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On September 11

Every September 11 in the United States, we are besieged with exhortations to remember the eponymous terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. These come in many forms, from the innocent social media posts of our friends and relatives and celebrities … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda declares ‘failure and defeat’ for U.S. troops in Iraq – CNN.com

One of the oft-repeated reasons given by John McCain that we cannot “prematurely” withdraw from Iraq is that if we do, al Qaeda will claim victory, for the purposes of propaganda. Well, they’re claiming it anyway: Marking the fifth anniversary … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Harry Reid

“Based on everything we have heard, we can reach only one conclusion: With 160,000 courageous American troops serving in Iraq, President Bush has an exit strategy for just one man – himself – on January 20th, 2009. Democrats.senate.gov – Senator … Continue reading

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No Denouncing Needed, Barack– McCain *is* a Warmonger

John McCain criticized Barack Obama Saturday for not denouncing comments from a speaker at a North Dakota Democratic Party event calling the Arizona senator a “warmonger.” CNN Political Ticker – McCain criticizes Obama over speaker The only problem… John McCain … Continue reading

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British fear US commander is beating the drum for Iran strikes – Telegraph

British officials gave warning yesterday that America’s commander in Iraq will declare that Iran is waging war against the US-backed Baghdad government. British fear US commander is beating the drum for Iran strikes – Telegraph Change a few locations and … Continue reading

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FRONTLINE: bush’s war

PBS Frontline is running a two-part series entitled ‘Bush’s War’, part I was last week (currently replaying on TV as I type) and part II commences Tuesday at 9pm. In case you can’t make it to your TV, Frontline is … Continue reading

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American Death Toll in Iraq War Hits 4,000

The overall U.S. death toll in Iraq rose to 4,000 after four soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in Baghdad, a grim milestone that is likely to fuel calls for the withdrawal of American forces as the war enters … Continue reading

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