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War talk

Written By: - Date published: 9:38 am, April 8th, 2013 - 125 comments

Key has put his foot in it again with talk of war against North Korea. Life was so much simpler when he was in opposition…

Iraq war profiteers

Written By: - Date published: 11:40 am, August 9th, 2010 - 12 comments

I regard the invasion of Iraq as one of the most shameful events in America’s history. The made up cover story about “weapons of mass destruction” was quickly shown to be a lie. It was always about the oil. And for too many of those on the ground it was always about lining their pockets with billions of dollars worth of slush money.

Deniers are traitors

Written By: - Date published: 2:31 pm, December 11th, 2009 - 116 comments

Strongly worded piece by Chris Trotter this morning: In the war for nature, the deniers are traitors … The question of why war, alone of all our endeavours, possesses the power to inspire such tremendous collective exertions and unstinting sacrifices by human communities is not a new one. Ninety-three years ago, the American scholar William […]

Obama – war president

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, December 3rd, 2009 - 40 comments

Well, any lingering hopes that Obama was something different can now be out of their misery. He’s just another American establishment politician after all. Drawing on the rhetoric of 9/11 Obama has committed to an escalation in Afghanistan: WASHINGTON – President Obama unveiled his plan Tuesday night to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan, declaring […]

Mission Accomplished

Written By: - Date published: 11:54 am, May 1st, 2008 - 33 comments

Today is the fifth anniversary of Bush’s infamous “Mission Accomplished” speech in which he stated that “Major combat operations in Iraq have ended”. To mark the date Moveon.org have released the following ad, intended to remind the public that as McCain himself said, “no one has supported President Bush on Iraq more” than he has. […]

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