Disconnected Bush Extorts Congress One Last Time

Eight years of distortion and extortion have changed the world. The lessons have been tragic and harsh. The final acts of President Bush will determine how hard it will be for the world to recover from all the bad parts of this fairy tale. […]

America, Land Of Christians Or Else …

Atheist soldier claims harassment Army Spc. Jeremy Hall sues U.S. for religious discrimination Hall is known as “the atheist guy,” called immoral and a devil worshipper He turned to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation for help “It’s just about time somebody said something” about pressure to believe in God

It eventually came […]

The Dust Never Settles For Returning Veterans

Depression and suicidal thoughts aren’t limited to vets with PTSD; family members may experience it as well.

… an excerpt from testimony before a House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hearing held February 28, 2008, regarding the Iraq War’s mental health impacts of Iraq War on the families of Guard/Reserve […]

The World Watches How America Treats Its Friends

The US State Department rejects wannabe immigrants who have gambled their lives to help Americans. The stories are endless and tragic. Americans promise the world to Iraqis and Afghanis, winning their allegiance and support. Often recruiting them for dangerous translator positions, sometimes making outrageous promises they know can’t be kept. Some collaborators dies […]

What More Can We Do To Ruin Our Military?

Military Doctors Withholding Treatment from Soldiers with Mental Health Problems The military is denying crucial care to soldiers, making them vulnerable on the battlefield.

Since 9/11, one Army division has spent more time in Iraq than any other group of soldiers: the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York.

Over […]

Bush Breaks More Promises To Soldiers Waiting For Citizenship

After the War, a New Battle to Become Citizens

Despite a 2002 promise from President Bush to put citizenship applications for immigrant members of the military on a fast track, some are finding themselves waiting months, or even years, because of bureaucratic backlogs. One, Sgt. Kendell K. Frederick of the Army, who […]

Bush Screws Veterans Again – Empty Promises or LIES

No Funds in Bush Budget For Troop-Benefits

President Bush drew great applause during his State of the Union address last month when he called on Congress to allow U.S. troops to transfer their unused education benefits to family members. “Our military families serve our nation, they inspire our nation, and tonight […]

Self Destruction Does Not Win Wars

Foreign Fighters in Iraq Are Tied to Allies of U.S.

BAGHDAD — Saudi Arabia and Libya, both considered allies by the United States in its fight against terrorism, were the source of about 60 percent of the foreign fighters who came to Iraq in the past year to serve […]

Afghanistan, Iraq War Costs Grossly Underestimated

NO END TO WAR BUDGET WOES

WASHINGTON – To paraphrase an old US Army song (The Caissons Go Rolling Along), the costs of the overall US global “war on terror”, including, but not limited to the Iraq war, just keep rolling along and piling up. The title “The Growing Budgetary […]

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 […]