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WATCH: Donald Rumsfeld Compares Obama To ‘A Trained Ape’ On Fox News

WATCH: Donald Rumsfeld Compares Obama To ‘A Trained Ape’ On Fox News

Donald Rumsfeld, giving Dick ‘Shooter’ Cheney some alone time under his rock, crawled out to remind us what a terrible and deluded human he still is.

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GOP Thanks The Troops By Gutting Food Stamps For 170,000 Veterans

Milt Priggee, www.miltpriggee.com

Apparently the GOP thinks veterans haven’t sacrificed enough – after deciding to cut roughly 170,000 vets from food stamps they hunt for more things to cut.

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Devastation Plagues Postwar Iraq, U.S. Corporate Media Is Silent

Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon II via Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Iraq-m1_abrams.jpg

It seems clear now, that our occupation of Iraq was never meant to be temporary, at least not in the hearts and the minds of those responsible for it.

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The War At Home: Veterans Are Facing A Significant Rise In PTSD And Suicides

Photo from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veterans_benefits_for_post-traumatic_stress_disorder_in_the_United_States

Our veterans are fighting an invisible war and we can help them. PTSD and suicide related deaths are on the rise and the military isn’t doing enough to address these problems. That is where you come in.

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Rumsfeld, Primary Architect Of Iraq War Failure, Blasts Obama on Syria (VIDEO)

Rumsfeld, Primary Architect Of Iraq War Failure, Blasts Obama on Syria (VIDEO)

Donald Rumsfeld joined Fox News, reminding us what a terrible and deluded human he is, especially when it comes to US foreign policy in the Middle East.

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Misleading Headlines About Obama Granting Immunity For Bush War Crimes Are Not Accurate

Misleading Headlines About Obama Granting Immunity For Bush War Crimes Are Not Accurate

As the story goes, President Obama or the Department of Justice (depending on which source you are looking at) have filed court documents granting the Bush administration immunity for war crimes. Looking closely at the case in question and reading through the court documents which are cited as sources for […]

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Petition Gets University Officials To Reconsider Giving Bush A Humanitarian Award

Maybe renaming the award is semantics but the word 'humanitarian' is not one to be thrown around lightly... and certainly not in George W. Bush's direction. Image @USA Today

Maybe renaming the award is semantics but the word ‘humanitarian’ is not one to be thrown around lightly… and certainly not in George W. Bush’s direction.

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The World Has Lost A Great Journalist: Michael Hastings 1980-2013

Hastings was a fearless reporter. That word is used perhaps a bit too often to describe journalists, but Hastings lived it. He didn't back down from anyone. Image @BuzzFeed

Hastings was a fearless reporter. That word is used perhaps a bit too often to describe journalists, but Hastings lived it. He didn’t back down from anyone.

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One-Time Republican To Run For Reelection As Democrat — Modern GOP Has No Room For Moderates

One-Time Republican To Run For Reelection As Democrat — Modern GOP Has No Room For Moderates

A one-time Republican senator turned Independent governor is going to run again as a Democrat.

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‘It Doesn’t Get Any Worse Than’ Current IRS Scandal, Says Reince Priebus; Here Are 5 GOP Scandals That Are

‘It Doesn’t Get Any Worse Than’ Current IRS Scandal, Says Reince Priebus; Here Are 5 GOP Scandals That Are

It doesn’t get any worse than the IRS scandal? Reince Priebus needs to reread—or learn—our recent history.

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Clearly Forgetting His Bush Years, Dick Cheney Calls Benghazi ‘Worst Incident’ During His Career (VIDEO)

Dick Cheney and his spin on the ‘truth’; image@ThirdAge

It behooves anyone who might even remotely buy into his spin on the Benghazi tragedy to consider the source. It’s Dick Cheney, after all.

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10 Examples Of Why The Republican ‘Benghazi’ Talking Point Is Hypocritical

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Start investigating, Republicans. If Benghazi was a scandal, so are all of these incidents.

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Former SC GOP Rep To Anti-War Iraq War Vet: ‘You Should’ve Come Home In A Body Bag’

Former SC GOP Rep To Anti-War Iraq War Vet: ‘You Should’ve Come Home In A Body Bag’

Kincannon should know a thing or two about douchebaggery considering he was once the GOP head in South Carolina.

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NY Times Columnist Thomas Friedman Wants LOTS More Time To Decide If Iraq War Was Worth It

New York Time columnist, Thomas Friedman; image @ThinkProgress

Like many who pushed the Iraq War down America’s throat, Thomas Friedman refuses to accept responsibility for his role. Instead, he wants us to wait 20 years before we condemn him. How very convenient.

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In Honor Of The 10th Anniversary Of The Iraq War, Rumsfeld Sent Out This Offensive Tweet

Photo from CommonDreams.Org.

Believe it or not, the Twitterverse did not greet Rummy with flowers and chocolates.

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Fox News Host Claims Iraq War Was ‘The Smartest Thing George Bush Did’ (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Claims Iraq War Was ‘The Smartest Thing George Bush Did’ (VIDEO)

Claims invading Iraq ‘restored confidence in america’ which reveals that Fox News will continue to deny any failure so as to continue saving face and eschewing any credibility whatsoever.

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In Case You Missed The High Points: The Weekend Reading List

In Case You Missed The High Points: The Weekend Reading List

Covering everything from the upcoming 10th anniversary of the commencement of war in Iraq to minimum wage and more.

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As Sequester Pinches Pennies, Iraq Reconstruction Audit Reveals $60 BILLION In ‘Botched’ Efforts

$40 Million spent on the never-completed Khan Bani Sa’ad Prison in Diyala, Iraq. Photo courtesy of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction @Wired.com

There is something deeply disturbing about the continuing travesty of a war built on a lie now concluding with yet more fraud, corruption and waste.

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Bob Woodward Faked ‘Threats’ From The White House – What Else Has He Faked? (VIDEO)

Bob Woodward Faked ‘Threats’ From The White House – What Else Has He Faked? (VIDEO)

The actual email from the White House source, economic advisor Gene Sperling, read more like a friendly apology than a threat.

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Vindictive McCain Spews Venom During Hearing On Former Friend Chuck Hagel

Screenshot from Senate Hearing on Chuck Hagel confirmation.

‘Chuck Hagel will make a very good Secretary of Defense. John McCain, loser of two Presidential campaigns…has never been very good at anything. Except maybe at holding a grudge.’

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