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FFF: Obama’s AWOL Anti-War Protesters

From the Future of Freedom Foundation Obama’s AWOL Anti-War Protesters by James Bovard July 14, 2017 Barack Obama campaigned for the presidency in 2008 as a peace candidate. He signaled that he would fundamentally change America’s course after the reckless carnage unleashed by the George W. Bush administration. However, by the end of Obama’s presidency, […]

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Obama Bombs Iraq to Mark Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Anniversary

This week is the 50th anniversary of the infamous Gulf of Tonkin anniversary.  Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and President Johnson conned Congress into giving a blank check for war. Politicians have been lying the nation into war ever since (and before, for that matter).  President Obama yesterday announced that he was ordering bombing attacks on […]

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Texas Congressman Tells CPAC Vietnam was Winnable

CPAC is off to its usual mellow start. TalkingPointsMemo reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), speaking at conservative gathering CPAC, declared that “Vietnam was winnable, but people in Washington decided we would not win it!” “If you go to war you better mean it,” Gohmert added, blaming America’s failure to go to war with Iran over the […]

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