Tagged: Iraq war

Time for Jeb to Quit

Time for Jeb to Quit

  Get lost, Jeb. You’re cluttering up the Republican primary field and making an ass of yourself. I thought you were better than that. What are you polling now, 3 percent? I know you’re...

The Real Danger

The Real Danger

I know Jeb Bush seems to have no chance of becoming President, but stranger thngs have happened. And the prospect sends a chill up my spine. Jeb appeared on my TV screen yesterday, his round...

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

I was agog last night when I heard Jeb Bush (above) reinvent the history of his brother’s war, and I was even more agog when none of the TV pundits set him straight. According...

What’s the UN Doing?

What’s the UN Doing?

I just learned there’s a “UN mission in Iraq.” Really? What do they do? Why haven’t they stopped ISIS in its tracks, protected the Kurds and rescued the Yazidis? It seems the UN is...

What Does Cheney Want?

What Does Cheney Want?

What does Dick Cheney want? He isn’t in any kind of public office. He isn’t running for anything. He is worth millions and has more millions pouring in. He has a mansion in McLean,...

America Suffers While Billions Vanish Abroad

America Suffers While Billions Vanish Abroad

You might not be feeling the effects of the infamous “sequester” that Congress has inflicted on us, but you will. The ham-handed budget cuts are already drawing blood and the worst is yet to...

Damned if He Does. Damned if He Doesn’t

Damned if He Does. Damned if He Doesn’t

I don’t always agree with President Obama, but I pity the poor guy. Nothing he does escapes criticism. For years, he has been taking heat for keeping U.S. troops in Iraq, and what happens...

Why Keep any U.S. Troops in Afghanistan – or Iraq?

Why Keep any U.S. Troops in Afghanistan – or Iraq?

Yes, I am thankful for small mercies. I am pleased that President Obama has finally decided to start bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan. But I am still puzzled. Why only 10,000 this year?...