Because “Bring It On!” Was Already Taken

Honestly, with the people who run this country, I am really surprised we’re not in more wars, and more people don’t hate our guts. Condi Rice, ladies and gentleman, the woman who would not be Vice President, then would be, then wouldn’t be again. Yes, she has faced a little indecision on...

Iraq: 60 Killed in Funeral Bombing

This is just terrible. The funeral was for two Sunnis part of a U.S. armed council that had been enlisted in the fight against the al Qaeda in Iraq organization.  This would appear to be a part of AQI’s attempt to increase the violence against the Sunni Awakening council which has sought to fight...

Cheney Gave the OK on Basra?

The Basra offensive, touted by many Iraq War cheerleaders, was supposed to be a shining moment in our occupation in Iraq. It was supposed to be the moment where the Iraqi government could prove that it operated independently of the US, and could take care of matters on its own. As we would learn, at least...

John McCain: Clueless

Does he ever stop?  Now, look.  I understand that most presidential candidates put together teams of big thinkers who essentially tutor the hopeful so that he or she can be at least moderately well versed in any particular area of expertise. For John, he may have fooled himself into believing that...

Muqtada al Sadr and the Difference Between Democracy Promotion and Dignity Promotion

For a while, there was quiet. Not total quiet mind you, not the silence of a tomb, but the relative quiet one hears; the soft ringing in the ears after a cacophony of roadside blasts. This is what Iraq had achieved as of late. The violence had dimmed down to a dull thrum and in the absence of relentless...