Saturday, July 24, 2010 14:19
Ron Paul: Get US troops out of Pakistan Two US lawmakers — a
Republican and a Democrat — proposed a bill this week demanding
the withdrawal of all US troops in Pakistan, where they are conducting
covert operations against militants.
House Emails Show More Extensive Improper Contact With Google
Recent email communication between White House Deputy Chief Technology
Officer Andrew McLaughlin (in photo), who is Google’s former head
of Global Public Policy, and multiple outside individuals raise new
questions about the official’s alleged circumvention of federal
ethics and recordkeeping rules.
disease rising among US troops’
America’s wars on Iraq and Afghanistan are taking a toll on
US soldiers, as the latest statistics show one out of every nine
American soldiers leaves the army on a medical discharge due to
a mental disorder.
Afghan War in Perspective
Practically everyone now understands that the war in Afghanistan
is going very badly. This is not because the Taliban and other “insurgent”
forces are strong and their foreign foes weak. It is because of
the Afghans’ indomitable spirit of independence that is only
intensified by each civilian death due to house raids or bombs.
Global awakening will end cruelty
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says a new consciousness could
develop in the world, which will put an end to tyrannical powers
and their injustices.
pull plug on climate bill
Senate Democrats pulled the plug on climate legislation Thursday,
pushing the issue off into an uncertain future ahead of midterm
elections where President Barack Obama’s party is girding
for a drubbing.