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Outrageously outrageous: Iraqis jailed for attacking U.S. troops pardoned for political expediency

July 27, 2011

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Politics seems to trump all, even in a newly formed “democratic” government: In an illustration of its growing muscle in Iraq as U.S. influence wanes, anti-American cleric Muqtada Sadr‘s movement has won pardons for at least 50 prisoners jailed for crimes including murder, kidnapping and attacks on U.S. troops. The amnesties come at a time when […]

Blog News of Note — September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010

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[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Harry+Reid&iid=9491431″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9491431/senators-reid-and-bennet/senators-reid-and-bennet.jpg?size=500&imageId=9491431″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] News stories and commentary not to be missed: At Sistertoldjah.com:  Reid: My “Iraq war is lost” comments are what helped turn Iraq around  Yes, the Reid campaign is now trying to take credit for the success in Iraq.  Have they no shame? If you don’t believe the […]

Blog News of Note — August 8, 2010

August 8, 2010

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[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=computer+terminal&iid=2435352″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/2435352/trade-center-opens-new/trade-center-opens-new.jpg?size=500&imageId=2435352″ width=”380″ height=”249″ /] News stories and commentary not to be missed: After the U.S. taxpayer has bailed out General Motors and morphed it into “Government Motors,” where do you think the company is investing $500 million in a new factory to produce cars and V-8 engines?  Why, Mexico, of course.  […]