Post Tagged with: "Afghanistan"

Father Of Dead Soldier Skewers Tom Cotton For Being A War-Hungry, Money-Hungry Hawk

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This once conservative father of a dead solider perfectly put Tom Cotton in his rightful place.

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Chris Matthews To Rand Paul: ‘The Reason Why I Won’t Moderate Many GOP Debates’ (VIDEO)

Chris Matthews To Rand Paul: ‘The Reason Why I Won’t Moderate Many GOP Debates’ (VIDEO)

In this one area, Rand Paul is very different from the rest of the Republican field.

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US Army Finally Admits Women To Elite Ranger School, Then Fails All 20 (VIDEO)

Featured image with women in the U.S. Army's elite Ranger School:

It’s not these badass women demanding gender-neutral standards for the U.S. Army’s Ranger School, it’s the men who’ve fought beside them.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion (VIDEO)

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The Army’s investigation actually concluded back in December, but the matter remained largely up to the head of U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Mark Milley.

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Georgia Cop Executes Unarmed, 27-Year-Old Air Force Veteran (VIDEO)

Featured image credit: Anthony Hill, via WXIA, Atlanta

Anthony Hill was naked and unarmed, when he was shot dead by a DeKalb County police officer, on Monday.

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This One Perfect Image Explains Why We Need The #MuslimLivesMatter Hashtag (IMAGE)

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If you haven’t joined the #MuslimLivesMatter hashtag, you’re really missing out.

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This Open Letter From A US Soldier Exposes The Ugly Truth Of The ‘War On Terror’

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“When I signed up for the military, I was hoping to make a better world. Instead I helped make it more dangerous.”

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Fox Host Launches Genocidal Rant At Muslims, Gets Literally Everything Wrong (VIDEO)

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Another little gem for #FoxNewsFacts

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Obama Sets The Record Straight On Immigration, Iran And The Right-Wing Nut Jobs In Congress (VIDEO)

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Either Congress gets control of its right wing fringe or President Obama will be forced to go it alone. And he is ready and able to do that and so much more.

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If You Are Doing A Report On Burning Opium, Don’t Stand Downwind (VIDEO)

If You Are Doing A Report On Burning Opium, Don’t Stand Downwind (VIDEO)

Gee, I wonder why he can’t stop giggling…

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Which Is It NRA? Do You Want To Arm The People Or Arm The Cops?

Which Is It NRA? Do You Want To Arm The People Or Arm The Cops?

The NRA’s number one job is to help sell arms, whether that be to citizens who fear the government or to the government that fears its citizens.

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Oops: Taliban Spokesman Accidentally Reveals His Location On Twitter

Oops: Taliban Spokesman Accidentally Reveals His Location On Twitter

After an attack, the Taliban naturally wanted to claim credit for it. The only problem is, they tried to use Twitter to do it and failed spectacularly.

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Watch: Fox Caught Deceptively Editing 60 Minutes Video

Watch: Fox Caught Deceptively Editing 60 Minutes Video

The way that Fox hosts manipulate their audience of low information voters is just appalling.

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11 Crazy 9-11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked

This day is brought to you by 9-11 conspiracy theorists, and the numbers 9 and 11. Photo collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

This day is brought to you by crazy 9-11 conspiracy theories and the numbers 9 and 11.

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Syrian Military Engagement: Will History Repeat Itself? (VIDEO)

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Before we invade Syria and play ‘Cowboys and Muslims’ again, we should consider the other options on the table.

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U.S. Soldier Describes Gruesome Killings After Pleading Guilty To Afghan Massacre Of 2012

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was considered a fit and able soldier before his “heinous and despicable” act of mass murder on Afghanistan civilians.  Image @Aljazeera

In an inexplicable and gruesome act, a soldier killed 16 Afghans over one long night. There was no reason; no one stopped him. Most were women and children.

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Afghanistan Lawmakers Say No To Women’s Rights (VIDEO)

15 year-old, Freshta, tells her story below - Photo by Gaia Chiti Strigelli via UNFPA.org. http://www.unfpa.org

A harrowing video – the story of a woman whose husband and family tried to kill her – shows why Afghanistan desperately needs women’s rights legislation.

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America. Canada. Afghanistan. Great Britain. Not Much Difference In Way Rape Victims Are Treated

17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons was removed from life support after an attempted suicide following a sexual assault and subsequent bullying. Image from Australia's News.Com. http://www.news.com.au

Canadian girl kills herself after being gang raped. 15-year-old in Maldives sentenced to lashing after father rapes her. Somalia woman sent to prison after being raped.

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Malala’s Cause Inspires Madonna To Donate Proceeds Of $7 Million Painting Sale To Girls’ Education Funds

Madonna no material girl; @ZeeNewsIndia

Remarking that she wanted to ‘trade something valuable for something invaluable, the Material Girl shows a touching side to her many-faceted and often outrageous personality.

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Anonymous Veteran Leaves Stunning Note On Stranger’s Car, Story Goes Viral

Surprising gift from a passing vet; @Facebook

‘I just thought I would share with you all what happened to me today… There are no words to describe how I’m feeling right now.’

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