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Tell the White House: End the War in Afghanistan ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Afghanistan, war, government, americans, world, violence )

- 1980 days ago -
Our government is negotiating a pact with Afghanistan that could keep U.S. soldiers on the ground there through 2024. It's beyond time to bring our troops home and finally end the war in Afghanistan.
US-Funded Hospital in Afghanistan Has 3 Light Bulbs, Forces Staff to Wash Newborns in River Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Afghanistan, corruption, dishonesty, Children at risk, foreign assistance, taxpayers' money )

- 1993 days ago -
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction finds shocking conditions at a facility built with US taxpayer money.
Scarborough Shouts Down Peter King: 'It's Not Our Job to Be the World's Policeman!'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Peter King, Joe Scarborough, Afghanistan, republicans, government, media, news, war, military, troops, elections )

- 2188 days ago -
Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough yelled at Rep. Peter King (R-NY) because he said that the congressman wanted to continue a war in Afghanistan that started when the soldiers dying today were only children.
The Same Motive for Anti-US 'Terrorism' Is Cited Over and Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, politics, drones, deaths of non combattants, iraq, afghanistan, Muslims, Al Quaeda, American imperialism, Manifest Destiny )

- 2266 days ago -
... four other serious attempted or successful attacks on US soil by Muslims, and in every case, they emphatically all say the same thing: that they were motivated by the continuous, horrific violence brought by the US and its allies to the Muslim world ...
Draft US Army Handbook Tells Soldier to Avoid Criticizing Taliban & 'Pedophilia' Or Advocating for Women's Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Army, US Soldiers, Taboo, Taliban, Homosexuality, Pedophilia, Women's Rights, Islamtroops, war, terrorism, corruption )

- 2405 days ago -
Taboo topics include: "making derogatory comments about the Taliban," "advocating women's rights," "any criticism of pedophilia," "directing any criticism towards Afghans," "mentioning homosexuality and homosexual conduct" or "anything related to Islam."
How Did Your Senators Vote?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, afghanistan, government, withdrawal, troops, politics, americans )

- 2410 days ago -
The Senate approved legislation this week that asks the president to speed up the U.S. transfer of power to the Afghan government and draw down troops at a faster pace. The amendment to the military authorization bill passed the Senate by a vote of 62-33.
Don't Slow Walk Afghanistan Withdrawal ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, afghanistan, government, withdrawal, troops, politics, americans )

- 2499 days ago -
We might not see any more votes on Afghanistan in 2012. When the media talks about our troops coming home this month, politicians need to be out there reminding the president and the Pentagon that this war isn't over yet.
Blackwater: The Shadow Army   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Blackwater, Shadow Army, Bush, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina )

- 2534 days ago -
I realize this video was made in 2007, but there are still a lot of people who do not know of Blackwater or what role they play. This is a video that gives background, facts, in hopes the viewer will learn more about this agency and what they are doing.
The Secret Pact With Afghanistan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, military bases, President Obama, President Hamid Karzai, decades, War Machine )

- 2617 days ago -
The fine print of the so-called agreement between President Obama and President Hamid Karzai allows for troops and de-facto military bases to remain in Afghanistan well beyond 2014--in fact, for decades to come. The bases will be paid for by U.S. dollars.
Take Action: End U.S. Taxpayer-Financed Human Trafficking ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, Iraq, Afghanistan, Human Trafficking )

- 2622 days ago -
Imagine being in a war zone, confined to a dank, filthy, windowless warehouse for months. You're cut off from communicating with your family and friends back home and unable to leave because your passport has been taken away by a company that had promise
Afghanistan: Will Sarko Bail?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, GOP, Military, Obama, Peace, World )

- 2733 days ago -
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America's Wars: The Logic Of Escalation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military, Afghanistan, Iraq )

- 2850 days ago -
The United States political-military strategy for draw-down in Afghanistan is in trouble, even as Washington is tempted by increased high-tech military engagement in other theaters of war.
**Take Action**-- Shared Sacrifice -- **Please Sign**
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, afghanistan, americans, budget cuts, congress, corruption, dishonesty, Govt Fear Mongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, libya lies, media, medicare/medicaid, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, social security, Supreme Court, tax cuts for rich, war )

- 2933 days ago -
A letter to President Obama from Senator Bernie Sanders on the need to share the sacrifice of all budget cuts. ...."wealthiest people in our country and the largest corporations are doing phenomenally well while the middle class is collapsing and poverty>
Afghanistan: Just Say No
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Obama, Videos )

- 2945 days ago -
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Action Alert: It's Time to End the War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Action Alert, Afghanistan, Peace )

- 2970 days ago -
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