Tag Archives | Afghanistan

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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Karzai Gets 2nd Chance to Steal the Election

So what am I missing in Afghanistan? Isn’t this like catching a really dumb bank robber in the act (stealing almost a million votes) – and then, instead of booking him on charges, giving him another chance to rob the same bank? The U.S. government and NATO are going to let Karzai take another swing […]

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8 Years of Big Lies on Afghanistan

And so now the Pentagon and the White House are going to tell the truth about Afghanistan? Pshaw! Here’s my 2 cents on the issue – distributed by the Future of Freedom Foundation and also appearing on Counterpunch today. ** I have a ‘reader survey’ question at the bottom regarding a specific line in the […]

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Afghan 24-Karat BS: Throwing Away American Troops’ Lives

The Washington Post article on this weekend’s attack on a remote US military base in Afghanistan notes: It is really hard to interdict the enemy,” said the base’s company commander in an interview with The Washington Post in late September. “There are literally thousands of trails around here. We just don’t have the numbers of […]

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Ginning Up Another Election Scam Abroad – Afghanistan

So the Afghan people will have the chance to prove they are free and self-governing this week. Or at least that is the story the Obama team and most of the U.S. media are shoveling. After the Bush team successfully carried off similar scams in Iraq, it is not surprising that the new regime in […]

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