Category Archives: Iraq

MEMEBUSTERS! THE OSAMA BIN LADEN EDITION

MEMEBUSTERS! THE OSAMA BIN LADEN EDITION.

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Cheney Wants Results Disclosure

This is eminently sensible given that the legal memos have been released.

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Heh…

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Independent Campaign Videos

This year there are a large number of videos promoting or attacking one candidate or the other which are produced by individuals not associated with any campaign. Here are a couple of them: First, here’s Joe Cook, an Iraq war … Continue reading

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Obama Tried to Delay Iraq Troop Withdrawal

While pushing publicly for a quick withdrawal of US troops in Iraq, Barack Obama has tried privately to delay the agreement between the Bush administration and Iraqi leaders announced recently, according to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. Read the whole … Continue reading

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What Will Obama Really Do About Iraq?

That’s my one of my biggest worries about an Obama presidency: What will he really do about Iraq? Will he really snatch defeat from the jaws of victory and pull the troops out just as we’re winning? Or, is he … Continue reading

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The Ultimate War Sim

Over at Cracked.com David Wong has posted a very good commentary on the current war in the form of an “open letter to the real time strategy gaming cartel.” My favorite requests are: 7. I want my Mission Objectives to … Continue reading

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How To Discourage Radical Islam…

Expose people to it. That is the thrust of this article from The New York Times. The opening paragraphs give a good feel for the content: Violence Leaves Young Iraqis Doubting Clerics BAGHDAD — After almost five years of war, … Continue reading

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US Marine Jimmy McCain

It’s not often we link to the New York Times without the main point being an error, bias, or other bad reporting, but I do recommend you read this story about John McCain’s son, Jimmy McCain. Sen. McCain doesn’t talk … Continue reading

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Majority now believe U.S. effort in Iraq will succeed, 53-39

See this HotAir post. According to a Pew poll, 53% believe the U.S. will win in Iraq, compared to 39% who believe we will fail. That’s great news! There’s one strange thing about this poll: 49% want to bring the … Continue reading

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Danny Jones

Capt. Danny Jones lived next door to Sammy and I when we lived at Ft. Benning. He’s in Iraq now and we received this article about him.

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The Negative Faith in “America the Ugly”

Another excellent Norman Podhoretz piece on OpinionJournal. This one is pretty short.

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Five Star Iris

Five Star Iris has been our favorite band for a while because their music is so good. Now we have another reason to like them: they’ve just come back from a tour playing for our troops in Iraq and the … Continue reading

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Thousands of WMDs were found in Iraq…

… at least by Atlanta Police Department Officer Ronald Campbell’s definition. He’s quoted in the AJC as saying the AK-47 is “considered a weapon of mass destruction. It’s known to go through a few walls.” I guess it is considered … Continue reading

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Kaziah Hancock

Shannon sent me a copy of this video and I was able to find a youtube version to post here. It’s a touching story of a woman doing what she can for the families of our fallen servicemen and women. … Continue reading

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