Tag Archives | Afghanistan

“Freedom & the War on Terrorism” – my Pennslyvania speech…

Now online here: the video of my “Freedom and the War on Terrorism” speech last month in Bernville, Pennsylvania. I want to thank Bob Bowers, who organized this libertarian supper club, for inviting Jacob Hornberger and I to talk there. The audience was excellent – lots of hardliners full of fire-and-brimstone. The question-and-answer exchanges after […]

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POLITICAL SHOCKER! A Whiff of Truth on Afghanistan!

Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele blasted Obama’s Afghan troop surge last night at a Connecticut fundraiser. Steele asked: “If [Obama’s] such a student of history, has he not understood that you know that’s the one thing you don’t do, is engage in a land war in Afghanistan? Because everyone who has tried, over a […]

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Towards a More Honest Afghan Policy

Good riddance to McChrystal. His role in the coverup of the killing of Pat Tillman alone was enough to qualify him for the Pentagon Rogues Gallery of the new Millennium. Petreaus is better than McChrystal because at least we get to sometimes watch him get overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of the BS he shovels […]

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Killing Journalists as Video Game Sport

Three cheers for Wikileaks. Their posting of a 38-minute video from an Apache helilcopter showing U.S. gunners killing two Reuters journalists (and ten other civilians) in 2007 is heroic. Naturally, the Pentagon had endlessly scorned Reuters’ Freedom of Information Act and other efforts to get the video. The video and a transcript of the triumphant […]

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Will Obama Out-BS Bush?

Obama’s speech from West Point tonight may drive the final wooden stake into liberals’ hope that their guy would create a Brave New Order in Washington and the world. The fact that Obama is following in Bush’s footsteps – talking to an audience of captive individuals who would be ruined for life by a single […]

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Dying for Crooks: US Troops in Afghanistan

Transparency International reported yesterday that Afghanistan is the most corrupt nation in the world – except for Somalia. Heckua achievement, if the only nation on earth that is more shady is one that is full of pirates… Karzai is making Marion Barry look like Mother Teresa. The Washington Post reported today that one of Afghanistan’s […]

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