Saber Rattling Gets Louder With Consequences

Iran says documents show U.S. backing “terrorists”

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Sunday.

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran‘s military

Petraeus steps up accusations against […]

Cholera Death In Baghdad

Bush, Petraeus and Crocker can spew their lies about success in Iraq and that conditions improving. How can you have a country on the correct track to peace and unity, if you can not even get the freaking infrastructure working? The fact that Iraqi’s do not have clean water and sanitation […]

Cornyn Embraces Bush’s Plan For Iraq, Earlier Criticized Warner’s Same Proposal As ‘Curious’

H/T to Think Progress for pointing out once again what a hypocritical suck up John Cornyn is.

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has released a statement praising President Bush’s speech on Iraq last night, saying he is “pleased” that “troops will come home before the year’s end”:

Our commanding officer in Iraq, General Petraeus, […]

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Bush And The Imaginary Coalition

In the continuing saga of Bush lies, apparently America is fighting with 36 other countries. Really, I never hear about these countries aside from the British. What I always hear are our troops being killed. This was also news to Joe Biden who is Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

I looked […]

The Petraeus Personal Agenda: To Be President

Bush and Petraeus are two peas in a pod. They both have their own agenda and I know it doesn’t include the American public. We all know that Bush is more concerned with his legacy than the lives of Americans and Iraqis. Bush will continue to lie about his war in Iraq, he […]

Baghdadis Dismiss Report As ‘Theater’

Some in Baghdad are watching the testimony of General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker and here’s what they have to say.

BAGHDAD (Agence France-Presse) — A group of Iraqis watching the stuttering start of proceedings before the U.S. Congress yesterday, which could influence whether U.S. troops remain in their country, said they were unimpressed.

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The Day After: Editorials Not Convinced by Petraeus

Below are various editorial comments from the first day of testimony by General Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker.

NEW YORK So what does the press have to say, on the day after the landmark testimony of Gen. David Patraeus (along with Ambassador Ryan Crocker) on Capitol Hill, with another day to come on […]

Iraq Sees Less Need For Foreign Forces

It appears that the Iraqi government is again saying that they are ready for us to go. They also note that pulling troops out would not have a effect on their security.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s government on Tuesday welcomed long-awaited testimony to Congress by the U.S. commander in Iraq and said it […]

Lloyd Doggett: The President’s Surge Is As Successful As Bin Laden ‘Dead Or Alive

Bravo Rep. Doggett! The MSM never seem to give attention to those in Congress who stand up for what is right and stand up against Bush. Below is Doggett’s speech on the House floor this morning.

Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) spoke on the House floor about the failure of the surge to achieve […]