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TAKE ACTION: Sen. Chuck Schumer: Wrong on Iraq, Wrong on Iran, Wrong for Senate Democratic Leadership
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, war, iraq, iran, Chuck Schumer )

- 48 days ago -
Tell Sen. Chuck Schumer: You were wrong on Iraq, and now youâEUR(TM)re wrong on Iran. This is not the Democratic leadership we need in the Senate. Sen. Schumer is playing a very dangerous game with American blood and treasure.
George W. Bush: Shameless-in-Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George, W, Bush, charged, fee, to appear, fund, raiser, veterans, Iraq, Afghanistan, severely, wounded )

- 91 days ago -
George W. Bush charged $100,000 to speak at a charity fundraiser for U.S. military veterans severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Laura Bush collected $50,000 a year earlier.
U.S. Saw Islamic State Coming, Let It Take Ramadi
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Islamic State, Iraq, Ramadi, Muslims, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, ethics, freedoms, lies, military, propaganda, usa, war )

- 129 days ago -
U.S. intelligence and military officials told me recently, on the condition of anonymity, that the U.S. had significant intelligence about the pending Islamic State offensive in Ramadi. For the U.S. military, it was an open secret even at the time.
Bernie Sanders on Maddow   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, constitution, democrats, elections, GoodNews, government, iraq, republicans )

- 137 days ago -
Maddow interviews Bernie Sanders. If you want to know more about the character of Bernie Sanders, look at the video on my profile page. Thank you for comments, please forward.
Why Are GOP Presidential Hopefuls Still Buying Dick Cheney's Biggest Lie?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bush Administration, Iraq, dishonesty, lies, Dick Cheney, ethics, corruption, government, news, media, republicans, elections, candidates, cover-up, crime, war )

Carrie No
- 141 days ago -
Reporters are perpetuating one of the greatest falsehoods in history. The real question should be: "Given what we knew then..." Bush hawks knew there was no good intelligence establishing that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
Wrong About Iraq - Wrong About Iran   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, Iraq, peace talks, Tehran )

- 179 days ago -
The framework agreement the U.S. and its international partners reached with Iran that blocks Tehrans pathways to building a nuclear bomb is barely a week old and yet the usual suspects have already denounced it as a bad deal. Sound Familiar?
The Top Laughably Wrong Military and Veterans Talking Points From GOP Candidates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, Iraq, ISIS/ISIL, Obama, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, lies, government fear mongering, ethics, politics, republicans, candidates, news, propaganda, elections, freedoms, government, military )

Carrie No
- 193 days ago -
This past week Ted Cruz tossed his hat into the presidential race. If you eventually got past, which supports President Obama, and, which takes you to the Obamacare website, and even, which points out ...
Iran Is 'Taking Over Iraq' and Obama Must Put Boots on the Ground Against Isil, Warns Saudi Arabia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iran, Iraq, takeover, Barack Obama, Saudi Arabia )

- 213 days ago -
Saudi Arabia became the second key American ally in the Middle East to demand President Barack Obama change tack towards Iran on Thursday, as it called for US-led coalition "boots on the ground" to fight Isil. Prince Saud al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, Iraq, Syria, ethics, government, war, politics )

Carrie No
- 233 days ago -
Congress should prohibit the use of U.S. ground combat forces for offensive operations in Iraq or Syria, permitting only narrow exceptions like rescue of U.S. personnel.
Jeb Bush Won't Talk About Wars His Brother Started
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, election 2016, Jeb Bush, GW Bush, wars, Afghanistan, Iraq, government, ethics, politics, news, dishonesty, republicans, democrats )

Carrie No
- 235 days ago -
"I won't talk about the past," Bush said at a Friday press conference when asked how he would have handled the conflicts differently, according to The Washington Post. "I'll talk about the future.
US Invasion of Iraq Helped Create ISIS - Former UN Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US invasion, iraq, ISIS, UN Chief, UN Secretary, KOfi Annan, militant group, government, military, politics, terrorism, troops, u.s., usa, war )

- 240 days ago -
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general, said the US-led invasion of Iraq was a mistake and helped to create the Islamist State militant group.
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Blackwater, Iraq, Erik Prince, Blackwater guilty verdicts )

- 349 days ago -
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie No
- 352 days ago -
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.

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