Look Over There!

The Saudis and Israelis are crying that it’s unfair,
We’re letting the Iraqis off easy, they despair.
“But don’t you see?”
The Dems say with glee —
“It’s taken the world’s attention away from Obamacare.”

Nine Years Ago Today – Bush Announces Invasion of Iraq

On March 19, 2003, George W. Bush announced that he had ordered the invasion of Iraq, an action later revealed to be based on either the biggest deception or the most egregious incompetence (take your pick) in the history of U.S. military engagement — a disgrace to the nation or a war crime (again, choose [...]

Unemployment Unacceptably High for Veterans

11.8%

The shameful unemployment figure for veterans. For the population at large, unemployment is less than 9%. Even worse, for veterans ages 20 to 24, the figure is closer to 30%.

Does Anyone Remember What the Mission We Accomplished Was?

Because after a decade of war, the nation that we need to build is our own.

– Pres. Barack Obama, announcing all American troops will depart Iraq by year-end.

Obama Really Did Have More Important Things to Worry About than Birth Certificates

Twitter: ‘Turns out sending some badass special ops guys into Pakistan is a more effective way of killing Bin Laden than invading Iraq’

And They Had Nothing to Do with 9/11

A big thank you to ProseBeforeHos for sending us the link to this amazing graph. More facts, and sourcing, are on the site.

How to Talk to Republicans: Begala Calls Out Ari Fleischer on Iraq Lies

Professor Begala demonstrates how it’s done. Transcript:

Poll: Fox News Seen As Least Trustworthy, Viewership Mostly Old Southern Republicans

Fox News is indisputably the most popular cable news channel. And yet in 13 years, Fox has never broken a story. That’s okay, because it is not in the news business. It is in the news-shaping business. Its programming is an admixture of right-wing propaganda and fear-porn for feeble-minded paranoiacs, served up by spokesmodels who [...]

The Haircut

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Obama Orders Stephen’s Haircut – Ray Odierno colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Keyboard Cat Gotta love Stephen Colbert.

Rumsfeld Said to Have Fled France to Avoid Torture Arrest

On Friday, while former Defense Sec. Donald Rumsfeld was visiting France, human rights groups based there and in the United States filed complaints against him, charging him with approving torture: Rumsfeld is accused of authorizing torture at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The French complaint accuses Mr. Rumsfeld of [...]