Obama to listen to the commanders… Read more »

Bush steadfast that removing Saddam was the right decision

Bush steadfast that removing Saddam was the right decision

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President Bush #43 has been in the spotlight to promote his new book on President Bush #41. In light of current events, of course we are all curious to know #43’s thoughts on the state of affairs in the Middle East. The normally reserved and classy former President, who has been reluctant to publicly criticize… Read more »

Political Confirmation Bias

Political Confirmation Bias

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Pew Research Journalism Project has a slightly interesting survey out: Overall, the study finds that consistent conservatives: Are tightly clustered around a single news source, far more than any other group in the survey, with 47% citing Fox News as their main source for news about government and politics. Express greater distrust than trust of… Read more »

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The Media’s Collective WMD Deception

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“Many people have asked how close Saddam Hussein is to developing a nuclear weapon. Well, we don’t know exactly, and that’s the problem.” -George W. Bush, Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct 7, 2002 In wake of ISIS possibly acquiring and using chemical weapons in Iraq (note: WSJ reported back in June of ISIS occupying the Al Muthanna… Read more »

The left's worst nightmare has come true. Obama has morphed into George W. Bush.

The left’s worst nightmare has come true. Obama has morphed into George W. Bush.

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Way back in 2002, then-Senator Barack Obama had a lot to say about the Iraq war. What I am opposed to is the attempt by political hacks like Karl Rove to distract us from a rise in the uninsured, a rise in the poverty rate, a drop in the median income — to distract us… Read more »

The Myth of George Bush's "Go it Alone" Policy & Cowboy Diplomacy

The Myth of George Bush’s “Go it Alone” Policy & Cowboy Diplomacy

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John Kerry once referred to the nations who George Bush built into Coalition partners for Operation Iraqi Freedom as the “Coalition of the coerced and the bribed” and “window dressing”. Marc Thiessen in yesterday’s WaPo on “I was against it before I was for it” John “Global Test” Kerry: When John Kerry ran for president… Read more »

Floppin’ Aces Annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day Open Thread

Floppin’ Aces Annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day Open Thread

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Ahoy thar mateys! Today be International Talk like a pirate day. This be an open thread. So speak your piece and talk about anythin’ you wish. Just be sure and end your comment post with at least an “Aaarrr…” Wednesday, President Obama once again telegraphed t’ ISIS what is Ahoy!posedly off t’ table. Why be… Read more »

House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels

House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels

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“You’re acting very war-like yourself!” -Senator Carl Levin (D) Media Medea Benjamin had a message to send to ISIS yesterday: Oh, no…wait. That was at yesterday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on what to do about the ISIS threat. She is right that “more war” brings out the extremists (she and the Code Pink militants… Read more »

Obama's actions lost Iraq and gave rise to ISIS

Obama’s actions lost Iraq and gave rise to ISIS

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Remember this? Remember this? Remember this? By now you have no doubt seen the video of George W. Bush predicting what would happen in Iraq if the US failed to heed military leaders and cut and ran before Iraq was ready. Just in case… Obama has lost Iraq. He’s made the situation there worse. He… Read more »