Category Archives: Casualties

The Biggest Scandal Surrounding The VA Is The GOP

Just like to follow-up on an excellent commentary by Ashby this past Friday. When president Obama took office, there were 180,000 troops in Iraq– a war which he, like the now-resigned General Eric Shinseki, were both outspoken against in terms … Continue reading
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67 Wounded, 11 Dead In Chicago Gun Violence

Just since Wednesday, Chicago’s gun epidemic looks more like the international press release from war torn nations: At least 67 people have been shot across the city since Wednesday afternoon this long holiday weekend, 11 fatally. This is happening in America. Continue reading
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Meghan Tisinger

Posted by JumpyPants So you probably know that the President has lifted the ban on press and cameras at Dover Air Force Base. Great news, right? Finally, after over 8 years, we are admitting through imagery, which is far more … Continue reading

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The Horror

by Lee Stranahan Well, firstly, let me say, perhaps it’s easier to deny that this is a civil war, when essentially you live in the most heavily fortified place in the country within the Green Zone, which is true of … Continue reading

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Oh, it’s about race.

And of course the Onion knows it: White Foragers Report Threat Of Black Looters NEW ORLEANS–Throughout the Gulf Coast, Caucasian suburbanites attempting to gather food and drink in the shattered wreckage of shopping districts have reported seeing African Americans “looting … Continue reading

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Helping those who help the poor

ACORN is one of the businesses whose offices were destroyed by Katrina was. ACORN is a national organization that fights to dfend the rights of low and moderate income families — in other words, all the people hardest hit by … Continue reading

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His daddy didn’t pull strings

This is Pfc. Alan Jermaine Lewis. He’s 23. He’s from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was wounded July 16, 2003 on Highway 8 in Baghdad when the Humvee he was driving hit a land mine blowing off both legs, burning his face, … Continue reading

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