The empire staggers on. Obama sends more senseless troops to Iraq, revisionists proclaim the "courage" of those who trashed it, and W, accomplishing at least his mission of “replenishing the ol’ coffers,” is raking in millions with $175,000 speeches - including one to a homeless shelter - to people who seem to think he has something to say. David Jay really does. Lest we forget, his huge portraits of mangled veterans - "We need to see them because we created them" - are what Bush wrought.
"The bottom line is that top military officials and civilian officials have known that the Afghan war has been has been unwinnable and have been misleading the American public for 20 years."
Officials repeatedly told the public "progress" was being made, but new...
"The numbers continue to accelerate, not only because many wars continue to be...
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