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Archive for the 'Afghanistan' Category

Former U.S. Ambassador: Karzai May Be Either Crazy, Or On Drugs

by @ Wednesday, April 7th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

Former U.S. Ambassador Peter Galbraith shared some gossip that may explain Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent bizarre behavior:

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Just great, the leader of a nation we’re at war to defend might be a drug addict.
Or, he might just be nuts.
Wonderful.
Tell me again why the [...]

Our “Friend” In Afghanistan

by @ Monday, April 5th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs

In case you missed it Afghan President Hamid Karzai went on a rant against the United States over the weekend:
KABUL, Afghanistan—President Hamid Karzai lashed out at his Western backers for the second time in three days, accusing the U.S. of interfering in Afghan affairs and saying the Taliban insurgency would become a legitimate resistance movement [...]

Joe Scarborough: America Needs To Show Restraint Abroad

Today’s Cato Daily Podcast features a speech that former Congressman Joe Scarborough made at a Cato Institute forum held today called Escalate or Withdraw? Conservatives and the War in Afghanistan
Scarborough’s speech is about 17 minutes long, but well worth listening to:

Ron Paul: Time To End The Occupation Of Afghanistan

by @ Wednesday, March 17th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul, War On Terror

The Fiscal And Constitutional Case Against The Afghan War

by @ Tuesday, March 16th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Foreign Affairs, Politics, War On Terror

Congressman John Duncan, a Republican from Tennessee, took to the House floor last week to say that there is nothing conservative about the nine year old War in Afghanistan:

Bravo
H/T: United Liberty

Ron Paul On Afghanistan: How Long Are We Going To Stay ?

by @ Wednesday, March 10th, 2010. Filed under Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Today, the House of Representatives was debating a resolution brought under the War Powers Act to withdraw from Afghanistan.
Now, there was absolutely no chance that the resolution would pass, but that doesn’t mean the debate isn’t worth while.
Here’s Ron Paul’s speech from the floor this afternoon:

Orly Taitz Claims Credit For Obama’s Afghan Policy

by @ Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Politics

No, I’m not kidding, she really did:
Nothing happens by coincidence. Take, for example, Obama’s announced Afghanistan policy tonight. Had it not been for the pressure of your Barnett lawsuit, and your brilliant motion for reconsideration, Dr. Orly, Obama would have pulled out of Afghanistan.
You can take single-handed credit for this policy in our titanic battle [...]

Ron Paul On Obama’s Afghanistan Plan: We Cannot Afford It

by @ Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Chris Matthews Refers To West Point As The “Enemy Camp”

by @ Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Politics

I’m a bit late getting to this one, but when I saw this last night my jaw dropped:

Thoughts On Afghanistan

by @ Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Politics

I may not be blogging much today, but I’ve got a new column at Pajama’s Media about President Obama’s speech last night.
Go read it !

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