In the streets of Manhattan, during a weekend in late September, the faces of steel and concrete behemoths staring down at me, I quickly weaved my way through stopped cars. I moved with several thousand others. A collective elation filled the air, surrounding us as we sped forward. Cars honked in support, cab drivers flashed […]
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I am the Afghanistan Blogging Fellow for Brave New Foundation. You can read my work on Firedoglake or at Rethink Afghanistan. The views expressed below are my own. Something very interesting has been happening with conservatives lately. They’re turning against the war in Afghanistan. Sure, the majority of Americans have been opposed to the war for some […]
Senate Republicans criticized President Obama’s decision to begin withdrawing from Afghanistan in July 2011, claiming it sends the wrong message to our allies. But is this really accurate?
The two major parties spend inordinate amounts of time blaming each other. Which conveniently means they never have to do much because the Other Side is always mucking things up. Plus, such an approach lends itself well to constant fund-raising while demonizing the opposition. Consider the following two cases; Little Green Footballs A lot of […]
Not sayin’ all of them need it but… Clearly some of them do: Ya think? Some of them may need some work on The Pledge of Allegiance, as well: (more…)