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Thousands of California Soldiers Forced to Repay Enlistment Bonuses a Decade After Going to War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, war, enlistment bonus, Iraq, disgusting, debt )

- 6 hours ago -
Facing enlistment shortfalls and two major wars with no end in sight, the Pentagon began offering the most generous incentives in its history to retain soldiers in the mid-2000s now wants the money back after these soldiers served many sustaining injury.
Bernie Sanders, What the Hell Have You Done for Us Lately?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, activist, Iraq, cancer, NFTA, Defense of Marriage Act, meds, Wall Street, Citizens United )

- 104 days ago -
By Rockhopperkid on Oct 06, 2015. And a link with a bit more detail... 9/57099359#comment_57099359
Why the Bernie Sanders Revolution Must End The Permanent War State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, Sanders Revolution, War State, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanstan, Hillary War Hawk )

- 116 days ago -
Americans know that the wars the war-state agencies have wrought over the past half century -- from the Vietnam War to the war in Afghanistan -- were worse than useless. Please note, comment, and forward.
"Terse Tuesday Tidbits March 8, 2016"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, lies, media, military, news, politics, propaganda, republicans, democrats, troops, terrorism, u.s., usa, war, economy, constitution )

- 230 days ago -
Post to TomCat's blog...primary elections, breaking up big banks,candidates' foreign policy risks, ICE detention, preschoolers representing self in court, Fukishima indictments, fracking in court, lost US town to climate change, NATO & refugees, night sky
The Origin of ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Origin of ISIS, Iraq, Saddam Hussein, power vacuum )

- 318 days ago -
When the U.S. first invaded Iraq, it blew the country apart. By destroying the existing government, toppling Saddam Hussein, and destroying the infrastructure, the U.S. left behind a power vacuum that would never have existed under Hussein.
A Tale of Two Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Veterans, Refugees, Congress, Oklahoma, Steve Russell, Ivano Rodriguez, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, marijuana, citizenship, petition )

- 337 days ago -
This is a story of two very different veterans, both of whom have something to contribute to the discussion about who gets in, and who stays in, the US.
Saddam Was Just a 'Neighborhood Bully,' Netanyahu Says ~ 13 Years After Saying Saddam Threatened 'Security of Our Entire World'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, US, Israel, Netanyahu, Iraq, Sadaam Hussein, politics, government, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, ethics )

- 347 days ago -
There was a standing ovation for Benjamin Netanyahu at the American Enterprise Institute last night! Then he had a dialogue with Danielle Pletka in which he completely contradicted his testimony to the US Congress in 2002 on Saddam Hussein's threat.
The Death of One Very Brave Man Should Not Pass Unmarked
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Iraq, ISIL/Daesh/ISIS, politics, sacrifice, troops )

- 363 days ago -
My first post as an author on TomCat's blog - please be kind. MSgt Joshua Wheeler who fell in the rescue of 70 IS captives.
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 )

- 429 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 )

- 473 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 )

- 511 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 )

- 519 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.

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