Iraq War Costs

Investigating Anti-Government, Anti-Tax Groups is the Job of the IRS

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Where’s the Scandal in That? The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – Sitting here on the porch listening to the coverage of the so-called IRS “scandal” on National Public Radio, also reading the latest Associated Press story on the subject, I keep thinking: “Where’s the scandal?” Since the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United…

Big Oil Uses the Republican Party to Subvert American Democracy

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By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. – In a surprise move, the eight Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee yesterday blocked a floor vote on President Obama’s nominee, Gina McCarthy, as U.S. EPA Administrator. In doing so the Republican senators broke their earlier promise to move McCarthy’s nomination if she answered an…

President Obama Speaks to the Troops at Fort Bliss

Two years after his visit to Fort Bliss that marked the end of the combat mission in Iraq, President Barack Obama returned there Saturday to speak to the troops and discuss his commitment to standing by those who served as the nation winds down the Bush wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, when I was…

The Illegal Bush-Cheney War in Iraq is Over, Finally

President Obama and the First Lady Speak to Troops at Fort Bragg by Glynn Wilson Bush’s illegal and ill-fated war in Iraq is finally over. All of the U.S. troops are coming home after eight long years. It was the longest war in American history, although the news media is not covering the war’s end…

Op-Critical Anti-War Protest Band Releases Another Name on the Wall

The Op-Critical Band is back with a take on the Roger Waters classic “Another Brick in the Wall” medley. This version is called “Another Name on the Wall” and features awesome animation effects from the very artistic mind of Matt Brown, and collaborates with Gillian Brown and Sophia Fraser for some great artistic effects and…

Majority in US Say Iraq War Will Be Judged a Failure

More Americans believe history will judge the Iraq war as a failure rather than a success by a rate of 53 percent to 42, according to the most recent Gallup poll on the subject. These views have varied little over the past few years even as Americans have become more positive in their assessments of…

Blackwater: Murderous Crusaders for Christ

An elite division of Blackwater plans targeted assassinations of suspected Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives in Pakistan. And everyone’s denying it. Blackwater’s Secret War in Pakistan Revealed What does it profit a country to gain the whole world, yet lose its soul?

Blackwater Christian Soldiers Ordered Witnesses Murdered?

Could news about the Iraq War really get even worse? Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy The owner of U.S. contractor Blackwater was a Christian zealot hell-bent on wiping Muslims from the earth. When facing an investigation, he ordered the murder of witnesses. That’s corporate America and the military…

America Doesn't Fight Religious Wars, Do We?

Isn’t that one reason we like living here? Er, not if your name is Bush or Rumsfeld… Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Rumsfeld’s Worldwide Intelligence Update, a daily digest of critical military intelligence so classified that it circulated among only a handful of Pentagon leaders and the president,…

Help Our Troops This Veterans Day

Survivor Corps Supports Returning Troops and Their Families Guest Column by Dani Sevilla SurvivorCorps.Org Within the United States there are over one and a half million service members that have served in military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. More than 30,000 have been physically wounded, but many more have experienced less visible, psychological wounds. Traumatic…

Truth is the First Casualty of War

by Glynn Wilson Editor and Publisher Americans can’t handle the truth. That is clearly a fact these days, and this does not just apply to the “ignorant masses.” Our so-called leaders won’t admit the truth until it lands them in jail. This includes President George W. Bush and his aide Karl Rove, and it includes…