So Iraq Really Is Vietnam All Over Again

Cross Posted From Article of Faith Woodward: Kissinger Advising Bush on War: “Henry Kissinger has been advising President Bush and Vice President Cheney about Iraq, telling them that “victory is the only meaningful exit strategy,” author and journalist Bob Woodward said. The Washington Post editor’s third book on the Bush administration, “State of Denial,” comes out next week. Woodward argues that Kissinger, who served in the Nixon and Ford administrations, has been telling Bush and Cheney that “in Iraq, he declared very simply, ‘Victory is the only meaningful exit strategy.’” Says Woodward: “This is so fascinating. Kissinger’s fighting the Vietnam War again because, in his view, the problem in Vietnam was we lost our will.” I’m not sure whether to … Continue reading

Er, No

Cross Posted From Article of Faith: Rice Challenges Clinton on Terror Fight: “Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice challenged former President Clinton’s claim that he did more than many of his conservative critics to pursue Osama bin Laden, and she accused President Bush’s predecessor of leaving no comprehensive plan to fight al-Qaida. “What we did in the eight months was at least as aggressive as what the Clinton administration did in the preceding years,” Rice said Monday during a meeting with editors and reporters at the New York Post. Er, no, not even close. The record is clearly in Clinton’s favor on this, as they repeatedly waged a campaign to get bin Laden between 1996 and 2000. In fact, during 1998, … Continue reading

The Democratic Hearings on Iraq Begin

The LA Times reports on the first public hearing on Iraq held by the Democrats. Ex-Military Officers Criticize Rumsfeld covers the testimony offered today at a forum led by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D.

Retired military officers on Monday bluntly accused Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld of bungling the war in Iraq, saying U.S. troops were sent to fight without the best equipment and that critical facts were hidden from the public.

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Keith Olbermann Kicks it Up a Notch: “A Textbook Definition of Cowardice”

Tonight on Countdown the great Keith Olbermann kicked it up a notch. Picking up where Bill Clinton left off on Fox News Sunday.

The video of Keith’s Special Comment tonight is up on Crooks and Liars now.

Here’s the text of tonight’s special comment by Keith from MSNBC

Watch the video here.

“A textbook definition of cowardice”

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The Katrinacrat Outs Himself

As time has passed during this last year, some may have wondered as to who is the Katrinacrat. So I will come out the dark, and let those people see me. I did have one pic posted in the comments here one time, and I had to blush after the comments. 😉 So this is the person that has chosen to fight the GOP. Trained and commited to upholding the Constitution. It was my vow then, and it is my vow now. Someone better put on their seatbelts, because I am coming after you. I am looking at local politics, and someone has made me angry! Clayton Voisin, I am coming after you! Next time, it will be me you … Continue reading