Tag Archive for Iraq

War is over (?)

John Lennon war is over

John Lennon Digital poster by ~iamtherealbender on deviantART. (CNN) — President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year — at which point he can declare an end to America’s long and costly war in that Middle Eastern nation. “After nearly nine…

Dick Cheney: Up is Down

War is peace

Cheney: No link between Saddam Hussein, 9/11 WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday that he does not believe Saddam Hussein was involved in the planning or execution of the September 11, 2001, attacks. [6.1.09] But, wink, wink nudge nudge… MR. RUSSERT: The Washington Post asked the American people about Saddam Hussein,…

War is Peace

George Bush finger

A secret deal being negotiated in Baghdad would perpetuate the American military occupation of Iraq indefinitely, regardless of the outcome of the US presidential election in November. The terms of the impending deal, details of which have been leaked to The Independent, are likely to have an explosive political effect in Iraq. Iraqi officials fear…

Last Throes

Cheney makes surprise visit to Iraq US Vice President Dick Cheney swept into Baghdad on an unannounced visit Monday, looking to highlight security gains and promote elusive political progress days before the war enters its sixth year, but afraid to the very core of his manhood that his botched job in Iraq, while profitable, was…

Mitt Romney: I am a whiny little bitch

Romney McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) – John McCain effectively sealed the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday as chief rival Mitt Romney suspended his faltering presidential campaign. “If I fight on in my campaign, all the way to the convention, I would forestall the launch of a national campaign and make it more likely that Senator Clinton or Obama…