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22 Afghan Civilians Killed in US-Led Op-Including Women and Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, USA, terrorism, troops, military, crime, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1910 days ago -
Afghan authorities say a US-led operation has killed at least 22 civilians, while the coalition forces say they targeted militants. Local legislators said the Friday night raid in eastern Afghanistan had killed civilians including women an
Take Off Those Yellow Ribbons - They're a Fraud
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: WAR, lie, Bush, Clinton, Obama, Iraq, afghanistan, killing, injury, death, suffering, NWO, banks, money, greed, power, TRUTH, love, compassion )

- 1934 days ago -
VIDEO:If you're going to put a ribbon on your car, how about a black one to show that you mourn those killed and injured, you oppose the war, and you oppose having our military hijacked by a gang of treasonous thieves.
What To Expect While We're Expecting: Politics In the Time of Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: barack obama, democrats, republicans, 2009, GOP, 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina, global warming, national debt, economic meltdown, bush, religious right )

- 1938 days ago -
Some thoughts from a progressive on what we might expect during Obama's term in office.
Obama Administration to Ratchet Up Hunt for Bin Laden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, terrorism, troops, military, cia, afghanistan, pakistan, war, iraq )

- 1984 days ago -
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President-elect Barack Obama wants to renew the U.S. commitment to finding al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to his national security advisers.
Palin Gaffe : McClellan, McKiernan, You Know, One of Those Army Guys...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Biden Palin Debate, Civil War, David McKiernan, Gen. McKiernan, General McClellan, General Mckiernan, George McClellan, Palin Afghanistan, Palin Gaffe, Sarah Palin, Sex, Vice Presidential Debate, Politics News )

- 2023 days ago -
In most cases, this type of oversight on the part of a politician could be dismissed -- maybe even attributed to nerves. But when Afghanistan is exploding and on the verge of failure, details matter.
We Have the Bailout Money -- We're Spending It on The War : Congress Just Passed New Appropriations Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military, spending, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 2009, defense authorization bill, fiscal insanity, radar site, Czech Republic, pork-barrel projects, diverting scarce resources, US infrastructure, national security )

- 2026 days ago -
Wed Sept 24, right in middle of WallSt bailout fight, House passed $612b defense bill by 392-39 vote without a murmur of public protest or any meaningful press comment (NYTimes- 3 short paragraphs buried in story about another appropriations bill)
Odigo Says Workers Were Warned Of 911 Attack 2 Hours Before
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 9/11 Truth and Justice Movement, islam, Israel lobbyists, afghanistan, iraq, propaganda, Neocons-PNAC, terrorism, bushadministration, corruption, constitution, dishonesty, freedoms, politics )

- 2097 days ago -
Odigo usually zealously protects the privacy of its registered users, said Macover, but in this case the company took the initiative to provide the law enforcement services with the originating Internet Presence address of the message, so the FBI could
Obama Visits Afghanistan to Tour War Zone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, Obama, afghanistan, Afghanistan. war, iraq, democrats )

- 2101 days ago -
VIDEO:"I want to, obviously, talk to the commanders and get a sense both in Afghanistan and in Baghdad of, you know, what the most, their biggest concerns are, and I want to thank our troops for the heroic work that they've been doing," Obama stated.
9 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Attack in Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, afghanistan, Taliban, soldiers, attack, war, government, corruption, bush )

- 2106 days ago -
Taliban insurgents mounted a large attack on an American base in eastern Afghanistan, killing nine U.S. soldiers in a fierce battle that lasted for hours.
Heroin Economics: The US in Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: afghanistan, middle-east, world, drugs, bushadministration )

Helen and
- 2166 days ago -
The drug business is not run by weird but colorful, isolated nutcases, like one sees in movies. They're very well-connected businessmen. ... If the illegal drug business stopped completely, I think the world economy would collapse.
U.S. May Stop Paying Soldiers After June 15
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Republicans, illegal wars, troops, Iraq, Afghanistan, cover-up, crime, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, Congress )

- 2172 days ago -
It sounds scary, doesn't it? If the U.S. Congress fails to pass the administration's latest request for supplemental war funding by Memorial Day, the Defense Department may not be able to pay its soldiers after June 15
Hillary Clinton Slams MoveOn With Karl Rove's Lies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Bush, Fisa, Hillary Clinton, Hillary MoveOn, Hillary MoveOn.Org, Karl Rove, Moveon, Schip )

- 2190 days ago -
Jane Hamscher: I've tried to stay out of the pie fights of late, but as a long-term defender of MoveOn and other progressive organizations -- this is completely unacceptable.
'One in Five US Servicemen Has Brain Injury'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Iraq, Afghanistan, troops, mental health, abuse, military )

- 2192 days ago -
The psychological toll of America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has touched one in five servicemen and its consequences will be long-lasting, a study suggested yesterday.
NATO Admits Mistakenly Supplying Arms and Food to Taliban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, afghanistan, taliban )

- 2192 days ago -
Nato forces mistakenly supplied food, water and arms to Taliban forces in southern Afghanistan, officials today admitted. (The Taliban probably wondered why U.S. weapons and aid to them suddenly resumed; the U.S. was their main support in the first place)
Defective Military Equipment 'Is a Breach of Human Rights'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, U.K., usa, Iraq, Afghanistan, defective military equipment )

- 2197 days ago -
U.K.: The Government suffered a landmark legal defeat yesterday when a High Court judge ruled that sending soldiers to war with defective equipment could be a breach of their human rights. (Why don't U.S. military troops have human rights?)

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