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Right wing dementia
on Iraq in full swing

Jewish World Review, by Alicia Colon

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Posted By:Drive, 6/23/2014 8:13:45 AM

There are times that I have senior moments and forget certain names and events but after the recent Obama Iraq war implosion, I´m convinced most political pundits are suffering from them as well. What is unusual is that this revision of history is being committed by conservatives who should know better. Recent commentary by Glenn Beck, George Will and Charles Krauthammer indicate that they have significant memory lapses about why we went to war in Iraq. They now suggest that it was a wrong decision whereas my complaint is that we took too long to invade and oust Saddam Hussein.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 6/23/2014 8:28:45 AM     (No. 9896375)

Thank you, Alicia. Nice piece. These naysayers would not have been allowed to proper after WWII. Pusillanimous pundits permeate our republic.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Drive, 6/23/2014 8:36:18 AM     (No. 9896391)

Forgetting 9/11. Glad Alicia isn´t

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nvr4get911, 6/23/2014 8:37:28 AM     (No. 9896396)

Must read. Send it to Beck

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Felixcat, 6/23/2014 8:37:50 AM     (No. 9896397)

Thank you Alicia. Good putdowns of George Will, Dr. K and Glenn Beck.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steph_gray, 6/23/2014 8:45:32 AM     (No. 9896411)

Alicia is 100% correct. And yet the leftist lies about what happened after 2001 persist, including right here at l.com.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: seal010101, 6/23/2014 9:11:14 AM     (No. 9896436)

Fourteen months to hide and move WMDs? This dithering by the U.N. gave Hussein the time he needed to get them out of Iraq.

I wasn´t surprised we didn´t find them back then. I was surprised that Bush et al never explained this fact carefully to what have now been identified as our low information voters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hot coffee, 6/23/2014 9:49:20 AM     (No. 9896473)

Add Rand Paul to the list.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 6/23/2014 10:07:17 AM     (No. 9896491)

Alicia´s right, and the same "conservatives" who have swallowed the left wing spin about 9/11 are the same ones who are now telling us that 0bama is exempt from impeachment and removal because he is black.
It´s shame and will come back to bite us BIG TIME in many of our lifetimes, but 0bama has handed the forces of evil a HUGH victory by abandoning the course GWB laid out for what is going to be a long war. . . . . Ignoring it will NOT make it go away and now we are just deluding ourselves as we wait for the next attack on our homeland.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hazymac, 6/23/2014 10:24:47 AM     (No. 9896512)

Let me humbly say that not only should Ms. Colon´s column be a Must Read--it should spend several days on the Must Read list so everyone can assimilate it. Yes, even conservative pundits cannot resist the temptation to push a popular liberal narrative, to wit, that the WMDs were never in Iraq, and that we didn´t find them because they were never there. never mind that Saddam Hussein used poison gas on Iranians during the Iraq-Iran war, and, more infamously, he used nerve gas against fellow Iraqi citizens, the Kurds, killing thousands of Kurds.

Saddam´s cousin "Chemical Ali" didn´t get his moniker by killing people with improvised explosive devices. And, as Ms. Colon relates, where do you suppose Bashar Assad got his WMDs?

I didn´t know that the NYT has reported on the removal of Saddam´s biological and chemical weapons, but since it doesn´t fit the Narrative, they won´t be shouting it out anymore. It has long frustrated me that the Narrative of no Iraqi WMDs has gotten its tentacles wrapped around the Left, Center, and most egregiously, the Right.

There were plenty of reasons to rid Iraq and the world of Saddam, and of his fellow travelers in al-Qaeda like al-Zarqawi.

Again let me stress that Ms. Colon´s essay should be disseminated far and wide. I´m disappointed that Will, Krauthammer, and Beck have so eagerly embraced the Narrative. How P.C. of them!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 6/23/2014 10:30:14 AM     (No. 9896522)

Yea, I agree, this is a must read, much more so than the "Right Wing Dementia" article. If ´41 hand gone all the way to Baghdad in the 90´s a lot of the trouble would have been tamped down.
Money quote is, "Former Iraqi general Georges Sada claimed that in late 2002, Saddam had ordered all of his stockpiles to be moved to Syria. In his book Saddam´s Secrets: How an Iraqi General Defied and Survived Saddam Hussein, he revealed details: "They were moved by air and by ground, 56 sorties by jumbo, 747, and 27 were moved, after they were converted to cargo aircraft, they were moved to Syria."


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lcomstaff10, 6/23/2014 10:53:45 AM     (No. 9896559)

Now on top of Must Reads. We heard you

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Reply 12 - Posted by: real fifi, 6/23/2014 10:56:27 AM     (No. 9896564)

Alicia is a woman after my own heart.Excellent, well-needed, refresher course on Iraq.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jimmiet, 6/23/2014 11:30:04 AM     (No. 9896619)

Even the right gets whacked by the left. Do none of these people remember the support from the left and the center Pres. Bush had at the time after 9/11. I know the democrats all forget that maybe Ted the Swimmer was the only voice of dissent until after the Iraqi Freedom campaign was well under way. Beck should know better. Will and Krauthammer spend so much party time with the left they may have at least a lame excuse.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: NotaBene, 6/23/2014 11:35:10 AM     (No. 9896627)

The Iraq war gave the Middle East an enduring headache for what they did to US. Dubya was right. Hussein had to go. Perhaps it is just as well that Barack Hussein ran away, for now Muslims can fight it out between themselves. I wonder if Saudi Arabia is happy with the war next door they funded. Once Assad is deposed in Syria al-Quaeda will turn to Saudi Arabia, hopefully.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 6/23/2014 11:44:27 AM     (No. 9896639)

The problem is too many people in the USA do not want to acknowledge Islam is largely at war with us. That´s why we get statements that the war in Iraq was a mistake. They are afraid of war or may have even thrown in with this country´s enemies.

There are people in the world that are at war with us. It is the duty of our government to protect us, and currently it is failing. This war is unlike any war the USA has faced, and that is why Iraq is falling. A new strategy is in order.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Tianne, 6/23/2014 11:50:03 AM     (No. 9896653)

A sincere ´thank you´ to Ms. Colon for having the courage to relate what she remembers - the true events as they occurred.

Every one of us who were paying attention at the time cannot forget the TV images of covered trucks traveling in convoy lines from Iraq to Syria.

The question has to be asked: Why are so many of the conservative spokespersons all of a sudden losing their memories and repeating the lies of the left?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dman, 6/23/2014 12:18:54 PM     (No. 9896685)

Good article, to a point. Where Ms. Colon misses the mark is on the topic of nation building. What she overlooks is that Dubya campaigned on not getting involved in nation building. The late Lee Rodgers was adamant on the subject. He would argue - at the time, not after the fact - that we needed to go in, "kick butt", and warn them not to give us a reason to come back.

Dubya, like his father, was somehow talked into reneging on a campaign pledge, perhaps by the holdover Democrats that Colon correctly identifies. After railing about the futility and expense of nation building in his campaign, he engaged in exactly that.

The military effort in Iraq was an overwhelming success. It is the attempt at nation building that failed - as predicted.

As to the WMD: many at the time noted the long truck caravans headed into Syria. Dubya did nothing about these convoys. IMO we are still seeing some of those weapons in action today.

We all had our opinions on the propriety of what actions to take in Iraq. Mine was - and still is - that the invasion was justifiable, in conjunction with incursion into Afghanistan, only as a pincer move against Iran.

We had and have been ignoring the more threatening enemy, and continue to reap the consequences. Our justifiable obsession with 9/11 and those responsible have taken our eyes off the main objective. In WWII, we did not ignore Hitler when Tojo attacked Pearl Harbor. We need to acknowledge and deal with the Islamic Shia-Sunni "axis of evil". Time to "look over there".

It´s about Iran. It has been about Iran since 1979. It remains to be about Iran until we finally do something about - Iran.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: William1, 6/23/2014 12:25:24 PM     (No. 9896691)

P.S., Don´t forget the 70+ tons of yellowcake uranium which the Canadians removed after Saddam´s fall.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/23/2014 12:29:47 PM     (No. 9896695)

Glad to start the week reading an article that is factual and honest.
It could never have been written by Beck, Dr. K or Will who appears to have gone through Alice´s Looking Glass. Rand Paul is no longer a consideration for any office IMO.
Supported McConnell and quite a few other missteps to claim conservative credentials.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Quigley, 6/23/2014 12:35:23 PM     (No. 9896707)

Will was definitely against nation building. With people like those who now populate the dim party such a project could never work.

Of course the dims unanimously (nearly) voted to invade before they started undermining it. Regime change was US policy embodied in a unanimously passed law in 1998 during the clitton years.

My understanding of why we wanted to nation build was to create a government there that would not actively work towards slipping a nuke into one of our cities.

I guess that plan is no longer part of national policy.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: mark34, 6/23/2014 12:35:29 PM     (No. 9896708)

Alicia Colon asserts that "Saddam refused to allow weapons inspectors in to verify that the WMDs he had used to kill his own people had been destroyed."

But, a few months before the invasion, Saddam did allow weapons inspectors into Iraq; the inspectors did not find any WMDs. And after the invasion, a thorough search of Iraq by the Iraq Survey Group also did not find any WMDs. Perhaps Alicia Colon has forgotten those facts, which verifies her humble confession, at the start of the column, that there are times when she has senior moments and forgets certain events.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: steveW, 6/23/2014 1:13:42 PM     (No. 9896757)

Touché. Bravo. Thank you, Alicia.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Toledo, 6/23/2014 1:42:27 PM     (No. 9896790)

Senior moment aside, kind sir, Saddam let them in after he had already sent them to Syria

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lazyman, 6/23/2014 1:46:21 PM     (No. 9896794)

Any ragtag army can beat the US as long as they can keep fighting and inflicting casualty´s. This was proven in Vietnam, Iraq and next in Afghanistan. We have no resolve due to an absence of statesmanship which has been replaced by temporary political cycles. I have the right to say this as a Vietnam in-county veteran and was against the Iraq War for this reason. History may be lost on us but not on our enemy´s.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: strike3, 6/23/2014 1:52:53 PM     (No. 9896804)

One of the inspectors, Hans Blix, allowed himself to be guided to certain sites and was refused entry to others, which he accepted. He began to write opinions that there were no WMDs in Iraq before the inspections were even finished. He didn´t want to find anything. Our satellites had hard evidence of the convoys carrying tons of material to Syria. Iraq was a just war. Our main mistake was in setting ridiculous ROE and engaging in house-to-house fighting instead of using our own WMDs. This is why the thousands of American deaths and injuries occurred. Negotiation and compromise with the left never ends well.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: gone2pot, 6/23/2014 2:37:33 PM     (No. 9896864)

#21, did you even read the article?

Former Iraqi general Georges Sada claimed that in late 2002, Saddam had ordered all of his stockpiles to be moved to Syria. In his book Saddam´s Secrets: How an Iraqi General Defied and Survived Saddam Hussein, he revealed details: "They were moved by air and by ground, 56 sorties by jumbo, 747, and 27 were moved, after they were converted to cargo aircraft, they were moved to Syria."

Like Beck, Will, well, hell the entire staff at the Weekly Standard, they all like you, ignore the above tidbit that has been proven correct. You too cling to the GOP politically correct mantra along with the Marxist "Bush lied-people died" nonsense, ignoring facts that eviscerate your old and tired claim. And just in case you really are from Rio Linda, the WMD´s were flown to Syria and stored there months before the "inspection."

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 6/23/2014 3:04:23 PM     (No. 9896895)

While Miss Colon uses the words ´right wing´ and ´conservative´ in a lazy and imprecise way, I did much like this article, in which she skewers some of the more well known PSEUDOconservatives whom I have learned to despise in the last few years, AND mentions some truths that should be understood by many more people.....
(including, apparently a lot of L.dotters who SHOULD know better.)

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Flyball dogs, 6/23/2014 3:29:56 PM     (No. 9896931)



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Reply 29 - Posted by: Flyball dogs, 6/23/2014 3:34:10 PM     (No. 9896936)

I am nominating nos. 6,9,and 17 to leadership posts immediately, and I can only wish our Congress were as decisive, fleet of foot, and nimble as No. 11. Well done!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: hot coffee, 6/23/2014 4:07:48 PM     (No. 9896973)

(Double post, sorry)

Give us a break, #21.

Saddam Hussein kicked the weapons inspectors out of Iraq in the late ´90s.

At the end of ´02, when invasion and his removal looked unavoidable, he let them return. However, everyone involved agreed (starting with the inspectors) that the Iraqis were completely uncooperative and just stalling.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: TXspyder, 6/23/2014 4:35:30 PM     (No. 9897008)

Don´t forget this video posted 2008 with the Iraq war dem talkup.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPlaEVY13YQ&feature=related



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Reply 32 - Posted by: starboard, 6/23/2014 5:03:35 PM     (No. 9897032)

I always wondered why did the Bush Admin roll over so easily on the WMDs. Something did not sit right, when we had reports overwise. It cost Bush credibility and empowered the Left. I still can´t over the psychology of that decision.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: hicokid, 6/23/2014 5:58:56 PM     (No. 9897080)

I agree with all of the above.

So,why would St. George Bush go on the record (more than once) saying that there were no WMDs in Iraq???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSN-Kku_rFE

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Reply 34 - Posted by: ivehadit, 6/23/2014 6:47:42 PM     (No. 9897112)

I´d like to know how this administration won the war in Iraq in 2011 since it was declared over and our troop were sent home. Did the terrorists sign a truce?

sarcasm off



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Reply 35 - Posted by: lencu255, 6/23/2014 6:53:38 PM     (No. 9897117)

I didn´t agree how we waged our wars. You don´t want to change diapers for ungrateful muslims, hit them hard and leave, promising to hit harder if they don´t behave. (this is my translation from Russian book: "When the riots in Muslim town erupted the governor called town’s mullahs and elders and said:
“Venerable mullahs and elders, if in 2 hours the riot won’t stop I will hang you and set your lovely city of Baghdad on fire from four corners. And I don’t care if great Shah, let Allah save his soul, will hang me for such heinous crime.”
Obviously, in 2 hours the peace reigned in the city.)
Glenn Beck lately exhibits megalomania complex. Glenn, stop behaving like obozo!


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Reply 36 - Posted by: privateer, 6/23/2014 7:21:59 PM     (No. 9897145)

Superb article! This.Is.The.Wise.Latina!

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Things are beginning to add up now. In May 2013 President Obama attended a gathering of leaders from the Central American Integration System, (CAIS). [The leaders of Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama] It wasn’t the first conversation.. This Reuters article from last month explains the ideology ? GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) [...] Senator Robert Menendez and Democratic Representative Luis Gutierrez said U.S. lawmakers in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Wednesday held a “very testy meeting” with diplomats from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. “I proposed to the Vice President the possibility of considering temporary work programs, which

The hypocrisy of Obama’s
15-day Vineyard vacation

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Washington Times, by Joseph Curl    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 6:42:49 PM     Post Reply
On April 1, the U.S. economy dropped a whopping 2.9 percent for the first three months of the year (no fooling). The American workforce participation rate fell to a 40-year low. One-third of people aged 18-29 have moved back in with their parents. Millions of Americans this summer will enjoy yet another “staycation”: They just can’t afford to go to the beach or the mountains, even for a week — again. (Snip) Forget that the United States is deep into what Mr. Obama dramatically declares a “humanitarian crisis,” that the Middle East is a powder keg about to blow, that Iraq has all but fallen to Islamist terrorists. (Why not forget; the president has.)

Obama Says GOP Lawsuit
Will Cost Tax Dollars

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ABC News, by Chris Good    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/12/2014 7:11:35 PM     Post Reply
In his weekly radio/YouTube address, President Obama derided House Republicans’ planned lawsuit against him, warning that GOP lawmakers will spend taxpayer dollars on a frivolous legal challenge. “It’s a political stunt that’s going to waste months of America’s time. And by the way, they’re going to pay for it using your hard-earned tax dollars,” Obama said. (Video) House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has orchestrated the beginnings of a lawsuit against the president over his use of executive authority. As the White House and the GOP-controlled House have failed to compromise on a slew of issues during Obama’s tenure, the president has

Spokesman: Obama ´absolutely´
the most transparent president

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The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:56:52 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is “absolutely” the most transparent president in history, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Sunday after the White House received a letter from signed by a dozen top journalists’ groups complaining about the administration’s policies toward the media. “There are a number of steps that we´ve taken to give people greater insight into what´s happening at the White House,” Earnest said in an interview with CNN’s “Reliable Sources.” The letter, signed by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Poynter Institute, among others, accuses the White House of "politically driven suppression of news and information about federal agencies." It

Forget the IRS Scandal – Holder DOJ
to Investigate Obama Outhouse Float

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/12/2014 1:00:41 PM     Post Reply
Angry Democrats in Nebraska said the Obama Outhouse float in the 4th of July parade may have been racist. So now Eric Holder is looking into it. Omaha.com reported: The U.S. Department of Justice has joined the discussions over a controversial float in the Norfolk Independence Day parade. The department sent a member of its Community Relations Service team, which gets involved in discrimination disputes, to a Thursday meeting about the issue. Also at the meeting were the NAACP, the Norfolk mayor and The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The Odd Fellows organized the parade. One of the floats included a zombie-like mannequin standing near

Michelle Obama to Latinos: ‘We cannot
afford to wait on Congress’ for immigration

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:53:50 PM     Post Reply
First lady Michelle Obama grabbed the political reins during a speech to the League of United Latin American Citizens in New York City, telling the crowd of admirers not to worry — that her husband wouldn’t wait on Congress to take action on immigration reform. “So make no mistake about it — we have to keep on fighting as hard as we can on immigration,” Mrs. Obama said, to a cheering crowd, Breitbart reported. “And as my husband has said, he’s going to do whatever administrative action it takes to fix this broken system.” Mrs. Obama then vowed that Congress wouldn’t get

Gutierrez Slams ´Shameful´ GOP
For Creating Fear Of Children

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Breitbart TV, by Pam Key    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 7:18:00 AM     Post Reply
Friday on "Democracy Now," Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) attacked his "shameful" Republican colleagues for wanting to change the 2008 child trafficking law so that the children from from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador current streaming across the border in hopes of evading deportation will be treated the same as those from Mexico before approving the $3.7 billion in emergency funding the president has requested. The Illinois Democrat said, "I think it is shameful that in the Congress of the U.S. we see members of Congress engendering and creating fear of children. We should be protecting children, not creating fear of them." Yesterday,

Immigrant children bringing out
the worst in some Americans

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram, by Bob Ray Sanders    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 6:35:35 AM     Post Reply
The “ugly American” has gotten a lot uglier over the past few weeks, from the streets of California to the halls of Congress and state houses around the country. A growing number of our fellow Americans have taken on grotesque features, in looks and sounds, in reaction to the thousands of children from Central America who have crossed our borders as they flee poverty and violence in hope for something better. Sadly, the arrival of these youngsters has been greeted by flag-waving, sign-carrying, Bible-thumping and Constitution-quoting citizens demanding that they not be received here and that they be returned immediately to their

Jon Voight Lashes Out Against
Obama In Lengthy Televised Statement

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Hollywood Reporter, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 5:21:34 PM     Post Reply
In remarks framed as a message to the American public, actor Jon Voight emotionally aired his political grievances for several minutes in a televised statement on Saturday. Those grievances range from (but are not limited to) Benghazi, the IRS scandal, the "targeting" of conservative filmmaker Dinesh D´Souza, illegal immigration, the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case, the treatment of war veterans, the chaos in Iraq and deep reservations about President Obama. "Five years ago, I stated that Obama would take the country apart piece-by-piece, that he would cause a civil war in this country," Voight read on Saturday in a statement on

Bill Cosby: Natural gas pipeline
disrespects ‘flora and fauna’

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/12/2014 12:11:28 PM     Post Reply
BOSTON — Comedian Bill Cosby and his wife Camille are supporting protesters marching across Massachusetts in opposition to Kinder Morgan’s proposed natural gas pipeline. The couple, who own hundreds of acres of protected land in Shelburne Falls, about 100 miles west of Boston, have been opposed to the pipeline since the company notified them last winter of plans to survey their land. Through a spokesman, the couple said it was “astounding” that New England’s six governors support the proposal, which they said shows “disrespect for humans, flora and fauna.” Supporters of the $3.75 billion Northeast Pipeline Extension Project say it will provide


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