Tag Archives: war on terror

Atty: Shooting suspect didn’t ‘snap’


The attorney for the soldier who killed 16 people in Afghanistan said his client “didn’t snap.” If he didn’t snap then what is the cause? Is the attorney saying the soldier did this on purpose. If so, then the worst of the worst should happen to this soldier. Such a […]

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The “Obama Doctrine” appears to be working!!!


When Obama announced military intervention against Libya’s leader Moammar Gadhafi, everyone inside the US borders was mumbling “not another war.” How could we pay for another military intervention when we have troop of 130,000+ in Iraq and Afghanistan? Also, why waste more treasure on another foreign country when our economy […]

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Is it time for the USA to downgrade military investments around the world??


The USA is in the same place many great nations in history have been, over extending its military presence around the world. The Roman Empire failed b/c of over extending its military by occupying too much territory. The Vatican Church was the world’s superpower after the first crusades only to […]

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The end of the War begins…..


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Success in Afghanistan?


The capture & killing of Bin Laden has given Americans a new hope for Afghanistan, but the facts are the facts, it’s still going bad.  A new poll by http://pewresearch.org/ helps explain the upbeat: “Nearly seven in 10 see the U.S. killing of bin Laden as a boost to the […]

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No Photo Mr. President?


As for today (May 4, 2011), the Obama Administration has decided not to release the photo of the deceased Bin Laden.  Why this decision?  Well, the argument goes a little like this; they want to protect children from nightmarish  pictures of a person shot in the head. They don’t want […]

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Time to pull out of Iraq??


Richard Lugar, Indiana Republican who is the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee & my favorite Republican, has called for a new outlook for Afghanistan. “With al Qaeda largely displaced from the country, but franchised in other locations, Afghanistan does not carry a strategic value that justifies 100,000 […]

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Obama’s Vietnam with a twist?


Look, this middle-east stuff isn’t easy.  The US is in Libya b/c it’s the right place to be at the wrong time.  Obama can’t send troops into Libya b/c of Iraq & Afghanistan (thx Bush), and the people are against another war.  We do have the CIA on the ground […]

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