Tag Archives: Foreign Intervention

Merchants of Death: Congress Authorizing Arms, Funding to Syrian Rebels.

On CNN, we read: The House on Wednesday approved President Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. With significant opposition to the proposal in both parties, the vote was 273 -156. More than one third of the House — 71 Republicans and 85 Democrats — voted no. Passing this […]

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Obama to fight Islamic State AND Syrian President Assad?

On Yahoo! News, we read: The U.S. and its allies are trying to hammer out a coalition to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq… That, however, is far more complicated. If it launches airstrikes against the group in Syria, the U.S. runs the risk of unintentionally strengthening the hand of President Bashar Assad, […]

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Do You Care About Ukraine?

On CNN.com, we read: As Air Force One landed in Estonia’s capital Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s message to Vladimir Putin — only 500 miles away in Moscow — was clear: Stay put. In a speech in Tallinn, Obama said the vision of a Europe dedicated to peace and freedom is “threatened by Russia’s aggression against […]

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Tales from the Neoconservative Crypt: Lying to Themselves.

I recently posted an article on what I call out as the schizophrenia that lives in the mainstream conservative movement: the plea for a small government domestically, but thumping for a huge and monstrous government internationally. My case in point was the Iraq War, which is still widely beloved and vigorously defended by Bushian Neoconservatives […]

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Ron Paul: “Haven’t We Done Enough Damage in Iraq?”

Written by Ron Paul, from the Baxter Bulletin: In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised audience that he could not understand why Congress had not […]

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FOREVER WAR: Obama To Leave 9,800 Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014.

In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, President Obama declared his intent to leave nearly 10,000 troops in Afghanistan past 2014 as part of an ostensible draw-down leading up to a full withdrawal by 2016. As Fox News reports: “This year, we will bring America’s longest war to a responsible end,” Obama said, in […]

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Ayatollah of Iran: “Endless Jihad until America is Destroyed.”

The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, recently declared in a public comments that Iran will never end it’s nuclear program willingly, and that one of the Iranian Government’s guiding ideals is the supposed destruction of the United States. As The Daily Caller reports: “Those [Iranians] who want to promote negotiation and surrender to […]

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Benghazi: House Democrats Consider Investigation Boycott.

The controversy surrounding the Benghazi Killings of 9/11/2012 have recently seen a resurgence in attention as new evidence suggests a cover-up and internal stonewalling over what exactly conspired that evening. The renewed push for a special investigation into the affair has split Congress almost evenly along party lines, with Republicans heavily agitating for an investigative […]

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Ron Paul: “Endless Wars Are Driving Soldiers Crazy.”

From the Ron Paul Institute: Last week we saw yet another tragedy at Ft. Hood, Texas, as a distraught Iraq war veteran killed three of his fellow soldiers before killing himself. It is nearly five years after the last Ft. Hood shooting, where 13 people were killed. These tragedies are heartbreaking and we certainly feel […]

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Ron Paul: “Ukraine Deal Bad For All.”

Posted by Ron Paul at the RPI: Last week Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill approving a billion dollars in aid to Ukraine and more sanctions on Russia. The bill will likely receive the president’s signature within days. If you think this is the last time US citizens will have their money sent to Ukraine, you […]

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