Post Tagged with: "Afghanistan"

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)

Image from Business Insider.com http://www.businessinsider.com/uk-army-chief-invading-syria-would-be-the-only-way-to-topple-assad-2013-7

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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Military Dogs Also Suffer From PTSD, Need TLC (VIDEO)

Belgian Malinois is a breed used by the Secret Service, law enforcement agencies and military units worldwide

Active-duty military dogs appear to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorders after tours in highly stressful environments.

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Over Half Of Stationed Troops In Afghanistan Returning By Early 2014

American soldiers in Afghanistan; @ Wikimedia

We aren’t at war with, and never were at war with, Afghanistan. We were/are at war with an emotion. ‘Terror.’

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General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

United States four-star General John Allen left his command in Afghanistan calling it optimistic, and is confident that victory is at hand.

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BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

BREAKING: Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta To End Ban On Women In Combat

The end of the ban will herald a new era for the members of every branch of the military.

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Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Chuck Hagel is a Republican’s dream come true – a multimillionaire war hero entrepreneur and former red state Senator. Yet, the GOP is still upset.

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Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

A whirlwind airport wedding and separate deployment honeymoons for this army couple!

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Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed In Drone Strike

Mullah Maulvie Nazir Wazir. Image from Voice of America. http://www.voanews.com/content/drone-strike-kills-top-pakistani-militant/1576852.html

The Pakistani military had been working with Nazir and his group and Pakistani officials say that Nazir’s death could cause strife between the U.S. and Islamabad

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The 10 Best People Of 2012

Glinda the Good Witch; courtesy of  The Wizard of Oz

My 10 Best is as mixed a collection as my 10 Worst…and some of them may surprise you.

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Jan Brewer Said To Be In Afghanistan

Photo by Gage Skidmore

Arizona’s missing, headline-grabbing governor, Jan Brewer, is in Afghanistan.

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Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Every social and political activist using social media must read this.

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